With the launch of the new Armchair Gallery app, City Arts is providing a series of training opportunities led by experienced artist Claire Ford, this training offers a first look at the app. You'll learn how to run creative art sessions for older people, including people living with dementia and how to use the app as part of our specially devised workshop model.
This training will cover:
'¢ A preview of the Armchair Gallery app ' which offers virtual tours of seven world class cultural venues
'¢ Using art and heritage artefacts to inspire and engage older people with dementia
'¢ Practical advice on using iPads or Android tablets with older people
'¢ Using the 'Timeslips' method as part of a creative workshop
'¢ The importance of multi-sensory exploration, and how to address all five senses in your workshops.
Suitable for health providers, care staff and creative practitioners working in a range of settings.
The training will be delivered in the following cities:
'¢ 25th September:Bristol Age UK
'¢ 15th October:London Age UK
'¢ 16th October:University of Nottingham; IMH
'¢ 23rd October:The Lowry, Manchester
'¢ 29th October:Newcastle, Great North Museum (Hancock)