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MOWA to host seniors with memory care issues on March 26

Washington Co., WI – The Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend has a completely free program for adults with memory loss and their caregivers, SPARK!

This week the program will welcome a class of kindergarteners!

Designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers, SPARK! is a free monthly program that engages participants in conversation about Wisconsin art. Each session includes a facilitated discussion about works of art in the galleries followed by time for coffee and mingling in the studio. MOWA has been part of the regional SPARK! Alliance since 2009, thanks to seed support from the Helen Bader Foundation, and offers this program to highlight and promote self-expression and mental stimulation.

The program begins at 10:30 a.m.  Click HERE for more details.

 

March 26: Treasures from the Collection 
Be among the first to see MOWA’s newest acquisition to the collection. Take part in an engaging conversation about its content and through a facilitated discussion, interpret the meaning of the work and relate it to your own life.

April 30: Fun with First Graders 
An intergenerational learning session with a guest appearance from the first grade class at Holy Angels School in West Bend. Have fun with line, color, and theme and assist these budding artists with an art project!

May 28: Treasures from the Collection 
Get a rare glimpse at artwork from the collection that is currently off the gallery walls. Take part in an engaging conversation about its content and through a facilitated discussion, interpret the meaning of the work and relate it to your own life.

This is a free program for participants with memory loss and their caregivers. 
Registration is requested one week in advance.

 

 

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