AMP: Arts & The Brain Series
Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 7pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 7pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 7pm
Arts & The Brain
How the Arts Impact Aging & Vitality
Co-Presented by Strathmore & AARP Maryland
The therapeutic power of art—to comfort, to heal, to elevate quality of life—has inspired human creativity for centuries. Strathmore’s Arts and the Brain lecture series engages teachers, scholars, and artists working at the intersection of arts and health to present innovative, practical strategies for harnessing the arts to alleviate suffering and strengthen vitality.
Tickets are $25 per event; Strathmore Stars and AARP members receive a 20% discount.
Art, Aging & the Creative Brain
Sarah Lenz Lock, JD
Wed, Oct 2, 7pm
Is all art equal? When it comes to brain stimulation, the answer can be complicated. Learn about the impact of creativity on aging, memory, and more in this keynote discussion.
Using Rhythm to Strengthen Your Brain & Build Connection
Jessica Phillips-Silver, PhD
Wed, Oct 16, 7pm
It’s just as important to exercise your brain as it is your body! Learn about the effects of music on the brain and practical tips for using music and dance to do more than move your feet.
Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory
Film Screening & Panel Discussion
Co-presented by Montgomery Hospice
Tue, Nov 5, 7pm
Award-winning documentary Alive Inside chronicles the effects of music on individuals experiencing memory loss. After the screening, join us for a panel discussion with experts from Montgomery Hospice
The Future of Hospital Sound
Yoko K. Sen
Tue, Nov 19, 7pm
What do you hear in hospitals and what do you wish to hear? Join classical musician Sen in her mission to radically reimagine the future sound environment of hospitals.
We rely on charitable gifts from individuals to sustain and expand our visual and performing arts experiences and arts education programs. Your gift will foster incredible social impact by allowing Strathmore to remain a strong and vibrant resource in your community.