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

This event takes place at AMP, Strathmore’s venue in Pike & Rose. Get directions to AMP or learn more about the venue.

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 $5 off seach session.


Arts & The Brain


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 ambient electronic musician Sen in her mission to radically reimagine the future sound environment of hospitals.



The Arts & the Brain series is co-presented by Strathmore & AARP Maryland

StrathmoreAARP Maryland



The screening of Alive Inside is also co-presented by Montgomery Hospice

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