Art Ideas

Art Idea: Mini Theaters

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Chloe Bradwell, a drama practitioner and current PhD candidate at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom, developed a way to share and create stories with individuals in long-term care. Each...
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Art Idea: How to Deliver Art Kits

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The pandemic did not stop residents at Kavod Senior Life in Denver, CO, to continue the OMA program. Holly Sherman (OMA trained facilitator class of 2021) worked with Counseling graduate students...
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Art Idea: Repurpose Picture Frame Mats

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Do you have picture frame mats stained with paint from OMA sessions? Bring new life to used mats by applying OMA project techniques. All you...
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Making a Wreath using OMA Artwork

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You can make beautiful wreaths out of unframed OMA artwork. You will need about 4-5 sheets of 9×12 painted watercolor paper with similar color...
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Improving Accessibility with Adapted Art Tools

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Through its person-centered approach, Opening Minds through Art (OMA) plays to the strengths of its artists, who have unique needs as People with Dementia (PWD). In addition to changes in cognitive...
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Art Idea: Inexpensive Art Gallery Systems

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If you have funding to install a proper gallery system with lighting, that’s wonderful! But if you don’t, here are some inexpensive DIY art gallery system that can be built on a shoestring...
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