Jan. 7-19: here:now Offers New Approach for Patients with Dementia

The Frye Art Museum’s program for individuals with dementia and their care partners uses hands-on arts programs in the gallery and studio to build their relationships and self-confidence.

This Week & Next highlights upcoming events and news from Humanities Washington, our many community partners and like-minded organizations around the state.

Look for the latest edition every Monday morning, or check out our full calendar at Humanities.org.

THIS WEEK (Jan. 7-13, 2012)

SPARK PICK

SEATTLE – The first of the events supported by our new Spark Grants program have begun! The here:now program at the Frye Art Museum offers gallery discussions and art-making studio experiences for individuals with dementia and their care partners. The program provides an opportunity for caregivers and patients to grow their relationship, gather strength from a wider community and build self-confidence.

This session of classes runs from Jan. 9-Feb. 13 at the museum [Details], and there are several more sessions scheduled throughout the year. here:now tours and classes are free, but space is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information: 206 432 8265 or herenow@fryemuseum.org.

MONDAY (Jan. 7)

COUPEVILLE – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes [Details].

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades, American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene [Details].

TUESDAY (Jan. 8)

TWISP – Speakers Bureau’s John Marshall, Fire and Forests, East of the Cascade Divide [Details].

WEDNESDAY (Jan. 9)

Shawn Wong

Shawn Wong

LACEY – Speakers Bureau’s Shawn Wong, How to Write a Novel in Only 30 Years [Details].

LACEY – Speakers Bureau’s Anu Taranath, The World in Washington: An Exploration of Literature and Our Lives [Details].

THURSDAY (Jan. 10)

SEATTLE – Speakers Bureau’s Claudia Rowe, The New Front Page: 21st Century Journalism and What it Means for You [Details].

SATURDAY (Jan. 12)

ROSLYN – A reading and conversation with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken at Oyez Roslyn! with Jonathan Evison, Brian Saluskin, and Kathleen Smith [Details].

Tom Keogh

Tom Keogh

LANGLEY – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes [Details].

REDMOND – Speakers Bureau’s Lorraine McConaghy, Territorial Voices: A Civil War Reader’s Theater [Details].

CONCRETE – Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer, One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail [Details].

AUBURN – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades, American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene [Details].

NEXT WEEK (Jan. 13-19, 2013)

SUNDAY (Jan. 13)

CLARKSTON – Humanities Washington’s new Traveling Exhibit, Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression opens at the Asotin County Library [Details].

TUESDAY (Jan. 15)

KIRKLAND – Speakers Bureau’s Alex Alben, Analog Days: How Technology Changed Our Culture [Details].

THURSDAY (Jan. 17)

Kathleen Flenniken

Kathleen Flenniken

REDMOND – A reading and conversation with Washington State Poet Laureate Kathleen Flenniken, with Timothy Kelly [Details].

KIRKLAND – Speakers Bureau’s Robert Horton, The End of the Trail: How the Western Movie Rode Into the Sunset [Details].

FRIDAY (JAN. 18)

CLARKSTON – The Asotin County Library celebrates Hope in Hard Times: Washington During the Great Depression with an Opening Reception from 5-8 p.m. [Details].

SATURDAY (Jan. 19)

GIG HARBOR – Speakers Bureau’s Lance Rhoades: American Indians in Cinema: Portrayals and Participation, Onscreen and Behind the Scene [Details].

Hank Cramer

Hank Cramer

ISSAQUAH – Speakers Bureau’s Harriet Baskas, Hidden Treasures in Washington’s Museums [Details].

LYNNWOOD – Speakers Bureau’s Tom Keogh, Dr. Doyle and Mr. Holmes: The Cultural Staying Power of Sherlock Holmes [Details].

GEORGE – Speakers Bureau’s Hank Cramer, One Trail, Many Voices: Songs of the Oregon Trail [Details].

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