Seniors Digest
Seattle-King County Edition
  August 1, 2004 

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Seattle-King County

The City of Seattle's Art and Cultural Affairs Office
Information about art-related events and programs in Seattle. The "Showcase" section of the site also highlights many public artworks to be found in the city, both permanent and rotating exhibits.

4Culture
King County's public arts program; their mission is to advance community through arts, heritage, preservation and public art. Website includes information about many public artworks throughout the county, including the familiar Poetry on Buses. The Gallery 4Culture (formerly known as the King County Art Gallery) offers exhibition opportunities for emerging regional artists, and is located in Smith Tower.

Sea-Tac Airport Art Exhibits
Have you ever been curious about some of the artwork at Sea-Tac Airport? The Port of Seattle website has information on the permanent and rotating artwork, including the new Concourse A.

Seattle's Convention and Visitor's Bureau Arts & Events Calendar
Comprehensive listing of arts events and exhibitions within the entire region, searchable by location and event type.

National

The Society for the Arts in Healthcare
Non-profit organization advocating on a national and international level for the integration of the arts into healthcare settings. Their website includes articles and information about using the arts in healing programs, including coverage of several traveling exhibits.

Alzheimer's Association
Offers articles and information on using art as a therapeutic and communicative tool for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias, including a selection of artwork by people with Alzheimer's. The association is also currently sponsoring a brain health campaign entitled "Maintain Your Brain."

The U.S. Administration on Aging
"Promoting Healthy Lifestyles" web pages
include information on safe, healthy aging, including information on activity, nutrition and other lifestyle issues that affect brain health.

 


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