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A gallery featured in The New York Times accepts only artists 60+
Learning a few notes and basics will make you more comfortable
You can learn to be a filmmaker on the cheap and on the fly
There are many options for dusting off the horn or learning something new
A recent Kennedy Center program explored creative aging and the brain
Try it, try it, and you will see! Limiting choices sets you free!
You wondered whether learning music at your age was worth it and possible
A class for beginning painters with no right or wrong is freeing
By taking up painting at 66, "W" has become a model of creative aging
How the performers in 'Alive! 55+' give new meaning to familiar songs
These poets put us in the mood to celebrate and maybe write a line or two
Playing an instrument offers physical and emotional benefits if you have health issues
Boomer musicians are in demand and getting plenty of life satisfaction
Why do arts matter as we age? We count down the top reasons to get creative.
How do Next Avenue readers love the arts? Let us count the ways.
A study of Best Picture nominees shows what Hollywood's getting wrong
Reeling from a divorce from Neil, she turned to songwriting to process her grief
Health & Well-Being
What brain cancer is and how new treatments are improving the prognosis