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Mindful Connections Online

Summer Travel Edition

Thursday, July 15, 2021
2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Mindful Connections Online is a free, monthly program that offers engagement between adults living with dementia and works of art. Join Rubin Museum staff and docents for an hour of close looking, discussion, and interpretation of traditional and contemporary Himalyan art.

This summer, we travel the world from the comfort of our own homes, exploring art, music, and culture from Tibet, China, Nepal, India, and more. In this session, creative teaching artist Kathryne Fassbender joins Mindful Connections to lead a storytelling workshop inspired by this month’s theme, Travels and Tales.

About the Teaching Artist

Kathryne Fassbender is the creator of the Dementia Letters Project and the granddaughter of someone who lived with vascular dementia. She accompanies those on their dementia journey, magnifying the importance of creativity and human connection by becoming relational with others in creative and dignified ways. Kate is a classically trained musician, visual artist, and theater maker, with an academic foundation in the creative arts therapies. Kate is a Certified Dementia Communications Specialist and Certified Dementia Practitioner.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation

Mindful Connections is supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, with additional support from The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation.

Free with Registration

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