Connect2culture® creates and promotes engaging non-clinical opportunities for people living with dementia together with their caregivers to stimulate conversation, memories, and connections through shared cultural experiences. These programs include garden walks in botanical gardens, dance workshops, music performances, and gallery talks. Many also encompass interactive activities such as planting, art and music making, and dance/movement that are all related to the exhibition or collection. An initiative to encourage cultural organizations to implement caregiver-only programs is also underway.
For a calendar of programs citywide, please click here.
Ailey Arts In Education
Caregivers are invited to participate in a unique opportunity to experience the joy, contagious energy, and excitement of dance!
American Folk Art Museum
Folk Art Reflections
An interactive and discussion-based program that brings the world of folk art to life through meaningful conversation.
212-595-9533 ext. 381
Guggenheim Museum Tours
The Museum offers group tours for individuals with dementia and their caregivers in all exhibitions by request.
Emily Johnson or Kai-Ti Kao
Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
Seasonal Highlights Memory Tour
Delight in seasonal highlights. Enjoy a sensory experience. Connect with nature. Engage in hands-on activity.
Brooklyn Public Library
Please contact the Library for upcoming programs and classes.
718-230-1760 ext. 51141
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Conversation and storytelling through multi-sensory experiences. Small groups explore the Museum to reflect on the history of the ship, including those that served aboard.
Lincoln Center Moments
Lincoln Center Moments is a free performance-based program specially designed for individuals with dementia and their caregivers.
Accessibility at Lincoln Center
Memory Arts Café
A series of free art events for people living with Alzheimer's disease, their caregivers and the general public and is co-produced by New York Memory Center and the Alzheimer's Poetry Project.
Museum of Modern Art
Meet Me at MoMA
This program provides a forum for dialogue for people with dementia and their care partners through looking at art.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
A program designed to bring the healing power of music to those living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia and their caregivers. With training and outreach Support by CaringKind.
Program is by request.
Adult programs provide opportunities to engage with art in a safe space for adults with special needs. These programs promote social inclusion and self-determination.
Dr. Heidi Holder
Rhythm Break Cares
Tea Dance Social and Dance for Dementia
Join us for an afternoon of socializing while experiencing the healing power of music, dance and touch. There is a suggested donation for the program.
The Rubin Museum of Art
Explores the transformative power of the art and culture of the Himalayan Asian region, promotes conversation and engagement with works of art and one another.
212-620-5000 ext. 319