SPARK! Cultural Programming for People with Memory Loss is a new program being held at museums and arts organizations throughout the state. 90-minute program sessions will tap into the pasts of those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. Participants will explore the WVM collections to create meaningful experiences in a welcoming and stimulating environment.
April 11 – Images from the collection; Timeslips Storytelling
May 9 – New WWI exhibit; make paper poppies
June 13 – WWII in Buna exhibit; try MREs, and make a snack together
July 11 – Civil War training exhibit; pressed flowers and rubbings
Aug. 15 – Old Abe; feather collage bald eagles
Sept. 12 – USS Wisconsin; ship in a bottle
Oct. 10 – Wisconsin Medal of Honor stories; make an altar together to honor the fallen
Free event, registration is required. Contact Erin Hoag at 608-264-7663 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register.