Meet Me at the Gallery: Tour for People Living with Dementia

Pizza + Paint Party
January 3, 2020
Skylines Art Show Reception
January 3, 2020
February 7, 2020 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Meet Me at the Gallery is a monthly program for individuals living with dementia and their family members or caregivers. This is a special one-hour-long program featuring small-group gallery conversations led by the Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Director and staff of the Activities Department of Heritage Village.

Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery, located inside Heritage Village,
901 N Entrance Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901

First Friday of the Month at 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Participants will enjoy
•Exploring ideas about art and artists during a visit to the gallery
•Participating in intellectual stimulation and meaningful exchanges in a supportive environment
•Making connections in a dynamic group setting using personal experiences

Caregivers will be able to
•Explore art while the person in their care is safe and engaged
•Interact, share experiences, and learn from other caregivers

Meet Me at the Gallery is free and open to the public.

Participants for Meet Me at the Gallery are welcome to join us before the gallery tour to listen to a Native American flute circle, “Living Water.” The flute will be played by our staff Chaplain Carole Dizeo and begins at 10 a.m