Artful Aging: Re-Enchantment through Art and Play (60+)

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side

Course Details
$300 8 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Nov 06, 9:30am - Dec 18, 1:00pm (6 sessions)

Upper West Side, Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave
At W 76th St
New York, New York 10023
No class on 11/27/2019
A material fee of $10 per week is payable to the instructor.
Purchase Options
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this health class:

Creativity, community, and novelty have all been associated with aging well. In this class, we will cultivate these qualities through art–making, a life– and soul–enhancing endeavor. 

Each class will include play and experimentation, demos and instruction, and discussion. We will have the opportunity to explore and experiment with a variety of techniques (e.g., painting, monoprinting, collaging) and materials. 

If you are seeking new experiences that can support you in aging artfully and want a comfortable, safe space to develop your creative self, this workshop is for you. No previous art experience is necessary.


Q: Is the school disability-friendly? 
A: Yes. The JCC is completely accessible. You take an elevator from the lobby down to L3, and the studio is in the hallway to the left of the elevator bank.

Q: Do you provide a letter of completion? 
A: No.

Q: Are materials provided and included in the cost of the class? 
A: No. A material fee of $10 is payable per week to the instructor.
School Notes:
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, while we are a Jewish community center, nothing about our art classes are religious and all are welcome in our building at all times.

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Refund Policy
The school operates on a credit only policy and does not issue any refunds unless otherwise advised and approved by a program director, or only in the event that the school must cancel the program. The credit can be redeemed for any program (and most services) at the school, can be used by any family member on your account, and carries no expiration date. 

For a cooking class, a student needs to cancel 72 hrs before the class starts in order to receive a full credit.

For Studio Arts Classes, a student needs to cancel 48 hrs before the class starts in order to receive a full credit.

For programs that meet fewer than 3 times: during the costs and booking commitments associated with one or two-shoot programs, the school regrets that they cannot offer any school's credit for programs, classes, or events that meet fewer than three times per programming season. Additionally, the school cannot be responsible for providing make-ups or issuing any credit for programs missed as a result of personal scheduling conflicts, illness, emergencies, or other circumstances beyond their control.

For programs that meet 3+ times: students may receive school's credit for withdrawal from a program when their cancellation request conforms to the timetable outlined below. There is a $15 processing fee for all transfers and cancellations. 50% school credit will be granted for withdrawal from a school program when a written request is received before the second class. After the second class, JCC credit cannot be granted. (however, students may transfer from one class to another of equal or lesser value if there is space availability and with the program director's approval.) All cancellation request must be submitted to CourseHorse at [email protected] Please allow three to four weeks for processing of your cancellation request and be mindful of the timetable described above.


If there are other sections to make up classes in, it should be okay, as long as it's not the first class.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:30am - 1:00pm Judith E. Greenwald, Ph.D. 6 $300
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Nov 13 9:30am - 1:00pm Judith E. Greenwald, Ph.D.
Wed, Nov 20 9:30am - 1:00pm Judith E. Greenwald, Ph.D.
Wed, Dec 04 9:30am - 1:00pm Judith E. Greenwald, Ph.D.
Wed, Dec 11 9:30am - 1:00pm Judith E. Greenwald, Ph.D.
Wed, Dec 18 9:30am - 1:00pm Judith E. Greenwald, Ph.D.

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