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News Archive 2015

Tim Carpenter, Founder and Executive Director of EngAGE, is honored to be a recipient of a 2016 Stanton Fellowship from the Durfee Foundation. Stanton Fellows are defined as “the most knowledgeable, inquisitive, ambitious, influential and highly networked leaders – the ones who are best positioned to identify and solve a thorny problem.” The Durfee Foundation’s prestigious Stanton Fellowship provides up to six fellows with $100,000 each over a two-year period “to think deeply about the intractable problems in their sector, and to tease out solutions that will improve life for the people of L.A.” (more)

Aroha Philanthropies features Tim Carpenter, EngAGE Founder and Executive Director, and EngAGE, Inc., in its Partner Spotlight on its website. Aroha Philanthropies made a major grant to support EngAGE’s expansion of our Senior Arts Colony concept to Minneapolis-St. Paul. We are proud and grateful to be partners with them. (more)

EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter was a panelist at the Eisner Foundation Intergenerational Convening and Training, and a trainer/facilitator for the Idea Incubator Session. The event will be on November 18th at the California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities in Los Angeles. EngAGE is grateful for the support of the Eisner Foundation for our "EngAGE Across Generations" programming. (more)

EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter was on a panel on 10/19 at this year’s Grantmakers in the Arts Conference in Los Angeles.


On September 23rd,  EngAGE was site-visited at NoHo Senior Arts Colony by the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Jane Chu. Jane is the top-ranking arts administrator in the country. She visited us as part of a tour of a handful of innovative arts programs in Los Angeles. Read the NEA’s press release on the event for details. We are grateful to have program support from the NEA, and we are very proud to have been selected as part of this group for our innovative work in artful aging.

EngAGE Founder and Executive Director Tim Carpenter will present two talks at The Summit on Creative Aging in America: A Pre-Conference to the 2015 White House Conference on Aging on May 18th in Washington, D.C. (more)

Tim Carpenter will give the keynote presentation at the Creative Aging Festival on May 15 in Bloomington, IN. More info here.

To celebrate the work of Joan Miró, the Denver Art Museum is presenting a one-day symposium on Thursday, May 7 (9 am-4 pm) about creativity and aging, featuring inspirational talks and immersive workshops. Tim Carpenter, Founder & Executive Director of EngAGE, kicks off the program with a keynote presentation that shares insights into the importance of creativity in aging. (more)

“The Art of Active Aging” is the title of the third year LeagueAires Lecture Series taking place on April 2, 2015, at 7 pm, at MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis. LeagueAires, in partnership with MacPhail and ArtSage, will present keynote speaker Tim Carpenter, Founder and Executive Director of EngAGE. (more)

We're pleased to announce that Glendale Arts Colony, a new community in Glendale, CA, designed for families of working artists and built in conjunction with a $5.5-million YMCA of Glendale makeover, will be opening soon. The new mixed-use Arts Colony, developed by Meta Housing Corp. with arts programming run by the nonprofit EngAGE, will feature homes for artists, artist studios, a ground-floor public gallery for artists’ work, and art classes for the public. (more)

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