Event Information

Join the debate at this topical one-day conference exploring the role of creativity, arts and cultural change within experiences of growing older.

Produced by Midlands Arts Centre on behalf of The Baring Foundation and Arts Council England.

The Art of Ageing Artfully asks how we can address the creative and cultural realities of our lives as we age.

Presenting a diverse range of older voices, it aims to explore the landscape and context for growing older and being creative, drawing on international perspectives and offering key insights from 10 years of research and experiment.

The day’s highlights include 

  • Keynote speech by Sir Nicholas Serota (Arts Council England)
  • Performances and talks by leading practitioners and artists including photographer Vanley Burke, playwright David Edgar and dancer Bisakha Sarker and sector leaders including Anna Dixon (Chief Executive, Ageing Better) and Chris Gage (Managing Director, Ladder to the Moon)

Seize your chance to be part of this stimulating, inspiring event which is open to industry professionals (arts, libraries & museums) and people working in the health, well-being and social care sectors, as well as members of the general public.

For further information, contact Lucy Rix lucy.rix@macbirmingham.co.uk