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Introducing IMMA's 'Arts & Ageing' programme

Introducing IMMA’s ‘Arts & Ageing’ programme


  • Speech to Text

Venue: Online

Date: Wednesday 24 March
Time: 6pm–7pm

Catherine Abbott presented an overview of the various strands of Irish Museum of Modern Art’s (IMMA) Spring 2021 ‘Art & Ageing’ programme and discussed the measures the Museum has taken to continue this service in a post covid reality.

By providing both digital and analogue resources and bookable zoom sessions tailored to people with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, those in residential care settings or cocooning in their own home, the talk explored how this unique service provision adapted to a new reality.

This event had live Speech to Text (CART) and took place in Zoom.

About IMMA’s ‘Arts & Ageing’ programme
Funded by Creative Ireland, this new edition to IMMA‘s programme offers a variety of engaging creative events, workshops and resources for older people including; Talking Art Printed ResourceTalking Art OnlineArmchair Azure and Slow Looking Art Videos.

In delivering this range of free, inclusive arts-based activities, the ‘Arts & Ageing’ programme sought to address some of the challenges around cocooning and social distancing at the time by enabling access to meaningful cultural encounters and arts experiences, both at home and in residential settings through a range of digital and non-digital means.

Find out more by visiting IMMA’s website here.

Speech to Text is a process of converting speech into text.