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Creative Ageing Symposium

Two Day Event: Wednesday 25 October + Thursday 26 October

Join leading international arts practitioners to explore how engaging with the arts can maintain and improve health and wellbeing as we age, and also support people with chronic conditions, such as dementia and Parkinson’s disease. This special symposium and workshop aims to support professional development across disciplines and occupations in creative aging that produces an innovative and robust workforce of artists, educators and advocates. For more information please contact Professor Michael Balfour

Presenters will include:

  • David Savill, Artistic Director, Age Exchange (London, UK)
  • Andrea Creech, Music and Creative Ageing (Chair of Music, University of Laval, Quebec)
  • Queensland Ballet
  • Queensland Conservatorium
  • Opera Queensland
  • Playful Engagement and Dementia
  • Representatives from SE Queensland aged care providers


  • $60 attend both days (+$6 GST)
  • $40 attend one of the days (+$4 GST)

This event will cater for a maximum of 60 attendees so please register early to ensure your place. 

For more information please check out our Facebook event page and our Twitter event page

This might interest

  • Professionals working in aged care
  • Arts Practitioners 
  • Arts and Health Researchers
  • Academics
  • Students
  • General Community

2525th Oct, 2017

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Ship Inn, South Bank
Stanley St & Sidon St, South Brisbane QLD 4101

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October 24, 2018

Mt Gravatt Campus