The Golden Arts – Art Exploration Program

Housing With Hope Is Proud To Introduce The Golden Arts – Art Exploration Program

This program features art classes provided at on-site senior housing and community centers in Central New Jersey. The program is designed to provide creative workshops for seniors. It’s the perfect opportunity for those with and without disabilities and, since art is inherently therapeutic, the program lessons are designed to build confidence and autonomy while our community members have fun in the process!

Golden Arts will foster self-expression, creativity, and problem-solving skills through the exploration of shape, color, texture, and more. To ensure our seniors find the right type of experience for them, some of our programs feature one-off classes while others involve a class series. Classes will explore forms of expression including painting, drawing, collage, and mixed media. And each session is designed to stimulate cognitive and fine motor skills.

"I am not really a painter, but it gave me something to do and it’s creative. I had a lot of fun doing this. I am excited to hopefully come back and try other things at future events."

Marie W

“I really enjoyed it. It brought out some of my little artistic feelings. It was really nice, and I would be happy if they did it again.”

Esther S

“I loved it. We all loved it. It was an outlet for me. I am not an artist, but it made me express myself. I hope you have more of them. I don’t have a car so I can’t easily go out, so I especially appreciate that you come here to us, it’s wonderful.”

Fran L

“I never did art before. My piece is not great but it’s mine. I was so happy doing this art. I hope the program comes back. Thank you for letting me share my art with you.”

Patty E

The Future Of The Golden Arts Program

At its core, The Golden Arts Art Exploration program offers older adults in our community the chance to explore the essential elements of visual art (including line, shape, color, and pattern) while developing creativity and building confidence in a supportive atmosphere.

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