Flourish Fest 2014: Celebrating Creativity As We Age

Apr 29, 2014 | What's New

Milwaukee Catholic Home is a proud member of the Intergenerational Creative Trust, an alliance of East Side senior services providers and arts institutions fostering life-long learning through the arts. This May is the Trust’s second annual Flourish Fest, a celebration of creativity and aging.  You are invited to experience the groundswell of intergenerational arts programming in Milwaukee. Witness, talk about, and experience the power of real art — all life long!

Events will be hosted at many member sites all month long, including a film screening of “A King in Milwaukee,” featuring Paul Cebar, at Milwaukee Catholic Home on May 29th.  Other key events are listed below.  For a complete schedule and more information about Flourish Fest and the Creative Trust, please visit
The Crossings
Thursday, May 1 & Friday, May 2
Session 1: Kinnickinnic Ave, Logan & Russell; May 1, 2-4pm
Session 2: St. Francis & Kinnickinnic Ave; May 2, 9-11am
Session 3: Packard & Ramsey Ave, May 2, 2-4pm
Join us for street performances de- signed to make Milwaukee a city that SEES and STOPS for pedestrians.

Cinderella, the First 30,000 Years
May 1-3, 7:30pm & May 4, 1pm
$8 for seniors
Kenilworth Square East Studio 508
1925 E. Kenilworth Place
We explore Cinderella’s story, following it through time across cultures.

Moving Pictures (Performances at Museum Mile Open House)
Sun, May 4
Session 1: Jewish Museum 11:30am Session 2: Charles Allis 12:30pm Session 3: St. Johns MWA 1:30pm Session 4: Villa Terrace 3:30pm Session 5: Lighthouse 4:30pm
Inspired by Timeslips storytelling, a live interactive performance that imagines the stories behind art.

Solid Ground: An Artistic Journey
May 5-30, Mon – Sat, 8am-4:30pm
Luther Manor Adult Day Care Center; 4545 N. 92nd St., Wauwatosa
A display of the artwork created through cross-generational collaboration.

Spark! Memory & Arts Workshops
Thur, May 15, 2:30-3:30-families with memory loss, 3:30-4:30- professionals & students
Milwaukee Public Museum
Workshops to inspire creative engagement with people experiencing memory loss.

All-Festival Celebration
Thur, May 22, 3pm and 7pm
Chai Point Senior Living, Rubenstein Pavillion; 1400 N. Prospect Ave
All Creative Trust participants, family, staff, and friends are invited to a special Festival finale featuring a new film!