ForAge Forum: Older people and art
Older people and art11.11.2014 10:53Why do older students often choose painting, drawing, plastic arts or music as their preferred study subject or learning activity ? Why are they so readily involved in cultural tourism? Is it because art brings a possibility to reflect upon one's life and experience, is it because it means being creative and therefore independent, is it because it is clearly transformative?
18.1.2015 21:52Another idea - Perhaps because you cannot "fail" at them - they are personal and explorative. The term "artist" also provides status for some -being a pensioner / retired does not .