DK Wisdom: I Remember Better When I Paint

Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

DK Wisdom aims to help strengthen the social bonds between people with Alzheimer’s, their families, and the greater community.

LUMA is currently exhibiting work by William Utermohlen, an artist diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Coinciding with this important exhibit, LUMA is screening Berna Huebner's groundbreaking documentary, I Remember Better When I Paint, a film that explores the positive impact of art and other creative therapies on people with Alzheimer’s and how these approaches can change the way we look at the disease.

Watch the trailer:

Children under 17 Free / Adults $9 / Seniors over 65 $6 / Non-Loyola students under 25 with ID $3

Free with proper identification to members, Loyola University Chicago faculty and staff, Loyola students, clergy members, employees of other museums, youth 17 and under, and active military members and their families.

Please note: You do not need to register here to visit LUMA or attend the screening, however it does help us gauge interest and prepare for your arrival. We can't wait to see you!

What to Bring

Just bring your curiosity!

What's Provided

We'll supply the experience. Can't wait to meet you!

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Berna Huebner is President, Chair and Founder of the Hilgos Foundation which supports and encourages the ongoing process of artistic creation with people who have different forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s. She is the Co-Director of I Remember Better When I Paint, a documentary and book by the same name that explore how the creative arts help people with Alzheimer's re-engage in life. Berna is on the Arts & Minds Board in NYC and was a member of Boston University School of Medicine Alzheimer’s Board. She was Research Director for Nelson Rockefeller when he was Governor of New York and Vice President. She is currently the Director of the Center for the Study of International Communications in Paris, France.

The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) was founded in 2005 on the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago. LUMA is located on the Magnificent Mile in Lewis Towers, a historic 1926 Gothic Revival building. The museum, with 25,000 square feet contains eight main exhibition galleries, the William G. and Marilyn M. Simpson Lecture Hall, the Solomon Cordwell Buenz Library of Sacred Art and Architecture, the Museum Shop, the Push Pin Gallery, and the Harlan J. Berk Ltd. Works on Paper Gallery. LUMA welcomes new members and volunteers at all levels of participation.

The mission of the museum is illustrated in the first floor lobby by the Windows of Faith, representing the five major faiths of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam.

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