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Bill Tramposch

Bill Tramposch, Aroha Fellow for Museums and Creative Aging

Recent Posts by Bill Tramposch

Creative Agers Throughout History

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
I’ve recommended Gene D. Cohen’s book The Creative Age any number of times in these Ad Summa blogs, and one of the elements that makes the book so memorable is the continuing list in the …

The Power of a Story Well Told

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
We all know the power of a story well told. One example: the books that became the Odyssey and the Iliad were told orally long before they appeared in book form. Imagine—so powerfully …

Get Out of Town: Travel programs for creative agers

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.” – Mark Twain An increasing number of museums are …

Sofa So Good: A word on behalf of older folks

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
I don’t know about you, but a career in museums has made it very difficult for me to be a satisfied museum visitor. I find that I am always peering into “how the sausage is made,” as it …

What Can a “Manifesto Against Ageism” Teach Museums?

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
Prior to the publication of Ashton Applewhite’s “manifesto against ageism,” This Chair Rocks, one reviewer proclaimed that the book would do for our society’s view of aging what Rachel …

Creative Aging Reading List, Part Two: But wait, there’s more!

Category: Ad Summa: Museums and Creative Aging
As the Aroha Fellowship for Museums and Creative Aging progresses, one of the delights is receiving notes from blog readers. A number of colleagues have sent further reading ideas for my …