Encore! Creative Aging Workshops

Encore! Creative Aging Workshops

Creative Aging workshops are a professionally run programs designed for adults 50 and older to engage in visual, literary and performing arts for social engagement, skill mastery, and meaningful artistic expression.

What is EncoreEncore! is NOPL’s branded Creative Aging program and the first of its kind in Onondaga County. This season’s Encore! professional workshops will focus on the arts of poetry and photography and will begin in June 2017 at NOPL at North Syracuse. Seniors are invited to register for one of the two workshops below:

Encore! ‘Creative Photography’

Fridays, June 2-23 from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Friday, June 30 from 1:30 pm – 3 pm

NOPL North Syracuse

Encore! Creative Aging presents Creative Photography 101 workshops with professional award-winning local photographer Norm Schillawski. This workshop consists a series of meetings and a final reception (date TBD) and is designed for participants age 50+. One of the meetings will be a field trip to a nearby location to be decided the first week of class.

This program will be held on Friday afternoons starting June 2 and ending on June 30; there will be a reception in July*.  The workshop is free, but registration is required.

Encore! 'Creative Poetry Workshop'


Wednesdays, June 7-28 from 1:30 am – 3:30 pm 
NOPL North Syracuse
Encore! Creative Aging will offer poetry workshops with published poet and poetry educator Georgia A. Popoff. The poetry workshops consist of a series of meetings with a reception to be scheduled in July and are designed for participants age 50+.

This program will be held on Wednesday afternoons starting June 7 and ending on June 28; there will be a reception in July*. The workshop is free, but registration is required. 

If there are any questions about the Encore! Creative Aging program (or questions about late registration) please call NOPL North Syracuse at 315-458-6184.

Encore! Creative Aging Reception

You are invited! Come see what the students from the Encore! programs have to share with you. Join in the applause for the new graduates and find out more about creative aging and future plans for more Encore! semesters at NOPL.
Light refreshments will be served.

*July date and location to be announced.

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