Welcome to a world where culture thrives, and the arts come to life within the vibrant walls of The Carnegie. We recognize the profound importance of fostering a rich cultural environment, and as a result, we have forged partnerships with a diverse array of cultural organizations. These collaborations are designed to elevate the quality of life for each individual who calls The Carnegie home. In this dynamic fusion, we aim to celebrate the shared joys of art, music, history, and community, bringing the world to our doorstep. We invite you to journey with us where the past, present, and future converge to create a unique and enriching atmosphere for our cherished residents.
The Kennedy Center has extended its hand to the residents at The Carnegie. This partnership offers exclusive privileges for Carnegie Club Members including VIP tours of the theatre and access to special rooftop dinners. With over 2,200 performances and exhibits, this collaboration will leave an unforgettable impression on the residents. Additionally, The Kennedy Center, with EmpowerMe and the National Institute of Health, also includes the program “Sound Health Fridays” where a select ensemble from the National Symphony Orchestra graces the residents of The Carnegie with their music. The rotating Art Gallery will also include VSA Art Collection from The Kennedy Center. The harmonious fusion of art and music offers a wealth of opportunities to enhance memory health.
Highlighting the world’s most extensive collection of espionage artifacts, the International Spy Museum and The Carnegie have united their efforts to offer residents an intriguing education on the world of secret intelligence. In This captivating partnership, residents can immerse themselves in a wealth of artifacts, engaging exhibits, and interactive storytelling as they embark on a journey through the International Spy Museum. One innovative program, “Spy With Me”, is thoughtfully designed to support individuals dealing with dementia-related memory loss. This collaboration is a heartful dedication to residents affected by memory impairment, enabling them to delve into the past and explore the secrets of generations past.
In another thrilling collaboration, The Carnegie has teamed up with The Smithsonian to offer residents an exceptional chance to participate in their traveling exhibit program. The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, known as SITES, is a nationally acclaimed initiative that houses an extensive collection of art, artifacts, and historical gems. In alignment with The Carnegie’s unwavering dedication to lifelong learning and cultural enrichment, SITES will bring its revolving gallery and lecture series to our residents. Guided tours, workshops, and interactive programs will serve to enhance the overall educational experience.
The nation’s oldest federal cultural institution has partnered up with The Carnegie to further enrich the residents’ lives. In this partnership, FLOC, Friends of The Library of Congress, offers residents the opportunity to participate in exclusive events, attend presentations by keynote speakers, and partake in unique educational experiences. Furthermore, The Carnegie’s Technology Lounge also provides a platform for residents to collaborate with FLOC to assist in the digitalization of historical records, including notable items such as John F. Kennedy’s Journal and The Veterans History Project. This partnership not only contributes to the preservation of the nation’s cultural memory but also serves as a source of inspiration for our residents.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Johns Hopkins University is a remarkable partnership that perfectly aligns with one of the essential dimensions of wellness we are committed to delivering to our cherished residents. At The Carnegie, we recognize that a truly fulfilling and enriched life encompasses not just physical health but a holistic approach to well-being. With OLLI’s involvement, our residents are offered the invaluable opportunity to engage in an array of workshops, attend enlightening lectures, and participate in various educational activities. These offerings are designed to nourish the intellectual curiosity of our residents and to foster continuous learning throughout their lives.
To discover more about the enriching partnerships at The Carnegie, we invite you to explore our Partners page. Join us in this journey towards enhancing the lives of our residents and fostering a vibrant community.