Tilles Arts and Aging

Tilles Center is proud to offer a variety of engaging, interactive programs for senior citizens, in our ongoing commitment to learners of all ages.

"Research on music, theater, dance, creative writing, and other participatory arts shows promise for improving older adults’ quality of life and well-being, from better cognitive function, memory, and self-esteem to reduced stress and increased social interaction." National Institute on Aging

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Wednesday June 12
Monday July 22

In Partnership with Dancing Classrooms Long Island, Tilles Center offers monthly dance classes for those with limited mobility. No dance experience is necessary; appropriate for all ages and abilities.

Silver Edition classes are appropriate for those with Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's Disease or other neurodegenerative illnesses.
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Tilles Center is proud to announce the continuation of our arts and aging initiatives. The 2024/25 series will include concert-style events, art making, music workshops, dance and theater classes, and more! These programs, available at no charge, are designed for those with limited mobility, Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia and caregivers.

Be sure to Save the Dates!
Monday, September 23, 2024
Monday, October 28, 2024
Monday, December 9, 2024
Monday, February 24, 2025
Monday, March 24, 2025
Monday, April 21, 2025
More information coming soon!

To contact us with questions, please email tillesartsed@liu.edu or call 516-299-2388.

Photo by Erin Bevan


Tilles Center welcomes 150,000 visitors annually to enjoy the world’s finest artists across all genres including music, dance, comedy and theater. As a community cultural service provider, we are committed to the preservation and live presentation of all art forms: classical and pop music, jazz, cabaret, dance, cultural programming and theater, including performing arts for children and families.

Senior Discounts for Select Performances, Please contact TillesArtsEd@liu.edu for inquires. 

Arts Education Programs are made possible, in part, by the Gilbert and Rose Tilles Endowment for Arts Education.
Additional funding for Community Programs provided by: The Barbara Bell Cumming Charitable Trust, and Sandra L. and Steven P. Harris.