A typical creative aging program includes at least eight sessions plus a culminating event.
In New York City on average, a program costs between $1,500 – $3,500 depending on the art form, materials, and teaching artist’s fees.
Below is a sample budget for a visual arts creative aging program:
|TEACHING ARTIST FEES||RATE||HOURS||SUB-TOTAL|
|Instruction (8 sessions/90 min.)||$75/hr||12||$900|
|Planning and Prep||$35/hr||6||$210|
NYC arts nonprofits, community-based nonprofit organizations, public schools and City agencies can get access to free materials via Materials for the Arts.