Art and Dementia

Art and Dementia tours at QAGOMA

Since 2014, visitors with dementia have become regulars at QAGOMA via our Art and Dementia program. Dementia-friendly tours employ contemporary person-centred care approaches, with the key principles of reminiscence, validation and socialisation being at the heart of the 60-minute visit. Most importantly, the program enables people with dementia to be active and engaged within a…

The art of tackling dementia

Angela Bensted, Your Time Magazine visited the Gallery and joined one of our free Art and Dementia discussion-based tours designed for visitors living with dementia and their carer. Each tour takes approximately one hour and focuses on specially selected artworks. There’s a tight group huddled around an artwork at the Queensland Art Gallery on a…

Art and Dementia Tours

Did you know our unique Art and Dementia tours last about an hour at a relaxed pace with seating provided in front of each artwork to enable your loved one time to discover aspects of the work that appeal to them. Four specially selected works are highlighted on each free tour, tailored to consider various…