The second annual “Art Through the Eyes of Dementia” showcase and reception features works by local artists affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related illnesses along with their caregivers. The artworks in the showcase were created by participants who attend the “Here and Now: A Dementia-Specific Art Program” at the Nicolaysen Art Museum.

The event includes wine and hors d’oeuvres. The featured guest is art therapist Michelle Tarsitano-Amato who helped create the art program as a mentor for the American Society on Aging. Local experts will be on hand to answer questions.

Where: Nicolaysen Art Museum, 400 E. Collins Dr.

When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16

Cost: Free

Info: Wyoming Dementia Care, (307) 265-4678, or Wyoming Dementia Care on Facebook

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Follow reporter Elysia Conner on Twitter @erconner