Salon, WHYY, Feature Berman Access-Ability Exhibition

Salon, the online magazine, includes the Berman Museum of Art in its assessment ofthe health benefits of art on Alzheimer’s patients. WHYY Newsworks featured the Berman Museum of Art’s exhibition Access-ability on its Sept. 24 broadcast. Arts and culture reporter Peter Crimmins spoke with the residents of Montgomery County’s geriatric center, Parkhouse, who will tour the Berman next month. Director of Education Susan Shifrin explains in the piece that art can trigger dormant memories and emotional reactions. The Berman is the only museum in the region associted with ARTZ, Artists for Alzheimers.