Memories in the Making participant holding her painting

Memories in the Making

Memories in the Making (MiM) is a unique fine arts program for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias that offers a creative and non-verbal way of communicating and capturing precious moments through art.



  • stimulates the brain
  • enhances connections with families and caregivers
  • preserves distant memories or captures the “spirit of the moment”
  • opens communication about self-perceptions and the world
  • validates and focuses on what remains rather than what’s lost
Memories in the Making notecards


Note cards are available for purchase, each featuring art created by someone living with memory loss. A set of six note cards with blank envelopes is $20, plus $1 domestic shipping. To order, please contact Anne Oh at

We Love PDA (Public Displays of Art)!

Start a conversation about Alzheimer’s and creativity in your community by displaying artwork from the Memories in the Making program in your restaurant, cafe, or gallery. If your establishment is interested in housing a few pieces, please contact Anne Oh, (323) 930-6271.


Disney Family Foundation

Our Memories in the Making program is made possible thanks to the generosity of Susan Disney Lord, Abigail Disney, Tim Disney, and Roy P. Disney in honor of their mother, Patricia Disney.

Find a MiM Class

To find a MiM class in your community contact Anne Oh, (323) 930-6271

Become a MiM Facilitator

We offer training for a fee to dedicated individuals who want to facilitate a MiM program. The training process includes education on dementia basics. For  information contact Anne Oh, (323) 930-6271.

Become a MiM Site

Offering the MiM program at your site is a cost effective marketing tool, and a valuable program loved by persons with dementia, family, and staff. For information on becoming a contracted MiM site contact Anne Oh, (323) 930-6271.