Piece of Mind: Film Screening & Workshop on Dementia Experiences

Presented by Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, National Circus School of Montreal - Centre for Circus Arts Research, Innovation and Knowledge Transfer (CRITAC)

Place yourself in the performer's shoes in this interactive workshop following the screening of Piece of Mind: Dementia - an artistic performance highlighting scientific research and lived experiences of dementia. Together, Piece of Mind performers and attendees will dissect specific scenes from the film, discussing the creative process and delving into the underlying information, emotions and metaphors through creative movement. This workshop is hosted by Montreal-based circus and dance artists and scientists/clinicians/advocates from local Atlanta institutes.

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Getting There

Parking Info

Parking is available at Student Center Parking Lot Adjacent to Student Center on Ferst Dr. See more here.

Alternative Transportation

The GT Student Center is closest to the North Avenue MARTA station on the red and gold lines. Walking time is about 16 minutes from the North Avenue Station. Exit the station on West Peachtree Street and cross over West Peachtree at the stoplight toward the church. Walk down North Avenue for about three blocks, then veer right onto Ferst Drive. Walk to the visitor parking lot with the triangular sculpture and turn right to walk through the lot to the student center.

Date and Time

Saturday, March 9th, 2024
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Indoor Event

Georgia Tech Student Center - Atlantic Theater
351 Ferst Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30332


Adults, High School


Price: Free with advance registration


Visual & Performing Arts, Science & Society