You’ve worked your whole life for retirement, now that it’s here it’s time for you to explore your passions, or even find new ones. These passions don’t need to be solo endeavors either, there are communities and organizations across the country that cater to specific interests and hobbies, especially the arts. Even if you’ve always considered yourself a creative person, many recent retires are surprised by how much a career can stifle their creative energy. Feelings from childhood you thought you were long passed can be reborn as you dedicate more of your energy to expression and creativity. Whether you’re a creator, an admirer, looking for classes, or looking for galleries, there are many places to retire that will fulfill, and sometimes awake, artist’s passion.