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We’re always cooking up something interesting for members of our greater community. From art exhibitions and open house brunches to our popular Just Ask educational seminars and charitable Department of Giving events, find out what’s happening this month.

Mar
4

Art is Ageless Entry Deadline

Entries due by 5:00 PM

All artists age 65 and older are invited to participate in the annual Art is Ageless® juried exhibit and competition at Newton Presbyterian Manor March 4 - 25.

Artists compete in nine categories, including painting, drawing, photography, quilting and sculpture and may be designated as amateur or professional. The complete rules and category listing is found online at www.ArtIsAgeless.org. Artists may choose to enter their works for exhibit only. For the competition, works are to have been completed in the past five years (since January 2017).

Entries of artistic works will be accepted between February 15 and March 4, 2022, from any area artist who is 65 years of age or older to exhibit and/or compete for an opportunity to be featured in the Art is Ageless calendar in 2023. Works to be entered for judging need to be at Presbyterian Manor by 5 p.m. Friday, March 4. To arrange to drop off, contact Noelle Jost, at 316-283-5400 or email ndickinson@pmma.org.

Works will be on display at the community for residents only. Winners will be announced on the community's Facebook page.

The Art is Ageless® program encourages Presbyterian Manor residents and other area seniors to express their creativity through its annual competition, as well as art classes, musical and dramatic events, educational opportunities and current events discussions throughout the year.

Local competition winners will join winners from 14 other PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America) communities to be judged at the systemwide level.

Entry forms and information can be obtained by contacting Noelle Jost at 316-283-5400 or ndickinson@pmma.org, or accessed online at ArtIsAgeless.org.

Mar
9

Artists will be celebrated from 2 to 4 p.m. March 9 at Newton Presbyterian Manor, 2700 E. Seventh, as the winners of the annual Art is Ageless competition are announced. This event will be for invited guests only and held in the lobby of our community.

The exhibit remains open from March 4 through March 25 for residents only. A virtual exhibit will be posted on Facebook.

Entries in the annual competition are entered in one of nine categories and are judged in amateur and professional divisions.

Winners of the local competition will compete with winners from 14 other PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America) communities.

For more information about Art is Ageless, visit www.ArtIsAgeless.org.

Mar
25

Local senior artists will be celebrated March 4 - 25 at Newton Presbyterian Manor, 1200 E. Seventh, as the community hosts its annual Art is Ageless® exhibit.

The Art is Ageless exhibit will be held virtually for friends of the program on the community’s Facebook page, Facebook.com/NewtonPresbyterianManor. Winners will be announced on Facebook.

Art is Ageless is a trademarked program of PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America). The program offers senior artists the opportunity to share and display their artwork and reaffirms the agelessness of human creativity.

“It’s inspiring to see the beautiful pieces these seniors have created,” said Noelle Jost, marketing director. “The joy it brings to them and others is wonderful, and that’s something we want to celebrate and share with the entire Newton community.”

Winning pieces at the community level move on to a masterpiece level judging to determine which pieces are featured in the annual calendar and note cards.

For more information about Art is Ageless, visit ArtIsAgeless.org. For more about Newton Presbyterian Manor, visit NewtonPresbyterianManor.org or contact Noelle Jost at 316-283-5400 or ndickinson@pmma.org.

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