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Call for entries underway in annual art competition at Clay Center Presbyterian Manor

Clay Center Presbyterian Manor is seeking artists age 65 and older to compete in its annual Art is Ageless® juried exhibit and competition April 12 - 13, 2023, at the community.

Entries of artistic works will be accepted 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 2024 Art is Ageless calendar.

Clay Center Presbyterian Manor plans to have the exhibit open from 1 - 5 p.m. April 12 and 13 and honor artists with a reception from 3 to 6 p.m. April 13.  

Artists may choose to enter works for exhibit only. For the competition, works must be completed after the artists is age 65 and must be no more than 5 years old, completed since January 2018. There are nine categories, as well as designations of amateur or professional. Works to be entered for judging may be dropped off at Clay Center Presbyterian Manor, 924 Eighth Street, Clay Center, Kan.  The entry deadline is 5 p.m. April 7.

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 Brandy Riggs at 785-632-5646 or, or access online at

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