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Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless® features senior artists

Local senior artists will be celebrated February 19 and 20 at Clay Center Presbyterian Manor, 924 Eighth Street, as the community hosts its annual Art is Ageless® exhibit and observes the 40th anniversary of the Art is Ageless® program.

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 Christi Rice, 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 Clay Center community.”

The first Art is Ageless calendar was published in 1981, featuring art from Presbyterian Manor community residents. Since then, the program has expanded to include a juried art competition open to all seniors age 65 and older.

The Art is Ageless entry deadline is February 14. The exhibit will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. on Feb. 19 and 20th and feature works from local artists. The public is welcome to visit the community to view the exhibit of acrylics, oils, photography and various other mediums, ranging from amateur to professional levels. 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.

In addition to the exhibit, Clay Center Presbyterian Manor will honor local senior artists during a reception at the community from 3 to 6 p.m.

For more information about Art is Ageless, visit For more about Clay Center Presbyterian Manor, visit or contact Christi Rice at 785-632-2833 or

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