Celebrate Arts and Aging

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging presents the 12th annual Celebrate Arts and Aging during May. Held  in observance of Older Americans Month, this  month-long, city-wide celebration includes exhibits of senior art; special senior discounts to arts and cultural venues; and performances, classes, and workshops for seniors. Support for this event is generously provided by PECO.

Italian Market- 2014
R. Louisa Wismer’s watercolor, “Italian Market,” above, was chosen as the signature piece for PCA’s Celebrate Arts and Aging festivities, and will be on display at the Free Library of Philadelphia — Parkway Central, throughout May.

See exhibits of outstanding art by older artists
May 1 - 31 and join us in celebrating their work at these receptions:

Tuesday, May 6, 4 - 6 p.m.
Philadelphia Free Library Parkway Central
1901 Vine Street
Gallery Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. 
Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday, May 16, 4 - 6 p.m.
Philadelphia Senior Center
509 South Broad Street
Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thursday, May 29, 4 - 6 p.m.
Center on the Hill…the place for active adults
8855 Germantown Avenue
adjacent to the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill
Gallery Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Admission to all receptions and exhibits is free.

Click here
for a list of participating venues. 

Click here for arts classes and workshops.

Click here click here for Information about "Art is Ageless".

Click here to view the press release.

Read about senior artists and arts opportunities  in Milestones newspaper.