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Artists invited to submit works for “Celebrate Arts & Aging” exhibits


Each year in honor of Older Americans Month in May, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s “Celebrate Arts & Aging” showcases the achievements and creativity of older artists. Artists are invited to submit works for the celebration. The deadline for submission is March 24.  Work must have been created in the past three years by an individual age 55 or older. Each person may submit one work for consideration.

This year, the artwork chosen for display will be shown in one of three locations:
Center on the Hill in Chestnut Hill
Philadelphia City Hall
West Philadelphia Senior Community Center

TO SUBMIT ARTWORK FOR CONSIDERATION: Complete an Artist Submission Form 2017

  • Please be sure to provide all the information requested. Artwork must be represented by a photograph or slide.
  • Deadline to submit forms and photograph or slide is Friday, March 24
  • Artists will be notified if their work has been accepted by Friday, April 7.
  • Acceptance letters will include information about delivery and pick-up of work to Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA).

For more information, contact Amanda Buonomo at 215-765-9000, ext. 5052, or

Download and print submission form and instructions: Artist Submission Form 2017

PCA’s Celebrate Arts & Aging 2017 festival is sponsored by Always Best Care Senior Services, City Life Neighborhood Clinics, Health Partners Plans, JEVS at Home and PECO.