Timeline

  • 1980
    First Art is Ageless® calendar competition is held, inviting residents and employees to enter.
  • 1981
    First calendar issued as a fundraising vehicle for the Good Samaritan Program. Calendars were sold for $10.
  • 1987

    Note cards were added, with a package of 12 sent to donors of $500 or more.

    The calendar featured works were all selected from resident entries.

  • 1990
    Christmas cards were added to the offerings.
  • 1993
    A birthday card was added to the Art is Ageless lineup.
  • 1995
    A sympathy card was added to the printed items showcasing resident art.
  • 2002

    Local Juried exhibits become the preliminary judging phase.

    First place entries were submitted to Presbyterian Manors corporate office to be Judged for the calendar and cards.

  • 2006
    Competition was opened to all senior artists to celebrate the calendar’s 25th anniversary. An anniversary card was added.
  • 2009
    A Christmas category is added.
  • 2011
    To celebrate the program’s 30th anniversary, the calendar featured art from the three decades.
  • 2012
    Separate designations are in place for professional and amateur artists, and a quilting category is added.