Activity Connection’s Art in Action Gallery

An online art gallery to honor the artwork from artists in your community

The process of creating art is an enjoyable and relaxing activity, an opportunity to truly live in the moment. The purpose of this “Got Art” page is to give people at senior living communities and adult day centers the opportunity to display their artwork to family and friends, as well as the general public. Please take a few minutes to browse our virtual gallery.

Do you have a special artist in your community? We would love to exhibit their work here on Activity Connection. Just take a picture or scan in the person’s painting, drawing, or other project and attach it to an email. Permissions to use photographs of artists and art projects must be obtained before submitting to Activity Connection. Upload a picture or scan of the person’s painting, drawing, or other project to us via this form. If you would like, include a few sentences about the artist and even a photo.


ElderDay at MennoHaven, Inc.

Members of ElderDay at Menno Haven in Chambersburg, PA had fun with the Thankful paper quilt from the craft section on Activityconnection.com.

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ElderDay at MennoHaven, Inc.

Art submitted by Chani Wolfe

Autumn Dot Painting

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ElderDay at MennoHaven, Inc.

Art submitted by Chani Wolfe

Autumn celebration painting

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ElderDay at MennoHaven, Inc.

Art submitted by Chani Wolfe

In celebration of Francis Scott Key’s birthday (8/1), the members of ElderDay at Menno Haven made Magazine Mosaic Flags from the link found on the Special Days page of Activity Connection. Each group of 2-4 people worked together to make their flag!

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Newmarket Health Centre

Art submitted by Joanne Maxwell

Beautiful mixed-media artwork created by residents at Newmarket Health Centre.

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ElderDay at Menno Haven, Inc.

Art submitted by Chani Wolfe

Members of ElderDay at Menno Haven, Inc. in Chambersburg, PA enjoyed making these trees on Arbor Day.

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Fair Haven of Forest City

Art submitted by Linda Godfrey

Linda loves coloring and loves to share it with others.

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The Oaks at NorthPointe Woods

Art submitted by Jared Mervenne

Here at The Oaks we have some very creative minds! When we told this group of folks of this gallery, they did not hesitate to put brush to canvass. Here was the result of an afternoon of painting!

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Sabal Palms

Art submitted by Courtney Kelley

Lavern has a true talent for painting, she is inspires others with her unique skills! Lavern enjoyed painting this fall tree utilizing invigorating water colors to make her picture come to life.

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The Saybrook at Haddam

Art submitted by MerriAnne Larensen

Janet is one of our amazing artist in our the community. She sketches pictures, from a picture and then paints usually with watercolors. This took her about 2 hours from beginning to end! Amazing!!

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Elder Day at Menno Haven Chambersburg

Art submitted by Chani Wolfe

Members of our Day Center at Menno Haven recently enjoyed a cat craft for Hug Your Cat day!

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The Pillars of Highland Park

Art submitted by Annalise Wasberg

We did paint pouring which was a lot of fun!!

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Egle Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Art submitted by Wendy Moomau

Since the Covid-19 Pandemic, we have been utilizing YouTube videos to have canvas painting classes. Our residents love it! We are so proud of them! Here is some of the artwork created by Barbara Hetz.

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ElderDay at Menno Haven of Chambersburg, PA

Art submitted by Chani Wolfe

The members of our day center, ElderDay at Menno Haven, enjoyed the Leprechaun Door Decor today. Each one has its own personality!

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ElderDay at Menno Haven of Chambersburg, PA

Art submitted by Chani Wolfe

Members of our day center celebrated Craft and Quilt month by making the Crazy Paper Quilt Squares from a March Activity Connection feature. Everyone really enjoyed this project, even the men!

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Woodside Senior Living , Bedford, OH

Art submitted by Vicki Crayne, Activity Director

Pauline Carr creates art from the heart. She is very creative and loves to draw, whether it be an original or a reproduction. Give her a simple craft and she brings life to it! The poster with giraffes is the winning poster from Black History Month. Pauline combines her talent with a concern for others, and the product is beautiful art that has a heartfelt message for anyone that sees it. In this difficult time, it is a joy to be able to share such hopeful and inspiring work.

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Byron Center Manor, Byron Center, MI

Art submitted by Anja Smith

Anja Smith of the Byron Center Manor wrote in to share a beautiful project that her artists in Memory Care have worked together to create. This large-scale piece hangs proudly on their wall and acts as a conversation starter about the art and the artists themselves. The placard that hangs beside the colorful piece is a great conversation starter itself. We encourage you to read it, look at this art, and see what resonates with you.

“This art piece has been a large group project presented by the residents at Byron Center Manor. Just as our minds are complex and one may have a lack in one area, but an abundance in another area, so does this art piece represent the differences in each being, but putting them together makes an art piece that is one-of-a-kind, and if one piece would be missing, it would be incomplete. It shows unity in the shapes, colors, and even imperfections. Embrace your talents, your deficits, your knowledge, and experiences, and live in the now, the moment you are in and let your life shine.”

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