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Cherishing the Legacy, an Exhibition of Works Presented by ART CART: Saving the Legacy

Research Center for Arts and Culture

ART CART: SAVING THE LEGACY is an intergenerational arts legacy project that connects aging professional artists with teams of advanced students in the arts, health and aging to undertake the documentation of their creative work, offering both groups an educational experience that will help shape the future of our cultural legacy (www.creativeaging.org/artcart). The exhibition is the culmination of a project whose essence lies in the works themselves which are as varied as the artists, but also in the life stories, the experiential learning and the portrait of the older artist as a model for resilience, tenacity and a lifetime of meaningful work. As a 93-year-old artist interviewed in Above Ground said, “Art is what makes me live.” And as an 86-year-old artist in the current show said, “ART CART is an education in hope.”

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February 12, 2014
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