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'Inspired by a Lifetime seniors' exhibit in Wasaga Beach Gallery

Paint brushes in this file photo. Paint brushes in this file photo.

The work of 40 artists aged 81 to 101 years old from seven retirement communities is on display at the Wasaga Beach gallery until March 27.

The residents are taking lessons with Elmvale-based artist Lisa Harpell.

The Wasaga Beach Gallery show includes 'Inspired by a Lifetime' art created by residents from:

  • Chartwell Whispering Pines, Barrie
  • Aspira Waterford Retirement Residence, Barrie
  • Allandale Station, Barrie
  • Livita Barrington Retirement Residence, Barrie
  • Leacock Retirement Lodge, Orillia
  • Bayfield House, Penetanguishene
  • Waterside Retirement Lodge, Wasaga Beach

The Inspired by a Lifetime exhibition runs at the Stonebridge Art Gallery until March 27 on Thursdays and Saturdays and on Monday, March 27, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Top Stories

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