Gateway to Culture

Murphy’s Irish Dance Performance

Saturday, March 24, 2018

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The amazing dancers from Murphy Irish Arts Center treated us to a performance. We loved the impressive display of tradition and footwork.

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Jennings has received a grant award from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC) of $9,730 for arts and culture funding. Jennings submitted an application for project support in the most recent grant cycle, and the funding will be used for Jennings’ Gateway to Culture programs in 2017. CAC announced that it will invest $14,573,833 in grants to 241 nonprofit organizations in Cuyahoga County through its 2017 grant programs. The grants, which will support arts and cultural organizations and projects of all sizes throughout Cuyahoga County in 2017, were approved by CAC’s Board of Trustees during its public meeting and celebration on Monday, November 14.

“Every person has the ability to have artistic qualities, and funding from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture enables us help to them express themselves,” said Danielle Paluscsak, Director of Life Enrichment at Jennings. “Some individuals have a difficult time accessing traditional venues for lifelong learning, art and culture as they age, so we are happy to have the opportunity to provide programs for all people to enjoy and express themselves.”

 “Cuyahoga Arts & Culture congratulates our newest grant recipients,” said Joseph P. Gibbons, president of CAC’s Board of Trustees. “We are proud to help these organizations connect to residents and deliver vibrant, fun and thought-provoking arts and culture experiences in all corners of our county for the coming year.”

CAC’s General Operating Support program provides meaningful, multiyear core support grants to arts and cultural organizations based in and serving Cuyahoga County. Grants range from $10,500 to $1.5 million and support nonprofits with a primary mission to provide arts or cultural services for the public.

The Project Support grant program promotes and encourages the breadth of arts and cultural programming in our community by supporting projects both large and small throughout Cuyahoga County. Grants range from $1,500 to $35,000 and support a wide variety of programs and events.

“We’re thrilled that our Project Support program continues to grow,” said Karen Gahl-Mills, CAC’s CEO + executive director. “By making these investments, CAC is helping this diverse group of organizations make meaningful connections with residents in all parts of our county. Congratulations to all of the successful applicants!”

Visit cacgrants.org for additional information.

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) is one of the largest public funders of arts and culture in the nation, helping hundreds of organizations in Cuyahoga County connect millions of people to cultural experiences each year. Since 2007, CAC has invested more than $154 million in more than 300 organizations both large and small, making our community a more vibrant place to live, work and play. For more information, visit cacgrants.org.

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Art and Writing Show celebrates creativity

Thursday, June 9, 2016

It was a pleasure to celebrate the creativity of adults 55+ throughout Northeast Ohio, with the juried art and writing show on June 8 and 9, 2016.
The creative talents on display were contributed by Northeast Ohio adults served by LeadingAge Ohio organizations. All Residents of LeadingAge Ohio member facilities are invited to participate! There are [more…]

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Thank you, Garfield Heights High School!

Thursday, November 12, 2015

We enjoyed meeting students after a performance of “Fools & Dreamers” performed at Jennings by the Garfield Heights City Schools​ High School Theater.

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We support voting yes on Issue 8 for arts and culture

Monday, November 2, 2015

Cuyahoga County voters decided to invest in our community when they passed the historic Arts & Culture levy in 2006. This penny-and-a-half per cigarette tax has generated more than $15 million each year to support arts and culture treasures throughout Cuyahoga County. Through grants distributed by the county agency Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC), this public [more…]

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Beck Center for the Arts delights intergenerational audience

Friday, May 1, 2015

“We had so much fun with Mr. Ben!” Children of The Learning Circle can’t wait until Fridays to see Mr. Ben, the teacher from Beck Center for the Arts. Beck Center for the Arts and Jennings are collaborating on weekly intergenerational programs with a  focus on music that delights all ages.
The program focuses on 30-minute experiences in [more…]

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Storytelling with Robin Echols Cooper

Friday, April 10, 2015

The Learning Circle enjoyed story time with storyteller Ms. Robin Echols Cooper. This intergenerational experience with our older adult friends had us clapping and dancing and having fun!
This Gateway to Culture program was made possible in part from the support of Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture and PNC Foundation.

 

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Birds

Monday, April 6, 2015

Birds fly home every spring,
Spring brings new things.
 
(c) 2015 Jennings Center for Older Adults

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God

Sunday, April 5, 2015

by Martin
What makes the sunrise?
What makes the sunset?
What makes the world?
What makes me?
GOD!!!
(c) 2015 Jennings Center for Older Adults

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Children

Saturday, April 4, 2015

by Eleanor M.
I love to hear the children laugh,
Laughter makes me laugh. Laughter is
Good medicine. Children are good
Medicine.
 
(c) 2015 Jennings Center for Older Adults

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