Monroe Art League
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The Monroe Art League was founded in September of 1959 by a group of local artists interested in encouraging artistic talent and appreciation of fine art in the community.
As membership grew, the organization hosted exhibitions in various venues, both indoors and out.
Some art related activities open to the public were adult classes, children's classes, and children's exhibitions, with scholarships awarded to high school students.
Many member exhibitions are currently presented in conjunction with various community events.
Currently, members exhibit their art work in local
businesses and public buildings, rotating both artwork and venues. Many
such exhibits are ongoing. Dorsch Library and the United Way
office host exhibits, while the newly constructed Monroe Bank and Trust
office building hosts another in their lobby showcase.
The City of Monroe also provides a window showcase at 14 E. First Street adjacent to Dorsch Library (the first United Furniture building) for the members to display their work.
Our goals are to communicate with and inform our members and the public, publicize the presence of art and the Monroe Art League in the community, and to be a showcase for our members and their work.
The Monroe Art League meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., September through June at the United Way building, 216 N. Monroe St, Monroe, MI.
The Monroe area is fortunate to have many talented artists in the community and we invite all artists in Monroe and surrounding area to join us.
Visitors and new members are always welcome.
(Photos by The Neon Cat, Jeff Albergo)
Outdoor art shows began in the late 1950's in Loranger
Square in downtown Monroe