Monroe Art League

             Calendar of Events and Activities


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                           Join us!

         The Monroe Art League meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month
               at 6 p.m. at the United Way Building, 216 N. Monroe Street,  Monroe MI.

(Exceptions are: June (Summer picnic and December (Christmas Party)

    (A Special thanks to United Way of Monroe County for hosting our meetings)

                            Our next meeting:   

                     Guests and New Members are always welcome!

           6:00 p.m.  Tuesday,  August 22, 2017

                 Note: Dues may be paid at this meeting or at the September meeting.
                                            Members will need to be paid in advance to participate in the October 'Members Only' show.
                                            There will be no membership dues accepted at the show.







                Ongoing:  River Raisin National Battlefield Park
              Art display by local artists, with art depicting early
              Frenchtown themes and the 1812 Battle of the River Raisin.



             Below is a list of upcoming juried shows

                    September  16, 2017
  Monroe County Historical Society
                    "Somewhere in Time" Show

                         Click here for the brochure


              Oct. 7, 2017  
   Monroe Art League Members Only Show


                   November 5, 2017
                     Bedford Arts For Our Future Show

                    Art Submission Thursday, November 2 from 9:00 am to 8:30 pm.
                     Artist (and guests) reception: 3 pm Sunday Nov. 5.
                     Awards Ceremony
: 4:30  pm Sunday, Nov. 5






            Music In St. Mary's Park:
                    Join Art League Members on Thursdays until August 4th.
                    Come and paint while you listen to some great music.
                    From 7 pm until the music ends, or when you run out of paint.


            First Fridays: 
                Art League Members have been invited to Plein Air paint
                    outside of Cravings Ice Cream during First Fridays.
                Usually start around 5 pm. 
                Come paint and stay as long as you like.




      Also Betzi is looking for artists to paint at Amayas and McGeadys

      If interested, contact Betzi at:  (Not a link. Please copy and paste)


12th Annual River Raisin Jazz Series
(These are also Thursdays.)


August 10

129 Lounge – Jay Rowe

Amaya’s –  Organissimo

McGeady’s – David Gerald

Public House – Eliot Lewis




            And coming up in August:  The Monroe Fine Art Fair
           August 12 and 13, 2017
(Held in conjunction with the Jazz Festival) 

                 Click here for the application

                 Click here for the information sheet



           September 23, 2017
           Art in the Park at the Bedford Branch Library

An outdoor Arts and Crafts event

               For more info or to help plan or to volunteer: 
                    Call Jodi Russ at 734-847-6747



               September 30, 2017
                Art Walk
on the bay
                            Point Place, Toledo, Ohio

                                Click here for the invitation and application


     (Please let Paul know of any art opportunities that our members might like to know about)          


 And don't forget our recurring opportunities......
Spot Shows
                 Are for three months. 

                    For the Summer, Spot Shows will continue with the same artists
                    until October with a request you change out your artwork at least
                    once during the summer. 
                     (Ideally it would be every month or so to keep the displays fresh.)

                            Click here for the current list
                Oct, Nov, Dec 
(Sign up at the September meeting)
                Jan, Feb, Mar  
(Sign up at the November or December meeting)
                Apr, May, June
(Sign up at the March meeting)
                July, Aug, Sept 
(Sign up at the May or June meeting)




To request an item be added to the Calendar or added to Art Opportunities
 send an email to
Paul at:    (Not a link. Please copy and paste)
Include full details, your email address and phone number in case we need additional information.