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Art Gallery • Historic Room MAY - AUGUST 2011

Irene B. French Community Center Art Gallery The Community Center Art Gallery is in its 15th year of operation. Our mission is to increase public awareness of the visual arts by providing a setting for exhibition and education. Gallery space will feature monthly exhibits by local and regional artists. All exhibits are free to the public and many artists will have originals and prints for sale. Gallery Hours Monday-Thursday, 9am-8pm Friday, 9am-4pm Saturday, 9am-3pm Sunday, 2pm-4pm

*Public is invited to attend opening night wine & cheese reception, 7:00pm-8:30pm

Upcoming Exhibit Schedule April 7*-May 7 “Global Youth Murals” by People to People International

Merriam Parks, Recreation, and Community Center Foundation “Sharing in Your Community’s Future”

(Mixed Media)

May 12*-June 11 “What We Treasure” featuring Sylvia Rose Augustus & Christi Roberts Bony (Photography & Mixed Media)

June 16*-July16

“Constructing Images” featuring Ted Denton & Lee Knox (Mixed Media & Watercolor)

July 21*-August 20 “Colors of the World” featuring Kay Trieb & Julia Steinberg (Mixed Media & Photography)

Call to get your name on our mailing list for an application to show in 2012 art exhibits. Online application can be found at (Deadline to apply is July 9, 2011) For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 913-322-5550 or email

The Merriam Parks, Recreation, and Community Center Foundation was established in 1988 for the purpose of supBoard Members porting City of Merriam recreCarol Eubank, President ational facilities, programs, and Kathy Rowe, Secretary parks. Since that time, the foundaIrene French, Treasurer tion has donated more than $150,000 to purchase equipment Myra Jenks Nancy Hupp and support events and programs. Jane Doerflinger 2010 donations include a purchase Lanny Bachtle award for the 2010 Heartland Lori Hanson Artist Exhibition, fitness center Frank Dover equipment, sponsorship of “Flags 4 Freedom” and summer concerts, city special events & recreation program scholarships. Individuals or groups who would like to make a contribution in honor or memory of a loved one, may contact Susan Hayden at 913-322-5550.

Historic Merriam Museum NOW OPEN ON SATURDAYS 9:30am-1:00pm! Looking for a bit of Merriam history? Visit the Historic Merriam Society’s Museum Room located at the community center. Exhibit includes a working antique model train and trolley exhibit. For more information call Merriam Parks and Recreation at 913-322-5550



Merriam Parks & Recreation - 2011 Summer Programs  
Merriam Parks & Recreation - 2011 Summer Programs  

Merriam, Kansas Parks & Recreation Department's 2011 summer program brochure.