Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving - we are thankful for you and your support of local arts!
Shop Small Saturday - TOMORROW!!
SHOP SMALL SATURDAY
10 am - 5 pm
Each $50 spent here at MWCA in buying from our local artists and makers on Saturday 11/27 gets you entered to win $50 in Downtown Dollars to spend here in Monroe! Spend $100, get TWO entries! This is in *addition* to the Shopping Passport raffle that Downtown Monroe is running (see below).
On Saturday morning, stop by here FIRST to pick up your shopping passport for another chance to win Downtown Dollars! Complete 4 items on the card for a chance to win $100 or complete 6 items for a chance to win $200. All entries must be turned in on Small Business Saturday (November 27th). Cards can be returned to us at MWCA inside at the register by 5 pm or red mailbox outside MWCA until 8:00 pm.
There's no better day to begin your Christmas shopping than on Shop Small Saturday. Start the day at a local restaurant and then head out to all of your favorite stores (including us!!) where you'll find helpful business owners, unique gifts and great deals.
CHRISTMAS PARADE AND ANNUAL MEMBERS POTLUCK
Thursday December 2 at 5:30
68th annual Downton Monroe Christmas Parade is at 6:30 - 8 pm ... so parking will be "interesting"! :-)
We will have our Annual Members' Potluck that night starting at 5:30pm. Meet other members, make new friends while you enjoy the parade from our porch/sidewalk or looking through the windows!
Bring a "heavy appetizer" or finger food to share. We will supply paper goods. The little fridge will be stocked with water and soft drinks.
Creative Christmas workshops/events
Adult classes - learn more HERE
Kids' classes - learn more HERE (preschool to teens!)
& SATURDAY SOIREE: December 4 - fun, family-friendly drop-in workshops! Learn more HERE
DON'T FORGET OUR HOLIDAY HOURS - bring your friends and family to our fabulous local-artist gift shop!
Sunday 1 - 5
Monday 11 - 4
Tuesday and Wednesday 11 - 5
Thursday 11 - 8
Friday and Saturday 10 - 5
MEMBERS SHOW -- drop off January 7 - 8, 2022
Members' Shows are an open call to all MWCA members -- it's your chance to show off your talent and artistry! We encourage all our members in good standing to plan for our annual Members' Show.
All members, regardless of experience or expertise are encouraged to enter our Members' Show. It's a benefit of membership and a great opportunity to support your local art center, plus have your works on display and for sale in our Gallery! This exhibit is also open to Youth (ages 10 - 17 ).
Our MWCA Members' Show presents all our members' works: experienced, even professional artists' works, emerging artists and novices alike in a single show, highlighting our commitment to fostering a community of support for artists of all levels. All works accepted as long as they meet our guidelines. Learn more HERE!
Hope to see you at the pot-luck on 12/2!
Hope Reese, director of Monroe-Walton Center for the Arts since February, 2017.