37th annual Senior Citizens Art Show continues through May 31

May 23, 2019

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The artwork of local seniors will be showcased at the Area Agency on Aging District 7′s 37th Annual Senior Citizens Art Show that continues Thursday and Friday, May 23-24, May 20-24 and Tuesday through Friday, May 28-31, at the Esther Allen Greer Museum, located on the campus of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College in Rio Grande, Ohio.

Participants age 55 or older, who have entered artwork in the Show, will have these items on display at the Museum daily from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. May 23 and 24 and May 28-30. The public is invited to visit the Museum at any time during the days and times mentioned to view the artwork and also vote for the Show’s People’s Choice Award.

In addition, a special tea to recognize the participants and award-winning art pieces will be held at the museum at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 31. All participants, their guests, museum visitors, and the public will be welcome to attend.

Examples of art categories that were entered in the contest include acrylic, mixed media, oil, pastels, pencil, and photography. Judging themes include abstract, animals and birds, cartoons, floral, landscape, portraits, seascape and still life. In addition, an essay/poetry category was also available with these entries included as part of the display at the Museum.

Participants in the variety of categories represent the counties served by the AAA7 which include Adams, Brown, Gallia, Highland, Jackson, Lawrence, Pike, Ross, Scioto and Vinton.

For more details about the Art Show, please call the Area Agency on Aging District 7 tollfree at 1-800-582-7277 or e-mail info@aaa7.org.

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