Merrill Gardens at Kirkland Hosts 3rd Annual Senior Art Show June 10 – 19, 2011

The Kirkland Senior Council is sponsoring the 3rd Annual Senior Art Show this June and is again partnering with Merrill Gardens at Kirkland to provide the host site for the senior art exhibit titled: “Seniors Are Artists, Too.”  The art show will feature painting, sculpture, photography, quilting, and other media done by local senior artists, starting June 10th.  Merrill Gardens will host an artists’ reception featuring live jazz with the Ev Stern Trio from 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Friday, June 10th, in conjunction with this year’s “2nd Friday” downtown Art Walk.  The senior art show installation will remain on display in the Merrill Gardens lobby, free to visitors, 9AM-7PM, until June 19th. Throughout the summer, Merrill Gardens at Kirkland will be a featured destination on the summer Art Walk, hosting new artists each month in partnership with the Kirkland Arts Council.  Visitors are welcome to enjoy free live music, art, and light refreshments in the Merrill Gardens at Kirkland lobby, every second Friday evening starting at 6:00 PM.  Wine and beer are available for purchase at “RD’s Bistro” in the Merrill Gardens lobby.  Merrill Gardens at Kirkland is located at 201 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA 98033, in the heart of downtown Kirkland.  Scheduled dates include: July 8th, August 12th, and September 9th.

Merrill Gardens at Kirkland offers seniors 62 and over a comprehensive retirement community with features that appeal to everyone’s lifestyle.  The community recently won its second “Best of Kirkland” award in the 2011 Kirkland Reporter readers’ poll.

To find out more about the Merrill Gardens at Kirkland, please contact us at 425.828.2570.