Artists! Art Walk 2015 wants you!

Artists and Artisans, if you are looking for a chance to showcase your artwork or original craft pieces, Art Walk is a great way to do it. Your creations will be on display in a local business for six weeks this summer and will be the attraction that brings local and other visitors to town and to the businesses. You will be featured in the Art Walk Passport and promoted through this Chamber of Commerce program. Get your application in to Fran at Doctors Eye Care by Friday, May 28.

Merritt Art Walk 2015 will be held from July 1-Aug 15.
More Info: 2015 Merritt Art Walk Info for Artists
Application form: 2015 Merritt Art Walk Artist Application

Community Art Show – Winners !

Congratulations to all the artists who brought their work to show at the Community Art Show 2015. That made it truly our biggest and finest show to date at the Courthouse Art Gallery.

Here are the winners of the People’s Choice (voting by visitors) and Judging decisions:

People’s Choice Award ($100):   Claire Burnham – Gold Martini

1st Place ($100):  Cassandra Dolen – Alone with the Mountain
 2nd Place ($50):  Shareen Wood – Gothic Girl
 3rd Place ($50):  Kim Leclair – Seattle World’s Fair
 Honourable Mentions:
 1 – Marise Sasges – Blue Darner
 2 – Georgina Beatty – Wapes
 3 – Rodney Boesel – Nevermore
 4 – Murphy Shewchuk – Horses at Sunset
 5 – Natalie Rostad-Desjarlais – Roundance

Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to all the participants.

Gardening the Courthouse – May 23

Marigolds and More!

Saturday, May 23 starting at 9 am.

MarigoldsLove To Dance Garden Day at the THE OLDE COURTHOUSE

“Let’s make Merritt a beautiful town!”

Let’s make The Olde Courthouse a landmark in the city of Merritt again – A place we can be proud of and enjoyed by everyone visiting Merritt, the Art Gallery and the Dance studio. Volunteers will help  plant seedlings, donate additional plants, clean the flower beds, fertilizer and compost, make garden patch markers, etc.

Enquiries: Merritt Dance Society – 250 378-9898 or