North Central College - Naperville, IL

College hosts exhibit of art works by Monarch Landing residents Aug. 1-7

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North Central College is hosting an exhibit of art works created by residents of the Monarch Landing continuing care retirement community in Naperville.

More than 20 Monarch Landing residents will exhibit their original artwork, including paintings, metal sculpture, fiber arts, photography and Japanese book-binding. The juried exhibit is free, open to the public and will run Aug. 1-7 in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

The exhibit extends the partnership between the Fine Arts Group at Monarch Landing, a resident-run organization dedicated to bringing fine arts to the community, and North Central College’s Fine and Performing Arts program. Since the start of the partnership in 2009, North Central College students have performed at Monarch Landing six times and residents have purchased more than 700 tickets to North Central College fine arts performances. The Resident Art Show is the first art show hosted by Monarch Landing at the College’s Fine Arts Center.

Schoenherr Gallery’s summer hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, and one hour before most performances in the Fine Arts Center. For more information about the Monarch Landing Resident Art Show contact Sherry DeFillippo at Monarch Landing, 630-300-1033 or SDeFillippo@MonarchLanding.net.

Monarch Landing, owned by Senior Care Development, LLC and its affiliates and managed by Life Care Services, LLC, the leading continuing care retirement community management company in the United States, is a full-service retirement community that provides worry-free living for America’s seniors. Located in Naperville, Illinois—named “one of America's best places to live and retire” by Modern Maturity magazine—Monarch Landing offers comprehensive health and wellness services and a robust selection of resident programs and amenities that promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle. For more information, visit WelcomeToMonarchLanding.com or call 800-721-0102.

North Central College’s 2011-2012 Sesquicentennial Fine & Performing Arts Season is supported by a generous grant from the Illinois Arts Council. USG Corporation and Navistar, Inc. are underwriting sponsors. This exhibit is one of many ongoing programs at North Central College to enrich and broaden the cultural and academic outlook for the College and community. North Central offers a variety of venues accommodating a rich range of local and world-class events, performances and space needs for the public. For a comprehensive schedule of musical performances, theatrical and dance productions, art exhibits and lectures, visit northcentralcollege.edu/show or call the box office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).

07-24-2011