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MIVAL to host 2018 44th MIVAL Jr. Art Show

The event will again showcase the artistic talents of the young people on Mercer Island.

  • Monday, May 21, 2018 8:27am
  • Life

Mercer Island Visual Arts League (MIVAL), together with Wells Fargo Bank, will sponsor the 44th annual MIVAL Junior Art Show during Mercer Island’s Summer Celebration to be held July 14 and 15.

The Jr. Art Show showcases and promotes young island artists from Kindergarden through 12th grades who are interested in drawing, painting, sculpture, photography and digital art.

The Jr Art Show has been a MIVAL event for the past 44 years. This year’s show will be held in the lobby of Wells Fargo Bank from July 2 to 14.

Awards and cash prizes will be presented to young artists on July 14. Financial support for this event comes from MIVAL members, private donors, Wells Fargo Bank and several Mercer Island businesses.

Locals can register online at

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