SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The Gallery at Shrewsbury Crossings will open the Shrewsbury High School Senior Show on Saturday, December 14th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. The artist reception will feature a musical performance by classical pianist Katherine Evans. Student Artists will welcome guests and discuss their work and artistic methods. Shrewsbury High School Visual Art Director Pamela LeBlanc coordinated the student submissions. “Students have been working really hard this year and it is always exciting when they get to show their work to the greater community.”
“This exhibit is the second for Shrewsbury High School students at the gallery.” according to Kelly Marcimo,, director of community relations at Shrewsbury Crossings. “We were so impressed with the level of work the students produced last year, our residents truly enjoyed the show. We are more than pleased to make this an annual event. This year we wanted to give the graduating seniors the spotlight on their work. It’s a special chance for them to have a gallery hanging experience.”
Visitors to the gallery are encouraged to bring a filled stocking to the opening to be included in our annual Stockings for Seniors collection. Holiday Stockings will be distributed via the Shrewsbury Council on Aging’s meals on wheels program.”
The SHS Senior show will feature paintings, pottery, photography and 3D work and some work will be offered for sale, all proceeds go to the artist. The exhibit will run through Saturday, March 1st. The gallery at Shrewsbury Crossings will be open daily from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm for free public viewing.
Shrewsbury Crossings offers assisted living and the Harbor Program of care for those with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory impairments. The community is operated by Benchmark Senior Living, based in Wellesley. Benchmark is the largest privately held provider of senior living services in the Northeast and is committed to setting the standard of excellence in senior housing. The company develops, owns and manages an array of senior living communities which offer independent living, assisted living, and specialized assisted living for the memory impaired. Benchmark operates 50 communities in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Maine. Visit Benchmark at www.benchmarkseniorliving.com.