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2021 MERA Award of Excellence

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 MERA Award of Excellence in Fine Arts and Fine Crafts MERA (McDonalds Corners/Elphin...

MERA Schoolhouse Closed

The State of Emergency has shut the doors of the MERA Schoolhouse until “at least” February 11th. The information from the...

Winter Speaker Series Starts January 14

Brighten up your winter on Thursday evenings by listening and watching an exciting series of talks presented by MERA. These presentations...

MERA's Mandate is:

To encourage, develop and organize arts, cultural and recreational activities for people of all ages in order to enhance the well-being, health and connectivity of the community.

We're committed to...

  • Facilitating and promoting activities and entertainment programs for adults and children which help bring this rural community together.
  • Providing a facility to learn and practice skills such as weaving, pottery, textile arts, visual arts and physical fitness.
  • Promoting greater access, awareness and understanding of the arts, crafts, music, and health.

MERA is a not for profit corporation incorporated by Letters Patent in the Province of Ontario and is a registered charity.

  • MERA is governed by a board of volunteer directors elected from amongst its members.
  • The schoolhouse building and property is owned and maintained as a community centre by the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands and is leased to MERA.

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