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january, 2024

21jan - 29febjan 213:00 pmfeb 29Helen Keller Art Show of AlabamaWork will be on display in the SCAC’s Grande Corridor Gallery from 1/21/23-2/24/24.(january 21) 3:00 pm - (february 29) 5:00 pm

Event Details

The Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama is an annual traveling juried art show. The show is open to students from throughout the state that have visual impairments, blindness, and/or deaf-blindness. The artists are of various ages attending public, private, residential, and home schools.

The show provides artists an opportunity to showcase their special talent and abilities. Children who participate in the show use various mediums to create one-of-a-kind masterpieces. Art is included in the students’ academic curriculum in areas such as the development of communication skills, utilizing visual and tactical abilities, math science, reading and leisure time activities. The artwork is unique with emphasis on creativity, color, and tactile media.

The gallery opening reception will be Sunday, 1/21/24, 3pm-5pm. The opening reception is free and open to the public. Please check out this fantastic work and meet some of these up and coming artists.

The awards ceremony will be live streamed from the SCAC Facebook Page

Work will be on display in the SCAC’s Grande Corridor Gallery from 1/21/24-2/24/24. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am-5pm.

Presented by the Shelby County Arts Council in partnership with the University of Alabama of Birmingham School of Optometry Vision Science Research Center.

If you would like to know more about the Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama or purchase artwork please contact Shirley J. Wilson | Director, Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama, sjwilson@uab.edu, 205482-5201.

Time

January 21 (Sunday) 3:00 pm - February 29 (Thursday) 5:00 pm

Location

Grande Corridor Gallery

105 West College St.

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