WHO WE ARE
The mission of the Shelby County Arts Council is to support, nurture, and promote the arts and cultural opportunities in Shelby County, Alabama. The Arts Council enhances the quality of life for Shelby County Residents and helps to promote economic growth and tourism. We encourage you to explore the arts and expand your artistic horizons with classes and events featured here.
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Browse the site to find out who is teaching in your community. We offer classes in painting, photography, sculpture, guitar, voice, piano and more. Our facility also presents new gallery exhibitions monthly, so check back often as we continue to expand our services.
Shelby County Arts Council is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.
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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 205482-5201.
January 21 (Sunday) 3:00 pm - February 29 (Thursday) 5:00 pm