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Trio Of Exhibitions Encourages Public To Think Differently About Disabilities

Credit Courtesy/Fort Wayne Museum of Art
AWS Foundation CEO, Patti Hays and museum vice president, Amanda Martin feel that a show like this celebrates the artists and their unique life positions.

As part of its 10th anniversary celebration, AWS Foundation has partnered with the Fort Wayne Museum of Art to present a trio of exhibitions, addressing the effects of physical and mental disability on the creation of art.

Earlier this week, WBOI's Julia Meek met with Patti Hays, foundation CEO, and museum vice president, Amanda Martin, to discuss the impact and awareness the show is generating, and its aim to encourage the public to think differently about disabilities.

Event Information:

"Sharon", "Echolilia" & "Expressions of Existence"
@ Fort Wayne Museum of Art
This trio of exhibitions runs through June 11, 2017

Meet Timothy and Eli Archibald
Saturday, April 8th
10:00 a.m.

Tour for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Saturday, April 29th
10:00 a.m.

Curator's Tour
Thursday, May 4th
12:15 p.m.

For gallery hours and event details, visit the Fort Wayne Museum of Art website.

To learn more about AWS Foundation, visit its website.

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for forty years. Besides being WBOI's arts & culture reporter, she currently co-produces and hosts Folktales and Meet the Music.
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