History of Disability Exhibit now online

The award-winning exhibit, “From Institutions to Independence: A History of People with Disabilities in Northwest Ohio” is now available for viewing online.  This 2008-2009 exhibit explored the local history of persons with disabilities and the organizations that were formed to serve them.

Panoramic View of Exhibit

Panoramic View of Exhibit

The exhibit and related events won several awards for both the quality of the scholarship and the educational content of the work.  Among its awards were:

New Art Exhibit: Accessible Expressions Ohio

Through May 29th the Canaday Center art gallery on the 5th floor of Carlson Library will feature Accessible Expressions Ohio, a touring juried exhibit that celebrates Ohio’s artists with disabilities.  A variety of works in several media are on view in professional, emerging, and youth categories, and many are available for purchase.

The exhibit is the work of VSA Arts of Ohio,  who will hold a Careers in the Arts regional workshop on May 29th in the Canaday Center.  Call 614.241.5325 for more information.