|For more information about this article or gallery, please call the gallery phone number listed in the last line of the article, "For more info..."|
March Issue 2009
UNC Asheville in Asheville, NC, Offers National Touring Photography Exhibit
UNC Asheville's Center for Diversity Education in Asheville, NC, has been joined by a number of community groups to bring the nationally touring photography exhibition Road to Freedom: Portraits of People with Disabilities to Asheville. The exhibit of photos and text panels features children, teens and adults with the full spectrum of physical, sensory, learning and mental disabilities. It is on loan from the Family Diversity Project, a non-profit organization based in Amherst, MA. The exhibit will be on view from Mar. 15 through Apr. 18, 2009, in UNC Asheville's Karpen Hall Lobby.
A companion exhibit, Potential Unlimited = (dis)ABILITY, created by UNC Asheville students and the Center for Diversity Education, will also be on view from Mar. 15 through Apr. 17, 2009, in UNC Asheville's Karpen Hall Lobby. This exhibit features photos and interviews with 12 local citizens whose lives have been affected by disability in some way, including personal, family and professional experiences.
In addition to the two exhibits, a number of free lectures have been planned, call the Center for Diversity Education at 828/232-5024 for further info about these programs.
The exhibitions are sponsored by Bi-Lo Charities, Janirve Foundation, CarePartners, Mission Healthcare, Bank of America and Chitwood and Fairbairn PA. Organizing partners include Care Partners, Developmental Evaluation Services, Family Support Network, Irene Wortham Center, Mission Children's Hospital, City of Asheville Parks and Recreation, Western Alliance Center for Independent Living, UNC Asheville's Disability Services and UNC Asheville's Equal Access student organization.
For more information,
call UNC Asheville's Center for Diversity Education at 828/232-5024.
Carolina Arts is published monthly by Shoestring Publishing Company, a subsidiary of PSMG, Inc. Copyright© 2009 by PSMG, Inc., which published Charleston Arts from July 1987 - Dec. 1994 and South Carolina Arts from Jan. 1995 - Dec. 1996. It also publishes Carolina Arts Online, Copyright© 2009 by PSMG, Inc. All rights reserved by PSMG, Inc. or by the authors of articles. Reproduction or use without written permission is strictly prohibited. Carolina Arts is available throughout North & South Carolina.