Art Show for Artists with Disabilities is Unique Forum for Artists to Display And Sell Work
April 24, 2003
Source: Allina Hospitals & Clinics
Artists from across the United States, and as far away as Germany, have submitted artwork for the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute's 40th Annual International Art Show by Artists with Disabilities. This year's show features 210 artists and more than 330 pieces of art.
The grand opening is scheduled for April 24 from 5-8 p.m. on the second floor of Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located at 28th and Chicago Avenue. Admission and parking are free for the grand opening. Regular exhibit and sale hours extend through May 26, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
"The art show is a 40-year tradition of which we are very proud," said Nancy Larkin, director of operations for Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Services. "Sister Kenny's mission is all about helping individuals make progress towards their personal best and our art show is an extension of that -- highlighting the abilities of those who experience physical or mental limitations."
For more information on the show, call 612-863-4463 or visit the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute's website at http://www.sisterkennyinstitute.com .
Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute is a nationally renown rehabilitation facility dedicated to restoring and enhancing the quality of life for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, work or sports- related injuries and neurological or muscular disorders including arthritis, multiple sclerosis, speech disorders and chronic pain. Sites are located at four hospitals in the Twin Cities area as well as nine outpatient clinics.
Minneapolis-based Abbott Northwestern Hospital is part of Allina Hospitals & Clinics, a non-profit network of hospitals, clinics and other health care services. Abbott Northwestern is found online at http://www.abbottnorthwestern.com and the latest health information is at http://www.medformation.com .
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