Performing Arts and Disability: Leadership, Inclusion, and Training Symposium

Posted Wednesday March 01 2017 at 2:34 pm in Cultural Inclusion


The BU Arts Initiative, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The BU Dance Program, and BU Disability Services host the critically acclaimed AXIS Dance Company for a residency March 13-18, 2017.  AXIS Dance Company was founded in 1987 and has paved the way for a powerful contemporary dance form called physically integrated dance, which features dancers with and without disabilities.

As a part of this residency, we invite you to attend a symposium at Boston University March 13, 2017 from 1-5:30pm.  The symposium will feature regional artists, activists, and arts leaders participating in a panel discussion and break out conversations.  The panel will be moderated by Charles Washburn, Vice President and COO of VSA Massachusetts.

More information.

Creative Minds for ABI Survivors - Open Door Gallery, Worcester Art Museum

Posted Wednesday February 15 2017 at 4:14 pm in Open Door Gallery

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A monthly casual social art experience for adults with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).  Engage with the world of art by creating art through studio experiences led by knowledgeable art instructors.  Discuss art throughout history from antiquity to contemporary.  No previous art experience required and refreshments are included.

Upcoming Meetups at Open Door Gallery, Worcester Art Museum:
Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 10AM - Mary Cassatt
Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 6PM - Patterns & Zentangels
Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:30AM - The Art of Couples
Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 5:30PM - Impressionism

Sign up here.

Please note, to be included as a member, participants need be at least 18 years or older and have an acquired brain injury.  If you need help determining if you are eligible, please contact Krystal Carl, Program Coordinator, at 774-272-0753 or and include your phone number if you would like us to contact you by phone.  Friends are welcome and personal care assistants, or other support persons are welcome and required, if needed.

Open Door Gallery Presents Greg Rogers - Meaning, Life, and the Search for Light

Posted Monday February 13 2017 at 9:55 pm in Open Door Gallery

Greg Rogers - The lemon Flag

Greg Rogers uses acrylic, oil pastels, Chalk, and india ink on paper, offering a mixed media of rich textures and lively color contrasts.  Greg uses his feet to accomplish most fine motor skill tasks including his striking paintings.

Greg Rogers - Meaning, Life, and the Search for Light
Open Door Gallery
Now through April 13, 2017 9am - 5pm
Reception February 16 2017 4-7pm