Teaching Art-making To The Blind And Low Vision, A NIAD Art Center Workshop On November 18 //

On November 18, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, NIAD Art Center will offer “Teaching Art-making To The Blind And Low Vision,” a workshop focusing on techniques and adaptation for teaching art to people who are blind or visually impaired.  The workshop takes places at the Art Center, 551 23rd Street in Richmond, California. Admission is free, but registration is limited and required. Deadline to register is Wednesday, November 15. For more information or to register, contact Judith Zoon at 510-620-0290 or admin@niadart.org.

About the Workshop

Kathy Grady and Joyce Lerner, both artists and educators experienced in working with blind and low vision artists, will lead the workshop.  “Teaching Art-making To The Blind And Low Vision” includes hands-on experience as well as written material. Featured will be a presentation of best practices and helpful adaptations for art projects such as the importance of organization in planning the art project, like the placement of tools and materials. Participants will also take turns as students and instructor.

 

About the Workshop Supporters

“Teaching Art-Making To The Blind And Low Vision” is funded in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Arts and Disability Center at the University of California at Los Angeles.