From VSA of Massachusettshttps://www.facebook.com/pages/VSA-arts-of-Massachusetts/167783866028
1. Please Join Us For An Artful Adventure!
Designed For Children on the Autism Spectrum
The Artful Adventures Program at The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Invites Children Age 8-12 Years on the Autism Spectrum To Explore Art and Art Making With Their Parent or Caregiver
Please Choose One Date:
Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 10:30am.
Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 10:30am.
This FREE program will last about 90 minutes during which participants will Explore the MFA’s galleries with a trained instructor, for an interactive, visitor-centered tour. We’ll then go to an art studio to Create a personal work of art to take home. At the conclusion of the program participants will be invited to evaluate their experience. Attendance is limited. Pre-registration is required by Monday, July 25, 2011.
For more information or to pre-register email email@example.com
Or call 617-369-3303.
2. Salsa In The Park returns for its fourth summer!
Come enjoy free outdoor dancing in the South End's Blackstone Square park every Monday night from 6-9pm until August 29th (except July 4th).
Silent Rhythms is the new program for the deaf and hard of hearing that makes learning how to dance fun, easy and accessible! In addition to the Beginner and Advanced Beginner classes that is taught by MetaMovements, Silent Rhythms will be teaching a class from 6pm to 7pm inside Blackstone Community Center next to the Blackstone Park. This class will be taught in sign language by a deaf dancer who has performed all around the world.
When: Every Monday from 6pm to 9pm
From June 13th through August 29th
Where: Blackstone Square Park
50 West Brookline Street
Boston, MA 02118 (between Washington Street and Shawmut Ave in South End)
For more information, please visit: www.metamovements.com/sitp
or email Kerry Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Landmark Orchestra on the Esplanade
Free and Accessible Concerts
July 13th - August 31st
DCR’s Hatch Shell on the Esplanade
Boston Landmarks Orchestra announces "Breaking Down Barriers" initiative to welcome people with disabilities to its concerts for 2011 summer season. The Orchestra will provide both Braille and large text programs at all of its concerts this summer. Sign language interpreters will be present for its August 3rd concert in collaboration with the Boston Lyric Opera.
"Boston Landmarks Orchestra is serious about making great music accessible to everyone. They've taken stock of the things that might make getting to the Hatch Shell for a concert difficult for some people and are working to make their concerts welcoming to everyone. They are ready to help and their concerts are free. Don't hesitate to accept this open invitation to enjoy Boston's Esplanade and a summer full of great music" - Charles J. Washburn, Executive Director VSA Massachusetts
For more information, please contact Jim Murray at (617)987-2000 ext. 13 or email JM@LANDMARKSORCHESTRA.ORG
4. IOD Seeks Artists for its
The IOD is currently inviting artists to submit artwork to be considered for its 2012 Calendar.
These highly anticipated calendars are distributed each year to thousands of people around the world who are connected to the IOD's mission of strengthening communities and ensuring full access, equal opportunities, and participation for all persons. The deadline for submissions is Friday, July 29, 2011.
From the Watertown Commission on Disabilities:
You are cordially invited to submit your artwork at an Exhibition, Able Arts, sponsored by the Watertown Commission on Disability for artists with disabilities.
The Exhibition will be held at the Watertown Free Public Library, 123 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472 in October and November 2011.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 1, 2011