L'Art de découvrir- Art exhibit and sale

2008-03-05, from Member
Sherbrooke - For a third consecutive year the Uplands Cultural and Heritage Center, in association with the Regroupement CNDE- Dixville, will present an exhibit to display works of art done by artists living with intellectual disabilities. This cultural event held during the Quebec Intellectual Disability Week will begin with a Vernissage from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday March 13th at Uplands.

l'Art de découvrir is a heart-warming event, a mixture of creativity and discoveries. The opening night is a celebration full of smiles, feelings of pride, and congratulations. This is an event where the artists living with an intellectual disability receive a healthy dose of encouragement and acknowledgement from friends, families, people working in the field and the general public. This is a community at its best.

In addition to many of the artists who participated last year, there are several new talents who will join the event. The artists themselves will be making a special appearance at the vernissage to showcase their creative works. Visitors will have the opportunity to purchase and bring home unique pieces of art that are both original and colourful.

The art exhibit l’Art de découvrir will be open to the public from Thursday March 13th to Sunday the 22nd of March 2008. Uplands’ opening hours are Wednesday to Sunday from 1-4:30 p.m. The Uplands Cultural and Heritage Center is situated at 9 Speid street, Borough of Lennoxville, in the City of Sherbrooke

For more information, contact (819) 564-0409, or visit our web site at www.uplands.ca.

Source:
Nancy Robert, directrice
Centre culturel et du patrimoine Uplands
9, rue Speid, Sherbrooke Qc J1M 1R9
Tel (819) 564-0409 Fax (819) 564-8951
uplands@abacom.ca
www.uplands.ca

 
 

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