February 22, 2023
Shelby County Arts Council
105 West College Street
Columbiana, AL 35051
2023 Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
The annual Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama is a traveling juried art exhibit displayed throughout the state. The show is open to Alabama students who have visual impairments, blindness, and or deaf blindness. The artists are of various ages attending public, private, residential, and home schools.
The show provides artists an opportunity to showcase their special talents and abilities. Children who participate in the show use various mediums to create one-of-a-kind masterpieces. The arts are included in the children’s academic curriculum to assist in the development of communication skills utilizing both visual and tactical media. Art is also included as part of their math, science, reading, and leisure time activities. The artwork is unique with an emphasis on creativity, color, and tactile media.
Students’ artwork is exhibited in an open reception ceremony at the beginning of the year. After which the artwork is exhibited in various museums and venues throughout the state.