Helen Keller Art Show of AlabamaJune 1 - June 30, 2017
Helen Keller Touring Art Show 2014 3
An annual juried exhibtion of works by Alabama children with visually impairment, blindness or deaf-blindness. The exhibition was established in 1983 as a cooperative project of the UAB School of Optometry, the University of Alabama-Birmingham Vision Science Research Center Education and Outreach Module and the UAB School of Education. The exhibition tours throughout the state and is displayed here at the Museum during the Helen Keller Festival each year. 
Winner of the Patty Johnson award sponsored by the Helen Keller Foundation Board:
Sarah Thomas, a student at Paine Elementary, Trussville Al. Artwork title: “Rainbow Dash” 
Winner of the Colbert County Board of Tourism and Convention Bureau:
Grey Mayfield, a student at The Helen Keller School at AIDB. Artwork title: “Clock”
The Michael Lee MacMackin Family:
Momma Bailey and Baby Daily”, by Adalynne Parrish, Alabama School for the Deaf and Blind, Talladega, AL

Purchase Awards are selected by the following individuals and agencies:

Patty Johnson Award-Helen Keller Foundation Board
Colbert Co. Board of Tourism and Convention Bureau
UAB Vision Science Research Education and Outreach Module
The EyeSight Foundation of Alabama
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital
Council for Exceptional Children/Division for Visual Impairments
UAB School of Education Curriculum & Instruction
The Nelson Family Award

ArtWorks  July 22 - September 6, 2017

Artworks 2015 Gallery Photo 2030

An annual exhibition featuring the work of Tennessee Valley Art Association artist members.

Event Calendar

Tuesday June 27
Luminosity: The Power of Pastel
Tuesday June 27 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama
Monday July 10 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Art Quest 2017
Monday July 17 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Art Quest 2017


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