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Yoga Friday!

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Yoga Friday!

Friday Yoga is a one-of-a-kind class co-led by yoga teacher Becca and Kelsey, a professional artist with a disability. The class focuses on alignment and breath work, while leaving room for spontaneity and creativity. It is held in our amazing gallery space filled with natural light (and sometimes out under the clouds by the bubbling […]

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Day of Arts for All

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Day of Arts for All

VSA Ohio is excited to celebrate our 10th annual Day of Arts for All, and the artists of the 2018 Accessible Expressions Ohio AEO Exhibit and Tour. This year photography, paint, and mixed media works of 75 artists at an intersection of disability and Ohio residency. Join us for an Opening Reception with cash prizes […]

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Job Training Service Provides Bridge to Competitive Employment

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Job Training Service Provides Bridge to Competitive Employment

Opportunities for independence are expanding for people with disabilities. It has started with the gradual phasing out of sheltered workshops, where individuals with disabilities have traditionally been tucked away, isolated from the rest of the community. These workshops aren’t shutting down; many people will remain there as they have for years. But workshops are closing […]

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GCAC Presents: Reeled in by ReelAbilities Film Festival

 Elizabeth L. Sammons GCAC Presents: Reeled in by ReelAbilities Film Festival

Considering the many sculptures I’ve touched, novels I’ve read or movies I’ve viewed, it’s amazing how little I actually know about them. Was the artist right or left handed? Was the author drunk or sober when he wrote that line? Did that actress have a stomach ache just before her screening? When faced with answers […]

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GCAC Presents: VSA Ohio at the intersection of art and disability

 Noelle Chun GCAC Presents: VSA Ohio at the intersection of art and disability

Since its founding in 1986, VSA Ohio has evolved to become a community that helps inspired artists connect with their passions. Bridging arts and disability, their programs and services focus on providing equal opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency—all hallmarks of the milestone Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) legislation. In the past, VSA […]

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