Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Wheelchair Art: Everyone Creates!

We had a ton of fun with our friends from Independence Arts Studio (IAS) on Art-Reach day in the Program Room! Artists who use wheelchairs to create art came in to show the kids their distinctive art form. Carlton Sanders, Tim Taylor and Barbara Gregson along with the staff at IAS creatively utilized old wheelchairs and wheelchair parts to paint with. They painted the wheels of the chair using rollers and washable tempera paint then moved around the canvas with the wheelchair. Young children were able to test out the wheelchair art for themselves by giving the grown-ups directions on where to move around the canvas. Thanks to Independence Arts Studio, Art-Reach and all of our visitors for participating- hope you enjoy the slideshow!


  1. A great day all around! Thank you, Please Touch Museum!

  2. Please Touch is a wonderful museum filled with amazing experiences for young children. They truly are building tomorrow's audiences for the cultural community. They take to heart their mission to keep their venue accessible, and this is just one more amazing example of that commitment. Thank you a million times over!


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