Currently on display at the University of Oregon art museum on campus: “Brilliant and Resilient: Celebrating the Power of Disabled Women Activists.” The exhibit features a collection of professional images and personal stories of women representing a variety of cultures, countries, and disabilities. These leaders have used determination, drive, and resilience to confront discrimination and make unique contributions in their communities and in the world.
Madeline Stuart, an 18-year-old girl with Down syndrome, is chasing her dreams of becoming a model — and refusing to take no for an answer.
Chuck Baird was a deaf painter and one of the founders of the De’VIA art movement, which intermingles American Sign Language symbols into artistic renderings. Sadly, Baird passed away in February of 2012, but his art can still be studied and enjoyed! Check out his Art Gallery
Project Access For All is a National Database for accessible cultural centers across the United States. Don’t let disability keep you from enjoying the beauty of art and history!