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Visions from the Heart
Opening in the gallery June 23, 2006

Three local nonprofit organizations join forces to organize an exhibition of works by artists with disabilities. The Barnum Festival, The Kennedy Center and The Housatonic Museum of Art are partnering to create “Visions from the Heart” a juried exhibition that will showcase the art works of Connecticut and surrounding area Artists with Disabilities. First, second and third place cash prizes will be awarded to participating artists recognized for their exceptional artistic ability.

Please Join Us ...

We Invite You to Experience the Pure Joy of Outsider Art
at the Opening Reception of the “Visions from the Heart” Juried Exhibition

Thursday, June 22, 2006 • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Gallery Talk with Margaret Bodell
Co-founder of the The Viewing Room Gallery/consulting firm

Enjoy an Evening of Fine Wine, Lively Conversation, Music & Hor d'oeuvres
Sponsored by The Barnum Festival, The Housatonic Museum of Art
and The Kennedy Center "Visions From the Heart"

Tickets for the Opening Reception @ $45per person/$75 per couple
Please Respond by June 16, 2006
For more information, please contact Jo Ann McMullan
203-365-8522, Ext. 229 or jmcmullan@kennedyctr.org
"Visions from the Heart Juried Exhibition"

Some of this year's entries... Click to see larger view...

Animals at the beach
Animals at the Beach, Samantha Downing
Special Olympics
Special Olympics, Francine McMillian
The Zoo
The Zoo, Marie Kerr
The Tree
The Tree, Mark Combrinck-Hertz
The Dinosaur
The Dinosaur, Thomas Gallagher
The Lucky Leprechaun
The Lucky Leprechaun, Marie Kerr