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Art Show Commemorates Creative Achievements Of Children With Special Needs
On Thursday, April 24th, Kennedy Krieger Institute will celebrate its 3rd Annual Art Exhibit, The Art of Unlocking Potential.
The Art of Unlocking Potential exhibit is a part of the EmpowerArt Program created by Bear Givers, a New York-based organization that provides children in need with opportunities to feel the pride and joy of engaging in acts of kindness and generosity. The EmpowerArt Program enables children with special needs to express their creativity in art shows that benefit their schools, hospitals, and programs.
During this free event, guests will be able to peruse artwork while enjoying food and refreshments. Some of the artists will also be on hand to discuss their work with attendees.
WHAT: The Art of Unlocking Potential
WHEN: Thursday, April 24, 2014
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Herbert Bearman Gallery
Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park
1417 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD 21231
MEDIA CONTACT: Diane Lempert, firstname.lastname@example.org, 212.224.0140
About Bear Givers
Bear Givers is dedicated to bringing joy to the lives of children in need. Through hospital visits and school programs, this innovative non-profit touches the lives of children and their families with a personal visit and the gift of a soft, cuddly teddy bear. Bear Givers also offers programs that enable special needs children to become givers and experience the thrill and pride of bringing happiness to others. Bear Givers programs include Empowerment, EmpowerArt, Hospital Visits, and Teddy Bear Clinics. For more information, visit www.beargivers.org
About Kennedy Krieger
Internationally recognized for improving the lives of children and adolescents with disorders and injuries of the brain and spinal cord, the Kennedy Krieger Institution in Baltimore, MD serves more than 20,000 individuals each year through inpatient and outpatient clinics, home and community services and school-based programs. Kennedy Krieger provides a wide range of services for children with developmental concerns mild to severe, and is home to a team of investigators who are contributing to the understanding of how disorders develop while pioneering new inventions and earlier diagnosis. For more information on the Kennedy Krieger Institute, visit www.kennedykrieger.org