Public art workshop for students with and without special needs
Sculptor Kevin Reese collaborates with communities to create high flying mobiles and swirling stabiles. Since 2001, he has worked nationwide with thousands of children and adults to create more than 90 moving pieces of public art. In October 2012, Kevin will arrive at Merrimack Hall for a five-day residency, creating pieces of public art to be displayed in local businesses. Kevin will work with special-needs students in Merrimack Hallís Johnny Stallings Arts Program, along with their typical peers to create these art pieces. The workshop is open to students with and without special needs. Over the five-day period, the students help Kevin measure, cut, sand, and assemble the mobile. The students decide together what colors to use and how those colors will be applied to the mobile. On the final day, the students participate with Kevin in the final assembly and in the unveiling of the mobile for the entire community.
This program is presented in conjunction with The Connection, Merrimack Hallís social club for people with special needs and their typical peers, funded through a grant from the Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities.
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October 15-19, 2012
$25 per student
Ticket price includes processing fee.
There are no exchanges or refunds on ticket purchases. All seats are reserved.