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Exhibition Opening at (106) Gallery and Studio

Friday, April 10, 2015

6:00 pm -9:00 pm

Celebrate the kickoff of the DisArt Festival by attending the opening of Access is a Civil Right: The Photography of Tom Olin at the (106) Gallery. Coupled with the annual Art.Downtown studio and shop hop, featuring several hundred artists, showing in galleries, businesses and studio spaces throughout downtown Grand Rapids, the evening presents many options to engage art.  Refreshments served.

(106) Gallery is also pleased to host artist, activist, and author Petra Kuppers for a book reception, featuring Studying Disability Arts and Culture,PalgraveMacmillan, 2014. Video selections from Kupper’s Salamander Project, by the Olimpias Collective, will also be on view in the lower level.


These exhibitions are two of several Disability Arts exhibits, organized by DisArt Festival 2015. For more Disability Art activities and events, please visit  

Additionally, over 38 venues and pop-up galleries along S. Division will be open Friday, April 10, from 6-11pm for your art-viewing pleasure, as part of the Avenue for the Art’s annual event, Art.Downtown. For a complete schedule, please visit:

These shows are made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs.


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