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February 7, 2018
Arts Access Newsletter

Workshops, Inclusive Events and New Calls for Art! 

To see upcoming Audio Described Performances, scroll down to the bottom of the newsletter. For a full listing of Audio Described Performances, visit our website.
Series of Fortunate Events
Arts Access is thrilled to announce the return of
A Series of Fortunate Events (SOFE)


Coming this May! Find more info on the SOFE website.

Calls are currently behind held for Theater and Visual Art.
See Calls for Art and Talent below.
People Viewing Art
First Friday Reception - people gathered
NEWS
George Mitchell Artwork

HappymessART is rebranding to become ARTpost and will host an exhibition of artwork by Durham artist George Mitchell at the Carrack.

Opening Reception: Fri., Feb. 16, 6-9pm 
Artist’s Talk: Sunday, February 25, 2pm

at The Carrack Modern Art 
947 E Main St, Durham

We can't wait to see George's work!  Thank you to the Carrack, Holly and HappymessART (now ARTpost) for supporting George and making this possible. 

You can find more info about George and the exhibition on the Carrack's Event Page.
You're invited to the Art Exposition, an exhibition of art created by the Total Life Center Participants during the 2017-18 Artists Residency with artists Ellen Hathaway and Kelly S. Murray. 

Reception: February 16th, 5:30 - 7:00pm

at Departure Drive Total Life Center
5124 Departure Drive, Raleigh

Find out more about Total Life Centers on their website and Facebook Page.
INCLUSIVE EVENTS
Seussical the Musical

Sensory Saturday
Saturday, February 10

RALEIGH - FREE sensory and autism-friendly experience of two new exhibitions. Enjoy art activities inspired by the exhibitions in a quiet setting 2 hours before the museum opens to the general public. More information can be found on CAM's Facebook Event.

Please contact info@camraleigh.org or 919-261-5920 with any questions. 
Seussical the Musical

Seussical the Musical
Sunday, February 11, 2pm

FAYETTEVILLE - Sensory Friendly Performance of Seussical the Musical at Cape Fear Regional Theatre.

Tickets and more info can be found on Cape Fear Regional Theatre's Website. 
Marbles Kids Museum Logo

Marbles Family Fun Night

February 13, 5:30pm to 8:00pm

RALEIGH - Join Marbles Kid's Museum for this after-hours event for children with special needs that offers the opportunity to experience Marbles in a calmer, quieter environment.

This event is free and exclusively for kids with special needs and their families. More info can be found on Marble's Website. 

Seussical the Musical

Alice @ Wonderland 
April 28, 1pm 

RALEIGH - Sensory Friendly Performance of Alice @ Wonderland at Raleigh Little Theatre. Tickets and more info can be found on Raleigh Little Theatre's Website.

 
CALLS FOR ART & TALENT
Performers on Stage

Theatre Showcase Call for Proposals


Arts Access invites you to submit a proposal for a short play, excerpt of a play, staged reading, monologue or musical theatre selection for their Series of Fortunate Events (SOFE) Theatre Showcase.  Acts can be solo or ensemble.
View the call for talent here. 

Submission Deadline: March 7, 2018
Application can be accessed here.
Child's artwork - fish in water
Fantastic Creatures 

2D and 3D art created by children of all ages and abilities will be accepted for the Series of Fortunate Events (SOFE) Kids' Art exhibit; 1 entry per child.

The more fantastic the creature, the better! View the call for art here.

Fantastic Creatures will be the centerpiece of a day full of creative fun for children of all abilities at Sertoma Art Center on May 12th, 2018. 
UltraLight 2 logo
ULTRALIGHT 2 

ULTRALIGHT 2
 is a juried exhibition, open to artists who identify as having a disability. Entries due by April 6. 
View the call for art here. 
 
WHERE TO FIND US
Marbles Kids Museum Logo

Marbles Family Fun Night

February 13, 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Marbles Kids Museum 
201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC

RALEIGH - This event is free and exclusively for kids with special needs and their families. More info can be found on Marble's Website. 

Town of Cary Share and Care 
 

Friday, February 16, 9:30am -12:30pm
Herbert C. Young Community Center    

101 Wilkinson Avenue, Cary 

CARY - Persons with disabilities, parents and care providers are invited to this free event! Click here to view the flyer.
 
AUDIO DESCRIPTION

For a full listing of Audio Described Performances, visit our website.

Seussical: The Musical at Cape Fear Regional Theatre, February 8, 7:30pm

Almost Maine at Cary Players, February 11, 3:00pm

The Christians at Playmakers Repertory, February 13, 7:30pm

Xanadu at Meredith College's Jones Auditorium, February 17, 7:30pm 

Little Shop of Horrors at Raleigh Little Theatre, February 18, 3:00pm

Bent at Justice Theatre Project, February 18, 3:00pm

Tartuffe at Playmakers Repertory, February 20, 7:30pm

Hairspray at NCSU’s Stewart Theatre, February 23, 7:30pm

Scraps! The Ragtime Girl of Oz at Applause! Youth Theatre, February 25, 3:00pm

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