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Braille Institute Collaboration Continues with Special Workshop

On Friday, September 23, the Braille Institute presented a special workshop called “Sculpting in the Dark.” Instructors Tish Brennan and Lynn Schwanauer led 20 participants in creating sculptures using their sense of touch, memory, and imagination. The Ventura County Star covered the workshop, and posted photos on their website here. To download a PDF of the article, click here. Photo courtesy of the Ventura County Star. The current ACCV Art Exhibit at the Galleria in the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, “Food 4 Thought” features sculptures and other works by low vision artists from the Braille Institute, among other pieces of art incorporating food imagery. “Food 4 Thought” runs through October 10. Viewing hours are normally 9am-5pm, 7 days a week. Call the Hillcrest Center at (805) 381-2747 for information on extended viewing hours in the evening.