For Immediate Release
through Dec. 18, the Pepco Edison Place Gallery will exhibit approximately 60
works of art, including paintings and sculpture by artists who are visually
five-week-long show is the inaugural exhibition for the Columbia Lighthouse for
the Blind (CLB), in partnership with the students from the George Washington
University Corcoran School of the Arts and Design's MA in Exhibition Design
will attend today's opening reception at the Edison Place Gallery from 6 to
7:30 p.m. to share their experiences and information on their works, including
select pieces that will be for sale.
in 1900, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind is the only organization of its kind
to provide life-changing skills and services to clients who are blind, visually
impaired, or deaf-blind members of the greater Washington, D.C. region.
vision-health screenings, a mobile eye care unit, independent living skills
training, community support groups for youth and adults, career counseling and job
placement, CLB enables clients to reclaim personal and professional
independence by learning to navigate mobility and employment challenges that
arise from vision loss. CLB manages 12 government contracts, employing blind
members of the greater Washington, D.C. region
additional information on Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, please visit www.clb.org.
Pepco Edison Place Gallery is open with free admission noon to 4 p.m. each
Tuesday through Friday and is located at 702 Eighth St., NW, Washington, DC.