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h i s t o r y d i s a b i l i t y a r t


The University of Miami
Mailman Center for Child Development
cordially invites you to attend the opening reception of


an exhibit exploring the History of Disabilities


Wednesday, December 12, 2001
7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


Casa Grande Cultural Center
104 SW 9th Street, Ground Level
Miami, Florida
(west of/across the avenue from the Brickell Metrorail Station

Click here to see map and directions
or call (305) 858-1323

Presentations by:

Physician & Historian:  Jeffrey P. Brosco, M.D., Ph.D.

Artist:  Xavier Cortada

Performances by:

Epiphany's Girl Scout Troup #292

Wheelchair Dancers & Singers
Featuring Natalia Barnes

This exhibit explores the History of Disabilities and is presented by the University of Miami Mailman Center for Child Development.  It is co-sponored by the Miami-Dade Department of Cultural Affairs, the East Little Havana Community Development Corporation (ELHCDC),  BACARDI, USA, and

Exhibit runs through January 18th, 2002.
For gallery hours please visit calendar.

Click here to read Miami Herald article on exhibit: 
Exhibit unveils talents of disabled students, by Ana Veciana-Suarez.

Click here to visit University of Miami's HistoryDisabilityArt website and learn more about the project.

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Dr. Jeff Brosco, Clinical Director of the UM Mailman Center for Child Development, and Miami artist Xavier Cortada led families and children with disabilities through a series of workshops exploring the History of Disabilities.  The project will culminate with the creation of a documentary video, a website, and a collaborative art project facilitated by Miami artist Xavier Cortada.  To learn more about the project, please click here.


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