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Disability Pride Art Show Seeks Submissions

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The 13th annual Disability Pride Day Art Show is fast approaching, but there is still time for Berkshire-area artists with disabilities to submit their work.

The show will be held at the Berkshire Mall on Saturday, March 6 from 10 to 3. (FYI, Berkshire Mall rules do not allow for the sale of items on the premises).

Entries must be received at AdLib, Inc., 215 North St., no later than Monday, March 1. All entries must have the artist’s name, address and phone number securely attached to the back of each item. All items will be returned to AdLib, Inc., for pick up no later than March 8, unless arrangements are made to pick up work at the end of the event. For more information, contact Cathy Carchedi at AdLib, 413-442-7047.

The art show is part of Disability Pride Day, the goal of which is to increase community awareness of the accomplishments of people with disabilities, and educate the community about the variety of services and opportunities available to them in Berkshire County. Participants include human service agencies, Berkshire Medical Center Health Van, and Lion’s Club Eye Mobile. Berkshire Bank is the major sponsor of the event.

For more information or to reserve a booth, call 413-442-1652 ext. 12 or 413-499-4241 ext. 230.

Tags: disability, art show, human services      

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