Art exhibit designed for blind and visually impaired individuals opens in Indy

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (January 14, 2015)- A new art exhibit opens in Indianapolis on Thursday, January 14.

It’s designed specifically for people who are blind.

The exhibit is called “reVISION: reExploring Art, Expression, and Perception”

Organizers call the exhibit an interactive experience, where people are encouraged to touch and feel the different pieces of art in the gallery.

reVISION features work by regional artists as well as some contributions from students at the Indiana School for the Blind.

Visually Impaired Preschool Services of Indiana is the organization sponsoring the exhibit.

VIPS Indiana is the only agency in the state that provides frequent and ongoing early intervention and educational services to children who are blind or visually impaired from birth to age 5.

The opening reception is Thursday, January 14 from 6-8 p.m.  at the Indiana Interchurch Center Art Gallery (1100 W.42nd Street).

The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.

Guests are welcome to come explore the exhibit during regular business hours at the Indiana Interchurch Center through the end of February.

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