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Category: Featured Bloggers

These posts feature local artist blogs.

Open Call! 2019

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We’re back at it!  Would you like us to feature your work in a post here and have it promoted across our social media outlets?  We’d love to have you!

Would you like to interview or feature a dialogue with a local artist you love? We’d love to have you!

DisArts Bay Area is looking for another featured artist post.  Please use our Submission Portal to share your idea about a blog post by Friday, March 15, 2019.  We can’t wait to explore your ideas and new opportunities for this site to connect with local Bay Area artists an their work.

If you have any questions or need clarifications, please contact us at:

Lighthouse Museum Meanderings

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Museum Meanderings  is a new program from San Francisco’s powerhouse, the Lighthouse for the Blind. Two days are scheduled: SF MOMA and  the Oakland Museum.

Participation is free for SF MOMA and $10 per person for Oakland. Spaces are limited and an RSVP is required (guests are limited to one per participant, please). RSVP to Serena Olsen, Adult Program Coordinator, at or (415) 694 – 7316.

Group of white cane users in art gallery
Museum tour for blind and low vision visitors

2018 Disabled Artists Gift Guide

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The Disability Arts : Bay Area Holiday Gift Guide is back.

Are you looking for a gift for that picky relative? Want something that supports disabled artists? Do you want to show your pride in the disability community?

This is the place to start looking for one-of-a-kind, thoughtful, politicly correct, disability-related gifts.

With December and the New Year drawing near and Kislev off to a good start, the season of gift guides is now upon us. Like many marginalized groups, the disability community has started to publish more and more gift guides showcasing products from artists, artisans, and entrepreneurs with disabilities.

We were inspired by Emily Ladau’s Original Disability Holiday Gift Guide which highlights a variety of goods on sale by independent disabled entrepreneurs worldwide as well as disability orgs worthy of a donation in a special someone’s name. It has yet to be updated this year, 2018, but it’s still valuable. Also showing the way are two yet-to-be-updated guides, Parenting Autistic Children with Love and Acceptance (PACLA) has just released their “annual gift guide and resource for #ActuallyAutistic run businesses, shops, artists, craftspeople, writers & more.” And, Meriah Nichols’ The Ultimate Gift Guide For Supporting Businesses With A Positive Connection To Disability.

And that’s just to name a few!

This year, Disability Arts/Bay Area is throwing its hat in the ring with a gift guide focused on disabled artists and artisans in the San Francisco Bay Area.