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Alice Sheppard Dance Comes to the Bay Area

Posted in Art, Dance, Disability Art, Disabled Artist, Museums, News, Performance, and Theater

The San Francisco Chronicle had an extensive article about wheelchair user Alice Sheppard. The article announced Sheppard has been selected as a United States Artists 2019 Fellow and her newest dance performance Pas De Deux: Robots as Our Partners is at the Exploratorium, Thursday, May 16, 8:30 pm, and Saturday, May 18, 1:00 pm.

Alice Sheppard
Alice Sheppard smiling and wearing work gloves.

Open Call! 2019

Posted in Featured Bloggers

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

Posted in Featured Bloggers

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