Virtual Reception for Collaborative ARTS Exhibit 2020

Celebrate Online with the Artists

Matheny Arts Access

Celebrate Online with the Artists

We are excited to announce a VIRTUAL artists reception for the 10th annual Rutgers NJMS Collaborative ARTS Exhibit, featuring work by artists from Matheny Arts Access and JSDD’s WAE Center. Both programs are dedicated to enabling individuals with disabilities to create fine art. The artistic process is an undeniable source of empowerment for people with disabilities, and the work included in this annual exhibition is a testament to the success of each of these programs.

Please join us online for

Rutgers NJMS Collaborative ARTS Exhibit

Virtual Artists Reception
Monday, August 24,2020
6:00pm – 7:00pm

In order to safely celebrate the incredible achievements and talents of the Arts Access and WAE Center artists, this year we are holding a virtual artists reception, via Zoom. This FREE event provides the opportunity to hear from the artists, themselves, as they share their thoughts on art, the creative process, and showing their work at the annual Collaborative ARTS Exhibit at Rutgers NJMS.

To register for this event, click here. You must RSVP to receive the Zoom event link.

To see the virtual exhibit, click here.

About Rutgers NJMS

The nation’s best medical schools are known for providing the highest quality medical education, research, patient services, and community outreach. At Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, these priorities are combined with a commitment to constant innovation and progress as we keep our mission, vision, and values in mind.

About JSDD’s WAE Center

JSDD’s WAE Center is a holistic, creative and expressive arts learning center for people with disabilities, dedicated to “Finding the Spark Within”.

JSDD (Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled) is a multi-purpose agency dedicated to providing an integrated program of community education, advocacy, and services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. At JSDD the expectations for quality extend beyond what services and supports may be available to what life fulfilling experiences are possible. Our philosophy supports the notion that there are no limits to those possibilities.

The WAE Center Art Studio is a place where members are invited to explore creating fine art through painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, jewelry design, and digital art. Members work both independently and with the guidance and support of trained facilitator mentors in an environment that is founded on neutrality and inclusion.

Arts Access is grateful to the following organizations for their generous support of this event and other projects from Arts Access.


Gertrude L. Hirsch Charitable Trust


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