Living Resources Art Exhibit Open at Albany Visitors Center
Published:ALBANY, NY - The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACCVB) is proud to announce that the 14th Annual Living Resources Carriage House Artists Showcase: The House of Cards that CHAC Built - Play Ball!, opened to the public on Saturday, July 28, 2011, at the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center.
Living Resources is a community services agency assisting clients with developmental disabilities. Their Carriage House Arts Center (CHAC) provides students with art instruction from a variety of talented artists. Over 200 pieces of art are displayed throughout the Visitors Center, and each piece of art is for sale.
Featuring sports-themed artwork, the exhibit was inspired by the donation of 30,000 sports cards to the CHAC. Approximately 600 cards were used to build a replica of Yankee Stadium and other pieces in the exhibit.
"This year's exhibit is an excellent example of the talent that can come from the Carriage House Arts Center," states Anne Murphy, Exhibit Coordinator of the Living Resources Carriage House Arts Center. "We are happy to be back at the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center for this special exhibit."
"We are happy to welcome the Living Resources Carriage House Arts Center back to the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center for a fourteenth year," states Michele Vennard, President and CEO of the Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau. "The exhibit is an incredible display of talent and creativity and the visitors enjoying seeing the artwork each year."
The exhibit is open for viewing during normal Visitors Center hours until August 26, 2012. Hours are listed at http://albany.org/VisitorCenter.aspx.
For more information about the Living Resources Carriage House Arts Center, please visit http://www.livingresources.org/ArtsCtr.htm.
About the ACCVB:
The Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc. was established in 1976 to promote the civic and commercial progress of the community through increased development of conventions and tourism. ACCVB currently represents more than 300 member businesses and assists each year in hundreds of regional meetings. ACCVB also operates the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, Henry Hudson Planetarium, and the Albany International Airport Information Center. For more information, call 518-434-1217 or 800-258-3582 and/or visit www.albany.org.