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Here are some links to organizations providing opportunities for adults with disabilities to express themselves through the creation of art. We think you may find them interesting!

Art & Disability Organizations


Able ART Work (Long Beach, California)
AXIS Dance Company
(San Francisco, California)
Art Enables (Washington DC)
Arts Unbound (New Jersey)
Arts of Life (Illinois)
Becoming Independent (Santa Rosa, California)
California Department of Developmental Services (DDS)
Creative Clay (Florida)
Creative Growth (Oakland, California)
ECF Art Center (Los Angeles, California)
First Street Gallery Art Center (California)
Flying Shuttles Studio (Rhode Island)
Gateway Arts (Massachusetts)
Golden Gate Regional Center (GGRC) (California)
GRACE (Vermont)
Hospital Audiences, Inc. (New York) 
Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts (Minnesota)
Little City Foundation: Center for the Arts (Illinois)
Make-Studio (Maryland)
National Arts and Disability Center (NADC) (Los Angeles, California)
National Institute of Art and Disabilities (NIAD) (Richmond, California)
Neighborhood Center for the Arts (Grass Valley, California)
Open Door Arts Studio (Ohio)
Outside the Lines Studio (Massachusetts)
Passion Works Studio (Ohio)
Project Onward (Illinois)
Pure Vision Arts (New York)
Shared Lives Studio (Ohio)
Sophie’s Gallery - St Madeleine Sophie’s Center (San Diego, California)
Southside Art Center (Sacramento, California)
Spindleworks (Maine)
Sprout (New York)
Studio 190 (The Arc of Delaware County, NY)
Studio by the Tracks (Alabama)
St. Michael Special School (New Orleans, Louisana)
The Studio (California)
Visionaries and Voices (Ohio)
VSA - Hawaii (Hawaii) 
VSA North Fourth Art Center (New Mexico) 

Able Art (Japan)
Arts Access Australia (Australia)
Arts Project Australia (Australia)
Bifrost (Denmark)
Centre d’Expression et de Créativité la Hesse de Vielsalm (Belgium)
Creahm (Belgium) 
Die Schlumper (Germany)
Gugging Artists (Austria)
In-Definite Arts (Alberta, Canada)
KCAT (Ireland)
Kettuki (Finland)
Kunst & Vliegwerk (Netherlands)
Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts (Alberta, Canada)
Project Ability (Scotland) 

Community Art Partners

Avalon Bay Communities, Inc.
BRIDGE Housing
David Baker Architects
Deluxe Distribution
Mercy Housing
Recchiuti Confections

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