“What Autism Means to Me” art exhibition coming to Flowerfield Arts Centre
Wed, January 04, 2023
Flowerfield Arts Centre is pleased to announce a new exhibition presented by the Education Authority Autism Advisory and Intervention Service (AAIS), featuring over 100 pieces of artwork created by post primary autistic pupils.
Aiming to encourage the wider community to learn more about autism from each pupil’s personal perspective, “What Autism Means to Me: Creative Voices” opens on Saturday 7th January 2023 with a special launch event at 1pm which is open to everyone and continues through to Saturday 11th February 2023.
The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Ivor Wallace said: “I am very proud that Council has been able to support the Education Authority Autism Advisory and Intervention Service to bring this fantastic art exhibition to Flowerfield Arts Centre in Portstewart.
“The creativity on show will be inspiring and I’m delighted that autistic young people from across Northern Ireland have been empowered to showcase their talents in this way.
“I would encourage you to come along and learn more about autism from the very personal view of these incredible young people who are no doubt stars of the future.”
Full information about the exhibition can be found at flowerfield.org or by telephoning the Arts Centre on 028 7083 1400
Visit flowerfield.org for new upcoming events, workshops and exhibitions from January – March 2023, including a performance by Joshua Burnside, photography classes for beginners, and children’s creative workshops.