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Monday, September 25, 2006

'Visions of H.O.P.E.' Exhibit Comes to SU October 13-27

Visions of HOPESALISBURY, MD---Therapeutic art takes center stage during the fourth annual “Visions of H.O.P.E. Creative Arts Show,” coming to the Atrium Gallery of Salisbury University’s Guerrieri University Center October 13-27. An opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Friday, October 13.

The show features artwork created by patients at the Eastern Shore Hospital Center in Cambridge, MD, and their satellite location, the Upper Shore Community Mental Health Center in Chestertown, MD, as well as Go Getters, a community based mental health program in Salisbury.  Poetry, photography and ceramics, as well as musical instruments designed by the patients are on display. The multi-part exhibit is displayed at galleries throughout Maryland’s Eastern Shore in recognition of National Depression Awareness Month.

Sponsored by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, the National Endowment of the Arts, University Galleries and Eastern Shore Hospital Center Auxiliary, the exhibit is free and the public is invited.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, closed Mondays, weekends and holidays. For more information call 410-548-2547 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu.



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