Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute's International Art Show by Artists With Disabilities Opens Today
Art Show for Artists With Disabilities is Unique Forum for Artists to Display And Sell Work
MINNEAPOLIS, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Artists from across the United States, and as far away as Greece, have submitted artwork for the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute's 39th Annual International Art Show by Artists with Disabilities. This year's show features 201 artists and more than 320 pieces of art.

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Today's grand opening is from 5-8 p.m. on the second floor of Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located at 28th and Chicago Avenue. Admission and parking are free for the grand opening. Regular exhibit and sale hours extend through May 22, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

``The art show is a 39-year tradition of which we are very proud,'' said Nancy Larkin, director of operations for Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Services. ``Sister Kenny's mission is all about helping individuals make progress towards their personal best and our art show is an extension of that -- highlighting the abilities of those who experience physical or mental limitations.''

For more information on the show, call 612-863-4463.

Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute is a nationally renowned rehabilitation facility dedicated to restoring and enhancing the quality of life for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, work or sports-related injuries and neurological or muscular disorders including arthritis, multiple sclerosis, speech disorders and chronic pain. Sites are located at four hospitals in the Twin Cities area as well as nine outpatient clinics.

Minneapolis-based Abbott Northwestern Hospital is part of Allina Hospitals & Clinics, a non-profit network of hospitals, clinics and other health care services. Abbott Northwestern is found online at and the latest health information is at

SOURCE: Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute