Gallery Night

Artwork by Wisconsinites who are blind or visually impaired

Two older women look at a painting by Aurora Mendez.

Friday, November 12, 2021
6:00 p.m.

Since the Council’s first Gallery Night event in 2011, we take the opportunity to exhibit art created by artists who are blind or visually impaired. In 2020, fourteen artists ranging in age and artform participated. You can watch the virtual Gallery Night reception on YouTube at the link below.

A virtual exhibit was created for 2020. We are planning a similar format for 2021 along with a livestream event on YouTube. Please contact us at with any questions.

A group of eight pieces of artwork up on a wall

Artwork From Previous Years

Be part of gallery night

Are you a person with a visual impairment who creates art, or know someone who is? Let us know! We are always looking for wonderful new artists to promote. Submit photos of your work by August 15, 2021 using the link below.

“I believe my visual impairment modifies my art. Our job as artists is to take a feeling or experience and share that with the world in a creative way. My visual impairment gives me a unique perspective to share, and I’m glad people who came to Gallery Night at the Council got to share in that experience.”

Rosemarie Fortney
Artist – Milwaukee, WI