October 4, 2012




Guests:  Marshall Flax, Certified Low Vision Therapist and Orientation and Mobility Specialist - Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired
Martha Glowacki, Director, James Watrous Gallery - Curator, "About Seeing" Exhibit

On this program, you will enter the complicated world of the art and science of seeing. Marshall Flax joins with Martha Glowacki to explore the intricacies of seeing, the creativity that can emerge, and the help that is available for those visually impaired.

Thursday, October 18, from 9 am-2:30 pm, the public is invited to learn about the latest advances in and treatments for macular degeneration at a free "Macular Degeneration Symposium: Innovations 2012" at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.  Advance registration is required.  Find details at www.WCBlind.org.

For those intrigued by the art of seeing, the "About Seeing" Exhibit with presentations continues at the James Watrous Gallery in the Overture Center.  More information is available at www.wisconsinacademy.org/gallery/about-seeing.

A suggested book on the challenges of seeing is "Cockeyed" by Ryan Knighton.