Gallery Opening: “Beautiful Minds”

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The art, brilliance and power of people with dyslexia will be on display in Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space galleries in November as SMO debuts “Beautiful Minds – Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage” with a gallery opening from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 9 at Science Museum Oklahoma.

The gallery opening includes appetizers, a cash bar and is free and open to the public! Tickets and/or reservations are not required.

The exhibition will be available during regular museum hours beginning on Nov. 10 through July 14, 2019, explores the minds, art and successes of people past and present who have or had dyslexia — from well-known entrepreneurs, artists, authors and scientists like Steve Jobs, Leonardo Da Vinci, Albert Einstein and Agatha Christie to contemporary artists including John Gill of Alfred, New York, Mark Wittig of North Little Rock, Arkansas, and Holly Wilson of Mustang, Oklahoma.

The exhibition also features the artwork of dozens of students with dyslexia from Oklahoma City’s Trinity School, and through a partnership with Decoding Dyslexia Oklahoma, highlights several students who have overcome the challenges of dyslexia and gone on to notable personal and academic successes.

In addition to art and inspirational stories, guests can expect to learn about the signifiers of dyslexia for early intervention and resources available for children with dyslexia in Oklahoma thanks to research from the ReadWrite Center in Oklahoma City, explore the offerings of “SuperD!ville,” a multimedia resource focusing on social and emotional learning for children with dyslexia, and try their heads at brain games.

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