Chicago Lighthouse Calls the Public to Action for Access and Inclusion on The Magnificent Mile

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2018
Contacts: Dominic Calabrese, (312) 997-3662 (direct); (312) 405-3088 (cell);
dominic.calabrese@chicagolighthouse.org

 

Chicago Lighthouse Calls the Public to Action
for Access and Inclusion on The Magnificent Mile

CHICAGO –Fifty-one 6 foot lighthouse sculptures on famed North Michigan Avenue will catch the public’s eye and capture their hearts this summer. Millions of visitors will see diverse art displays that asks the same question: “How can I be part of access and inclusion for people with disabilities?”

Lighthouses on the Mag Mile is being conducted by The Chicago Lighthouse in partnership with Huber Financial Advisors, LLC; and many other visionary businesses and individuals, including The Magnificent Mile® Association.

From June 19 through August 11, this world class, free exhibition will include lighthouse sculptures created by national and local Chicago artists, many with disabilities. These inspired artists along with more than 40 sponsoring business leaders have risen to the challenge put forward by Chicago Lighthouse CEO, Dr. Janet Szlyk: “We all have a powerful role to play to make inclusion possible for people with disabilities. The challenge is to find your own sphere of influence and use it!”

Self-guided tours of the lighthouses which includes the artists speaking about their access and inclusion concept will be available by downloading OTOCAST.  For enhanced audible wayfinding, download AWARE.  To learn more, please contact Angela D’Antonio, Marketing Director, at (312) 447-3246 or visit lighthousesonmagmile.com

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