MDA’s online caregiving management tool myMuscleTeam will be the subject of a Nov. 7 webinar; MDA offers many other online caregiver resources
Society hasn't always appreciated the vital role fulfilled by family caregivers. It’s only been in the past 20 years that family caregivers — now more than 65 million strong — have been officially acknowledged. Every November, National Family Caregivers Month is observed in America as a time to thank, support, educate and empower these hardworking, creative and loving individuals.
MDA’s ambassador artists help celebrate 20th anniversary
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the MDA Art Collection, and as the Collection has grown over the last two decades, great strides also have been made in MDA-funded neuromuscular disease research
"Art and science coincide,” opined poet and playwright Bertoit Brecht, “insofar as both aim to improve the lives of men and women.” In celebration of the MDA Art Collection’s 20th anniversary in July, here’s a small selection from the Collection’s more than 385 pieces, paired with research. The entire MDA Art Collection can be viewed online, as well as the complete research news archives at...
MDA Art Collection masterpieces cover land and sea
This year, the MDA Art Collection celebrates 20 years of focusing attention on the creative abilities and accomplishments of children and adults with neuromuscular diseases. During that time, MDA has organized and/or sponsored more than 40 children’s art workshops in conjunction with fine arts museums and galleries nationwide.
MDA Art Collection turns 20
The year is 1992 …
Through the eyes of young artists
In our print magazine, we didn't have room to feature the many wonderful examples of summer camp-related artwork from the MDA Art Collection. So we offer you this special Quest Extra slideshow, "Images of MDA Summer Camp," showcasing selected paintings, drawings, and pottery from a wide range of young artists from across the country.
In celebration of the MDA Art Collection’s 15th anniversary, and in honor of the many artists who have been selected to be a part of it, we proudly present these works of art. The pieces reproduced here represent a cross-section of our artists — amateur and professional, young and not so young — and showcase the extraordinary abilities of people with disabilities.
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