Each yearRCME has been expanding its portfolio of social work towards impacting diverse segments of the population. As part of this growing scope of our work, we collaborated with the HeART Beat Foundation and Geothe Institute to host the ‘I’m Possible’art exhibition. This is our second project this year where we have worked to empower those who are differently abled. All proceeds from the sales in the exhibition are given to the artists.
It was a truly inspiring experience where every piece of art on display was a reflection of the inner strength and beauty of the artists. The event started with a traditional lighting of the lamp followed by a delightful rendering of a Subramanya Bharathi song on freedom and celebration by Rtn.Sandhya. This was followed by a short presentation about the artists and the foundation.The guest of honor, Mrs. Lakshmi Viswanathan spoke of how art is present in everyone and its inherently therapeutic nature. She appreciated RCME and the HeARTBeat Foundation for the work done and was highly appreciative of the artists and their contributions.
The Chief Guest Ms. Lauren Lovelace, the Consul – Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, American Consulate, spoke about how the both nations share a love for art and culture and she also about how the United States has been working on using art to empower the differently abled. In a gesture of genuine appreciation of the various project partners and the artists, she took the time to individually greet the artists, their family and friends that were present at the venue.
Mr.Ramana of HeART Beat Foundation shared a small video on the artists. President RMN flagged off the exhibition with the first purchase on behalf RCME which was a work of embroidery by the artist Narasimhalu that would be presented to the DG during his official visit to our club. Rtn Vasudhaas the MC wove the event together seamlessly and the members of RCME turned up in abundance to help make the event a great success. We hope that in this spirit RCME continues delivering many more such events in the future.
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