Cube Disability opens new exhibition at Northampton museum to focus on equality

Making History

Making History

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A new exhibition raising awareness of equality has opened at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery thanks to The Cube Disability.

The Making History exhibition opened on Saturday and runs through until May.

The Cube Disability is a day care service for adults with learning disabilities and autism. Staff have been working with local historian Ruth Thomas to produce the exhibition. It features history-related artwork through the ages and also incldues a black and white portrait gallery by former Northampton Saints star Dominic Waldouck of clients at The Cube.

Sarah Lozano Rey, arts manager at The Cube Disability, said: “Everyone at The Cube Disability is so excited and proud. This exhibition shows that everyone and anyone can enjoy history.

“We had such fun making the artefacts and learning at same time, We are so proud of all our clients who have excelled themselves.

“We had nearly 100 people turn out on Saturday for the Grand Opening which included a fantastic buffet!

“It has been a pleasure working with both Northampton Museum and Northampton Borough Council who we would like to thank for being such great supporters of Diversity and Disability in The Northampton community.”

Cube Disability client, Ryan Dean, said: “I loved seeing my work displayed and being able to show my mum and dad my art, I loved the food as well!”