Holiday Art Benefit for the Short Center North

Fe Gallery December 2016

Featuring art by the Students and Faculty of the “Short Center North“. 

Opening Reception December 10, 2016 6pm-9pm

The Short Center North (SCN), a component of DDSO, has provided arts training to adults with developmental disabilities in the Sacramento area for over 35 years. The Short Centers were founded in 1975 by Mary Short, wife of Senator Alan Short, who co-authored of the historic Lanterman (LPS) Act, which guaranteed rights for people with disabilities.


SCN is truly an artistic treasure in our community. Many of you have seen artwork by SCN artists at such diverse venues such as the California State Fair, the CrockerArt Museum, the State Capitol, and countless galleries and businesses throughout our community. Literally 1000’s of adults with disabilities have benefited from attending The Short Centers.


SCN provides more than arts training. Through the arts it provides an opportunity for persons with disabilities to develop life skills, form meaningful friendships, and to become part of our community.  SCN is more than a place to go – it is a way of life for our clients.