Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Reception Photos - From Heartache to Hope: Middle Tennessee Families Living with Autism

Photos from the reception held in honor of the artists participating in the exhibit "From Heartache to Hope."

null

Giving: How Can Your Generosity Change Lives?

A Passion for the Arts, a Passion for Service

Robb and Mary Jane Swaney were able to apply their life passions to the support of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center mission. Robb, an architect and committed philanthropist, brought to life a specially designed, accessible playground where young children with and without disabilities can now play together. Mary Jane, an artist, supports programs that nurture budding artists with developmental disabilities.

Read how the Robb and Mary Jane Swaney were able to make a huge impact on the lives of children with and without developmental disabilities.

See Also...

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Links

Printable Materials and Resources

Media

  • From Heartache to Hope: Middle Tennessee Families Living With Autism
    The new book and exhibit, From Heartache to Hope: middle tennessee families living with autism, features 18 families who are racially and socioeconomically diverse residents of rural and urban settings. This exhibit showcases Nashville photographer Rebekah Pope’s stunning black-and-white photography, which accompanies the book’s moving stories by author Leisa A. Hammett.