Tactile Transmissions

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Tactile Transmissions

November 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Join us at the Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation for “Tactile Transmissions” in-person. Tactile Transmissions is a 90-minute free Access Program geared toward visitors who are blind or partially sighted. The program focuses on Chaim Gross’s work and the Foundation’s current exhibition, Artists and Immigrants, utilizing verbal description and creation.


Due to limited space, please RSVP to Brittany Cassandra by phone 212-529-4906 or email bcassandra (at) rcgrossfoundation (dot) org. If you would like to bring a guest, please let us know.


About Chaim Gross

Chaim Gross (1902-91) was an American sculptor whose prolific career spanned seven decades. He is known primarily for his direct carvings in wood as well as his bronzes, often of families or acrobats. His work is in public and private collections throughout the United States, with a significant portion at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. A philanthropist as well as a collector, Gross donated hundreds of objects to museums around the world. He collected broadly, with a focus on the work of his American contemporaries and African arts.

About the Foundation

The Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in New York State in 1989. The Foundation’s mission is to further the legacy of Chaim Gross through high-quality research, exhibitions, and educational activities around the historic building and art collections for audiences in New York City and beyond. For more information, please visit the Foundation’s website at www.rcgrossfoundation.org.


November 12
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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The Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation
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Audience (by age)
Adults (Ages 18 and up), Teens (Ages 13-17)
Special Instructions
Please RSVP to Brittany Cassandra by phone 212-529-4906 or email bcassandra (at) rcgrossfoundation (dot) org.
Program Image Caption
Tactile Transmissions, 2022
Program Image Description
A woman stands in front of a group of people seated, facing away. Behind her are framed drawings on the wall.


The Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation
526 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012 United States
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