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February 2019

Audio Described Performance: By The Way, Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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$35

It’s the Golden Age of Hollywood, and aspiring starlet Vera Stark works as a maid to Gloria Mitchell, an aging star grasping at her fading career. Worlds collide when Vera lands a trailblazing role in an antebellum epic starring…her boss. While Vera’s portrayal of a…

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March 2019

Verbal Description + Sensory Tour: Significant Women in Design

March 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 E. 91st Street
New York, NY 10128 United States
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Dynamic verbal description tours of exhibitions are offered the first Friday of every month at 1:30 p.m. Join a Cooper Hewitt educator in conversation and explore a selection of objects through detailed verbal description and touch.  This program is intended for visitors who are blind…

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Exhibition Tours – Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection

Free

For visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Join Sylvia Yount, Lawrence A. Fleischman Curator in Charge, American Wing, and Access educators for a descriptive tour.

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Audio Described Performance: Boesman and Lena by Athol Fugard

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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$35

Legacy playwright Athol Fugard has made a home at Signature since being the inaugural Residency 1 playwright at the Center, and his South African-set stories, with themes of complex identities, racial tension, and social protest, remain as relevant as ever. In this new production of…

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Verbal Description and Sensory Tour

March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Free

Join an artist educator for a tour specifically designed for visitors who are blind or have low vision. Through verbal description, conversation, and sensory experiences, visitors will gain an understanding of the materials, processes, and concepts that drive innovation in the fields of art, craft,…

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Seeing Through Drawing

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Sat Mar 9, 11 am–1 pm Sat Apr 13, 11 am–1 pm Sat May 11, 11 am–1 pm
Free

Be inspired by the Museum’s collection and learn innovative drawing techniques through workshops that include experimentation with materials, verbal description, and creative response to works of art.

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Verbal description and sensory tour -Rubin Museum of Arts

March 11 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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The Rubin Museum offers verbal description and sensory tours for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. These free tours, which include Museum admission, are one hour in length and take visitors on a journey that weaves together the culture, history, religion, and art of…

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Artists on Artworks – Busser Howell on Epic Abstraction

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Join artist Busser Howell for a discussion of abstraction and color. Advance registration is required at metmuseum.org/events. Gallery 917

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Verbal Description and Touch Tour: Programmed: Rules, Codes, and Choreographies in Art, 1965–2018

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY 10014 United States
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Floor 6 Verbal description and touch tours provide an opportunity for visitors who are blind or have low vision and their companions to experience the richness and diversity of twentieth and twenty-first century American art through vivid description and tactile opportunities. Ninety-minute tours are free-of-charge…

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April 2019

Seeing Through Drawing

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Sat Mar 9, 11 am–1 pm Sat Apr 13, 11 am–1 pm Sat May 11, 11 am–1 pm
Free

Be inspired by the Museum’s collection and learn innovative drawing techniques through workshops that include experimentation with materials, verbal description, and creative response to works of art.

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