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Touching History: Explorations in Clay—Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina

The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

For visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Learn about the work of African American potters in the 19th-century American South and contemporary artistic responses through description, touch, and art making. Free, though reservations are required. Space is limited. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org to register. Presented in conjunction...

Free

Verbal Description and Touch Tour of Mr. Pergolesi’s Curious Things: Ornament in 18th-Center

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E. 91st Street, New York, NY

Program Description Join us for a hands-on exploration of the work of 18th–century designer and printmaker Michel Angelo Pergolesi, featured in the upcoming exhibition, Mr. Pergolesi’s Curious Things: Ornament in 18th-Century Britain. Cooper Hewitt educators and Accessibility & Inclusion Manager Kirsten Sweeney will lead a...

Free

Verbal Description Online: Exploring Photography in the Whitney Museum

Zoom NY

Explore our current photography exhibitions through vivid description in this online session designed for visitors who are blind or have low vision. Dive into Martine Gutierrez’s billboard project Supremacy and Time Management Techniques, showcasing photographs from the Whitney’s collection that probe the medium’s relationship to...

Free

Seeing Through Drawing—Cubism and the Trompe l’Oeil Tradition

The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

For adults who are blind or partially sighted. Get inspired by the Museum's collection and learn drawing techniques through in-person workshops that include experimentation with materials, verbal description, and creative responses to works of art. Free, though reservations are required. Space is limited. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org to register. Presented...

Free

Picture This!—The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England

The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

For adults who are blind or partially sighted. Join us for this in-person tour to enjoy works of art through detailed descriptions and discussion. Free, though reservations are required. Space is limited. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org to register. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance...

Free

Vibrant Verbal Description Tour: With My Little Eye

Virtual/Online NY

Every month, Poster House offers virtual Vibrant Verbal Description Tours specifically for community members who are blind or have low vision. In order to reach a wide, art-loving audience around the world, we offer our description tours online through Zoom. These tours are led by...

Free
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