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October 2019

Mind’s Eye Programs for People Who Blind or Have Low Vision

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128 United States NY United States + Google Map
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Monthly Mind’s Eye tours and workshops for visitors who are blind or have low vision are conducted by arts and education professionals through verbal description, conversation, sensory experiences, and creative practice. Mind’s Eye tours are free with an RSVP required one week before the program…

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Picture This! Workshop – Secrets and Lies

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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For adults who are blind or partially sighted. Awaken the senses in this workshop that makes works of art accessible through detailed descriptions, touch, and other activities. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org.

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Verbal Description and Touch Tour: Jason Moran

October 18 @ 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 8 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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Verbal Description and Sensory Tour of “The World of Anna Sui”

October 28 @ 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 of our current exhibitions 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…

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November 2019

NYPL’s Accessible Community, Culture, and Technology Fair 2019!

November 6 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
New York Public Library’s Stephen A Schwarzman Building, 476 fifth avenue
New Yorkq, NY 10018 United States
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graphic with three people, one wheelchair user. words read: Libraries are for everyone

Join us at The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, entrance on 42nd street, just West of 5th Avenue, in the Bartos Forum. This year's added theme is ”Know Your Rights! Know Your Opportunities!” The Fair will include: tablers from educational, employment, advocacy, arts, recreation, technology, and support organizations; fun accessible…

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Verbal description and sensory tour -Rubin Museum of Arts

November 11 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm 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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Picture This! Workshop – The Last Knight: The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maximilian I

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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Free

For adults who are blind or partially sighted. Awaken the senses in this workshop that makes works of art accessible through detailed descriptions, touch, and other activities. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Last Knight: The Art, Armor, and Ambition…

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Verbal Description and Touch Tour: Rachel Harrison Life Hack

November 15 @ 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 5 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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Seeing Through Drawing

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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Free

For adults who are blind or partially sighted. With the Museum's collection as inspiration, learn innovative techniques that make drawing accessible. Free; reservations are required.Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org.

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Audio Described Performance: DruidShakespeare: Richard III

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Gerald Lynch Theater at John Jay College, West 59th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues
New York, NY 10019 United States
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Presented by the White Light Festival at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.  "Conscience is but a word that cowards use, devised at first to keep the strong in awe.” Shakespeare’s Richard III is a chilling story of power and ambition. His ruthless monarch resonates…

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