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Verbal Description and Touch Tour

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

| Free with Museum Admission


Blind individuals and those with low vision are invited to experience our collection through a descriptive gallery tour featuring tactile opportunities and other sensory engagement. After the hour-long tour, join us in the Education Gallery for refreshments, conversation, and community. February’s program will explore Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze.

 

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor.

Details

Date:
February 22
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission Information
Free with Museum Admission
Event Category:

Other

Audience (by age)
Adults (Ages 18 and up)
Program Image Caption
Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917). Pierre de Wiessant, Monumental Nude (Pierre de Wissant, nu monumental), 1886, cast 1983. Bronze, 78 1/4 x 44 3/4 x 36 1/2 in. (198.8 x 113.7 x 92.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the B. Gerald Cantor Collection, 86.310.
Program Image Description
A bronze statue of an unclothed man stands on a pedestal, with one arm curling up towards the sky and his face turned away. The statue is against a grey background.
Event Tags:
Website:
https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/calendar/event/verbal_description_touch_tour_february_2018/

Other

Audience (by age)
Adults (Ages 18 and up)
Program Image Caption
Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917). Pierre de Wiessant, Monumental Nude (Pierre de Wissant, nu monumental), 1886, cast 1983. Bronze, 78 1/4 x 44 3/4 x 36 1/2 in. (198.8 x 113.7 x 92.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the B. Gerald Cantor Collection, 86.310.
Program Image Description
A bronze statue of an unclothed man stands on a pedestal, with one arm curling up towards the sky and his face turned away. The statue is against a grey background.

Venue

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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