February 2018
  • Verbal Description and Touch Tour

    Feb 22, 2018 6:00pm — 7:30pm

    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.

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  • Audio Described Performance: Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story

    Feb 24, 2018 2:00pm — 4:00pm

    Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story directed by Lila Neugebauer described by Andrea Miskow During Signature’s Audio Described performances audience members who are blind or low vision will use receivers provided by the theatre to listen to a specially trained describer’s description of what is happening on stage during pauses in dialogue. This new production of Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo, directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Lila Neugebauer (Signature Plays, The Antipodes), honors Legacy Playwright Edward…

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Feb 28, 2018 1:30pm — 2:30pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • Verbal Description Tour: ‘Scenes from the Collection’ at the Jewish Museum

    Feb 28, 2018 2:00pm — 4:00pm

    Please join us for a descriptive gallery tour exploring the exhibition Scenes from the Collection. The Jewish Museum’s new collection display will feature more than 650 works from antiquities to contemporary art as a reflection of the continual evolution that is the essence of Jewish Identity, as well as a powerful expression of artistic and cultural creativity. All Access Programs are free of charge and require advance reservation. Please contact access@thejm.org or 212.423.3289 for more information or to register.

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  • March 2018
  • Verbal Description and Sensory Tour

    Mar 3, 2018 12:00pm — 1:00pm

    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 the Himalayas. Museum guides are specially trained to lead these tours, which allow participants to visualize the art through close, careful descriptions and special touch objects such as sculptures, art materials, woodblocks, and ritual implements.…

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Mar 4, 2018 3:00pm — 4:00pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Mar 7, 2018 1:30pm — 2:30pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • Seeing Through Drawing

    Mar 10, 2018 11:00am — 1:00pm

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

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Mar 11, 2018 3:00pm — 4:00pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Mar 14, 2018 1:30pm — 2:30pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • Mind’s Eye Programs for Visitors Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

    Mar 14, 2018 2:00pm — 4:00pm

    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 date.

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  • Picture This! Workshops –  Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas.

    Mar 15, 2018 2:00pm — 3:30pm

    For adults who are blind or partially sighted. Awaken the senses in workshops that make works of art accessible through detailed descriptions, touch, and other activities. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas.

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  • Verbal Description and Touch Tour: Zoe Leonard: Survey

    Mar 16, 2018 10:00am — 11:30am

    Whitney 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 and are offered monthly on Friday mornings, beginning before the Museum opens to the general public. Please join us for a tour of Zoe Leonard: Survey. Space is limited, and reservations are required. Please contact accessfeedback@whitney.org or call (212)…

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Mar 18, 2018 3:00pm — 4:00pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Mar 21, 2018 1:30pm — 2:30pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • Verbal Description and Touch Tour

    Mar 22, 2018 6:00pm — 7:30pm

    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. March’s program will explore Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze.   Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

    Find Out More Here
  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Mar 25, 2018 3:00pm — 4:00pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Mar 28, 2018 1:30pm — 2:30pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • April 2018
  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Apr 1, 2018 3:00pm — 4:00pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Apr 4, 2018 1:30pm — 2:30pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

    Find Out More Here
  • Verbal Description and Sensory Tour

    Apr 7, 2018 12:00pm — 1:00pm

    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 the Himalayas. Museum guides are specially trained to lead these tours, which allow participants to visualize the art through close, careful descriptions and special touch objects such as sculptures, art materials, woodblocks, and ritual implements.…

    Find Out More Here
  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Apr 8, 2018 3:00pm — 4:00pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Apr 11, 2018 1:30pm — 2:30pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

    Find Out More Here
  • Seeing Through Drawing

    Apr 14, 2018 11:00am — 1:00pm

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

    Find Out More Here
  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Apr 15, 2018 3:00pm — 4:00pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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