Verbal Description and Touch Tour: Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium

Location: Floor Five, Neil Bluhm Family Galleries 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…

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Met Escapes: Touch Collection

Take a break from the everyday with art at the Museum. Participate in discussions, handling sessions, art making, and other interactive and multisensory activities in the galleries and classrooms. For individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold…

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Discoveries: Ride The Wave (Ages 18+)

For adults with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum These workshops welcome children and adults with a range of developmental and learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum, together with family and friends. All can enjoy these multisensory workshops that include tactile opportunities and art-making activities. Explore a different theme…

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Whitney Signs: Calder: Hypermobility

Location: Floor Three, Laurie M. Tisch Education Center and Floor Eight, Hurst Family Galleries Experience the Whitney’s world renowned collection of modern and contemporary American art in American Sign Language. Join us for a free tour in ASL of Calder: Hypermobility led by an expert Deaf educator and accompanied by a voice interpreter. The tour…

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Family Fun: For Families with Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Location: Floor Eight The Whitney invites families with kids on the autism spectrum to join us for a sensory-friendly guided gallery tour of Calder: Hypermobility offered before the Museum opens to the general public. Families will then create their own works of art in a hands-on studio activity. If you have any questions, please email us…

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Met Escapes: Gallery Tour

Take a break from the everyday with art at the Museum. Participate in discussions, handling sessions, art making, and other interactive and multisensory activities in the galleries and classrooms. For individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold…

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Discoveries: Bamboo (Ages 18+)

For adults with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum These workshops welcome children and adults with a range of developmental and learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum, together with family and friends. All can enjoy these multisensory workshops that include tactile opportunities and art-making activities. Explore a different theme…

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Met Signs Tour in ASL—Irving Penn: Centennial

Emmanuel von Schack, art historian and lecturer Examine some 150 photographs by Irving Penn (1917–2009) in this exhibition highlighting every period of the artist’s dynamic career with the camera. In American Sign Language only, without voice interpretation. Programs with Sign Language are intended primarily for the Deaf community. ASL students may attend, but no attendance sheets will…

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Verbal Description and Touch Tour: Where We Are

Location: Floor Seven, Robert W. Wilson Galleries 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…

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Met Escapes – Art-Making Workshop

Take a break from the everyday with art at the Museum. Participate in discussions, handling sessions, art making, and other interactive and multisensory activities in the galleries and classrooms. For individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org.

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