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Free Online and In-Person Programming in May for Museum Visitors Who are Blind or Have Low Vision

The Guggenheim’s “Mind’s Eye” program brings “ideas, people, and art,” integral to its mission, to participants with vision loss. Visitors are invited to join in an upcoming tour of two exhibitions, A Year With Children and By Way Of: Material and Motion in the Guggenheim Collection. The same program will be offered twice virtually and twice in person at the museum in New York City on the following dates: Online: May 6, 2024 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm ET and May 8, 2024 from 2 to 4 pm ET; In Person: May 13, 2024 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm ET and May 15, 2024, from 2 to 4 pm ET. Guggenheim educators will lead participants through verbal description and discussion. They will explore “artworks that integrate unexpected or unconventional materials and processes,” including from professional artists featured in the exhibition By Way Of, and by students participating in the Guggenheim’s artist-in-residency program in NYC public elementary schools. RSVP is required at least three days prior to the program by calling 212-360-4355 or by emailing [email protected]. For additional information, visit the Guggenheim webpage on Mind’s Eye: Expect the Unexpected.

The Noguchi Museum offers “Seen and Unseen,” a series of free virtual tours that illustrate the work of sculptor Isamu Noguchi through verbal description and conversation. Their next program is scheduled for May 23, 2024 from 2:30 to 4 pm ET. To register and receive a Zoom link or dial-in phone number for the virtual tour, email [email protected] or call 718-204-7088. For more information, visit the Noguchi webpage on Seen and Unseen.