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Art Beyond Sight Calendar of Accessible Museum Events
Spring 2009

Date

Where

What

Contact

June  2009

Sat
& Sun

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum

Confino Family program

(212) 431-0233 ext. 232 slitvin@tenement.org

1

The Jewish Museum

Verbal Imaging

(212) 423-3225
access@thejm.org
Note: Tour from1.15p.m to 2.45pm

3

The Jewish Museum

Tea Time Tour

(212) 423-3225
access@thejm.org
Note: Tour at 2.00p.m followed by a reception

8

Guggenheim
Museum

Mind’s Eye:
Frank Lloyd Wright exhibition

(212) 360-4355 access@guggenheim.org
Note: 6.00p.m to 7.00pm: Tour
7.00pm to 8.00pm Reception

23

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Art inSight

(212) 408-6347 accessprograms@moma.org

July  2009

Sat
& Sun

Tenement Museum

Confino Family program

(212) 431-0233 ext. 232 slitvin@tenement.org

6

The Jewish Museum

Verbal Imaging

(212) 423-3225
access@thejm.org
Note: Tour from 1.15p.m to 2.45p.m

13

Guggenheim
Museum

Mind’s Eye:
Touch Tour of the Building

(212) 360-4355 access@guggenheim.org
Note: 6.00p.m to 7.00pm: Tour
7.00pm to 8.00pm Reception

27

The Jewish Museum

Tea Time Tour

(212) 423-3225
access@thejm.org
Note: Tour at 2.00p.m followed by a reception

August  2009

Sat & Sun

Tenement Museum

Confino Family program

 (212) 431-0233 ext. 232 slitvin@tenement.org

3

Guggenheim
Museum

Mind’s Eye:
Frank Lloyd Wright shelters with workshop component

(212) 360-4355 access@guggenheim.org
Note: 6.00p.m to 7.00pm: Tour
7.00pm to 8.00pm Reception

3

The Jewish Museum

Verbal Imaging

(212) 423-3225
access@thejm.org
Note: Tour from 1:15p.m to 2:45p.m

 

APPOINTMENTS BY REQUEST.
Call in advance, come and enjoy these museums!

New-York Historical Society

Verbal Imaging Tours

(212) 873-3400 ext. 363
ccatanese@nyhistory.org

MoMA

Touch Tours

3 weeks in advance at (212) 708-9685 (voice), (212) 247-1230 (TTY), or e-mail groupservices@moma.org

Rubin Museum of Art

Verbal Imaging and Touch Tours

2 weeks in advance at (212) 620-5000 ext. 345, or reservations@rmanyc.org

The Met

Verbal Imaging and Touch Tours

(212) 879-5500 ext. 3561  access@metmuseum.org

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum

Verbal imaging and touch tours
Newest Tour: The Moores: An Irish Family in America

(212) 431-0233 ext. 232 slitvin@tenement.org

The Brooklyn Museum of Art

Touch Tours

(718) 501-6225 access@brooklynmuseum.org.

The Children's Museum of
Manhattan

 

(212) 721-1223 ext. 241
jkozel@cmom.org

 

The Jewish Museum

Verbal imaging and Touch tours

(212) 423-3225
access@thejm.org

The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum

Verbal imaging and Touch tours

(212) 838-6878
d.oneill@mvhm.org

The Art Beyond Sight Calendar is a pilot project of Art Beyond Sight. We are hoping to send a hard copy to prospective patrons along with having it online. We welcome your suggestions about it; we can be reached at (212) 334-8723 or ABS@artbeyondsight.org.

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