“Double Meaning” is the tactile tour program which allows an inclusive experience for visually impaired visitors.
Participants are led in a tactile exploration of an ever-changing selection of sculptures and paintings from the permanent collection or temporary exhibitions by Valeria Bottalico, curator of the project. The exploration of the paintings takes place through the examination of the reproductions in relief. Following the visit, a workshop led by the blind sculptor Felice Tagliaferri helps participants reinforce the mental image of one of the works of art in the museum.
Participation is free but reservations are required.
Upon request, visually impaired visitors may reserve a tactile tour led by a museum accessibility expert.
Double Meaning: a Tactile Journey through the Peggy Guggenheim Collection has been created in collaboration with the Ciechi Institute of Milan, the Italian Union of the Blind and Visually Impaired, and with the patronage of ICOM Italia (International Council of Museums). The program is made possible thanks to the contribution of The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation, Araldi Guinetti Foundation, Vaduz, and Kirsh Foundation.
Visits for adults
A three-hour tactile tour and hands-on workshop with clay, available at alternating time slots between 2pm and 6pm.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Saturday, June 13, 2020
Workshops for kids, ages 6 to 12
Ninety-minute tactile tour and hands-on workshop with clay available beginning at 3pm.
Sunday, March 15, 2020
For Guggenheim Family Card members booking opens on the Monday before the workshop.