Double Meaning: A Tactile Journey Through the Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Tactile tour and sculpture workshop for blind, visually impaired, and sighted visitors.
Free / Registration required
Participants are led through 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 paintings are analysed through reproductions in relief. Following the tour, a workshop led by blind sculptor Felice Tagliaferri helps participants reinforce a mental image of one of the works of art in the museum.
Participation is free but a reservation is required.
Upon request, visually impaired visitors can 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 Istituto dei Ciechi di Milano, the Italian Union of the Blind and Partially Sighted, and with the patronage of ICOM Italia (International Council of Museums). Double Meaning is supported by a generous donation by Florim. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation’s programs for visitors who are blind or have low vision are supported by Ornellaia.
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