Access Programs

Verbal Description and Touch Tour: American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe

THU, Apr 11, 2013
5:30–7:30 pm

Whitney verbal description 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. Please join us this month for a tour of American Legends. The tour begins at 6 pm, with a pre-tour reception at 5:30 pm.

 

American Legends: From Calder to O'Keeffe showcases the Whitney's deep holdings of artwork from the first half of the twentieth century by the eighteen leading artists: Oscar Bluemner, Charles Burchfield, Paul Cadmus, Alexander Calder, Joseph Cornell, Ralston Crawford, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, Edward Hopper, Gaston Lachaise, Jacob Lawrence, John Marin, Reginald Marsh, Elie Nadelman, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Joseph Stella. Organized as one- and two-artist presentations, this exhibition provides a survey of each artist's work across a range of mediums.

 

The Whitney is located at 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street. This event is free of charge. Please call (212) 570-7789 or email AccessFeedback@Whitney.org to RSVP. Space is limited.