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Access Programs

Verbal Description and Touch Tours: Whitney Biennial 2014

Whitney verbal description and touch tours provide an opportunity for visitors who are blind or partially sighted and their companions to experience the richness and diversity of twentieth and twenty-first century American art through vivid description and tactile opportunities. Ninety-minute tours are free-of-charge and are offered monthly on Friday mornings before the Museum opens to the general public. Please join us for a tour of the 2014 Biennial.

March 28, April 18
11 am–12:30 pm

May 1
6 pm–7:30 pm

Monthly tours are offered free-of-charge. Private tours are also available by request with three weeks advance notice. 

To learn about upcoming programs, RSVP, or request a tour, please contact accessfeedback@whitney.org or call (212) 570-7789.

Participants explore a tactile diagram of Charles Demuth's My Egypt (1927) on a touch and verbal description tour. Photograph by Matthew Carasella, 2013

Participants explore a tactile diagram of Charles Demuth’s My Egypt (1927) on a touch and verbal description tour. Photograph by Matthew Carasella, 2013