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Whitney verbal description tours provide an opportunity for visitors who are blind or have low vision to experience the richness and diversity of twentieth- and twenty- first-century American art. Explore the Whitney’s collection or special exhibitions with a highly skilled museum educator trained to provide vivid, detailed verbal description of the works on display, while experiencing a selection of objects through touch. Manual wheelchairs, stools, and assistive listening devices are available for all touch programs.
These free, 90-minute tours take place when the galleries are closed to the general public or on Zoom. Tours are held monthly as well as by request with three weeks advance notice. To place a request or inquire about the next scheduled tour, please contact us at email@example.com or (646) 666-5574.
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Accessible Mobile Guides
Check out our mobile guides to find verbal descriptions of artworks included in special exhibitions and our collection.
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The Whitney’s Collection: Selections from 1900 to 1965
11:30 am–1 pm
Verbal Description and Touch Tour: Memory Map
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Verbal Description and Touch Tour: Edward Hopper’s New York
11 am–12:30 pm
People who are blind or who have low vision
Verbal Description Online: In the Balance
Verbal Description Online: Exploring Painting and Sculpture
Verbal Description tours are for visitors who are blind or have low vision.