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Making Art Accessible for All

Visiting a museum is still a challenge for someone with a disability. The Museum of Modern Art has been in the forefront of change by providing programs and training.

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Touch tours for visitors who are blind or have low vision have been offered at the Museum of Modern Art for over 50 years, including one here in 1972.Credit…MoMA

By Katherine Bouton

April 25, 2023

This article is part of our Museums special section about how art institutions are reaching out to new artists and attracting new audiences.

Imagine encountering Umberto Boccioni’s 1913 bronze sculpture “Unique Forms of Continuity in Space” without being able to see it. A little over three and a half feet tall, the abstract striding figure is all sharp edges and curves. On a Sunday in early March at New York’s Museum [...]

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