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Danny Singer's photograph Saco, MT
Event: Access

Art & About Tour

Western Landscapes
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. In May, explore the western landscape through traditional painting and contemporary photography. More

Falconer on Horseback, China, late 600s-early 700s, Tang dynasty.
Event: Access

Art & About Tour

Animals in Asia
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. In April, come explore animals as recurring symbols in Asian art. More

Art & About Tour—March 2016
Event: Access

Art & About Tour—March 2016

A Place in the Sun
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 1:30pm2:45pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. In March, come explore the journey of two lifelong friends in the exhibition A Place in the Sun. More

Tactile Tables: Art of Asia
Event: Access

Tactile Tables: Art of Asia

Occurs every day through April 9, 2016. Next Occurs on

Get hands on with art! Tactile Tables are regularly scheduled, bimonthly opportunities to experience art in a hands-on way, facilitated by specially trained docents. More

ASL Highlights Tour
Event: Access

ASL Collection Highlights Tour

Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 11:00am11:45am.

Docents introduce you to a selection of the museum’s most noteworthy objects. The 45-minute tour is interpreted in American Sign Language (ASL). More

Tactile Tables (Dec. 13)
Event: Lectures & Programs

Tactile Tables (Dec. 13)

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Get hands on with art! Tactile Tables are regularly scheduled, bimonthly opportunities to experience art in a hands-on way, facilitated by specially trained docents. These tables are free with admission and are open to all visitors who desire a multisensory, hands-on experience with art, including those visitors who are blind or have low vision.

Tactile Tables are offered on the second Friday and Saturday of every other month.

For details, e-mail lmiller@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0133. More

Tactile Tables (Dec. 12)
Event: Lectures & Programs

Tactile Tables (Dec. 12)

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Get hands on with art! Tactile Tables are regularly scheduled, bimonthly opportunities to experience art in a hands-on way, facilitated by specially trained docents. These tables are free with admission and are open to all visitors who desire a multisensory, hands-on experience with art, including those visitors who are blind or have low vision.

Tactile Tables are offered on the second Friday and Saturday of every other month.

For details, e-mail lmiller@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0133. More

Tactile Tables: Spanish Colonial Art
Event: Access

Tactile Tables: Spanish Colonial Art

Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Experience Spanish Colonial art in a hands-on way, facilitated by specially trained docents. Open to all visitors who desire a multisensory, hands-on experience with art, including those visitors who are blind or have low vision. More

Tactile Tables: Asian Art
Event: Access

Tactile Tables: Asian Art

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Experience Asian art in a hands-on way, facilitated by specially trained docents. Open to all visitors who desire a multisensory, hands-on experience with art, including those visitors who are blind or have low vision. More

Tactile Tables: Asian Art
Event: Access

Tactile Tables: Asian Art

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Experience Asian art in a hands-on way, facilitated by specially trained docents. Open to all visitors who desire a multisensory, hands-on experience with art, including those visitors who are blind or have low vision. More

Tactile Tables: Spanish Colonial Art
Event: Access

Tactile Tables: Spanish Colonial Art

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Experience Spanish Colonial art in a hands-on way, facilitated by specially trained docents. Open to all visitors who desire a multisensory, hands-on experience with art, including those visitors who are blind or have low vision. More

Ann Cunningham discusses tactile art at Denver Art Museum with Melissa Fishburn
Blog: Meet the Artist

DAM Collaborator Talks About Her Practice in Creating Tactile Art (Videos)

Imagine viewing a painting without actually seeing it.

Imagine landscapes, portraits, and scenes that you can see through touch and feel.

For some museum patrons, this is the reality. And with help from sculptor and Colorado Center for the Blind art teacher Ann Cunningham, the Denver Art Museum has made huge strides in making art accessible to patrons who are blind and visually impaired.

Cunningham began as a sculptor with a special interest in low-relief. This is when a sculpture is carved out of a slab and emanates from the slab. More

Tactile Tables: Asian Art (Oct. 11)
Event: Lectures & Programs

Tactile Tables: Asian Art (Oct. 11)

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Get hands on with art! Tactile Tables are a regularly scheduled, bimonthly opportunity to experience art in a hands-on way with facilitation by specially trained docents. These tables are free with admission and are open to all visitors who desire a multisensory, hands-on experience with art, including those visitors who are blind or have low vision.

This program also offered on Friday, October 10, 10 am-1 pm. More

European Painting Tactile Tables (Aug. 3)
Event: Lectures & Programs

European Painting Tactile Tables (Aug. 3)

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Get hands on with art! Tactile Tables are a regularly scheduled, bimonthly opportunity to experience art in a hands-on way with facilitation by specially trained docents. These tables are free with admission and are open to all visitors who desire a multisensory, hands-on experience with art, including those visitors who are blind and low vision.

This program also offered on August 1 from 10 am–1 pm. More

European Painting Tactile Tables (Aug. 1)
Event: Lectures & Programs

European Painting Tactile Tables (Aug. 1)

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Get hands on with art! Tactile Tables are a regularly scheduled, bimonthly opportunity to experience art in a hands-on way with facilitation by specially trained docents. These tables are free with admission and are open to all visitors who desire a multisensory, hands-on experience with art, including those visitors who are blind and low vision.

This program will be repeated on August 3 from 10 am–1 pm. More

Western American Art Tactile Tables (June 8)
Event: Lectures & Programs

Western American Art Tactile Tables (June 8)

Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Tactile Tables allow museum patrons, including those who are blind or low vision, the opportunity to experience exhibitions in a hands-on format.

June’s Tactile Tables will highlight western American art in conjunction with the exhibition The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925. Learn about the bronze sculpture casting process and more on level 7 of the North Building.

Tactile Tables are a drop-in format and are facilitated by specially trained docents. More

Western American Art Tactile Tables (June 6)
Event: Lectures & Programs

Western American Art Tactile Tables (June 6)

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Tactile Tables allow museum patrons, including those who are blind or low vision, the opportunity to experience exhibitions in a hands-on format.

June’s Tactile Tables will highlight western American art in conjunction with the exhibition The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925. Learn about the bronze sculpture casting process and more on level 7 of the North Building.

Tactile Tables are a drop-in format and are facilitated by specially trained docents. More

American Indian Tactile Tables (April 6)
Event: Lectures & Programs

American Indian Tactile Tables (April 6)

Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Engage with art in a new way! Experience DAM's American Indian art collection in a hands-on, multi-sensory way at our docent-facilitated Tactile Tables. This is a great way for visitors, including those who are blind or have low-vision, to have a participatory art experience while “seeing with their hands.”

Also offered on Friday, April 4.

For questions, contact Sally McCance, smccance@denverartmuseum.org or 720-913-0074. More