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Visually Impaired Program

Sculpture Garden Exploration

Sculpture Garden Exploration

September 9, 2017

In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and sculpture. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

This tour will explore the three-dimensional art in the BMA’s sculpture garden with close examination through touch!

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 6.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, call 205.254.2964.

How the American West Was Won and Lost

How the American West Was Won and Lost

August 12, 2017

In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and sculpture. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Travel in time through America to explore the land and its history thought the paintings and sculptures in the BMA’s American art collection!

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, August 9.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, call 205.254.2964.

Cancelled

July 8, 2017

Please note that the Visually Impaired Program tour scheduled for Saturday, July 8 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, call 205.254.2964.

Celebrations

June 10, 2017

In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and sculpture. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

We all have one – that fancy platter we use for family festivities or the glasses we just have to use in order to toast in the New Year. Join us this month as we explore how objects in the Museum’s collection were used around the world in various celebrations!

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, June 7.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, call 205.254.2964.

Contemporary Art: Third Space

Contemporary Art: Third Space

May 13, 2017

In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and sculpture. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Explore the museum’s newest exhibition and discover cultural connections between works of art from around the world!

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, May 10.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, call 205.254.2964.

Treasures of the Silk Road

Treasures of the Silk Road

April 8, 2017

In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and sculpture. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Explore a variety of arts in our permanent collection from the cultures along this ancient trade route!
Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 5.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, call 205.254.2964.

Cancelled

March 22, 2017

Please note that the Visually Impaired Program tour scheduled for Wednesday, March 22 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, call 205.254.2964.

Cancelled

Cancelled

March 11, 2017

Please note that the Visually Impaired Program tour scheduled for Saturday, March 11 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, call 205.254.2964.

Cancelled

Cancelled

February 22, 2017

Please note that the Visually Impaired Program tour scheduled for Wednesday, February 22 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To schedule a VIP group tour, call 205.254.2964.

Ceramics at the BMA

Ceramics at the BMA

February 11, 2017

In this program for adults, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and sculpture. The experience may be enhanced by related music and/or art-making to provide multi-sensory access to the visual arts.

Explore a variety of ceramics from different times and places at the BMA to discover the great diversity in this art form practiced by all cultures using a common material from the earth – clay!

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 8.

VIP tours are also available for school-age or adult groups. To reserve your sot or learn more about group tours, call 205.254.2964.