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The beauty of art is that it can be experienced and enjoyed in so many ways. The Museum hosts programs for all ages, backgrounds, and abilities to make art more accessible for all. Handicap accessible parking, entrances, and elevators allow visitors to explore the Museum with ease. Programs are offered for those with vision and hearing impairments, with tours and interpreters available upon request. The Museum is an environment that is comfortable, educational, and open to all who enter our doors.

February 2016

Visually Impaired Program: How the West was Won – and Lost

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
End of the Trail

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.

The American West was depicted as the shining future filled with opportunity for our country after the turmoil of the Civil War. But, at what cost? What about those other “Americans” who already lived there? What was their future?

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Friday, February 19.

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.

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March 2016
Free

Visually Impaired Program: Ceramics at the BMA

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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.

The BMA has become an important center for the study of ceramics from all parts of the world. This tour will explore examples of ceramics from Asia, Europe, and America with music and tactile objects enhancing the experience.

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

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Free

Visually Impaired Program: Ceramics at the BMA

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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.

The BMA has become an important center for the study of ceramics from all parts of the world. This tour will explore examples of ceramics from Asia, Europe, and America with music and tactile objects enhancing the experience.

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by Friday, March 18.

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.

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