The American West

In this program for adults with low to no vision, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and original sculpture.

Join Master Docent Kay Hanlin for this guided tour to covering the complex implications of Manifest Destiny, beginning with the golden promises of Bierstadt’s Looking Down Yosemite Valley and ending with the James Earle Frasier’s tragic End of the Trail. Participates will have the opportunity to touch two original sculptures while wearing gloves.

Reservations are required due to limited space. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, March 11, 2019.

To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, email tours@artsbma.org or call 205.254.2964.
Sensory Empowerment tours are also available for school-age or adult groups.

Power Symbols

In this program for adults with low to no vision, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and original sculpture.

Join Master Docent Kathryn DeCola for this guided tour exploring symbols of power in the Japanese and African galleries.
Participates will have the opportunity to touch on this tour.

Reservations are required due to limited space. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, February 5, 2019.

To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, email tours@artsbma.org or call 205.254.2964.
Sensory Empowerment tours are also available for school-age or adult groups.

Religious Symbols

In this program for adults with low to no vision, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and original sculpture.

Join Master Docent Mary Helen Crowe for this guided tour exploring the Museum’s permanent collection to discover religious symbols from around the world.
Participates will have the opportunity to touch an original sculpture while wearing gloves on this tour.

Reservations are required due to limited space. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, January 8, 2019.

To reserve your spot or learn more about group tours, email tours@artsbma.org or call 205.254.2964.
Sensory Empowerment tours are also available for school-age or adult groups.

The American West

In this program for adults with low to no vision, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and original sculpture. Join Master Docent Kay Hanlin for this guided tour to covering the complex implications of Manifest Destiny, beginning with the golden […]

Symbols of Power

In this program for adults with low to no vision, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and original sculpture. Join Docent Yvonne Knowles for this guided tour using tactile replications of works of art that reflect symbols of power in […]

Crosscurrents of Culture

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.

As we explore the Japanese, African and Native American galleries, we will look closely at art objects that reflect similarities between these cultures, including the importance of nature and the natural world, the spirit world and importance of ancestors.

Space is limited; reservations are required. Please RSVP by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

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 or email tours@artsbma.rangeprojects.com.