Touching Art (Repost)

Why touching art is so tempting -- and exciting. Repost from CNN. Updated 13th May 2019 Marlen Komar, CNN Imagine an empty gallery in a museum. It's just you, a 200-year-old masterpiece and the quiet. The brush strokes of a Rembrandt painting draw you in, and with your hands behind your back, you lean in …

CONFERENCE The Museum for All People: April 2-5, 2019

The Museum for All People: Art, Accessibility and Social Inclusion INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, Madrid, April 2-5, 2019 The MUSACCES Consortium (UCM-UNED-AUM) cordially invites you to participate in the International Conference «The Museum for all people: art, accessibility and social inclusion», that will be held on April 2-5, 2019, in the city of Madrid. The conference aims to provide …

ARCHES Project

ARCHES is a European project involving people with differences and difficulties associated with perception, memory, cognition and communication. Funded by the H2020 program, it aims to improve access to Museums and other Cultural Heritage Sites. ARCHES stands for Accessible Resources for Cultural Heritage EcoSystems. The Consoritum consists of museums, technology companies, universities and experts in …

Experiencing Art through Touch (Repost from Metropolitan Museum, New York)

Photographer Interview: Experiencing Art through Touch Jennette Mullaney, Former Associate Email Marketing Manager, Department of Digital Media Posted: Friday, February 8, 2013, on http://www.metmuseum.org Matt Ducklo (American, b. 1973). Thutmose III, Dynasty 18, ca. 1504–1405 B.C., Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. Chromogenic print; 50 x 40 in. Image courtesy of the artist. Learn more about …

Since there are no standard visitors, there are no standard tours.

"Since there are no standard visitors, there are no standard tours", is the introduction on documenta 13's dTours program, which are non-linear and creative encounters of people in the spaces of the exhibition of the world-famous art event in Kassel, Germany. But read for yourself: How would a gardener inspire and frame a dTOUR through …