Toi Art Sensory Tour for Blind and Low-Vision Visitors

Join a tour for blind and low-vision visitors. Explore how artists play with space and dimension in two exhibitions – Finale: Bouquet and Kaleidoscope: Abstract Aotearoa.

  • When | Āhea Wed 11 Dec 2019, 10.30am–11.30am
  • Where | Ki hea
    Toi Art, Level 5
  • Cost | Te utu Free event, but booking required

Nau mai, haere mai – come and discover selected artworks through audio description, handling objects, and discussion.

We’ll explore Finale: Bouquet, an installation made up of thousands of fluttering strands that fill the gallery. This is a temporary installation and will close on 12 January, 2020. Then we’ll describe and discuss a selection of artworks that play with space and dimension in other ways in the exhibition Kaleidoscope: Abstract Aotearoa.

We will spend around an hour in the gallery. There will be seating.

Sighted companions and guide dogs are welcome. Please let us know if you are bringing a companion.

Bookings are essential, as places are limited. Email Bena Jackson at accessibility@tepapa.govt.nz or phone 021 724 971.

Hundreds of thousands of brightly coloured plastic tabs hang in strands on either side of a walkway bridge in an art gallery.

Caption

Nike Savvas, Finale: Bouquet, 2019. Photo by Maarten Holl. Te Papa (145104)