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 Thu 19 Dec 2019, 1.00pm–2.00pm
  • 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 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.


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