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Author Hayhoe, Simon, author.

Title Blind visitor experiences at art museums / Simon Hayhoe
Published Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2017
©2017
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Contents Theories on blindness, disability and art. Why do we think that people who are blind cannot understand the visual arts? -- The earliest art education of people who are blind -- Case study -- Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art : a New York icon -- Experiences of verbal imaging -- Experiences of teaching and independent visits -- The two questions
Summary Through case studies and findings from participant observations in classes and touch tours for blind and visually impaired people at the Met, Blind Visitor Experiences at Art Museums explores both passive and active social exclusion from the museum's facilities giving readers an understanding on how to provide the best services and experience
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Art museum visitors.
Art museums and people with disabilities.
Art museums -- Educational aspects.
Museums and people with visual disabilities.
People with visual disabilities and the arts.
ART -- Subjects & Themes -- General.
Art museum visitors.
Art museums and people with disabilities.
Art museums -- Educational aspects.
Museums and people with visual disabilities.
People with visual disabilities and the arts.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017004104
ISBN 1442272066
9781442272064