[NFBWATLK] FW: Rescheduled: Art Beyond Sight Tour at SAM

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Tue Jan 10 22:12:15 UTC 2017

From: Kelsey Donahue [mailto:KelseyD at SeattleArtMuseum.org]
Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:27 AM
Cc: Jenny Woods
Subject: Rescheduled: Art Beyond Sight Tour at SAM

The January 21st Art Beyond Sight tour of the Seattle Art Museum for visitors with low or no vision has been rescheduled.  The next tour will now take place on Saturday, February 4th, 1:30-3:00 pm at Seattle Art Museum located at 1300 First Ave., Seattle 98101. The February 4th tour will include visual descriptions of objects from the African Art Collection.

Admission to the Museum is free for all Art Beyond Sight participants, but advance registration is required. If you have already RSVP'd for the African Art Tour, your registration will carry over to the new date. To register, email access at seattleartmuseum.org<mailto:access at seattleartmuseum.org> or call Kelsey Donahue at (206) 654-3133. Attendees are welcome to bring a companion on the Art Beyond Sight tour also free of charge. Please let us know when you register if you will be bringing a companion, including any four-legged friends!

Visitors will be greeted by docents at the Museum entrance on First Ave. and Union St. Visitors taking ACCESS transportation may request that someone meet you outside of the Museum and escort you back to transit following the tour. Please request this assistance when you register. Docents can help all visitors with coat check and wayfinding to the Arnold Board Room where the program will begin. The tour starts at 1:30 pm and lasts approximately 1.5 hours. Arrive early at 1 pm for social time and light refreshments beforehand.

Additional Art Beyond Sight tours this year are scheduled on:

WED, February 15, 2017: Big Picture:  Art after 1945
SAT, March 18, 2017: Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Collection
WED, March 29, 2017: Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series
WED, April 19, 2017:  Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Collection
SAT, May 20, 2017: Native American Art from SAM's Permanent Collection
WED, June 21, 2017: Works at the Olympic Sculpture Park

Note that due to the rescheduled January 21st tour there are now two different tours in February: on the 4th and the 15th. All tours take place at Seattle Art Museum from 1:30-3:00 pm, unless noted otherwise.

Please share this information with other individuals that you think would be interested. We look forward to touring with you!

Museum Educator, School & Educator Programs

Seattle Art Museum
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