Tuesday, December 10, 2019

SLUMA Tactile Gallery: Thursday, 12 December 2019

OPENING RECEPTION Thursday, December 12  4 -7 PM

The Tactile Gallery was created for visitors to experience art through touch. The gallery has two rooms with artworks on display from the Saint Louis University art collection and 3D reproductions of very important artworks from museums around the world. A braille text panel is accompanied by a large-print text panel. Both braille and large-print labels are installed on the right side of each artwork.There are nine artworks on display. They are arranged on and around the walls of the room. Five artworks are installed on pedestals and four on the walls. Pedestals are outlined with a band of textured material on the floor to assist in finding them. Also, the floor in front of each artwork installed on the wall is marked with the same textured material.

The Tactile Gallery is located on the second floor in galleries 214 and 215.

MUSEUM HOURS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday- Sunday

The Saint Louis University Museum of Art
3663 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108


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