Art Speaking, West Midlands

Art Speaking saw four museums and art galleries in the West Midlands develop access for audiences with visual impairments

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts offers special events for visually-impaired groups and is experimenting with 3D technology

Coventry Transport Museum, Coventry

Coventry Transport Museum created a tactile tour for blind and partially-sighted visitors

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

The Ferens Art Gallery offers a multi-sensory tour using verbal descriptions, smells, sound and touch

The Geffrye Museum, London

The Geffrye Museum has reinvigorated its educational work with blind and partially-sighted visitors

The Lightbox, Woking

The Lightbox gallery has found that creative workshops are popular with blind and visually-impaired visitors

London Canal Museum, London

Blackbox-av produced audio content for the London Canal Museum in order to improve access for visually-impaired visitors

Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester

Leading an audio descriptive tour through a performance-based exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery presented challenges as well as opportunities

The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia

The Powerhouse Museum ensured accessible design and staff training were part of an exhibition about people living with blindness

V&A, Sacred Silver & Stained Glass gallery, London

The V&A integrated audio descriptions for sighted and non-sighted visitors across its Sacred Silver & Stained Glass gallery

V&A touch tours, London

The V&A has been running touch tours for its permanent and temporary exhibitions since 1985

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