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Blindfold Yourself and Touch This

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens (Website) is opening a 40-piece art show at which attendees are required to touch the art. The museum's blindfolds keep visitors blind. Guests are led via "tactical way finding system" and told about the art through braille labels.

Details:
  • The show runs December 8, 2015 – April 17, 2016. 
  • The museum is located at 633 Osceola Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789. 
  • Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday 1– 4 p.m.
  • Admission fees are charged as follows: adults (18-59) $5; seniors (60+) $4; students (age 12 through college) $3; members and children age 12 and under are free. 
Founded in 1961, the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens holds an art collection focusing primarily on American representational sculpture, with over 200 works by Czech-born American sculptor Albin Polasek. The museum also offers guided tours of the historic Polasek residence and chapel, an outdoor sculpture garden and a gift shop. The museum is the retirement home of 2004 Florida Artists Hall of Fame recipient Albin Polasek, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of only 32 members of the National Trust’s Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios.