Made to Touch: Art + Accessibility
Made to Touch: Art + Accessibility will feature a presentation by artist and fellow at The Harkin Institute, Jill Wells, on her research about integrating accessibility into art. This will be followed by an unveiling of Well's BLACKBUTTERFLY Piano installation and the relief sculpture “Commander in Chief” by Leonard Baskin with remarks from Senator Tom Harkin (retired).
For more information visit https://harkininstitute.drake.edu/2022/10/07/made-to-touch/
The graphic reads “Made to Touch: Art + Accessibility. Friday, October 21, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tom and Ruth Harkin Center & YouTube Livestream. ASL, CART, and Audio Descriptions will be provided.” The graphic also includes a photo of a blind man interacting with tactile art, surrounded by colorful butterflies that are imprinted with braille text.