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Verbal Description Tour: Hiroshige

Brooklyn Museum
May 21 | Tue |
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Verbal Description Tour: Hiroshige

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

3–4:15 pm

Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor

Register for free

Blind individuals and those with low vision are invited to experience Hiroshige’s 100 Famous Views of Edo (feat. Takashi Murakami) in a vivid, detailed verbal description tour, featuring multisensory interactions with the famous prints. Immerse yourself in mid-nineteenth-century Edo (today’s Tokyo) and envision strolling through the vibrant city, encountering its people, beauty, and hotspots. Enjoy the artworks and one another’s company.

Free; registration is required. Service animals are welcome.

Questions or need assistance registering? Contact us at Image caption and credit:Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858). Suidō Bridge and Surugadai (Suidōbashi Surugadai), no. 48 from 100 Famous Views of Edo, 5th month of 1857. Woodblock print, 14 1/4 × 9 1/4 in. (36.2 × 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum; Gift of Anna Ferris, 30.1478.48. (Photo: Brooklyn Museum)

Venue: Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy Map