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Tours with Sighted Guides: Rodin—Sculptor and Storyteller

February 7, 2018
Ryan Learning Center, Studio A
Free, registration required

Tours with Sighted Guides is a complimentary service welcoming individuals with blindness or low vision to the Art Institute for lively conversations about works of art accompanied by verbal descriptions and tactile experiences. 

Join us for an exploration of the special exhibition Rodin: Sculptor and Storyteller. Participants pair with trained volunteer guides to explore Rodin's sculptural masterpieces through discussion and touch with 3D-printed replicas of select works of art.

To register, please contact Bill Green, Blind Service Association, at or (312) 236-0808. This program is free for all participants; individuals with blindness and low vision are welcome to bring one adult sighted companion. Visit the Art Institute's Accessibility page to learn more about Tours with Sighted Guides and other resources available to people with blindness and low vision. To request a complimentary tour at the Art Institute with a sighted guide, please email or call (312) 857-7641.

To request an accessibility accommodation for an Art Institute program, please call (312) 443-3680 or send an e-mail to as far in advance as possible. 

Please see the museum’s Accessibility page for more information.

Auguste Rodin. Adam, modeled about 1881, cast about 1924. Gift of Robert Allerton.