The Director of the Uffizi Museum leading Tours for Disabled People

The Director of the Uffizi Museum leading Tours for Disabled People

The Uffizi Gallery in Florence (Credits: Tour Por Italia)

As reported by the Italian Agency Press, the Uffizi director Eike Schmidt has personally guide da tour for disabled visitors on Friday morning.
It is the first of a series of free events for the disabled and will include a tactile tour of Classical sculptures and three-dimensional copies of famous paintings - such as Sandro Botticelli's Birth of Venus - for the blind.
Florence authorities have set up a program for the blind across several museums, in which they can don special gloves and get to know sculptures and other artworks by touching them. Schmidt, a German art historian, was appointed to head the famous Florence museum last year.
News by ANSA

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