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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