Toledo Museum of Art guests are invited to experience the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions in a variety of different ways. A number of programs–both at the museum and out in the community–work with audiences that are experiencing early onset memory loss, visual impairment, and developmental delays. Tours, art classes, and outreach opportunities are available.
Meet Me at TMA is a free monthly program designed to provide meaningful Museum visits for people experiencing the early stages of memory loss, their families, caregivers and friends. All tours are 45 – 60 minutes and begin at 1:00 p.m. at the indicated location. For more information or to register, please call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900.
A Brush with Art is a free monthly series of cultural programs for visitors with early stage memory loss and their companions. Each program includes discussion in the galleries along with an interactive component. All visits are 90-minutes in length and begin at 1:00 p.m. at the indicated location. Please register in advance with the Alzheimer’s Association to allow for proper planning of the activity portion. For more information or to register, please call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900.
Meet Me at TMA and A Brush with Art are sponsored in part by
Touch Tours, in collaboration with the Sight Center, are a free tour designed for the sight impaired to engage with works of art. Each tour includes the opportunity to touch sculptures in the TMA galleries and have a guided discussion with trained docents. All tours are docent-led and must be scheduled in advance. For more information or to schedule a tour, please call the Education Office at 419-255-8000 ext. 7514.
Creativity for the Special Learner
Designed for the special learner, students in this class use adaptive tools and techniques to discover the Museum’s galleries and make art. This mixed media class is a part of the Museum’s Art Class program with classes scheduled intermittently throughout the year. Students can view class availability and tuition costs on the TMA Art Class page. Scholarship opportunities are available and, if awarded, cover 100% of the registration fees. For additional questions, please contact Sara Daniels at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit toledomuseum.org/learn/classes to register.