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Video: a multi-sensory tour of the Royal Academy

Published 4 December 2014

A recent event for blind and visually impaired visitors engaged the senses of smell, touch, taste and hearing to explore our building’s architecture and history.

  • This year’s Open House weekend featured a special event, designed to be engaging and accessible for blind and visually impaired visitors.

    The video below shows the results of this event – a multi-sensory tour led by food historian Tasha Marks and artist educator Harry Baxter, which explored the relationship between architecture, food and history.

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    Tinctures, Tastes and Textures Tour: Layered Histories at the RA

    A video featuring food historian Tasha Marks, artist educator Harry Baxter and the visitors who joined us for our ‘Tinctures, Tastes and Textures’ tour.

  • This event forms part of the RA’s regular programme of events for blind and visually impaired visitors, InTouch.

    Molly Bretton is the Royal Academy’s Access Manager.