Skip to Main Content

Multisensory Tours

A tour guide and visitors touching a sculpture with white gloves on
Access & Community Programs Coordinator Karen Duval leads a Multisensory Tour of Matisse and the Art of Jazz. Photograph by Tom Loonan.

Our free Multisensory Tours welcome adults who are blind or partially sighted to the museum. Learn about selected works from the Albright-Knox’s collection and special exhibitions on the first Saturday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 am, and on the second Wednesday of each month from 1:30 to 3:30 pm.

Tour themes change monthly and include in-depth verbal descriptions, touch materials, and other sensory activities. Weekday tours in the galleries are followed by a hands-on artmaking experience in the classrooms.

Space is limited and advance registration is required. To register, or for more information, please contact Access & Community Programs Coordinator Karen Duval at 716.270.8249 or

2019 Tours

Saturday, January 5, 2019, 10:30–11:30 am
Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 10:30–11:30 am
Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 10:30–11:30 am
*No Wednesday tour in March

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:30–11:30 am
Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 10:30–11:30 am
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 10:30–11:30 am
Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm

Saturday, July 6, 2019, 10:30–11:30 am
*No Wednesday tour in July

Saturday, August 3, 2019, 10:30–11:30 am
*No Wednesday tour in August

Saturday, September 7, 2019, 10:30–11:30 am
Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm

Saturday, October 5, 2019, 12–1 pm (Please note the later start time for this tour)
Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm

Please note: Multisensory Tours will not take place November 2019–January 2020. This program will resume at Albright-Knox Northland in February 2020.

Program Sponsors

Access AK is made possible through the generous support of the James H. Cummings Foundation, Inc. Endowment; National Fuel; the Vogt Family Foundation; and an anonymous donor.

Access AK Programs Learn More about Access AK Programs

  • Accessibility

    The Albright-Knox is committed to creating and fostering a universal environment of accessibility for visitors of all ages.

    Learn More
    Learn More
  • Contact Us

    For more information about all Access AK programs, please contact Access & Community Programs Coordinator Karen Duval at 716.270.8249 or

    Learn More
    Learn More
Back to Top