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A collage of images representing touch toursENHANCING THE ARTS EXPERIENCE: New Zealand festivals, galleries, performing arts companies, galleries and museums provide audio description and touch tours for people who are blind or have low vision. 

Audio description and touch tours

This page provides information, resources and stories about audio description and touch tours for music, dance, theatre, museums and galleries, in both New Zealand and internationally. If you have any audio described arts or cultural events or opportunities, please email Iona.

Insights into audio description

Audio Described Aotearoa

Putting blind people in the picture is what Auckland audio describer Nicola Owen does for a living. She talks to Arts Access Aotearoa about touch tours and audio description of arts and cultural events, and the growing demand for audio description. Read the Q & A insight with Nicola Owen

What's on that's audio described

Audio description of Auckland concert

Chamber Music New Zealand is offering an audio description service at its Auckland concert of Masaaki Suzuki and Juilliard415, to be held on Friday 26 May. The concert will start at 7:30pm, with the touch tour at 6pm. Visit the Chamber Music New Zealand website to find out more: the cost, how to book, how to get there and who to contact if you have any questions.








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