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Art & Coffee Meetup at the Whitney Museum

Participants in blindfolds, feeling art

We had our art and coffee meetup event on Sunday, September 17th at the Whitney Museum. It was a surreal experience for all of the sighted people in attendance. Some sighted participants said, “I don’t know how a visually impaired or blind person navigates through a normal day”. Everyone was able to experience the sculptures in …

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Brunch in the Dark

Brunch attendees blindfolded and drinking fruit drink

We recently held our first annual “Brunch in the Dark” at Bluestone Lane in Dumbo Brooklyn. The event was interesting and unique for all participants. Guests were blindfolded for a six-course meal, in order to simulate being visually impaired/blind.  The event also prompted participants to better understand the difficulties that VIP’s face daily (such as …

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