Art and culture accessible!

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KUBES is committed to the accessibility of art and culture, so that art lovers and artists with a visual impairment can actively participate in cultural life.

For example, we offer culture lovers excursions, creative workshops, art expression workshops, and artists a platform to present their work and to give museums advice on how they can be more accessible for blind and visually impaired visitors.

ZieZo fair 2020 canceled!

The ZieZo fair of 13 and 14 March is canceled. This in accordance with the guidelines for events from the government and RIVM whereby the risks are estimated higher by the target group.

By touch

The blind couple Marianne and Ronald Polderman have been living independently for three years in three-highs in Amsterdam. They are aging in a world that is becoming busier, more threatening to them. If they are offered an apartment in a protected residential environment on the Veluwe, they say goodbye to their familiar environment.

The story of the life of this blind couple who touch their way through the world of the sighted.

On Monday, March 16, 2020, the documentary Op de tast will be broadcast on NPO2 at 20.25. The film is provided with audio description via the Earcatch app, which you can download via earcatch.nl.

Field trips

Again a varied program with [cultural day excursions] (https://www.kubes.nl/excursies) has been put together. You can register for one or more excursions, as well as for the annual, multi-day cultural trip. You can participate with or without your own supervisor, or request a KUBES supervisor.

Workshops

Of course, the KUBES Sculpture Weekend is not missing this year! On the workshop page you can read more about this and other planned [art expression workshops] (https://www.kubes.nl/workshops). You will also find reports and photos of previously held workshops.

Exhibitions

At the annual exhibition you experience, feel and view the work of artists affiliated with KUBES. On the [exhibitions page] (https://www.kubes.nl/exposities) you can read, among other things, about previously held exhibitions, how to order an art catalog and art cards and about the preparations for the 2020 exhibition.

Artist collective

Around 50 blind and visually impaired artists are affiliated with KUBES. Get to know their work during our exhibitions and on the artist pages. There you will also find how you can purchase an artwork and how you can join the [collective] as an artist (https://www.kubes.nl/kunstenaars)

Advice

KUBES informs, advises and supports museums and other cultural institutions for better accessibility. One-to-one advice, test groups, an accessibility workshop, advisory group ... KUBES has the knowledge and experience!