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Common Touch: An Artist’s Multi-Sensory Exhibition Exploring the History of the Education of the Blind at the Library Company of Philadelphia

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A version of this post was originally published on the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities blog on May 16, 2016. As the co-director of the Visual Culture Program (VCP at LCP) at the Library Company of Philadelphia, the…
Reception, Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind. Two visitors interact with a sculpture of an owl.

Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind

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On April 5, the Library Company held a celebratory opening for its current exhibition Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind. Organized by the library's Visual Culture Program (VCP at LCP) and curated by artist-in-residence…
Reception, Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind. Two visitors interact with a sculpture of an owl.

Rev. W.F. Johnson: Blind Phrenologist, Abolitionist, and Picture Show Lecturer

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Beginning in April 2016, the Library Company will host Common Touch, a multimedia and sensory exhibition curated by artist Teresa Jaynes. Generously funded by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, the exhibition inspired by historical embossed…
Reception, Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind. Two visitors interact with a sculpture of an owl.

From Common Touch : The Hostetler Family of Blind Musicians

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Beginning in April 2016, the Library Company will host Common Touch, a multimedia and sensory exhibition curated by artist Teresa Jaynes. Generously funded by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, the exhibition inspired by historical embossed…
Reception, Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind. Two visitors interact with a sculpture of an owl.

My First SDS Conference

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  A few weeks ago, hundreds of disability studies scholars, advocates, and activists gathered for the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Disability Studies, June 10-13, 2015. I was fortunate to be one of the attendees on…
Reception, Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind. Two visitors interact with a sculpture of an owl.

Learn to Read Moon

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The Visual Culture Program (VCP at LCP) will host an installation by book artist Teresa Jaynes’s in the Logan Room from September 4 to October 10, 2014. The first new work by Jaynes since her directorship of the acclaimed print festival Philagrafika…
Reception, Common Touch: The Art of the Senses in the History of the Blind. Two visitors interact with a sculpture of an owl.

Summer is for Internships

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As in past years, this summer a number of departments will have the benefit of talented young interns—including several funded by prestigious programs such as the highly competitive International Fine Print Dealers Association Foundation…