A touch of empathy for blind, now on display at Kol museum

“PLEASE TOUCH”. These words — highly unusual words to place in front of museum displays — at the 208-year-old Indian Museum in Kolkata are not only helping a whole community of people experience art from all around the world, probably for the first time, but also quietly sensitising others about what it is like to have a disability.

A touch of empathy for blind, now on display at Kol museum
“PLEASE TOUCH”. These words — highly unusual words to place in front of museum displays — at the 208-year-old Indian Museum in Kolkata are not only helping a whole community of people experience art from all around the world, probably for the first time, but also quietly sensitising others about what it is like to have a disability.