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MOMA Presents an Introduction to Contemporary Art


Explore art that bewilders, confronts, amazes, and inspires, and consider the current global artscape in its historical and social contexts. Major works and movements in painting, photography, sculpture, and performance will be examined. A specially trained Museum lecturer from The Museum of Modern Art will engage participants through extensive verbal descriptions of the artwork and in the creative process. 

Lecturer: Georgia Krantz





Claes Oldenburg. Two Cheeseburgs, with Everything (Dual Hamburgers).1962. Burlap soaked in plaster, painted with enamel, 7 x 14 3/4 x 8 5/8" (17.8 x 37.5 x 21.8 cm). Philip Johnson Fund. © 2011 Claes Oldenburg

The content of this series is based on free monthly touch and description tours conducted at MoMA for adults who are blind or partially sighted. 

Space is limited. Preference is given to persons who are blind or have low vision.

MoMA Access Programs are made possible by a lead grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Major annual support is provided by MetLife Foundation. Additional support is provided by The Friends of Education of The Museum of Modern Art in honor of Michael Margitich, Allene Reuss Memorial Trust, an anonymous donor, J.E. and Z.B. Butler Foundation, Von Seebeck – Share B Charitable Trust, The Estate of Isabel T. Bedrosian, the Bloomingdale’s Fund of the Macy’s Foundation, Ducommun and Gross Family Foundation, Charles Henry Leach II Foundation, Langner Family Fund of The New York Community Trust, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and other generous donors. 

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  • Audience: Adults, Persons with Disabilities