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On November 9, Gostiny Dvory Museum of Local Lore in Arkhangelsk will be hosting a seminar for the local museums, libraries and cultural venues on working with people with visual impairments. Specifics will be discussed of creating exhibitions and involving audio describers to assist visually impaired visitors.
Among the keynote speakers is Natalia Harsa, historian and cultural critic representing exhibition services at Krasny Art Center. Here is what Natalia shared about her center’s experience of arranging the exhibition called “The Feel of Painting”:
Krasny ART Center is working to promote the artists based in Novosibirsk by designing exhibitions. Behind our every exhibition are the efforts by curators, designers, artists, and art historians who work as one team. “The Feel of Painting” is a project that involves three sculptors, one physicist, eight artists, two designers, one audio describer, two curators, one fragrance evaluator*, and me as a coordinator and art critic.
* evaluator is a professional who works with perfumers, sales, marketing and laboratory teams to make sure that the right fragrances are selected and created for customers. The job involves keeping up-to-date with fragrance trends and being able to effectively communicate about smells.
Please use this link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ej0_4IM9TsroaAaVQZIJ..
The exhibition opens in Arkhangelsk Gostiny Dvory Museum of Local Lore on November 9, 2021 and will last until January 10, 2022.