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The Multisensory Museum free pdf In The Multisensory Museum: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Touch, Sound, Smell, Memory, and Space, museum expert Nina Levent and Alvaro Pascual-Leone, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School bring together scholars and museum practitioners from around the world to highlight new trends and untapped opportunities for using such modalities as scent, sound, and touch in museums to offer more immersive experiences and diverse sensory engagement for visually- and otherwise-impaired patrons. While attention has been paid to accessibility for the physically-impaired since passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, making buildings accessible is only the first small step in elevating museums to be centers of learning and culture for all members of their communities. This landmark book will help all museums go much further.

About Nina Levent

Nina Levent is executive director of Art Beyond Sight Collaborative in New York City, part of Art Education for the Blind. Art Beyond Sight is dedicated to making the visual arts a vital part of the lives of visually-impaired people. Alvaro Pascual-Leone, M.D., Ph.D., is professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School- Director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation- Program Director of the Harvard-Thorndike Clinical Research Unit- and an Attending Neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - all in Boston. He is a practicing behavioral neurologist and movement disorders specialist.

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Author : Nina Levent
Publisher : AltaMira Press,U.S.
Data Published : 28 February 2014
ISBN : 0759123543
EAN : 9780759123540
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 410 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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