Please touch the exhibits

Fonte: Justin Smith Rome, May 15 – Trace your fingers around the curly locks on Michelangelo’s David or throw your arms around the Venus De Milo: what could get you tossed out of some museums is just the beginning of a trip to the State Tactile Museum Omero in Ancona. The largest ”touch” museum in the world, the Museo Omero was also one of the first, founded in 1993 by a pair of seeing-impaired art lovers, Aldo Grassini and Daniela Bottegoni. The museum obtained state sponsorship six years later and went on to expand its collection to over 150 pieces …

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