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Madrid’s Prado opens exhibition for the blind

Madrid's Prado museum.
Madrid’s Prado Museum. Image by Ajay Goyal / CC BY 2.0

A new exhibition at Madrid’s Prado Museum allows blind visitors to explore a selection of world-famous artworks by hand. Six paintings, including the Mona Lisa, have been recreated using specialist 3-D printing techniques, allowing visitors to feel the contours of the artwork. The exhibition, titled Hoy toca el Prado (Touch the Prado), will run until 28 June and is free for vision-impaired people and their guides. Read more: thelocal.es