Where can I get help to do art and crafts?

If you are blind or partially sighted, this does not mean you need to stop producing art or working with crafts. There are several organisations that can help and provide support.

  • Disability Arts Online contains links to disabled artists' sites. A number of these artists are blind or partially sighted.
  • iMap Creative Access is an online art resource for blind and partially sighted people who are interested in art, and for teachers of art.
  • VocalEyes is a registered charity established to service the needs of theatres, theatre companies, museums and galleries who wish to present audio description to their blind and partially sighted audiences.
  • The Audio Description Association exists to support people and organisations that supply audio description. The ADA supply accredited training in audio description.
  • Living Paintings Trust is a unique national charity that helps blind and partially sighted adults and children by offering a free library service.

You can also find services and organisations that help blind and partially sighted people on our Sightline Directory.

Find out more about Creative Writing, Drama and Dance, Pottery and Crafts, Photography, Music and Painting on our Arts and crafts webpages

We also have a number of different factsheets or leaflets you can send to customers with more information about leisure activities at home:

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