Unmask Your Creativity at APH for the Blind

Print The Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind (APH), located at 1839 Frankfort Avenue, will host a free one-of-a-kind craft workshop entitled "Halloween Mask Workshop" on Saturday, October 25, from 10:00 a.m. until noon. Using tactile materials, APH staff will guide participants of all ages and abilities as they make a scary or silly Halloween mask or headdress. This event is free to the public, but space is limited so registration by October 23 is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call (502) 899-2365, or e-mail mhudson@aph.org, to register. Visit www.aph.org/musuem for more information.  About the Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind: The Museum, where visitors experience hands-on history, is open Monday through Saturday. It is located on the second floor of the American Printing House for the Blind, 1839 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky. Admission is free. Regular hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday-Friday and 10:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday. Visitors can write in braille, see the first book embossed for blind readers, play a computer game designed for blind students, and much more. More information at www.aph.org/museum or call (502) 895-2405, ext. 365, weekdays. About the American Printing House for the Blind: 2008 marks the 150th anniversary of The American Printing House for the Blind, a 501C(3) non-profit organization. APH is the world's largest company devoted solely to researching, developing, and manufacturing products for people who are blind or visually impaired. Founded in 1858, it is the oldest organization of its kind in the United States. Under the 1879 federal Act to Promote the Education of the Blind, APH is the official supplier of educational materials for visually impaired students in the U.S. who are working at less than college level.
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