Time & Date

10.15am; 11.30am
From: Tuesday, 6 Mar 2018
To: Saturday, 17 Mar 2018

Visitors with disability and their carers are invited to participate in a free Tactile Tour of some of the sculptures in the 2018 Sculpture by the Sea exhibition. The tours are led by experienced DADAA guides. Individuals, school students and groups from disability service organisations are all encouraged to take up this opportunity.

Tactile Tours are designed to introduce visitors with disability to new ways of experiencing and enjoying contemporary sculpture through informed discussion and touch. The works selected for each tour have been nominated by both the artists and the Sculpture by the Sea site manager as being safe to touch. The sculptures are located in accessible areas.

Verbal descriptions of the sculpture visited during the tours are offered to participants who are blind or vision impaired.

A Tactile Tour lasts approximately one hour.

You must complete the Booking Form below, and return it to Jacqueline at DADAA.

Tactile Tours

6 to 17 March 2018

10.15am and 11.30am, with some 6pm tours

All dates and times are listed on the Booking Form below.

Booking Request Form – SCULPTURE BY THE SEA 2018

If you would like to book, please complete the form and return it by email to:

Jacqueline, DADAA

0400 111 018

Beach Access Days

On two days, special matting will be installed to enable visitors with limited mobility and those using wheelchairs to access and experience sculpture located in specific areas on the beach. Visitor service staff will be available to assist and inform visitors on these days. Shaded areas on the beach will be provided and additional first aid support will be on site nearby.

14 and 15 March from 10am – 7pm.

Bookings are not required for the Beach Access Days.

For more information on Beach Access Days, please contact

Auslan Interpreted Artist Talks

Sculpture by the Sea is also offering a free program of Artist Talks each weekend during the exhibition. An Auslan interpreter will be at the following talks:

Saturday 3 March, 10am – 12.30pm

Saturday 10 March, 10am – 12.30pm

Sunday, 18 March, 10am – 12.30pm and 2 – 2.45pm for the exhibition closing ceremony and announcement of the Peoples’ Choice and Kids’ Choice prizes.

For more information, contact


Home page image credits (in order of appearance): 1. Photographer Cam Campbell 2. Photographer Terry Matthews 3. Photographer Matt Reid 4. Artwork Desmond Woodley 5. Photographer Cam Campbell

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