Menu Close

HOME

IF YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEM ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE, PLEASE CONSULT THIS GUIDE: WWW.BBC.CO.UK/ACCESSIBILITY

MaMoMi is a social enterprise with objectives to enhance the experiences and expand the possibilities available to blind, visually impaired and those at risk of exclusion.

We facilitate the interpretation of art and design for blind and visually impaired creative enthusiasts.


Somerset House New Access Programme for visually impaired visitors

An Introductory Tour of Somerset House with a Focus Group.

Saturday 1st of June 2019

Somerset House Access tour pilot session post. In the background is an image of the Edmond J. Safra fountain court in the foreground and the North Wing in the background.
Image: Somerset House. Image credit: Somerset House Trust.

NEWS

Tactile Maps, Kensington: More Than Just Wayfinding

This is a tactile map installed outside South Kensington tube station.

Image credit: The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Image description: The robust three-dimensional tactile map features colour-coding, raised letters, symbols and braille. The raised letters and braille are depicted in grey colour, the park and open spaces are depicted in green colour, the buildings in purple, the roads in dark blue and bus stops are marked with round yellow symbols. The map is installed on specially designed lectern style stands.

Read more about the Tactile Maps, Kensington: More Than Just Wayfinding blog.


EXHIBITIONS

Dialogue Beyond Sight exhibition 2016


PRESENTATIONS

Museums Association Conference and Exhibition 2017

Andrew delivering the the Beyond Sight workshop at the Museum Practice and careers hub workshops
Image description: Andrew delivers the Beyond Sight workshop at the Museum Practice and Careers Hub Workshop, Manchester.

This was a presentation on the values of interpretation tools, at Museums Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition at the Manchester Central Convention Centre on 16 and 17 November 2017.


GROUP TOURS

ZSL London Zoo visit summer 2017

Image shows several blind participants listening to the Macaws as they are fed.
Image description: Visually impaired participants listen to the Macaws as they are fed in the bird enclosure.
This image shows Visually impaired participants exploring the zoo, listening, looking and smelling the spatial environment.
Image description: Visually impaired participants listen to the birds squawking.
This is a group image of some visually impaired participants, family and companions at the end of the visit.
Image description: This is a group photograph with visually impaired participants, family and companions.

Read more about the ZSL London Zoo summer 2017 visit in our blog.

Photography: Ryan Prince Art. Image credit: MaMoMi


THE NEW DESIGN MUSEUM