Touch This Art! The Aztec Calendar Stone, Arte Al Toque, la Piedra Solar azteca

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Presented by Imagine Art at Imagine Art, Austin TX

Sep 21
Oct 15
Touch This Art! The Aztec Calendar Stone, Arte Al Toque, la Piedra Solar azteca

A unique tactile art experience. Don’t look at the art! You must touch it! High-relief art-for-the-blind, inspired by the Aztec Calendar stone, hidden in black plastic bags. Intriguing, disconcerting, perhaps enlightening!

The iconic Aztec Calendar Stone inspires an exhibit of tactile art. Open to all public, reaching out especially to the blind and visually impaired, this September-October 2018 show in Austin, Texas, forces the interaction of the public with the art to be non-visual on purpose.

Large stylized high-relief champ-levé glyphs of that monumental, complex monolith sculpture area available.

See other nowplayingaustin listings for The Book release (Fri 09/28/18) and workshops (Sat 09/29/18 is the first)


Free Admission

    Official Website


Additional time info:

Yama Ploskonka, the artist, will be at ImagineArt every Wednesday afternoon and evening, all day Monday October 15, and as much as possible other days. If you are coming with a group, or even by yourself, do feel free to send an email to, I would love to meet with you and hear about how “pure tactile art” works for you.

It’s a very new thing…

The Book Release is Friday, September 28 at 7 pm at the Austin Book Arts Center (see announcement in nowplayingaustin) and the first workshop is Saturday September 29 at Papel Texano

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • not much to see, right? plenty to touch!


  • See the art. uh, you can't SEE it, you must TOUCH it!


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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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