A blind person feels with his hands a copy of 'The Mona Lisa" at The Prado Museum on Feb. 10, 2015 in Madrid.
A blind person feels with his hands a copy of 'The Mona Lisa" at The Prado Museum on Feb. 10, 2015 in Madrid. Pablo Blazquez Dominguez

This Exhibit Lets Blind People Touch the Mona Lisa

Feb 12, 2015

A museum in Madrid, Spain has unveiled an inclusive exhibit featuring artistic masterpieces recreated so the blind can feel how they look, CBS News reports.

The works on display at the Prado Museum were made using the Didu technique, which adds texture to paintings. The exhibit, titled “Hoy Toca el Prado” opened January 20 and features works like El Greco's El caballero de la mano en el pecho and Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.

Paintings For Vision-Impaired People At The Prado MuseumA blind person feels with her hands a copy of 'The gentleman with his hand on his chest' of El Greco at The Prado Museum on Feb. 10, 2015 in Madrid. Pablo Blazquez Dominguez—Getty Images 
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