North Carolina Museum of Art Park Expansion

The North Carolina Museum of Art is in the process of constructing a $13 million expansion to the outdoor park area. The expansion will provide room for additional outdoor projects for the community to participate. There has been a proposal by dedicated Park volunteers for the expansion to include a sensory garden for the Museum’s abled-bodied and challenged populations to experience. Considering the needs of the Museum’s visitors, the NCMA has started developing a concept of a Discovery Garden. Imagine being able to smell and taste herbs, touch Lamb Ears, enjoy the sight of a variety of trees while listening to reedy plants blowing in the wind. Visitors would be able to experience the garden with any of their senses.

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About nclbph

The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability. The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state. The NCLBPH is a state agency operated by the State Library of North Carolina as a part of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. It is also a part of the network of regional libraries operated by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).
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