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      The History of Blindness in Iowa traveling exhibit will be making appearances at different locations in the state in the coming months. As events are scheduled, details about the event will be listed below.

      Traveling Exhibit Schedule

      Since January 2012, an exhibit on the History of Blindness in Iowa has been traveling to public libraries across Iowa. Each library hosts the exhibit for one month and a presentation on the topic is also given.

      The exhibit consists of display panels addressing these themes: Education, Employment, Community and Domestic Life, Advocacy, and Technology. Exhibit information is available in Braille and audio formats. Excerpts from selected oral histories is also available on audio players. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to host the exhibit at your location.

      Contact Us

      Please direct questions concerning the History of Blindness in Iowa traveling exhibit to:

      Rick Dressler
      Communications Specialist
      Iowa Department for the Blind 
      (515) 281-1314