Touch the Invisible Sky

Touch gorgeous images of galaxies in tactile displays for the blind and visually impaired at the DC Public Library. Five large-scale tactile images with Braille captions, accompanied by eight visual images, will be on exhibit from July 18 through mid-September at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Celebrating the International Year of Astronomy 2009, the images are a part of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory's "From the Earth to the Universe" project on tour with support from NASA. The exhibit is in the located on the Second Floor, West Lobby. For library hours and nearest metro, call 202-727-0321, or visit

WHAT:       Touch the Invisible Sky
WHEN:       July 18, 2009 to mid-September 2009
WHERE:     Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library
                     901 G St. N.W.
                     Washington, DC