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An Artful Touch

The St. Augustine's TOUCH Braille Trail gives people of all abilities a unique way to access art and history

A walk around the picturesque Plaza de la Constitución is a feast for the eyes. Gilded architectural treasures, historic monuments, expansive harbor vistas and an exquisite collection of history statuary whet the visual appetites of countless passersby. Now, close your eyes. Imagine experiencing the beauty of St. Augustine as a blind person. That's a challenge the St. Augustine Art Association met when the nonprofit arts organization created the TOUCH St. Augustine "Braille Trail," an installation of bronze Braille markers for the citywide public works of art.

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