Visual Literacy Gallery

Luis Jiménez, Study for Mountain Spirits & Nuclear Fuel Rods, 1994
August 9, 2022


The objects in this gallery are rotated on an annual basis and have been specifically selected by Curator of Education Sally Delgado and Registrar Lisa Quinn to stimulate conversations on visual literacy and how we create meaning, both individually and collectively, from visual images. Visitors are invited to slow down, look closely and consider how they process and interpret visual information. This slowing down of visual processing – be it alone or in conversation with others – has the potential to increase our understanding of cultural difference, bring awareness of bias, and encourage empathy. Facilitated Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) sessions for classes can be scheduled through KMA’s education department (