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This Accessible Arts Calendar lists events with accommodations such as:

  • Audio Description (AD) for people who are blind or have low vision,
  • American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreting for people who are deaf,
  • Captioning for people who are hard of hearing,
  • Sensory-friendly accommodations such as lower light or sound levels,
  • Artists with disabilities or disability-related topics.

Search by day or month, service, venue, kind of event (theatre, dance, workshop).

Bookmark this page, and tell arts organizations to list their accessible arts activities here. NOTE: Additional lists can be found under Resources for Community. These include a current Accessible Arts Calendar email version, Current Venues & Shows, 2019 Accessible Arts Events (index), Accessible Films, Accessible Arts Festivals. They are available in Word or PDF files and can be requested in other formats. Each is periodically updated.

TRAVELING? The American Council for the Blind lists arts venues state-by-state that offer audio description. Check it out!

  • VSA Minnesota Celebration

    Monday, September 23, 2019 - 6:30 pm 9:00 pm / Illusion Theater / Minneapolis

    • Audio Description
    • ASL Interpretation
    • Real-time Captioning
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Join the celebration of VSA Minnesota's history!
    Sept. 23, 2019

  • Bone Mother

    Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:30 pm 9:00 pm / Museum of Russian Art / Minneapolis

    • ASL Interpretation

    Sandbox Theatre at The Museum of Russian Art
    90 minutes, Sept. 19-22, 25-27, 7:30, 2019; post-show talk-backs on Sept. 22 & 26.

  • Smokey Joe’s Cafe

    Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:30 pm / Duluth Playhouse - NorShor Theatre / Duluth

    • ASL Interpretation

    The Duluth Playhouse
    Sept. 19-29, 2019; Thurs.-Sat. 7:30, Sun. Sept. 29, 2:00.

  • Escaped Alone, and Here We Go

    Friday, September 27, 2019 - 8:00 pm 10:00 pm / Gremlin Theatre / St. Paul

    • Audio Description

    Frank Theatre
    2 hours includes intermission; Sept. 6-29, 2019, Thurs.-Fri.-Sat. 8:00, Sun. 2:00.

  • Tour for People with Memory Loss

    Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 10:00 am 11:15 am / James J. Hill House / St. Paul

    • Sensory Friendly
    • Other

    James J. Hill House
    60 minutes; Feb. 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, Aug. 6, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, 2019

  • Open Flow Forum

    Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 7:00 pm 9:00 pm / Walker Community United Methodist Church / Minneapolis

      For the Artists with Disabilities Alliance (AWDA)
      two hours; Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, 2019.

    • Ride the Cyclone

      Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 7:30 pm / Jungle Theater / Minneapolis

      • Audio Description
      • Assisted Listening Devices

      Jungle Theater
      Sept. 11 – Oct. 20, 2019

    • Sensory Friendly Sunday at the Walker

      Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 8:00 am 11:00 am / Walker Art Center / Minneapolis

      • Sensory Friendly

      Walker Art Center
      8:00 to 11:00 AM on June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, 2019.

    • Mozart the Adventurer

      Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 12:00 pm 3:45 pm / Orchestra Hall / Minneapolis

      • ASL Interpretation
      • Real-time Captioning
      • Sensory Friendly

      Minnesota Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vänskä

    • On the Verge

      Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 1:30 pm / Commonweal Theatre / Lanesboro

      • Audio Description
      • Assisted Listening Devices

      Commonweal Theatre Company
      Sept. 6 – Nov. 10, 2019.

    • Gallery Tour in ASL

      Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm 7:00 pm / Walker Art Center / Minneapolis

      • ASL Interpretation

      ASL-interpreted tour of Walker Art Center exhibit
      One hour; Oct. 17, Nov. 21, 2019.

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