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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 (the current Accessible Arts Calendar email version, Current Venues & Shows, 2017 Accessible Arts Events, Accessible Films, Accessible Arts Festivals) are available in Word and 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!

  • A Christmas Carole Petersen

    Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:30 pm / Ritz Theater / Minneapolis

    • Audio Description
    • ASL Interpretation
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Theater Latte Da at Ritz Theater
    Nov. 29 – Dec. 30, 2017

  • Annie

    Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:30 pm / Ordway Center for the Performing Arts / St. Paul

    • Real-time Captioning
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Ordway Music Theater
    Dec. 7-31

  • Phantom of the Opera

    Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:30 pm / Orpheum Theatre / Minneapolis

    • Real-time Captioning
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Touring show at the Orpheum Theatre
    Dec. 13-31, 2017

  • 2017 British Arrows Awards

    Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 8:00 pm 9:15 pm / Walker Art Center / Minneapolis

    • Audio Description
    • ASL Interpretation
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Walker Art Center’s McGuire Theater
    72 minutes; Dec. 1-30, 2017

  • 2017 British Arrows Awards

    Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 2:00 pm 3:15 pm / Walker Art Center / Minneapolis

    • Audio Description
    • ASL Interpretation
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Walker Art Center’s McGuire Theater
    72 minutes; Dec. 1-30, 2017

  • Annie

    Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 2:00 pm / Ordway Center for the Performing Arts / St. Paul

    • Audio Description
    • ASL Interpretation
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Ordway Music Theater
    Dec. 7-31

  • Narnia

    Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 4:00 pm 5:15 pm / Howard Conn Fine Arts Center / Minneapolis

    • ASL Interpretation
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Youth Performance Company
    Dec. 1-17, 2017.

  • The 1940s Radio Hour

    Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 7:00 pm / Rochester Civic Theatre / Rochester

    • ASL Interpretation
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Rochester Civic Theatre Company
    Dec. 1-17, 2017; dinner theatre Dec. 7 & 14, tickets $70 (less for groups of 10+).

  • I Will Not Go Gently

    Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 7:30 pm / Theatre B - at Lincoln School / Moorhead

    • ASL Interpretation

    Theatre B
    Dec. 14-30, 2017; Thurs.-Fri.-Sat. 7:30, Sun. 2:00

  • What’s Left: Lives Touched by Suicide - Reception

    Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 9:30 am 10:45 am / Gethsemane Lutheran Church / Hopkins

      Art Exhibit at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Hopkins
      Nov. 16, 2017 – Jan. 7, 2018

    • 2017 British Arrows Awards

      Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm 2:15 pm / Walker Art Center / Minneapolis

      • Real-time Captioning
      • Assisted Listening Devices

      Walker Art Center’s McGuire Theater
      72 minutes; Dec. 1-30, 2017

    • Phantom of the Opera

      Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 1:00 pm / Orpheum Theatre / Minneapolis

      • ASL Interpretation
      • Assisted Listening Devices

      Touring show at the Orpheum Theatre
      Dec. 13-31, 2017

    • And Then There Were None

      Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 2:00 pm / Theatre in the Round / Minneapolis

      • Audio Description
      • Assisted Listening Devices
      • Tactile/Touch Tour
      • Large Print Playbill

      Theatre in the Round Players
      Nov. 17 – Dec. 17, 2017; Fri.-Sat. 7:30, Sun. 2:00

    • Phantom of the Opera

      Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 6:30 pm / Orpheum Theatre / Minneapolis

      • Audio Description
      • Assisted Listening Devices
      • Braille Playbill
      • Large Print Playbill

      Touring show at the Orpheum Theatre
      Dec. 13-31, 2017

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