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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, 2018 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!

  • Weaving Wellness: Art, Community, and Mental Health Resilience

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm 8:00 pm / Minnesota History Center / St. Paul

    • ASL Interpretation

    Opening Reception at Minnesota History Center Library Gallery
    Exhibit: Sept. 25 – Dec. 15, 2018. Reception: Sept. 25, 5:00-8:00; Lecture: Oct. 9, 6:30-8:00.

  • Moving Words: Writers Across Minnesota

    Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:30 pm 8:00 pm / Willmar Public Library / Willmar

    • ASL Interpretation

    Discussion at the Willmar Public Library
    approx. 90 minutes, Sept. 27, 2018.

  • Is God Is

    Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:30 pm 9:00 pm / Mixed Blood Theatre / Minneapolis

    • Audio Description
    • ASL Interpretation
    • Scripted Captioning
    • Assisted Listening Devices
    • Tactile/Touch Tour

    Mixed Blood Theatre
    approx. 90 minutes; Sept. 21 – Oct. 14, 2018. All performances at 7:30, except Sundays at 2:00.

  • Once

    Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:30 pm 9:45 pm / Ritz Theater / Minneapolis

    • Audio Description
    • ASL Interpretation

    Theater Latte Da
    Sept. 12 – Oct. 21, 2018.

  • Scapin

    Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:00 pm / Interact Center for Visual & Performing Arts / St. Paul

    • ASL Interpretation

    Ten Thousand Things Theater at Interact Center
    Oct. 11 – Nov. 4, 2018

  • Is God Is

    Friday, September 28, 2018 - 7:30 pm 9:00 pm / Mixed Blood Theatre / Minneapolis

    • Audio Description
    • ASL Interpretation
    • Scripted Captioning
    • Assisted Listening Devices
    • Tactile/Touch Tour

    Mixed Blood Theatre
    approx. 90 minutes; Sept. 21 – Oct. 14, 2018. All performances at 7:30, except Sundays at 2:00.

  • Sometimes There’s Wine

    Friday, September 28, 2018 - 7:30 pm / Park Square Theatre - Andy Boss Thrust Stage / St. Paul

    • Audio Description
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Park Square Theatre
    Sept. 14 – Oct. 14, 2018

  • West of Central

    Friday, September 28, 2018 - 7:30 pm 9:45 pm / Pillsbury House Theatre / Minneapolis

    • ASL Interpretation
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Pillsbury House Theatre
    Sept. 14 – Oct. 14, 2018; Wed.-Sat. 7:30, Sun. 3:00.

  • Moving Words: Writers Across Minnesota

    Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 2:00 pm 3:30 pm / Bemidji Public Library / Bemidji

    • ASL Interpretation

    Discussion at the Bemidji Public Library
    approx. 90 minutes, Sept. 29, 2018.

  • Is God Is

    Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 7:30 pm 9:00 pm / Mixed Blood Theatre / Minneapolis

    • Audio Description
    • ASL Interpretation
    • Scripted Captioning
    • Assisted Listening Devices
    • Tactile/Touch Tour

    Mixed Blood Theatre
    approx. 90 minutes; Sept. 21 – Oct. 14, 2018. All performances at 7:30, except Sundays at 2:00.

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