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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!

  • The Sleeping Child

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 1:45 pm 2:30 pm / Mattocks Park / St. Paul

    • ASL Interpretation

    Margo McCreary Puppets: Performers Zoe Hollander, Emma Mingo and Margo McCreary; Marya Hart, piano; Bruce Wintervold, percussion.
    35 minutes; July 19 – Sept. 22, 2018, at various locations.

  • The Legend of Georgia McBride

    Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 1:00 pm / Guthrie Theater - McGuire Proscenium Stage / Minneapolis

    • Real-time Captioning
    • Assisted Listening Devices
    • Tactile/Touch Tour
    • Braille Playbill
    • Large Print Playbill

    Guthrie Theater
    July 14 – Aug. 26, 2018

  • Rhythmically Speaking 10/2018

    Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 2:00 pm 4:00 pm / Southern Theater / Minneapolis

    • Audio Description
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Choreographers Gabriel Anderson & Laura Selle-Virtucio, Leila Awadallah, Melissa Clark, Brandi Coleman (Dallas TX), Karla Grotting, Jolene Konkel, Emma Marlar, Erinn Liebhard
    2 hours including intermission, Aug. 16-18, 2018 @ 7:30; 18 @ 2:00

  • 2018 Minnesota State Fair

    Thursday, August 23, 2018 - N/A / Minnesota State Fairgrounds / St. Paul

    • ASL Interpretation
    • Assisted Listening Devices


    Aug. 23 – Sept. 3, 2018; Special Days: Thurs. Aug. 23: Thrifty Thursday ($12 age 13+, $9 age 5-12). Mon. Aug. 27: Seniors and Kids Day ($9 age 65+ & age 5-12). Tues. Aug. 28: Military Appreciation Day ($9 military any age & spouses with valid documentation of military service). Wed. Aug. 29: Read & Ride Day (present library card at gate, $12, senior/youth $9, one discount per card). Thurs. Aug. 30: Seniors Day ($9 age 65+). Mon. Sept. 3 (Labor Day): Kids Day: ($9 age 5-12).

  • Land of Maaya

    Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 2:00 pm 4:00 pm / Hamline University Theatre – Drew Fine Arts Center / St. Paul

    • Audio Description
    • ASL Interpretation

    Bollywood Dance Scene at Anne Simley Theater, Hamline University
    Aug. 17-26, 2018

  • Hamilton

    Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 7:30 pm / Orpheum Theatre / Minneapolis

    • Real-time Captioning
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Orpheum Theatre
    Aug. 29 - Oct. 7, 2018

  • Sensory Friendly Sunday

    Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 8:00 am 11:00 am / Walker Art Center / Minneapolis

      Walker Art Center

    • Hamilton

      Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 1:00 pm / Orpheum Theatre / Minneapolis

      • ASL Interpretation
      • Assisted Listening Devices

      Orpheum Theatre
      Aug. 29 - Oct. 7, 2018

    • Hamilton

      Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 7:00 pm / Orpheum Theatre / Minneapolis

      • Audio Description
      • Assisted Listening Devices

      Orpheum Theatre
      Aug. 29 - Oct. 7, 2018

    • Open Flow Forum

      Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 7:00 pm 9:00 pm / Walker Community United Methodist Church / Minneapolis

      • Other

      Artists with Disabilities Alliance (AWDA)
      Jan. 4, Feb. 1, Mar. 1, April 5, May 3, June 7, no July/August meetings, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6, 2018.

    • Hamilton

      Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 1:00 pm / Orpheum Theatre / Minneapolis

      • Real-time Captioning
      • Assisted Listening Devices

      Orpheum Theatre
      Aug. 29 - Oct. 7, 2018

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