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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!

  • Rhinoceros

    Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 2:00 pm / Theatre in the Round / Minneapolis

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

    Theatre in the Round Players
    Jan. 5-28, 2018; Fri.-Sat. 7:30, Sun. 2:00

  • The Last Five Years

    Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 2:00 pm 3:45 pm / Artistry - Black Box Theatre / Bloomington

    • Audio Description
    • ASL Interpretation
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts
    Jan. 13 – Feb. 3, 2018; 1 hour 45 minutes without intermission

  • Sanctuary

    Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 3:30 pm / Ordway Center for the Performing Arts / St. Paul

    • ASL Interpretation
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    One Voice Mixed Chorus at Ordway Concert Hall
    Jan. 19, 7:30; Jan. 21, 3:30, 2018

  • Universal Dance Destiny 14th Showcase

    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 6:30 pm 8:00 pm / Dayton's Bluff Theater / St. Paul

      Universal Dance Destiny at Dayton's Bluff Theater
      Jan. 24, 2018

    • Fireside Reading Series: Miriam Karmel

      Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 7:00 pm 8:30 pm / Hamline Midway Library / St. Paul

      • ASL Interpretation

      The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library
      Jan. 24, 2018; later events are: Jan. 31 Bao Phi; Feb. 7 Marcie R. Rendon; Feb. 14 Carolyn Porter; Feb. 21 Jon Lurie; Feb. 28 Kaethe Schwehn.

    • Ishmael

      Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 7:30 pm / Jungle Theater / Minneapolis

      • Audio Description
      • Assisted Listening Devices

      Jungle Theater
      Jan. 13 – Feb. 4, 2018

    • Our House: The Capitol Play Project

      Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 12:30 pm 2:30 pm / Minnesota State Capitol / St. Paul

      • Audio Description
      • ASL Interpretation

      Wonderlust Productions at the Minnesota State Capitol
      Jan. 19-28, 2018: Fri. Jan. 19, 2:00 PM (Pay-What-You-Can Preview); Sat. Jan. 20, 12:30; Sun. Jan. 21, 1:30; Fri. Jan. 26, 7:30; AD/ASL: Sat. Jan. 27, 12:30; Sun. Jan. 28, 1:30.

    • Leo Lionni’s Frederick

      Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 1:00 pm / Hopkins Center for the Arts – Mainstage / Hopkins

      • Audio Description
      • ASL Interpretation
      • Assisted Listening Devices

      Stages Theatre at Hopkins Center for the Arts Mainstage
      Jan. 19 - Feb. 19, 2018.

    • Dead Man Walking

      Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 7:30 pm 10:15 pm / Ordway Center for the Performing Arts / St. Paul

      • Scripted Captioning
      • Assisted Listening Devices
      • Braille Playbill
      • Large Print Playbill

      Minnesota Opera at Ordway Center Music Theatre
      Jan. 27, 28, 30; Feb. 1 & 3, 2018

    • Purdy Festival: Frederick Douglass Now

      Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 7:30 pm / Penumbra Theatre – Martin Luther King Center / St. Paul

      • ASL Interpretation
      • Assisted Listening Devices

      Penumbra Theatre
      Jan. 25-28, 2018

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