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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!

  • Young People’s Concert: Watch the Orchestra Grow

    Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 10:00 am 10:45 am / Orchestra Hall / Minneapolis

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

    Minnesota Orchestra, conductor Akiko Fujimoto
    Approx. 45 minutes. October 23-24, 2018.

  • Talking Volumes: Sally Field

    Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm / Fitzgerald Theater / St. Paul

    • Real-time Captioning
    • Assisted Listening Devices

    Presented by Minnesota Public Radio and the Star Tribune, Hosted by Kerri Miller.
    Oct. 23, 2018; other Talking Volumes shows Oct. 17 & Nov. 14.

  • Young People’s Concert: Watch the Orchestra Grow

    Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:00 am 10:45 am / Orchestra Hall / Minneapolis

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

    Minnesota Orchestra, conductor Akiko Fujimoto
    Approx. 45 minutes. October 23-24, 2018.

  • Artability Art Show & Sale

    Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:00 am 8:00 pm / Great Hall / St. Paul

      Exhibit by Minnesota artists with disabilities at The Great Hall, St. Paul
      Oct. 25-27, 2018

    • Portillo’s for Good: A Fundraiser for VSA Minnesota

      Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm 8:00 pm / Portillo’s / Maple Grove

      • Other

      Thursday, October 25, 5:00 to 8:00 PM
      October 25, 5:00 to 8:00 PM, 2018.

    • BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical

      Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:30 pm / Orpheum Theatre / Minneapolis

      • Real-time Captioning
      • Assisted Listening Devices

      Touring show at Orpheum Theatre
      Oct. 22-27, 2018.

    • Scapin

      Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:30 pm / Open Book / Minneapolis

      • Audio Description

      Ten Thousand Things Theater at Open Book
      Oct. 11 – Nov. 4, 2018

    • Artability Art Show & Sale

      Friday, October 26, 2018 - 10:00 am 8:00 pm / Great Hall / St. Paul

        Exhibit by Minnesota artists with disabilities at The Great Hall, St. Paul
        Oct. 25-27, 2018

      • 25th Annual Halloween Outdoor Puppet Extravaganza

        Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:00 pm 8:30 pm / Hidden Falls Regional Park / St. Paul

        • Audio Description

        BareBones Productions
        one hour, followed by free food, music, and dancing. Oct. 20-31, 2018.

      • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ Live in Concert

        Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:00 pm 10:00 pm / Minneapolis Convention Center / Minneapolis

        • Scripted Captioning

        Minnesota Orchestra, conductor Sarah Hicks; Minnesota Chorale, with film
        Approx. 3 hours, including 20-minute intermission. Oct. 26-28, 2018

      • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

        Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:30 pm 9:00 pm / Paramount Theatre / St. Cloud

        • ASL Interpretation
        • Assisted Listening Devices

        GREAT Theatre
        Est. 90 minutes; Oct. 19-28, 2018.

      • The Agitators

        Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:30 pm / Park Square Theatre - Proscenium Stage / St. Paul

        • Scripted Captioning

        Park Square Theatre
        Sept. 21 – Oct. 28, 2018

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