May 2017
  • An Evening with Alice Walker

    May 25, 2017 7:30pm — 9:00pm
    Brooklyn Museum
    200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors Who Are Deaf, Visitors who use American Sign Language Programs, Visitors with Hearing Loss

    Celebrate our exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965‒85 with acclaimed poet, novelist, activist, and Pulitzer Prize–winning author Alice Walker in this intimate lecture inspired by her life’s work and the exhibition. Walker won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1983 for The Color Purple, which was adapted as a movie in 1985 and a Broadway musical in 2005. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased through the Brooklyn Museum website.…

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  • June 2017
  • Discovery Garden Early Opening for Children and Families of All Abilities

    Jun 3, 2017 9:00am — 10:00am
    Brooklyn Botanic Garden – Discovery Garden
    455 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted, Visitors Who Are Deaf, Visitors who use American Sign Language Programs, Visitors with Autism, Visitors with Developmental Disabilities, Visitors with Hearing Loss, Visitors with Learning Disabilities, Visitors with Memory Loss, Visitors with Mobility Impairments

    Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) invites you to make a special morning visit to the new Discovery Garden with your family before BBG opens to the public. Explore the garden at your own pace and participate in multisensory activities at facilitated stations. Participate in dramatic play Use real tools to explore science mysteries Garden Read stories We invite your feedback as we strive to make the garden engaging for families who have children with disabilities. Two ASL translators will be stationed…

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  • Whitney Signs

    Jun 3, 2017 4:00pm — 6:00pm
    Whitney Museum of American Art
    99 Gansevoort St, New York, 10014 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors Who Are Deaf, Visitors who use American Sign Language Programs, Visitors with Hearing Loss

    Location: Floor Three, Laurie M. Tisch Education Center and Floor Six, Collection Galleries Experience the Whitney’s world renowned collection of modern and contemporary American art in American Sign Language. Join us for a free tour in ASL of the Whitney Biennial led by an expert Deaf educator and accompanied by a voice interpreter. The tour begins at 5 pm, with a pre-tour wine and cheese reception from 4–5 pm in the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. Admission to the tour and reception…

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  • Special Day for Special Kids

    Jun 4, 2017 10:00am — 12:00pm
    New York Transit Museum
    99 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY, NY 11201 United States

    For Visitors...

    Visitors Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted, Visitors Who Are Deaf, Visitors who use American Sign Language Programs, Visitors with Autism, Visitors with Developmental Disabilities, Visitors with Hearing Loss, Visitors with Learning Disabilities, Visitors with Memory Loss, Visitors with Mobility Impairments

    Rise and shine then come to the Transit Museum for an early opening in collaboration with Extreme Kids and Crew! Children with disabilities and their families can come to the Museum an hour before it opens to the public. Free admission, fun activities about transit and a quiet room are offered. All ages welcome. Special Day for Special Kids takes place 3 times a year. The next Special Day for Special Kids will be held on Sunday, June 4th from 10…

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