February 2018
  • This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing

    Feb 10, 2018 10:30am — 10:30am

    A moving and irresistibly charming modern-day fable for the whole family, recommended for ages 6+.  Linda Gross Theater, 336 West 20th Street February 10 – March 4, 2018 Three young sisters are left in a forest by their woodcutter father and forced to find their own way in the world. From this fairytale beginning, three resolutions are made — one sister walks one way to find purpose, one the other to find adventure, and the third stays right where she is to create a home. Years later, having…

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  • Kids Week 2018 – Music, Theater, Arts & Culture Day

    Feb 20, 2018 12:30pm — 4:30pm

    We are very excited to announce that several programs throughout Kids Week 2018 will have ASL interpretation! Kids Week 2018, gives you the opportunity to look for science in your favorite places—from the basketball court to your backyard! Discover how science intersects with art, sports, games and nature in fun-filled activities for all ages The exact schedule is subject to change. Please visit our website for a full schedule and more information about these programs.  On Tuesday, February 20 the…

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  • JM Journeys

    Feb 21, 2018 10:30am — 3:30pm

    Visitors with early-stage dementia: 10:30 am – 12 pm Visitors with memory loss: 2:00 – 3:30 pm Visitors with memory loss and their care partners are invited to explore the exhibition Scenes from the Collection through a guided tour and art workshop. The Jewish Museum’s new collection display will feature more than 650 works from antiquities to contemporary art as a reflection of the continual evolution that is the essence of Jewish Identity, as well as a powerful expression of artistic and cultural creativity.…

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  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden Memory Tour

    Feb 21, 2018 1:30pm — 3:00pm

    Come in from the cold!  Join us for a visit to Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s conservatory.  Take a stroll among lush plants from the tropics and dry sun-loving plants of the desert.  1 1/2 hour tour with a hands on activity specially created for visitors with dementia and their caregivers.

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  • Verbal Description and Touch Tour

    Feb 22, 2018 6:00pm — 7:30pm

    Blind individuals and those with low vision are invited to experience our collection through a descriptive gallery tour featuring tactile opportunities and other sensory engagement. After the hour-long tour, join us in the Education Gallery for refreshments, conversation, and community. February’s program will explore Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze.   Meet in the Rubin Lobby, 1st Floor.

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  • Kids Week 2018 – Science & Nature with Friends Day

    Feb 23, 2018 12:00pm — 3:30pm

    We are very excited to announce that several programs throughout Kids Week 2018 will have ASL interpretation! Kids Week 2018, gives you the opportunity to look for science in your favorite places—from the basketball court to your backyard! Discover how science intersects with art, sports, games and nature in fun-filled activities for all ages The exact schedule is subject to change. Please visit our website for a full schedule and more information about these programs.  On Friday, February 23 the…

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  • Kids Week 2018 – Science and Nature with Friends Day

    Feb 24, 2018 12:00pm — 4:30pm

    We are very excited to announce that several programs throughout Kids Week 2018 will have ASL interpretation! Kids Week 2018, gives you the opportunity to look for science in your favorite places—from the basketball court to your backyard! Discover how science intersects with art, sports, games and nature in fun-filled activities for all ages The exact schedule is subject to change. Please visit our website for a full schedule and more information about these programs.  On Saturday, February 24 the…

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  • Audio Described Performance: Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story

    Feb 24, 2018 2:00pm — 4:00pm

    Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story directed by Lila Neugebauer described by Andrea Miskow During Signature’s Audio Described performances audience members who are blind or low vision will use receivers provided by the theatre to listen to a specially trained describer’s description of what is happening on stage during pauses in dialogue. This new production of Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo, directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Lila Neugebauer (Signature Plays, The Antipodes), honors Legacy Playwright Edward…

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  • Create Ability

    Feb 25, 2018 11:00am — 1:00pm

    The Museum of Modern Art welcomes you to join us for Create Ability, a program for individuals with learning and developmental disabilities and their families. Each month participants focus on a different theme, exploring various artworks in the galleries and creating artworks in the classroom. Create Ability is free of charge. Space is limited and preregistration is required. For more information or to register, please call Access Programs at (212) 408-6447 or email accessprograms@moma.org.

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  • Met Escapes—Art-Making Workshop

    Feb 25, 2018 2:00pm — 3:30pm

    Take a break from the everyday with art at the Museum. Participate in discussions, handling sessions, art making, and other interactive and multisensory activities in the galleries and classrooms. For individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • Create Ability

    Feb 25, 2018 2:00pm — 4:00pm

    The Museum of Modern Art welcomes you to join us for Create Ability, a program for individuals with learning and developmental disabilities and their families. Each month participants focus on a different theme, exploring various artworks in the galleries and creating artworks in the classroom. Create Ability is free of charge. Space is limited and preregistration is required. For more information or to register, please call Access Programs at (212) 408-6447 or email accessprograms@moma.org.

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  • Meet Me at MoMA

    Feb 27, 2018 2:30pm — 4:00pm

    Please join us for The Museum of Modern Art’s monthly program for individuals with dementia and their family members or caregivers. Meet Me at MoMA provides a forum for dialogue through looking at and making art. Specially trained Museum educators highlight themes, artists, and exhibitions during an interactive program in the Museum’s galleries and classrooms. FM assistive listening devices (headsets and neck loops) are available. Meet Me at MoMA is free of charge. Space is limited and preregistration is required.…

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Feb 28, 2018 1:30pm — 2:30pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • Verbal Description Tour: ‘Scenes from the Collection’ at the Jewish Museum

    Feb 28, 2018 2:00pm — 4:00pm

    Please join us for a descriptive gallery tour exploring the exhibition Scenes from the Collection. The Jewish Museum’s new collection display will feature more than 650 works from antiquities to contemporary art as a reflection of the continual evolution that is the essence of Jewish Identity, as well as a powerful expression of artistic and cultural creativity. All Access Programs are free of charge and require advance reservation. Please contact access@thejm.org or 212.423.3289 for more information or to register.

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  • March 2018
  • Relevance at MCC Theater

    Mar 2, 2018 8:00pm — 9:30pm

    RELEVENCE By JC Lee Directed by Liesl Tommy With Pascale Armand, Molly Camp, Jayne Houdyshell, Richard Masur Tony Award® winner Jayne Houdyshell (The Humans) is Theresa Hanneck, a celebrated author and veteran feminist warrior. Tony® nominee Pascale Armand (Eclipsed) is Msemaji Ukweli, a promising young writer who is quickly becoming the leading cultural critic on race, class, and gender for a new generation. When a heated exchange between the two women goes viral, Theresa finds herself ill-equipped to manage her message in the social…

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  • Family Fun: For Families with Kids on the Autism Spectrum

    Mar 3, 2018 9:30am — 11:00am

    The Whitney invites families with kids on the autism spectrum to join us for a sensory-friendly guided tour. Bring your kids to explore the Museum before the galleries open to the general public, and create your own art in a hands-on studio activity in the Laurie M. Tisch Education Center. Free for all participants. Siblings are welcome.Registration is required.

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  • Verbal Description and Sensory Tour

    Mar 3, 2018 12:00pm — 1:00pm

    The Rubin Museum offers verbal description and sensory tours for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. These free tours, which include Museum admission, are one hour in length and take visitors on a journey that weaves together the culture, history, religion, and art of the Himalayas. Museum guides are specially trained to lead these tours, which allow participants to visualize the art through close, careful descriptions and special touch objects such as sculptures, art materials, woodblocks, and ritual implements.…

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  • Met Signs Tour in ASL—Diamond Mountains: Travel and Nostalgia in Korean Art

    Mar 3, 2018 2:00pm — 3:00pm

    Featuring nearly 30 works—from delicately painted scrolls and screens to monumental modern and contemporary art—this exhibition presents the visual imagery of the Diamond Mountains from the 18th century to the present In American Sign Language only, without voice interpretation. Programs with Sign Language are intended primarily for the Deaf community. ASL students may attend, but no attendance sheets will be signed.

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  • Open Caption Performance: Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story

    Mar 3, 2018 2:00pm — 4:00pm

    Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story directed by Lila Neugebauer This new production of Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo, directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Lila Neugebauer (Signature Plays, The Antipodes), honors Legacy Playwright Edward Albee, who passed away in 2016. In act one, Homelife, we see Peter and his wife Ann in their Upper East Side apartment; in the second act, the classic The Zoo Story, Peter is forever altered by an oddly persistent stranger in Central Park.…

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  • Whitney Signs: Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960

    Mar 3, 2018 4:00pm — 6:00pm

    Experience the Whitney’s world renowned collection of modern and contemporary American art in American Sign Language. Join us for a tour of Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960 led by an expert Deaf educator. 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 tour and reception is free with RSVP. Due to a limited capacity, we do not allow ASL students to attend.

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Mar 4, 2018 3:00pm — 4:00pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • LC Moments: The Marion Cowings Jazz Band

    Mar 5, 2018 1:00pm — 3:00pm

    This free performance-based program is specially designed for individuals with dementia and their caregivers. Join us as we bring Lincoln Center’s unparalleled artistry to an intimate and supported setting. This program includes a one-hour performance, followed by a one-hour art-making workshop for participants to reflect upon their experience. The Marion Cowings Jazz Band Jazz singer Marion Cowings will lead his outstanding ensemble of New York City jazz musicians in a concert of standards, jazz, and the blues. Hear the music…

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  • Access+Ability Visual Description Tours

    Mar 7, 2018 1:30pm — 2:30pm

    Visual description public tours of Access+Ability will be offered every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. starting on February 28, 2018. All public tours are free with museum admissions and no reservations required. About the exhibition There has been a surge of design with and by people with a wide range of physical, cognitive, and sensory abilities. Fueled by advances in research, technology, and fabrication, this proliferation of functional, life-enhancing products is creating unprecedented access in homes,…

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  • We Sing! at CaringKind

    Mar 9, 2018 10:30am — 11:30am

    We invite caregivers and individuals with memory loss to lend your voice to some American Songbook standards and more. No experience necessary, just bring your love of music.  

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  • Seeing Through Drawing

    Mar 10, 2018 11:00am — 1:00pm

    For adults who are blind or partially sighted. With the Museum’s collection as inspiration, learn innovative techniques that make drawing accessible. Free, but reservations are required.Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org.

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