Interstellar Cinderella: Sensory-Friendly Performance

New York City Children’s Theater is excited to offer a sensory-friendly performance of Interstellar Cinderella on Saturday, December 9th at 11am! This performance is designed to create a welcoming environment for all families with children on the autism spectrum and related conditions. To provide a welcoming environment, we have made the following adjustments: House lights will remain at…

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Access Family Workshop (Ages 18+)

Visitors with learning or developmental disabilities are invited to explore the exhibition Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress and create art inspired by the work on view. Featuring a sumptuous array of over 100 articles of clothing from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, the exhibition offers an exceptional opportunity for American audiences to view many facets of Jewish identity…

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Access Family Workshop (Ages 5 – 17)

Visitors with learning or developmental disabilities are invited to explore the exhibition Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress and create art inspired by the work on view. Featuring a sumptuous array of over 100 articles of clothing from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, the exhibition offers an exceptional opportunity for American audiences to view many facets of Jewish identity…

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Access Family Program – Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?

Access Family Programs are based on rotating themes, include a tour of the Museum and art-making activities intended to engage the entire family. Drones: Is the Sky the Limit? Explore the science of unmanned flight in our new exhibition Drones: Is the Sky the Limit? Discover ways in which drones rescue, transport and entertain! Then experiment with…

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Access Family Program for Teens and Adults – Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?

Access Family Programs are for teens (15+) and adults with developmental disabilities and their families, the Museum offers guided multisensory programs that include hands-on explorations. Drones: Is the Sky the Limit? Explore the science of unmanned flight in our new exhibition Drones: Is the Sky the Limit? Discover ways in which drones rescue, transport and entertain! Then…

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Access Family Workshop

Visitors with learning or developmental disabilities are invited to explore the exhibition Modigliani Unmasked and create art inspired by the work on view. Featuring early drawings by Modigliani—many of which are being shown for the first time in the United States—the exhibition illuminates the artist’s heritage as an Italian Sephardic Jew as pivotal to understanding his artistic…

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Access Family Program for Teens and Adults – Nuts & Bolts

Access Family Programs are for teens (15+) and adults with developmental disabilities and their families, the Museum offers guided multisensory programs that include hands-on explorations. Nuts & Bolts Figure out how airplanes and ships are assembled and maintained. Learn about the tools that aircraft restoration specialists use at the Museum, and practice building your own designs.

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Access Family Program – Nuts & Bolts

Access Family Programs are based on rotating themes, include a tour of the Museum and art-making activities intended to engage the entire family. Nuts & Bolts Figure out how airplanes and ships are assembled and maintained. Learn about the tools that aircraft restoration specialists use at the Museum, and practice building your own designs.

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Family Fun: For Families with Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Location: Floor Eight The Whitney invites families with kids on the autism spectrum to join us for a sensory-friendly guided gallery tour of Calder: Hypermobility offered before the Museum opens to the general public. Families will then create their own works of art in a hands-on studio activity. If you have any questions, please email us…

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Early Morning Opening

On select weekends and school breaks, the Museum opens its doors one hour early for families with children on the autism spectrum. Educators lead short, interactive tours designed for the whole family as well as drop-in art activities and structured play opportunities. These programs are free, but space is limited. Concorde Explore the fastest commercial…

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