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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Friendly Hours

July 21st – 6pm-8pm Friendly Hours allow families of children with special needs to experience the Children’s Museum at a time when there are fewer visitors. By limiting attendance and reducing sound and lighting levels, a supportive environment is created to allow guests to fully enjoy the Museum’s exhibits. Free museum admission for all family…

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Met Escapes – Art-Making Workshop

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.

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Met Escapes – Gallery Tour

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.

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Access Family Program for Teens and Adults with Developmental or Learning Disabilities

For adults with developmental disabilities and their families, the Museum offers guided multisensory programs that include hands-on explorations. This month’s theme is Plane Design – Discover the four forces of flight and how an airplane flies in the sky! Families compare different designs and make their own aircraft.

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Discoveries: Small Wonders

This workshop for adults with learning or developmental disabilities and accompanying friends and family members includes a gallery tour and art activity. Free; reservations are required.  Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org.

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DreamStreet Theatre Company

Please see the special needs cast of DreamStreet Theatre Company in their Spring Production of The Wicked and The Wonderful: Scenes and Songs from OZ.  These ground-breaking performances will take place at BRIC’s Ballroom Theatre at 647 Fulton Street in Brooklyn.  All are welcome!

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DreamStreet Theatre Company

Please see the special needs cast of DreamStreet Theatre Company in their Spring Production of The Wicked and The Wonderful: Scenes and Songs from OZ.  These ground-breaking performances will take place at BRIC’s Ballroom Theatre at 647 Fulton Street in Brooklyn.  All are welcome!

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Morning at the Museum

Morning at the Museum is a Smithsonian program that provides access to a museum for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities by providing pre-visit materials, early entrance for registered families, gallery scavenger hunt, design activities, and a “Take a Break” space. Saturday, June 10, 9:00–10:30 a.m. | Adventures in Architecture Families will explore our…

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Adapted WeBop Music Classes

Passport to the Arts partners with Jazz at Lincoln Center’s education department for a day filled with music classes for young children.  Families are welcome to register one child and up to two adults.  We ask that families only register for one session. If your child has sensory sensitivities, we would recommend signing up for…

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