Access Programs

Created for people with disabilities


Low Sensory Morning
In partnership with The Autism Society of the Heartland, the Nelson-Atkins hosts a morning of fun and accessibility! Our Low Sensory Morning for April 4, 2020 has been CANCELED

Deaf Cultural Festival
Saturday, Sept 19, 2020 | 10 am-4 pm
Celebrate Deaf Culture and art with national artists and American Sign Language Poetry performances. Free and open to the public.


Relating to Art: For adults on the spectrum
Classes are FREE. Enrollment is required for participants only. Care partners may stay with a student during class.


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Due to efforts to contain the coronavirus, our precautions include closing the museum to the public and canceling all tours through early May.
NEW Art Beyond Sight Tour
Come join us for a new tour designed for people who are blind or who have low vision.

Minds in Motion Tour
In partnership with the Kansas University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, the museum provides free gallery tours for those with memory loss and their care partners.

American Sign Language Tours
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art provides ASL tours.

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Customized Programs

Interested in a customized art program that meets the needs of your group? Programs are created to fit the needs, abilities, and interests of people with disabilities.

Email for information and scheduling.