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 next Low Sensory Morning is November 16, 2019. MORE

Deaf Cultural Festival
Saturday, Sept 28 | 10 am-4 pm
Celebrate Deaf Culture and art with national artists and American Sign Language Poetry performances. Free and open to the public. MORE


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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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 Alzheimer’s Association-Heart of America Chapter, 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.

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