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  • According to choreographer Mark Morris, “Dance is for anybody.” In 2001, he opened the Mark Morris Dance Center in Fort Greene, Brooklyn to provide a home for his company, the Mark Morris Dance Group, and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich...

  • What is it about dance and music that lifts our spirits, makes us smile, and brings us together? While museums and botanic gardens offer programs for individuals of varying abilities, the performing arts has just begun exploring the idea, especially for families trying to cope...

  • Michael Sparacino is an intern at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City through the Museum, Arts and Culture Access Consortium’s internship program. Ruth Starr, the Accessibility Manager at the museum is Michael’s supervisor. MAC sat down with the two of them...

  • WELCOME TO KAISER’S ROOM Imagination. Connection. A World of YES for All Abilities. We create an inclusive, welcoming environment for people of all abilities to explore their creativity through the performing arts. Our programs support a wide range of therapeutic and educational goals, while keeping...

  • Have you ever experienced the physical release of stress and anxiety as you breathe in fresh air during a walk in the woods or a stroll on a tree-lined street? You would be experiencing the “people-plant connection” which evokes the health benefits we derive from spending time in nature.   Humans have an intuitive bond with nature that has roots in pre-historic times when our ancestors relied on plants for food,...