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February 2019

Morning at the Museum

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 E. 91st Street
New York, NY 10128 United States
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Morning at the Museum is a Smithsonian program that provides access to a museum for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities. This program provides early entrance, pre-visit materials for participating families, a gallery scavenger hunt, design activities, and a “take a break” space.   This…

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Family Saturdays – A Timeless Tale: The Sleeping Beauty

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
David H. Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023 United States
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$22 – $32

Join us for these exciting one-hour interactive presentations featuring excerpts from New York City Ballet’s diverse repertory performed by Company dancers and members of the NYCB Orchestra. Daniel Ulbricht, Principal Dancer and Family Saturdays Creative Director, hosts the programs, offering insight on choreography, music, and…

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Audio Described Performance: By The Way, Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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$35

It’s the Golden Age of Hollywood, and aspiring starlet Vera Stark works as a maid to Gloria Mitchell, an aging star grasping at her fading career. Worlds collide when Vera lands a trailblazing role in an antebellum epic starring…her boss. While Vera’s portrayal of a…

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Access Family Workshop: Scenes from the Collection

February 24 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Avenue at 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128 United States
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Visitors with learning or developmental disabilities are invited to explore the exhibition Scenes from the Collection and create art inspired by the work on view. We have two programs during the day: Visitors ages 18+: 10:30 – 12:30 Visitors ages 5 – 17: 2:00 – 4:00 All…

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Discoveries – Darkness and Light (Ages 5-17)

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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Join us for these workshops for adults and children with disabilities, together with friends and family members. Explore the day’s theme on a gallery tour followed by an art activity in the studio. These workshops support development of social and life skills, such as communication…

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Discoveries – Darkness and Light (Ages 18+)

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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Join us for these workshops for adults and children with disabilities, together with friends and family members. Explore the day’s theme on a gallery tour followed by an art activity in the studio. These workshops support development of social and life skills, such as communication…

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Met Escapes—Gallery Tour

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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Participate in discussions, art making, and other interactive and multisensory activities in the galleries and the classroom. Free; reservations are required. Contact access@metmuseum.org or 212-650-2010. Meet at The Met Fifth Avenue in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, ground floor.

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THE LIGHT – Open Caption performance at MCC

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
MCC Theater, 511 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019 United States
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by LOY A. WEBB directed by LOGAN VAUGHN Not every marriage proposal goes as planned. LOY A. WEBB’s THE LIGHT introduces us to RASHAD and GENESIS on what should be one of the happiest days of their lives, but their joy quickly unravels when ground-shifting…

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March 2019

Verbal Description + Sensory Tour: Significant Women in Design

March 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 E. 91st Street
New York, NY 10128 United States
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Dynamic verbal description tours of exhibitions are offered the first Friday of every month at 1:30 p.m. Join a Cooper Hewitt educator in conversation and explore a selection of objects through detailed verbal description and touch.  This program is intended for visitors who are blind…

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Exhibition Tours – Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection

Free

For visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Join Sylvia Yount, Lawrence A. Fleischman Curator in Charge, American Wing, and Access educators for a descriptive tour.

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