Access Programs

The Whitney invites visitors of all abilities to experience the richness and complexity of American art in an inclusive, welcoming environment.

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Access Services

Prepare for your visit by learning about access services offered at the Whitney

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Verbal Description and Touch Tours

Touch tour, 2013

For People Who are Blind or Have Low Vision
Engaging, multi-sensory tours combine vivid verbal description with opportunities to learn about art through tactile exploration.

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Whitney Signs

Whitney Signs tour, 2013

Tours in American Sign Language
Gallery tours in American Sign Language are led by expert Deaf educators, and are offered with and without voice interpretation.

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Heidi Latsky: On Display

FRI, Jul 28, 2017
7–8:30 pm

Black and white photograph of a woman dancing.

On the occasion of the 27th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Whitney and the High Line celebrate access and inclusion for all with a performance of ON DISPLAY by Heidi Latsky Dance.

This event is free. 



ASL Vlog Project

Screenshot from an ASL vlog.

Learn about our American Sign Language Video Blog (Vlog) series that covers exhibitions and events at the Whitney.

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Family Access Programs
For Kids on the Autism Spectrum Ages 6–12 Years

Sensory-friendly guided gallery tours and hands-on art-making workshops take place before the Museum opens to the public.

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Social Narrative!

Prepare for your visit with our social narrative, which contains photographs and descriptions of what to expect during Family Fun at the Whitney.