Access Programs

The Whitney invites Deaf and disabled visitors to experience the richness and complexity of American art in an inclusive, welcoming environment. Visitors with disabilities receive a discounted rate and admission for one care partner is included for free. 

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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

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 for people who are blind or have low vision.

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Whitney Signs

Tours in American Sign Language
Gallery tours in American Sign Language are led by Deaf educators for d/Deaf and hard of hearing audiences.

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Sensory-Friendly Programs

For Neurodivergent Families and Adults
Download our social narratives and find out more about hands-on artmaking programs for families with kids on the autism spectrum and plain language tours for adults.

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Private Access Programs for Groups

Access Tours for Groups
Plan a guided tour or program for your group and enjoy discounted rates and thematic options.

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Disability Pride Events

On each anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Whitney will produce an event featuring disability artistry and disabled artists.

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Check out our mobile guides to find access materials including ASL videos, transcripts, and verbal descriptions of artworks included in special exhibitions and our collection. 

Mobile Guides

This content and more is also on the free Bloomberg Connects arts and culture app. Download Bloomberg Connects or scan the code below. 

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