Access Programs


Family tours and museum workshops with CMA Teaching Artist and American Sign Language Interpreter [ASL]

CMA’s LOOK, MAKE, SIGN tours provide a free opportunity for the Deaf community to explore CMA. Teaching Artist and American Sign Language Interpreter (ASL) will facilitate inquiry-based discussion and activities in the gallery. Families will tour museum studios and explore art-making workshops. At the heart of all of our program is socialization, benefiting all participants.

Audience: Children ages 6-12 years old who are deaf and their families.
All classes are held Saturdays from 9:30-10:45 AM in the lobby.

LOOK: Learn about our current exhibition in the gallery space
MAKE: Learn about art activities your family can do after the tour at CMA
SIGN: Share your ideas about the artworks with a CMA Teaching Artists and your family

For more information, contact our Community & School Programs Coordinator, Mackie Saylor,

Learn more here.

Upcoming Dates

June 22, 2019 from 9:30-10:45 AM – REGISTER

  • Exhibition: E.V. Day: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Prepare for your visit by viewing our Social Story!


“The staff demonstrates continued flexibility adjusting to the communication needs of the consumers. There are multiple ways to access the vocabulary, thus empowering consumer choice in language preference and mitigating frustrations for early language learners. Choice and flexibility is provided throughout the day.” – PROGRAM EVALUATOR

“We learned new things which is important for my children’s’ education. We look forward to visiting the museum even without an interpreter.”- PARENT

CMA created a video for museum staff with support from the Institute of Museum and Libraries and our community partner LC Interpreting Services.

This program is supported by the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Family Foundation.

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