Access Programs

Access Programs

The DMA is everyone's Museum, and we welcome visitors of all ages and abilities to discover the power of art! We currently offer the following programs for visitors with special needs:

Autism Access Programs: programs, including quarterly family events and a summer art camp, for children on the Autism Spectrum
Art Beyond Sight: an annual celebration of visual awareness with programs for all ages
Meaningful Moments: a monthly program for those with early-stage dementia and their caregivers
Meaningful Moments for Groups: a program for residents of care facilities specializing in memory care
All Access Art: a program for groups of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

K-12 special education programs include on-site docent-guided student tours and Go van Gogh® school outreach

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Find more information by clicking on each event below. For general questions about access programming, please call 214-922-1324 or e-mail


Upcoming Access Programs

Format: 1/20/18

Meaningful Moments

Every third Tuesday, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Designed specifically for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or caregivers, Meaningful Moments is a monthly program that offers the chance to relax and connect with art in the galleries, share stories, and gain inspiration.