Performance by Axis Dance at the Art Center, a little girl has been asked to go up to the stage, she stands with a wheelchair using dancer who points at the camera

 At the Palo Alto Art Center, you will find a variety of accessibility resources to enhance your visit:

  • A facility that is ADA accessible
  • Exhibitions that are designed according to the Smithsonian Guidelines for Accessible Exhibition Design
  • Large-print labels
  • Accessibility resources, including weighted blankets and headphones available for check out
  • Trained staff who are accommodating to any special needs – please ask if you need any help
  • Accessible parking

The Art Center also has three social narratives to help you plan your visit to the Art Center.

When visiting the Art Center and galleries read the general social narrative.(PDF, 28MB)

To help you learn what to expect when you take a youth or teen class at the Art Center, read the children's class social narrative.(PDF, 25MB)

To help you learn what to expect when you take an adult class at the Art Center, read the Adult Studios social narrative(PDF, 2MB).