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The Cincinnati Art Museum offers a wide variety of tours and programs, making our collection accessible to everyone. For more information regarding accessibility during your trip to the museum, see our Visitor Information Page.

Please visit our Calendar for tour topics and details. Reservations can be made online or by calling (513) 721-ARTS.

Accessibility Programs

Select Saturdays, 10 – 11 a.m.

This new program is designed for families with children with autism to explore the Art Museum before public hours. Families or individuals are welcome to visit sensory stops, and participate in an all-ability art making experience.

Reservations not required.

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Fourth Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

This program is specifically designed for adults with developmental disabilities and their caregivers. Join museum educators for a multisensory exploration of art from the permanent collection and special exhibitions. After the tour, each visitor will create their own art in the Rosenthal Education Center.

Reservations recommended. Reservations can be made online or by calling (513) 721-ARTS.

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Select Wednesdays, 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Join the Taft Museum of Art, the Contemporary Arts Center, the Cincinnati Art Museum, and the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati on select Wednesdays for Memories in the Museum. This program is designed for visitors with memory loss and their guests. Each session will include a tour, light refreshments, and an opportunity to participate in making art.

Reservations required. Space is limited.
To make reservations, please call the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati at (800) 272-3900.

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Third Saturdays, 1 p.m.

During this public tour, a certified American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter joins a trained Art Museum docent for a guided tour of a special exhibition. FREE.

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Second Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Visitors who are blind or partially sighted and their families are invited to tour the Art Museum through touch on the second Saturday of every month.  Specially trained docents provide verbal descriptions and guide participants through the process of seeing art with their fingertips. FREE.

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As scheduled, Tuesday through Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Custom access tours are available for visitors who are not able to attend our other accessibility programs. Visitors can choose from Touch Tours featuring touchable materials and description for visitors who are blind or partially sighted, American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted tours, tours designed for groups from assisted-living facilities specializing in memory care, and tours for groups with developmental disabilities.

Reservations required four weeks in advance. Please contact [email protected] or (513) 639-2975 for more information or to reserve a tour.