The Museum Welcomes All Visitors

 Wheelchairs Available

Gallery talks, music programs and community days are accessible to visitors who are blind or have low vision. With two weeks’ notice, visitors may schedule trained educators to serve as sighted guides for lecture programs, films, public tours and private visits.

With two weeks’ notice, interpreters are also available for those with hearing loss.

Radio

Sunday, June 25, 2017 – Meadows Museum Dallas – Scott Winterrowd, Curator of EducationBetter Living with Nick Carissimi, on KRLD.

Video

March 31, 2016: Meadows Museum, An Inclusive Art Museum (below)

For information about visiting the Meadows Museum with individuals with disabilities, please e-mail Scott Winterrowd (swinterrowd@smu.edu) or call 214.768.4677. A limited number of wheelchairs are available upon request.

Students Speak!

Explore art with students at Meadows

Designed for adults and students, ages 15 and up, with and without vision impairments.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

6:00-7:30 p.m.

Dive in to a work of art with SMU Delta Gamma students as your sighted guides. They’ve put their own spin on these gallery talks, so expect the unexpected! Continue your exploration in the studio where you can create an optional art project inspired by the presentations.
Free: Register for the gallery talk (museumaccess@smu.edu). Meadows Museum galleries & studio

Connections

Reconnections program at Meadows Museum

A program for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or care partners

Wednesday, November 1, 8, and 15
Wednesday, February 7, 14, and 21, 2018

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

This informal three-day program is designed for individuals with early stage dementia, their care partners and family members. Participants will explore the galleries through interactive activities, experiment with different materials to create individual and group projects, and discover works of art through music, dance, literature, storytelling and role play. Light refreshments will be served.
Free; advance registration is required at either museumaccess@smu.edu or 214.768.3980.
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Reconnections

Connections program at Meadows Museum

 A program for individuals with early stage dementia and their family members or care partners. Held in collaboration with Alzheimer’s Association Memory Café, Greater Dallas Chapter

Friday, October 13, 2017
Friday, December 15, 2017
Friday, January 12, 2018

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Individuals with early stage dementia, their care partners and family members are invited to attend this relaxed social gathering. Attendees visit with friends over coffee and light refreshments, explore the galleries, and enjoy an informal gallery activity.
Registration is encouraged but not required at museumaccess@smu.edu or 214.768.3980.
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INsights & OUTlooks

Insights and Outlooks program at Meadows

Saturday, October 14, 2017

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

 Acknowledging that every museum visitor possesses a unique set of interests and abilities, this program offers participants multiple ways to engage with and discover works of art. Through a variety of multisensory, interdisciplinary activities, we will enjoy an in-depth exploration of the Cubist paintings of Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera. The program is designed for adults and students, ages 15 and older. It will be presented by Carmen Smith, professor in the Doctorate of Liberal Studies Program at SMU.
Free; advance registration is required. To register, please call 214.768.8587.
Virginia Meadows Galleries