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BoHo Theatre Presents: National Merit

Theater Wit 1229 West Belmont Ave, Chicago

BoHo Theatre Presents: National Merit A World-Premiere Play by Valen-Marie Santos Directed by Enrico Spada August 25 - September 25, 2022 Open Caption Performances Sundays September 4 & 11 at 3pm Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont Box Office 773-975-8150 In NATIONAL MERIT, seven students embark on an intensive PSAT prep program in the hopes to […]

  • Captioning

Cooler by the Lake: South Shore Arts Party

South South Cultural Center 7059 S South Shore Dr, Chicago

This September, come celebrate Chicago’s South Side. We’re partnering with South Shore Works to host a day-long Arts Party at the South Shore Cultural Center: Pop in and out of mural painting, collaborative art installations, tours of South Shore, poetry readings, house music on the lawn (with food vendors!), and more. Plus, join in on […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Captioning
  • Free Event
  • In Person

BoHo Theatre Presents: National Merit

Theater Wit 1229 West Belmont Ave, Chicago

BoHo Theatre Presents: National Merit A World-Premiere Play by Valen-Marie Santos Directed by Enrico Spada August 25 - September 25, 2022 Open Caption Performances Sundays September 4 & 11 at 3pm Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont Box Office 773-975-8150 In NATIONAL MERIT, seven students embark on an intensive PSAT prep program in the hopes to […]

  • Captioning

Resilience Series (monthly)

Chicago Cultural Center Chicago

Join us on the 2nd Monday of each month in G.A.R. Hall to build resilience through artist-led sessions of various creative modalities. Resilience helps deal with difficult challenges with flexibility and creativity. The Resilience Series is open to anyone interested in exploring art as a healing practice. All programs are free and open to the […]

  • Captioning

Gallery Night 2022: In The Long Grass

Venue West 221 N Paulina St, Chicago

On September 16, 2022, Snow City Arts will host hundreds of guests from Chicago’s philanthropic, medical, corporate, and artistic communities. A ‘reception’ for all ages! Guests will enjoy a sit-down dinner with a unique art experience, where the work of hundreds of our young, aspiring artists, will be professionally exhibited. Snow City Arts will be […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • In Person
  • Low Lighting

Gallery Night 2022: In The Long Grass

Venue West 221 N Paulina St, Chicago

On September 16, 2022, Snow City Arts will host hundreds of guests from Chicago’s philanthropic, medical, corporate, and artistic communities. A ‘reception’ for all ages! Guests will enjoy a sit-down dinner with a unique art experience, where the work of hundreds of our young, aspiring artists, will be professionally exhibited. Snow City Arts will be […]

  • ASL Interpreted
  • Captioning
  • In Person
  • Low Lighting

Sensory-Friendly Morning at Lincoln Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo Chicago

On Sunday, September 18 from 8-10am, Lincoln Park Zoo is offering Sensory-Friendly Morning hours for guests with disabilities to experience the zoo grounds and animal buildings in a comfortable and inclusive environment. Modifications include limited capacity and muted attractions. This is a free event, but it does require advanced registration. Tickets may be reserved at […]

  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly

Pilsen Mural Tour with Sam Kirk (Tour 1)

Owl Mural 1754 W 16th St, Chicago

Multidisciplinary Chicago artist Sam Kirk takes us on a walking tour of Pilsen’s beautiful murals—including some of her own celebrated work, which employs public spaces to spark dialogue about equity and visibility for women, communities of color, and LGBTQIA folks. Anyone who loves this city and its neighborhoods, join Kirk for a visual history of […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • In Person

Pilsen Mural Tour with Sam Kirk (Tour 2)

Owl Mural 1754 W 16th St, Chicago

Multidisciplinary Chicago artist Sam Kirk takes us on a walking tour of Pilsen’s beautiful murals—including some of her own celebrated work, which employs public spaces to spark dialogue about equity and visibility for women, communities of color, and LGBTQIA folks. Anyone who loves this city and its neighborhoods, join Kirk for a visual history of […]

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • In Person

Fiddler on the Roof

Lyric Opera of Chicago 20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago

A Tony Award-winning masterpiece. Join us as Tevye, his wife Golde, and their five daughters experience the real joys and sorrows that have made this meaningful work an enduring part of our culture. https://www.lyricopera.org/shows/upcoming/2022-23/fiddler-on-the-roof/

  • Audio Description
  • Touch Tour

Everyone At Play

Kohl Children's Museum 2100 Patriot, Glenview

Kohl Children’s Museum was specifically designed to be inclusive of all children and adults regardless of ability. The Museum’s 17 exhibits and 2 acres of outdoor explorations are designed for play with a purpose and encourage linguistic, cognitive, motor, and social skills for children ages birth through 8. The Museum works collaboratively with community organizations […]

  • Free Event
  • In Person
  • Quiet Spaces
  • Sensory Friendly

The Garbologists

Northlight Theatre 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie

This off-beat buddy comedy pairs essential workers from two different worlds in the shared cab of a New York City garbage truck. Danny’s a white, blue-collar mansplainer hiding a heart of gold. Marlowe’s a Black, Ivy League-educated newbie learning the ropes from her old-school partner. When they’re thrown together to pick up what the world […]

  • Autism Friendly Performance
  • Sensory Friendly