Accessibility Services

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The Center for Contemporary Art is committed to enabling all visitors to experience its classes and workshops, exhibitions and public programs. We recognize the diversity of our community’s abilities and needs and, when necessary, accommodations will be made to allow the fullest level of participation possible.

Getting Around The Center:

The Center provides barrier-free access for visitors using wheelchairs or walkers. Two accessible parking spaces are located to the left side of The Center’s main entrance. A valid access parking permit is required. A ramp leads from the parking area to the front door. The entrance is wheelchair accessible and equipped with a power assist door.

All public areas of The Center are wheelchair accessible by elevator. A wheelchair-accessible restroom is located on the first floor.

The Center’s ceramics studio is equipped with a wheelchair accessible pottery wheel for students in wheelchairs or with back problems who require an upright position.

Support People:

Support people may accompany persons with disabilities to art classes or workshops for no additional charge depending upon on course enrollment. The Center also offers a 50% discount on event tickets for a support person who accompanies a guest who is disabled.

Large Print and Assistive Listening Devices:

Large Print versions of literature created by The Center including studio brochures, newsletters, and exhibit literature are available from the first floor reception desk. Upon advance notice, staff will accompany any individual through gallery exhibits if assistance is required. Assistive listening devices to assist with amplification and clarity can be made available for individuals with hearing loss for artist talks or lectures with two week’s notice by calling the office.

Service Animals:

Service animals are always welcome. No questions asked!

Advance Notice Policy:

The Center requires two weeks advance notice for requests for special services or programs (including ASL interpretation, closed or open captioning and printed material in Braille). 

Telecommunications Relay Service:

To contact The Center using a Telecommunications Relay Service please dial 711. More information about how to use this service can be found on the FDC website or by downloading this guide

Please check out The Center’s Accessibility Services Manual or contact us at 908.234.2345 for more information .