The Nasher Sculpture Center strives to be a sensory-friendly environment where all visitors can learn and experience modern and contemporary sculpture.

Visitors, including one in a wheelchair, move across the Nasher terrace.

Accessibility at the Nasher

Here are some of the ways in which we hope to accommodate any special needs you might have during your visit at the Nasher:

  • Wheelchairs
  • Quiet Room
  • Success Story
  • Sensory Kit 
  • Family Activity Kits

If you are planning a visit and would like to reserve any of our assistive resources in advance or if you have other questions, please reach out to our Visitor Experiences staff at 214.242.5100 or our Manager of Visitor Experiences via email at [email protected]

Service animals are welcome at the Nasher.

Learn more about Accessibility Programs at the Nasher.

A woman wearing headphones completes a tactile drawing activity

For Visitors with Vision or Hearing Impairments

The Nasher offers several tools that we hope will enhance your visit.

Verbal Descriptions of Artworks

Audio recordings describing the appearance of selected artworks are available on the Nasher app.

Braille and large print copies of exhibition texts are available for checkout at the Front Desk. Assistive listening devices may be available for events and tours upon advance request. 

Video: Blake Lindsay on Accessibility

Motivational speaker, author of Overcoming Obstacles & Getting Extraordinary Results, and Communications Director of Envision, Blake Lindsay, speaks on blindness and the ways in which visual descriptions of art can help visually-impaired people understand it in the same way that people with normal sight can.

A young boy wearing headphones points out something to his mother in the Nasher Garden.

For Visitors with Autism

The Nasher Sculpture Center is a certified Sensory Inclusive™ location in conjunction with KultureCity. We offer the following resources for our visitors:

Success Story: A Visit to Nasher Sculpture Center

This story was created to help guide and set up expectations for museum visitors. If you would like to print it out to read at home prior to your visit, you may do so via the link below. (Available in English and Spanish.)

Nasher Sculpture Center Success Story  (PDF)

Historia de éxito de Nasher Sculpture Center (PDF)

Sensory Kits

The Nasher Sculpture Center is a certified Sensory Inclusive™ location in conjunction with KultureCity. Sensory Inclusive Kits are available at the Admissions Desk upon request. Kits include a map of the Nasher Sculpture Center, a copy of the Nasher Social Story, headphones, a calming object, and a feeling thermometer.

Quiet Room

The Nasher offers a private space for visitors who may need to attend to personal needs. The quiet room may be requested at any point during your museum visit. To gain access to this room ask any staff member or security guard.

Sensory-Friendly Resources

Families are invited to learn more about our free Sensory-Friendly programs and online resources designed especially for neurodiverse visitors.

A group of visitors, including one in a wheelchair, discuss a sculpture.

For Visitors with Limited Mobility

The Nasher Sculpture Center offers a curbless ADA compliant main entrance with buttons located on the left side of the entryway to open the front doors when you arrive.

The entire museum is wheelchair accessible.

Service animals are welcome at the Nasher.

Wheelchairs, seating in the galleries, and portable chairs are available for use upon request at the Admissions Desk. Our garden is also designed to be accessible for visitors with limited mobility. Ramps are available on both sides of the sculpture garden so that guests may see every work on display.


The museum welcomes any suggestions on ways we could better serve the needs of our visitors. Please call 214.242.5100 or email Lynda Wilbur, Manager of Access and Outreach Programs at [email protected]

The Nasher Sculpture Center's education and accessibility programs are made possible by leading support from the Fichtenbaum Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A, Trustee; The Moody Foundation; and proceeds from The Great Create. Generous support is provided by The Rosewood Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Texas Commission on the Arts.

Nasher Sculpture Center
2001 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
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