Art-based therapy programs for special-needs individuals and groups

WELCOMING ALL ABILITIES

The newest program at the Taubman, Happy HeARTs serves members of our community of varied abilities including but not limited to individuals and their families who identify as:

  • Blind or have low vision
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Neurodiverse (Autism Spectrum, Sensory Processing, Learning Disabilities)
  • Living with Intellectual and Development Disabilities

Participants can enjoy the galleries and take part in art-inspired activities that are accessible and sensory-friendly. Happy HeARTs offers a safe space for families with children and adults of all abilities, whether it is a quiet space to avoid or unwind from sensory overload, or a space to fully express your engagement and creativity.

Family Hours

Do you have a loved one who could benefit from Happy HeARTs? Participate in our FREE Happy HeARTs Family Hours:

  • Sunday, June 26th from 11am 12pm
  • Saturday, July 16th from 9-10am
  • Sunday, July 24th from 11am 12pm
  • Saturday, August 20th from 9-10am

Schedule a Tour

Groups can schedule a visit to the Museum for 90-minute Happy HeARTs Tour that includes an exhibition tour, a related art project, and fun in Art Venture, the Museum’s family-friendly, interactive creativity gallery featuring themed stations. Contact Katrina King-Singh at kking@taubmanmuseum.org or (540) 204-4131 to learn more and register for this free program.

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