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Family Fun Night Spooktacular!
Marbles Kids Museum
Wednesday, October 28 // 5:30-8pm
Join us for this free, after-hours program exclusively for kids with special needs and their families to play in the museum in a calmer, quieter environment. On October 28th Marbles hosts its annual Spooktacular, an extra exciting Family Fun Night with a Halloween theme! 
 
 
Goodbye Brandon / Hello Lee!
 
Arts Access is saying goodbye to Brandon Cordrey. Brandon has been Arts Access' Program + Development Director for three years and is leaving to go full-time in his other role as Director of Exhibitions for Visual Art Exchange. The Board and Staff of Arts Access are tremendously grateful to Brandon's work and dedication to Arts Access and all the talent, enthusiasm and creativity he brought to his job.
 
We welcome Lee O'Connell to the staff of Arts Access as our Program Coordinator. Lee is newly arrived to Raleigh from New York City, where she worked as an Equity actress and an administrator at several businesses and arts organizations. 

Arts Access + Access Virginia

Arts Access' Audio Description Coordinator, Debbie Hippler, has traveled to Newport News to provide AD training to the staff of Access Virginia. This non-profit was formed to provide open-captioning and audio description for theatrical performances. Watch the news broadcast about the organization and Arts Access' involvement below.

ASL interpretation for Cinderella!

Raleigh Little Theatre will be offering an ASL Interpreted performance of its holiday classic, Cinderella, on December 6th. This show has been a RLT tradition for over 30 years and is the second production in their 2015-16 season offering ASL interpretation. Tickets are available early and sell quickly, so get your tickets now. 

The NC Museum of Natural Sciences and the State Library of North Carolina are hosting FREE in-person webinars!

On October 14, the Museum of Natural Sciences will present “Responding to Visitors who are Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Blind or with Low Vision” from 1:30-4:30 PM (or as long as you can stay).

On October 28, the State Library will present “Responding to Visitors with Cognitive, Developmental and Emotional Disabilities” at the Archives and History Building from 1:30-4:30 PM (or as long as you can stay).

Space is limited, so RSVP to attend. For additional information, please call Liani Yirka 919.707.9887.

Kennedy Center/VSA Contract awarded to Arts Access

Arts Access is thrilled to have been awarded a work contract from the John F. Kennedy Center/VSA program. This contract will enable us to implement two workshops focused on including students with disabilities in arts education. Stay tuned for an announcement about dates and locations.

Upcoming AD Performances:

A Lesson Before Dying at Justice Theater, October 16, 8:00pm
 
The Hounds of Baskerville at Cary Youth Applause, October 18, 3:00pm
 
Asylum at Burning Coal, October 18, 3:00pm
 
Seminar at Playmakers, October 20, 7:30pm
 
Into the Woods at North Carolina Theatre, October 24, 2:00pm
 

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