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Due to low enrollment, the Audio Describer Training scheduled for September 30 and October 1 has been cancelled. The training will be postponed to a future date to be announced. We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding.

If you would like to attend a future training, call Arts Access, Inc at 919-833-9919 or email, and we will be sure to notify you when a new training has been scheduled.


Who We Are

Arts Access, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, was founded in 1982 and is dedicated to increasing access to North Carolina's thriving arts community for children and adults with disabilities

What We Do

  • Provide a statewide platform for sharing information related to arts and disability through our website, social media and e-news. Join our inclusive arts network today!
  • Organize and lead workshops statewide. Working with arts educators on professional development and educating staff of arts organization on best practices for inlcuding people with disabilities.
  • Maintain a full scheudle of Audio Described performances so that patrons who are blind or have low vision can fully experience theatrical productions.
  • Offer consultation and facility review services to arts organizations.
  • Contribute insight into developing and implementing an ADA accessibility plan.
  • Contribute one-on-one support to artists and art patrons with disabilities!

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Sponsorship opportunities are always available. Contact our Program Coordinator at