Top Sensory Friendly Events
These sensory friendly events and performances allow children to enjoy spaces by encouraging movement and lessening distractions.
Due to cancellations to prevent the spread of coronavirus, please verify all events before you go.
Children can explore and enjoy the museum with a sensory modified setting, limited admission and sound and lighting adjustments. Advance ticket purchase required. March 7.
This semi-private event gives children the chance to jump around and play in a less stimulating environment. March 7.
Limited seating and carefully crafted selections of music allow audience members to enjoy classical music. March 7.
Explore the garden and engage with learning and art stations, such as Seed Planting, Playdough Discovery, Edible Garden Taste Test and more, at this event open exclusively for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities. March 9.
Performance alterations include dimmed theater lights, consistent sound levels, a quiet zone in the lobby and more, and kids can enjoy the museum exhibits, performances (1 and 3 p.m.) and Create-A-Puppet Workshops with staff members trained in interactions with patrons with ASD. March 15.
This sensory-friendly environment allows children to explore the “General” locomotive, see the Civil War collection, enjoy hands-on and interactive exhibits in the Jolley Education Center and more. March 31.