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Art + Access (Special Olympics Chicago Groups)

This tour is tailored to meet the academic and social-emotional needs of your students in inclusive, integrated co-teaching (ICT), or self-contained classrooms. We are able to support multi-sensory explorations for students with autism, verbal description and touch tours for students who are blind or have low vision, American Sign Language interpretation for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as other adaptations to ensure that students of all abilities enjoy their learning experience at the museum. This program is available to transition programs serving young adults aged 18-22. When registering for your program, please select "grade 12" and write in the notes section that yours is a transition program group. Limit: 30 Students 60 minutes for grades 1-12 and transition programs serving young adults. Please note that due to COVID-related policies, we are not able to host lunches at the museum.

1 - 12 grades See Dates

Self-Guided Tour

Lead your students (pre-K–12 and Transition Programs) through the museum galleries for a unique and participatory experience. These tours are offered between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Please note that due to COVID-related policies, we are not able to host lunches at the museum.

Pre Kindergarten - 12 grades See Dates

Virtual: Art + Access

This tour is tailored to meet the social-emotional needs of students in inclusive, integrated co-teaching (ICT), or self-contained classrooms. We are able to use the virtual platform to support multi-sensory explorations for students with sensory processing disorders as well as verbal description tours for students who are blind or have low vision. This program is available to transition programs serving young adults aged 18-22. When registering for your program, please select “grade 12” and write in the notes section that yours is a transition program group. *CAPTIONING is available through Google Meet. CAPACITY: 30 Students. TIME: This 45 minute program starts on the hour.

3 - 12 grades See Dates

Virtual: Art + Activism

Discover how art across time and cultures has promoted change by surfacing issues, communicating perspectives, and posing questions. Learners will explore the choices artists have made to activate audiences and consider how their own art and voice can have an impact. *CAPTIONING is available through Google Meet. CAPACITY: 30 Students. TIME: This 45 minute program starts on the hour.

6 - 12 grades See Dates

Virtual: Art Across Cultures

Explore objects from across the museum’s vast collection, highlighting how artists transmit and respond to their own culture through their work. Students will engage with artworks that reflect various worldviews and perspectives and consider their own sense of self and place in the world. *CAPTIONING is available through Google Meet. CAPACITY: 30 Students. TIME: This 45 minute program starts on the hour.

3 - 12 grades See Dates