Wellness and Access Programs

Low-Sensory Mondays

First Monday of every month from 2 – 5 PM
We embrace the unique qualities of all who walk through our doors and appreciate that many visitors need to explore the Museum in different ways. For individuals and families who prefer a quiet, less sensory-stimulating environment we offer Low-Sensory Mondays on the first Monday afternoon of every month. At each event, loud gallery sounds and bright lights are turned down and attendance is limited. Fidget bags will be available for checkout.

Art & Autism: Workshop

Saturday, April 22, 10-11:30 PM • Free

We welcome you and your family to the Plains Art Museum! Art + Autism is a program made especially for youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. Each session welcomes you into the Museum, incorporates fun and engaging gallery activities, and includes a project in our studios. All sessions are developed and instructed by Plains Art Museum Education Staff and Special Education professionals for families with children on the Autism Spectrum Disorder. Parents/caregivers may request an orientation prior to the event—contact Alatera McCann at amccann@plainsart.org.

Intentionality: Mindful Workshop with Britta Anderson

Saturday, March 4, 12 – 5 PM

Recourse: Scapes by Britta Anderson is currently on display at Plains Art Museum. Participants of this workshop will spend a Saturday afternoon with the artist talking about creative practices. The artist will then walk participants through a series of creative exercise and make a piece of art based on a piece in Anderson’s exhibition.
$55 per person

Social Story

View our social story, a visual and written narrative to support visitors before and during their visit to Plains Art Museum. Copies of our social story are also available at the front desk.

Art of Hope and Healing

Experience hope and healing through guided healing arts sessions. Open to individuals and families who have been impacted by substance abuse, Art of Hope and Healing workshops provide a safe and uplifting space to share and heal through gentle art activities led by trained therapeutic arts facilitator Nikki Anderson.

Currently, there are no sessions for Art of Hope and Healing. Please check back.