Walker Art Center

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Construction Update: We’re open! Enter the Walker through the underground parking garage or Hennepin Avenue doors.


The Walker Art Center is accessible to all visitors. The following services and programs outline a number of year-round opportunities at the Walker for participants of all ages and abilities.

For more information, comments, and questions about accessibility initiatives at the Walker or to make a reservation, please call 612.375.7564 or e-mail us.

Open Door Accessibility Initiatives

Gallery Group Tours and Art Lab Experiences

Tours and art-making experiences are accessible to all visitors. For more information about programs, pricing, and scheduling, please contact us to arrange accommodations and make a reservation at least four weeks in advance.

Upcoming Programs

Insights Design Lecture: Jon Sueda
Tuesday, March 15, 7 pm
Click here for details.

For more information about accessibility programs, call 612.375.7564 or e-mail access@walkerart.org.

Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive listening devices are available for events in the Walker Cinema, Lecture Room, and the William and Nadine McGuire Theater. Headsets and neck loops can be borrowed from the lobby desk. Devices are also available for gallery tour participants.

American Sign Language Interpretation

ASL interpretation is available for selected events and can be arranged for any Walker event with at least two weeks advance notice. Interpreters are also available for guided gallery tours and Art Lab experiences when requested at least four weeks in advance.

Visitors with Limited Mobility

All entrances and public areas at the Walker are wheelchair accessible.

While we renovate our campus, the entrances to the Walker are located inside the parking garage and on Hennepin Avenue.

Services such as Metro Mobility should be instructed to drop off and pick up passengers at 1 Groveland Terrace, adjacent to the Hennepin Avenue entrance near the loading dock.

Elevators are located throughout the Walker. Manual wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis at both lobby desks. Motorized wheelchairs are permitted.

Visual Aids

Visual aids are available at the lobby desk.

Audio Description

Audio description is programmed for selected events and also available by request with at least two weeks advance notice.