accessibility

Warhol staff lead a special tour for museum guests as part of an Alzheimer's initiative.
The Andy Warhol Museum is committed to providing an excellent experience to visitors of all backgrounds and abilities.

For individuals who are blind or have low vision

For visitors who are blind or have low vision, educators are trained to be sighted guides and provide detailed descriptions of artwork on gallery tours. Touchable objects are included when available.

Tactile displays featuring raised line and textured reproductions of key works in The Warhol’s collection are installed in the 7th floor galleries for all visitors to explore.

Additionally, guests can access screen reader-compatible labels on their own devices or request a device at the admission desk.

Screen reader-compatible wall texts and extended labels 

To schedule a tour of our exhibitions please contact access@warhol.org. We welcome service dogs.

Out Loud audio guide Audio description

Out Loud is The Andy Warhol Museum's inclusive audio guide. Learn about the life and art of pop artist Andy Warhol through different stories and a variety of voices, such as scholars, curators, and members of Warhol’s family.

Out Loud is designed to be inclusive of users across abilities. For users who are blind or have low vision, the app is screen reader-optimized and offers enlargeable text. The app also offers in-depth visual descriptions of Warhol artworks.

Out Loud is available for download on iOS devices from the App Store. To learn more and to borrow an iOS device for free while at the museum, visit the admissions desk or contact access@warhol.org. 

 

large print

Large print wall labels and panel text are available at the admission desk. Labels are available in print or digital format for use at the museum.

Additionally, guests can download PDFs from home and load on to their own devices before their visit.

Large print text for vinyl and expanded labels 

American Sign Language

American Sign Language interpreters are available for tours or public programs at The Warhol. Please contact access@warhol.org two weeks in advance to schedule a tour or request an interpreter. Relay calls are welcome.

Mobility and wheelchair accessibility

The museum’s main entrance at 117 Sandusky Street is wheelchair accessible. The staff entrance at East General Robinson Street is equipped with a lift.

Accessible elevators are located on the first floor of the museum. All floors, including The Factory underground, The Warhol Café, The Warhol Store, and gallery levels, are accessible for people with mobility impairments. Restrooms are located on the underground (basement) floor and the second floor. All restrooms include accessible facilities.

Standard wheelchairs are available free of charge on a limited basis. Please reserve more than 24 hours in advance by contacting access@warhol.org.

Assistive listening

The Warhol theater is equipped with an FM assistive listening system. Receivers with headphones or neck loops are available free of charge at the admissions desk.

Sensory friendly

The Warhol welcomes individuals with autism spectrum disorders and sensory sensitivities during our sensory friendly events for teens and adults and accessible group tours and workshops. To learn about upcoming programs, visit our calendar or contact access@warhol.org to schedule a tour.