Accessibility Resources

At the Front Desk

  • One wheelchair available
  • One guided listening device with audio descriptions for select exhibitions is available. Check out with a valid state-issued ID.
  • A printed version of the artwork audio descriptions can be requested.
  • Two pairs of Enchroma glasses (for visitors with colorblindness) are available. Check out with a valid state-issued ID. Please note: Enchroma glasses do not correct for all forms of colorblindness.

In the Galleries

  • Exhibition signage uses large font, high contrast, and a flat finish for persons with low vision.
  • All artwork labels are printed in 24pt Arial font in black on a white background.
  • Large Print Gallery Guides are available with all exhibitions.
  • All Large Print Gallery Guides are linked via QR code to a digital copy that can be read with a screen reader.
  • Printed audio transcripts are displayed with all applicable video installations.

In the Building

  • The building is equipped with an elevator that goes to the 1st and 2nd floors where all artists studios, classrooms and galleries are located.
  • All restrooms in the building accommodate people with disabilities.
  • A quiet area is located on the first floor in the Education Room. Please see the front desk attendant for access to the space.
  • All studios have signage, including Braille lettering, for people with low or no vision.
  • Wayfinding signage uses large fonts, high contrast, and a flat finish for persons with low vision.
  • All artwork labels are printed in 24pt Arial font.
  • A compendium of Regional Emerging Artists in Residence is available near the residency studios. Each page is printed in 24pt Arial font in black on a white background. QR codes in the upper right hand corners of each page link to digital copies that can be read with a screen reader.
  • Service animals are welcome. 
  • Guided tours can be arranged in advance by emailing tmcgee@artspacenc.org
  • ASL interpretation for our exhibitions and special events can be arranged by emailing hcostner@artspacenc.org

Questions / Comments

If you have an accommodation you would like to request for an upcoming program or exhibition, have a suggestion about our accessibility, or if you have a question about our accessibility, please contact Hannah Costner, Communications Coordinator at 919.821.2787 or hcostner@artspacenc.org.