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  • Accessible parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the Museum parking lot off of Camp Bowie Blvd. and along the Museum’s south side on Lancaster Ave.

  • Wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Please stop by the Information Desk for assistance. All floors are accessible by elevator, and the Carter is equipped with accessible restrooms and drinking fountains. All our entrances are barrier free.

  • Prepare for your visit with this guide of what to expect and things to do on your trip to the Carter.

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  • Assistive listening devices are available upon request for use during all public events or tours.

  • American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation is automatically provided for many events or may be requested up to 48 hours before for all other events. Email us for additional information.

    This is provided in partnership with intern students and faculty support from the Tarrant County College (TCC) Sign Language Program.

  • Check out a pair of EnChroma color-blind glasses at the Information Desk. Sizes available for both children and adults.

  • These free tours can be arranged to cover the collection as a whole or concentrate on specific objects or themes. Fill out this form or email us at least two weeks ahead of your visit.

  • Booklets with large print labels are located in every gallery.

  • Hear more about artworks from artists, Museum staff, community members, and others by dialing in or streaming on your smart device.

  • Tactile tool kits feature 3D-printed copies and raised-line drawings of select artworks, visual descriptions in Braille and large print, and additional sensory objects.

  • We have seating throughout the Museum, and you are also welcome to make yourself at home on the gallery floor as you explore.

Please note: All Access Programs are on break until August 13, 2024.

Access Events

Art for all! The Carter is committed to helping everyone enjoy American art. Check out these opportunities designed for visitors with special needs, always free of charge.

View the calendar to see if you can make the next occurrence. You can also fill out this form, contact us by email, or call 817.989.5013 to schedule an event for your group.

Our Community Partners

  • Age-Friendly Fort Worth
  • Dementia Friendly Fort Worth
  • EPIC (Empowering Personal Interactions in the Community) at University of North Texas
  • Lighthouse for the Blind Fort Worth
  • TCU FACES (Families, Autism, and Child Emotional Studies)
  • Tarrant Community College Sign Language Program
  • University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center