Access Program

Exploring Artism: A Program for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum

Free admission

Join Yale Center for British Art educators to explore works of art, practice social skills, and have fun!

Exploring Artism is a free program for children who are five to twelve years of age and on the autism spectrum. Children and their families, parents, siblings, and other relatives will find a welcoming, engaging, and inclusive learning environment. Participants practice social skills and learn ways to sustain attention and focus by exploring works of art and trying no-fail follow up-activities. A quiet space with sensory toys is available. 

This program will take place at Courtland S. Wilson Library, New Haven Free Public Library, Community Program Room, 303 Washington Avenue, New Haven, CT 06519. Free parking is available. 

Exploring Artism program is facilitated by the YCBA education department in consultation with the Yale Child Study Center and is recommended by the Autism Parents Community (APC).


Please register by emailing with your name, contact information, the number of adults and children in your group, and the desired date(s) of attendance. 

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