CYCLES Inclusive Family Programs

The CYCLES exhibition at the All Souls UU. The art is displayed on gallery walls. There are many pieces that are bright and colorful.
The CYCLES exhibition at the All Souls UU. The art is displayed on gallery walls. Many pieces are bright and colorful.
A child paints with watercolors. The camera view is aerial, visible is the child's hands, the paper, and watercolors. They are painting brightly colored lines and circles.
A child paints with watercolors. The camera view is aerial, visible is the child’s hands, the paper, and watercolors. They are painting brightly colored lines and circles.

CYCLES Inclusive Family Programs – with Tours and Art Making!

We invite families of children with (and without) disabilities to Inclusive Family Programs. You will explore the CYCLES exhibition, make art, and connect in the gallery space! Come as you are! There are many ways to engage. An Inclusive Arts Vermont (IAV) teaching artist will offer guidance. There will be individual and group art-making options. Whether you play with art all the time or are new to creativity, we welcome you to these inclusive events! 

CYCLES is IAV’s fifth visual arts exhibition. It travels the state through 2024. It features 25 Vermont artists with disabilities. Accessibility features are part of the show and programs. They include:

  • tactile elements
  • verbal descriptions
  • and quiet spaces are part of the show and programs.  

There is no fee for these programs, but registration is required.

To register, click on the program date below to open a registration form. To register in an alternative way, contact the Exhibitions team. Email exhibitions@inclusiveartsvermont.org or call (802) 556-3668. 

Program Locations and Dates:

Brattleboro – All Souls West Village Meeting House, 29 South Street, West Brattleboro 

About the venue:
Know Before You Go and Access Information can be found here.

Social Story:
CYCLES Family Programs at All Souls UU

Program Accessibility

A row of Access Symbols representing the access features of the exhibition. The symbols are black squares with white text or illustrations. From L to R: Question Mark Symbol, Physical Accessibility, Access (Other Than Print or Braille) for Individuals Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision, Audio Description,Large Print, and Braille.
A row of Access Symbols representing the access features of the exhibition. The symbols are black squares with white text or illustrations. From L to R: Question Mark Symbol, Physical Accessibility, Access (Other Than Print or Braille) for Individuals Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision, Audio Description, Large Print, and Braille.

The CYCLES exhibition is more than art on the wall. Accessibility is an integral part of the show. All venues are physically accessible. Experience the art and artists through the online tour. There are many ways to interact with CYCLES!

Each of the 27 pieces in CYCLES has verbal descriptions. Tactile representations and elements accompany selected works. Materials are available in multiple formats. These include print, large print, Braille, audio tour, and digital formats.

For other access requests, contact Heidi Swevens. You can call (802) 556-3668 or email exhibitions@inclusiveartsvermont.org.
Please request ASL three days in advance ( by 7/24 or 8/14.) If you contact us after, we will do everything we can to try and meet your request.

Digital Access: Experience the art remotely in the online audio tour. We invite you to sign the Digital Guest Book. There are also links to exhibition documents:

Click here to enter the CYCLES Audio Tour
Click here to enter the CYCLES Digital Guest Book
Click here for digital copies of the artist’s biographies & statements and verbal descriptions of the artwork.