Accessibility During Covid
We are committed to offering inclusive, meaningful experiences for all ages and abilities.
The Kimbell is following recommendations from state and local officials to ensure the safety and well-being of museum visitors and staff. Information on accessibility has been updated to reflect changes made due to social distancing protocols. All on-site programs and tours are suspended until further notice; please check our calendar for virtual program listings.
To plan your visit or share feedback on how we can make the Kimbell more accommodating, contact us at 817-332-8451, ext. 239, or email us.
Wheelchairs and mobility
Most areas of the Kimbell’s campus are accessible to people with limited mobility. We’re happy to answer any questions in order to make your visit as comfortable as possible. Call 817-332-8451 and press 0 to speak with a museum representative during museum hours.
Individuals are welcome to use personal wheelchairs, walkers, mobility scooters, and other aids throughout their visit. Wheelchairs, in limited numbers, are available for temporary use on a first-come, first-served basis; please inquire with an attendant at either building.
The east entrance to the Kahn Building on Van Cliburn Way has accessible ramps on either side of the doors. Please note that the Kahn Building’s west entrance is not wheelchair accessible. The entrance to the Piano Pavilion is accessible through the Kimbell underground garage and from the group drop-off on Camp Bowie Boulevard. Accessible parking spaces are available in all of our garages and lots.
Due to social distancing protocols, use of the Kimbell’s special assistance vehicle for transport between the two buildings has been suspended until further notice. To plan ahead for parking and convenient access, please click here for information on what’s on view in each building.
Due to social distancing protocols, bench seating will be reduced in galleries throughout the museum. Borrow a foldable stool for free at Kahn Building Information, Piano Pavilion Information, or the parcel check in either building.
We welcome service animals at the Kimbell.
Restrooms are located on the lower level of the Kahn Building. Individual and family restrooms are located on the upper level of the Piano Pavilion. Restrooms located on the lower level of the Piano Pavilion are temporarily closed due to maintenance.
All restrooms contain wheelchair-accessible stalls.
All on-site films are suspended until further notice.
Assistive listening devices
All on-site lectures, films, gallery tours, and public programs are suspended until further notice.
Special exhibition and permanent collection audio tours are available as a free app that may be downloaded to a personal device. iTunes • Google Play
All on-site lectures and symposia are suspended until further notice.
American Sign Language
American Sign Language video remote interpreting is available for virtual programs by request. Please allow for at least three weeks advance notice.
Contact us at 817-332-8451, ext. 240, or email us us to request an interpreter.
Distribution of all printed materials, including Braille versions, has been suspended until further notice.
Special exhibition wall text is available in large print in this downloadable PDF [PDF].
Download the free Kimbell Art Museum app to access wall text for the museum’s collection. On the Kimbell app, you can increase or decrease the text size to fit your needs.
iTunes • Google Play
Learn more about Kimbell apps.
Nursing and Infants
We invite mothers to breastfeed their babies wherever they feel comfortable. Please note that the nursing room located near the Piano Pavilion’s lower-level women’s restroom is temporarily closed due to maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Changing tables are available in the Piano Pavilion’s upper-level family restrooms as well as in the men’s and women’s restrooms on the lower level of the Kahn Building.
This program will be offered in an online format until further notice.
Interactive, flexible, and sensory-rich, this free program is ideal for adults with complex needs such as Alzheimer’s and/or dementia, intellectual or developmental disabilities, and persistent behavioral health disorders. Questions? email us or call 817-332-8451, ext. 240.
Schedule a session at least four weeks in advance.
Schedule a viewpoint session online.