The Studio Museum in Harlem

Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location
Parking is available in the Municipal Garage at 126th Street between Lenox Avenue (Malcolm X Boulevard) and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard (7th Avenue). There is no parking in front of the museum, however visitors may be dropped off in front of the mu
Main Entrance
There are no steps at the main entrance
Accessible Entrance
144 West 125th Street, between Lenox and 7th Avenue.
Uniformed security guards, stationed at the entrance and throughout the Museum can help direct visitors to appropriate facilities and resources, as well as assist with First Aid. Appropriately documented service animals are welcome at the Museum.
Café / Restaurant
Café/Restaurant is wheelchair accessible
Wheelchairs Available
By request at the front desk
Accessible Restrooms
All restrooms are accessible
Segways Not Allowed
Service Animals
Sitting Area Location
Seats are avialable in the Atrium Cafe, as well as the Reading Room on the mezzanine level.
Pre-Visit Information
Other Important Pre-Visit Information
The Studio Museum in Harlem is committed to making its exhibitions, programs, and services accessible to all who visit. The Museum’s lobby, main gallery, gift shop, restrooms, atrium, and sculpture court are wheelchair accessible, and the theatre, additional galleries and education and project spaces can be reached with the use of an elevator. Guided tours are available for all exhibitions to ensure that individuals with a range of abilities can experience the Museum. Tours tailored to visitors with physical or developmental challenges can also be arranged. For public programs, accommodation can be made for visitors in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.

Visitor Information Desk
The following items are available. Please ask for them at the information desk
Large-print brochures
Notepad and pencil (for deaf and other visitors)
Tours and Scheduled Programs
Guided Tours must be scheduled two to three weeks in advance. Verbal Description tours for groups are available. Public verbal description tours are scheduled each exhibition season.

Tours tailored to visitors with physical or developmental challenges can also be arranged.

The Studio Museum in Harlem, in collaboration with Arts & Minds, offers a twice-monthly tour and art-making program designed for people with dementia and there caregivers.
Our Access Programs Use
Verbal Description Tours
Information about Programs and Upcoming Exhibits
You can find out about our regular and accessible programs from
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The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.