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ACCESSIBILITY

Parking & Entrances

Accessible spaces are available in the Morean parking lot located at the corner of Central Avenue and 8th Street also across the street at the Publix public parking and on the street. Accessible Parking

We have accessible parking in front of the Chihuly Collection (spaces limited), and in the parking lot next to the Morean Arts Center. We also have accessible parking in front of our Glass Studio (spaces limited), and ample parking and ramp entry to our Morean Center for Clay. Please note: in the city of St. Petersburg all street parking is free with a handicapped parking permit, and time limits do not apply.

Entrances to all four locations are accessible, with button operated front door entry.

Free WiFi at all locations

Personal Attendants of visitors with disabilities are admitted free of charge (limited to one attendant per visitor)

Service Dogs (with identification) are welcome at all locations

 

Button Operated Doors

The front doors of our 4 locations are accessible, with button operated front door entry.

Wheelchairs

A wheelchair is available at the front desk of the Chihuly Collection on a first come first served basis. Feel free to use the wheelchair to visit the Morean Arts Center and the Glass Studio across the street.

Restrooms

There are accessible bathrooms at all 4 of our locations.

Visitors who are deaf or with hearing loss

Text Tour

A Text Tour is available for all four of our locations and can be accessed through your smart phone. Request directions or assistance to pull up the text tour with Guest Services when you arrive.

Film

Closed Captioned film at the Chihuly Collection

Visitors with children on the autism spectrum

We have a social narrative for the Chihuly Collection to share with your child available to download CLICK HERE and there is a distract pack available at the front desk. 

SPECIALIZED TOURS

Visitors who are blind or partially sighted:

Audio Tour
We have a free audio smartphone tour of the Chihuly Collection and the Morean Glass Studio. Request directions or assistance to pull up the audio tour with Guest Services when you arrive.

Touch Tours

Experience a guided tour of the Chihuly Collection with specific 3-D reproductions, interpreted, and available objects pertaining to the works on display in the galleries. Tours are available for up to 10 people.
 
What you’ll experience:
3-D objects including glass parts for large scale installations, glass objects created to have similar textures and forms to objects on display, and materials used to teach how glass is made and color is used. 

MOREAN MEMORY TOURS

Monthly private tours; the Museum is closed to the Public during this programming. Program is for those living with dementia and their care partners. The tour will be 30-minutes, followed by a 30-minute art project that relates to what was just discussed on the tour.

Memory Tour Dates:

May 22, 11am 

June 22, 9am 

July 24, 11am 

August 24, 9am 

Click link above for more information. 

ACCESS PROGRAMS

Programs for Veterans

Art of Valor In the spring of 2018, the Morean Arts Center began a community-based arts program with James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital (JAHVH), one of several clinical sites for Creative Forces: NEA Military Healing Arts Network.  We offer both glass blowing and photography classes at this time, free of charge. LEARN MORE HERE

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