The Latest


Art-Reach in The Press


“On a mission to make Philadelphia the most accessible US city for the arts”
Christian Science Monitor By David Karas

“Sensory Exploration: A Vision Impaired Plant Lover finds New Ways to Enjoy the Garden”
The Grow: PHS Magazine By Catherine Strawn

“Sensory-Friendly Pennsylvania Ballet Performances Make Art Accessible to All”
Family Focus By Laura Swartz

“Two Years After Emerging from Bankruptcy, Please Touch Museum switches up branding”
Philadelphia Business Journal By Kenneth Hilario


“Art-Reach Art Partnership”
Woods Services Newsletter
Summer 2017

“New guide out on accessibility of Philly museums, tourist sites” By Stephan Salisbury
June 15, 2017

“Graham Cracker Cabaret will be a first for the disability community”
Morning Edition with Jennifer Lynn, Charlie & Dito
February 24, 2017

“Bringing Happy Holidays to All”
WHYY Articulate with Jim Cotter

“Art-Reach and FringeArts are teaming up for a ‘radically accessible’ Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret”
Generosity By Maggie Heffernan, Contributor
January 18, 2017

Art-Reach ACCESS Admission
WDAS with Loraine Ballard Morrill


PA Ballet Brightens Day For Children With Special Needs
CBS Philly
February 27, 2016

8 Philly arts & culture leaders on what the city still needs to thrive
Cultural leaders reflect on future of Philly creative scene
Philly Voices by Bradon Baker, Contributor
February 4, 2016


HIV Patients Experience What It’s Like To Be A Ballet Dancer
CBS Philly By Cherri Gregg
December 2, 2015

Press Releases


January, Art-Reach Announces 2019 Cultural Access Award Winners 


October, Art-Reach of Philadelphia Executive Director, John Orr, named a TIAA Difference Maker 100 in a national competition

September, Art-Reach’s ACCESS Admission becomes ACCESS Philly, adding 11 Live Arts Theaters. ACCESS Philly now welcomes Pennsylvania ACCESS cardholders to experience 45 cultural sites & theaters for just $2!

March, Join Art-Reach for the 2018 Cultural Access Awards Brunch as we celebrate the work of our partners, highlight their achievements and shine a light on the work Art-Reach does to expand cultural accessibility every day

January, The Virginia and Harvey Kimmel Family ENCORE Program is established at Art-Reach


February, Flower Show
August, Art-Reach Premieres Documentary film I Am on September 19th 


February, Flower Show
February, Cultural Access Awards
March, How Art Makes Me FeelExhibition with Art-Reach & Philadelphia Foundation
August, Art-Reach 30th Birthday Party


February, Art Reach Announces 2014 Cultural Access Awardees


October, Art-Reach & Live Connections Team Up
December, Art-Reach & Rodin Museum Touch Tour