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Accessibility Guide for ‘ciclo y ciclo: Poetry Reading & Conversation with Natasha Mijares’

The following is accessibility information for ciclo y ciclo: Poetry Reading & Conversation with Natasha Mijares at the DePaul Art Museum (935 W Fullerton Ave) on Saturday, February 3, 2024, 3-5pm CST. If you have accessibility questions or requests, please contact us at

Captions + ASL Interpretation

This event will take place in-person at the DePaul Art Museum. We are happy to provide ASL Interpretation and Live CART (Communication Access Real-time Translation) at the request of any attendees. Please contact us at to make a request. When ASL interpretation or Live CART is requested and offered, accessibility seating will be marked and reserved for those who need unobstructed access to these services. 

Audio + Sound

Microphones and a PA system will be used during the event, and all speakers will be encouraged to wait for a microphone before speaking.


Masks will be required and we will provide free masks for those who don’t have one. While food and drinks will be served, we ask that attendees wear their mask when not eating or drinking. 

Entrances + Restrooms

DePaul Art Museum is a street-level, storefront museum space [map]. To the left of the entrance there’s a small alley that allows temporary parking for loading and unloading within 15 feet of the entrance. The front entrance consists of two separate glass doors that are both wheelchair accessible. There is also an elevator that gives access to the second floor gallery and event space where the event will be held.

DPAM also has accessible and gender neutral restrooms, with entrances and stalls that are wheelchair accessible.

Gallery Space

As mentioned, the reading and discussion will take place in the second floor event space. Chairs will be set up in rows facing the panel of speakers. Accessibility seating will be marked and reserved for those who need easy and unobstructed access to a seating space that is comfortable for mobility devices such as wheelchairs and walkers. Also, if ASL interpreters are requested for the event, there will be seating marked and reserved for those attendees. The event takes place in the afternoon, so the space will likely be lighted with a combination of natural light and fluorescent, track lighting.

We also welcome you to make yourself comfortable in the space–feel free to move around, stand, sit, grab snacks, and visit the restroom as needed. Additionally, if you need to step out of the space to take a break for any reason, the second floor gallery can serve as a low-sensory space.