Providing a diverse cultural arts experiences for all New Yorkers, including those who are isolated and marginalized due to disability and illness or advanced age, living in temporary housing, at-risk youth, and public school students.
Welcome to YAI Arts & Culture. You are in the right place to schedule performances, book arts workshops, or join an art studioprogram. During the pandemic, we are also offering an array of remote workshops and classes. We are proud to work with NYC public schools to provide cultural programs for students K -12th grade.
As social distancing requirements ease, you will be able to purchase group tickets to Broadway and other cultural events, along with discounted event tickets for people with visual impairments.
We can help you plan an experience to suit your needs. To make your arts and culture vision come to life, contact us:
When booking your next group event, turn to YAI Arts & Culture for your transportation needs. We offer accessible options at the best rates. Consider adding live music or a trained tour guide to enhance the transportation experience!
Describe! offers live audio descriptions of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, creating an accessible theater experience for people who are blind or partially sighted. Describe! participants use audio receivers to hear detailed descriptions of the scenery, costumes, and show narration.
YAI Arts & Culture offers customized performances that reflect the unique cultural needs and interests of audiences at health, social service, and educational agencies. Professional performing artists will provide your group with a unique event unlike any other.
Book an arts workshop for your health, social service, or educational agency. Professionally trained artists facilitate tailored, interactive workshops in the areas of visual arts, music, movement, theater, puppetry, storytelling, and more.
Book group tickets to Broadway, Off-Broadway, performing arts, sporting events, exhibitions, zoos, and more. We can provide recommendations, playbills, and study guides, and can arrange for convenient ticket pick-up or delivery. We also offer pre- and post- event workshops to enhance your group’s experience.
We provide unique training by using roleplay and theater techniques to tackle difficult and sensitive topics such as diversity, sexual harassment, violence, and conflict resolution. These techniques stimulate dialogue, address challenges in the workplace, and provide opportunities to optimize communication and create community.
For elderly New Yorkers and those with limited mobility, it can be challenging to take advantage of all the City has to offer. We arrange priority seating and accessible restrooms for the Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks series, Shakespeare in the Park, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
We host a weekly open studio for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who want to develop their creative voices and expand their creative communities. We offer mentorship from working artists and opportunities to submit work for exhibition and sales.