The AKI Family Arts Festival is a FREE multidisciplinary community arts festival for children and families with and without disabilities, jam-packed with interactive arts activities, live performances, giveaways, and community resources for parents. The festival is part of All Kids Included – Accessible Arts Experiences for Kids (AKI), the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs program that creates inclusive arts and cultural programs so that kids of all abilities and their families can participate fully in the arts. For more information about AKI and its programs, visit www.AllKidsIncludedMiami.org.
Sensory-Friendly production of Big Bad Wolf
by Australia’s award-winning Windmill Theatre
Special appearance by Alan Rabinowitz, author of A Boy and a Jaguar
Great music and performers inside and outside
Magic Morgan Magic shows and ASL storytelling with John Paul Jebian
Rock wall and fun food
Free surprises and book giveaway (while they last)
CREATIVE ARTS FOR ALL
“Zot Artz – Arts for All” adaptive painting & printmaking
ART EXHIBITION, AWARDS, AND RESOURCES
Student exhibit and awards
Community resources and in-person assistance
Before the show, let’s get ready to go!
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Be Part of our 10th anniversary festival!
We welcome your participation, as part of a team or on your own. High school and college students can earn community service hours.
Great perks include:
Commemorative AKI T-shirt
Light breakfast foods , lunch, snacks and beverages throughout the day
Being part of a terrific community event that supports children’s arts programming
Community service hours for high school and college students
Volunteers are extremely important to making the AKI Family Arts Festival a success, and there are few basic requirements:
Must be at least 16 years old
Able to stand for long periods of time
Outgoing, and at ease speaking with the public
Can think on your feet and open to new experiences
For more details about how you can volunteer for the AKI Family Arts Festival, contact Evelyn Sullivan at email@example.com or 786-573-5301.
It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The All Kids Included Family Arts Festival is designed to be inclusive for children and families of all abilities. The facility is accessible; assistive listening devices, sign language interpreters, sighted guides, and large print and Braille program information will be available. To request materials in accessible format, and/or any accommodation to attend an event at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, please contact Stephanie Aponte, 786-573-5314, firstname.lastname@example.org, at least five days in advance to initiate your request, TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).
The All Kids Included Family Arts Festival was developed by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs as part of its “All Kids Included - Accessible Arts Experiences for Kids” (AKI) program. AKI is an initiative of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and in part through grant funding provided by The Children’s Trust. The Children’s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County by making strategic investments in their future.