Deaf Cultural Month

Deaf Cultural Month, also known as Deaf Awareness Week in America, is an annual observance for remembrance of important Deaf people, experiences, arts, culture, and events in the history of Deaf America. It is celebrated annually in September.

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Deaf Cultural Month 2017

Planning for the 2017 Deaf Cultural Month has already begun!  If your organization is interested in partnering with DCC in providing an event in celebrating Deaf Culture, please join us in making September 2017 a memorable month!

About Deaf Cultural Month

Every year during the month of September, Deaf Cultural Center coordinates a month long schedule of events sponsored or hosted by a multitude of organizations that work towards advancing the lives and preserving the legacy of Deaf people and their significant contributions worldwide. 


The purpose of Deaf Cultural Month is to enhance the public's knowledge of Deaf Culture through a variety of cultural enriching events.    

Deaf Cultural Month 2016 will kick off and celebrate with the Annual Deaf Cultural Day event at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art and will end with the Patio Culture at the Deaf Cultural Center.

The Schedule of Events are as follows:

September 10

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Deaf Cultural Day

Nelson Atkins Museum of Art

4525 Oak St. Kansas City, MO

Noon to 5 p.m.

September 13

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Deaf Friendly Business Workshop

Deaf Cultural Center

455 East Park St, Olathe, KS

1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

September 18

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Deaf & HH Day at the Royals

Kauffman Stadium

1 Royal Way, Kansas City, MO

1:15 p.m.

September 17

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"Join Us For A . . . Potluck!"

Olathe Club for the Deaf

221 S Chestnut St, Olathe, KS 

4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

September 20

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American Sign Language Class

MidAmerica Alliance for Access

626 Minnesota Ave #200, Kansas City, KS

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. FREE

September 23

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KAD | KAI-RID Wine & Cheese Social

Deaf Cultural Center

455 East Park St, Olathe, KS


7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

September 24

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HLAA-KC Ice Cream Social

Olathe Community Center

1205 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS

1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

September 29

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Patio Culture

Deaf Cultural Center

455 East Park St, Olathe, KS


4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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