Accessibility 101 for Arts and Culture Organizations

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The Minnesota State Arts Board presents with National Endowment for the Arts Office of Accessibility. Wednesday, February 7th , 2024 from 12-1 pm, central time.

Mark your calendars for this informative and interactive webinar, cohosted by the Minnesota State Arts Board and the National Endowment for the Arts Office of Accessibility.

This one-hour webinar is designed to help Minnesotan arts and cultural workers answer the question, “where do I start?” when creating inclusive, accessible spaces and programs for people with disabilities.

Attendees can expect to leave with a foundational understanding of

  • Requirements for accessibility when your organization receives a grant from the Arts Board or National Endowment for the Arts.
  • The importance of completing a self-evaluation or ADA checklist, and how to do it.
  • The many ways of providing inclusive and equitable access, beyond just physical / architectural.
  • The importance of appointing an access coordinator in your organization, and what they do.

This webinar is free, but registration is required. To register, use the link below.

Register here

Questions and accessibility information

The session will be recorded and available for on demand viewing on the Arts Board’s website.

Automated closed captions will be provided. To request other accommodations, such as real time captions, ASL interpretation, or written materials in alternate formats, please contact the Arts Board accessibility coordinator. To allow time to process your request, please contact staff by Wednesday, January 24, 2024.

For questions about the session, or to request an accommodation, contact:
Annick Dall-Desbois, outreach and accessibility coordinator
(651) 539-2651

The Minnesota State Arts Board is a state agency that stimulates and encourages the creation, performance, and appreciation of the arts in the state.  It works to ensure that all Minnesotans can participate in and benefit from the arts.

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