Accessibility and Museums: creating inclusive museum experiences

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Accessibility and Museums: creating inclusive museum experiences

November 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Over the past decade, the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) has promoted accessible methods in museum operations from collections management to exhibition design. The UM Museum Studies Program is pleased to share in this important conversation regarding audience engagement with this session on accessibility in museum programming and interpretation. Our panelists draw on their experiences and research in developing meaningful opportunities for all visitors to encounter the wonder and enrichment of museums. Join us and explore new strategies for inclusive practice.

Panelists:

Caroline Braden, Accessibility Specialist, The Henry Ford (Dearborn, MI) and Founder and Chair of the Michigan Alliance for Cultural Accessibility

Susan Dine, Senior Lecturer, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Ashley Grady, Senior Program Specialist at Access Smithsonian, The Smithsonian Institution (Washington, D.C.)

Moderator:

Deirdre Hennebury, Associate Director, UM Museum Studies Program

 

Zoom access information coming soon!

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Date:
November 16
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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