Art-Reach provides training to cultural organizations to foster cultural accessibility and help institutions best welcome the disability community.

Cultural Accessibility Training

This training aims to redefine disability. Art-Reach’s training focuses on the social model of disability, disability etiquette and respectful language while exploring variations to each of those themes along the way. Training is customized and can assist people who work in specific sectors of arts & culture as well as businesses and for-profit companies. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and come away with valuable tools for welcoming visitors with disabilities and building customer service skills.
Duration: 60-90 minutes
Presentation Requirements: Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Projector & Screen, Sound Capabilities
Participants: 20- 200
Cost: $500 Non-Profits,
$1000 For-Profit/Out of Region

Cultural Accessible Program Assessment

This workshop and program assessment focuses on community engagement and helps organizations build more inclusive programs, events, and performances. Meet with Art-Reach staff for a site visit prior to workshop; Art-Reach helps scaffold priorities, recognize institutional strengths, and identify needs. From sensory-friendly tours for neuro-diverse audiences to verbally described/touch tours for people who are blind and low vision prior to a theater performance, Art-Reach helps organizations create immersive and engaging programs for people with disabilities. Additional assessments of a pilot program and a focus group feedback from the disability community can be added for an additional fee.
Duration: 90 minutes, +additional site visit
Participants: Up to 15 Staff
Cost: $1000 Non-Profit Organization,
$2000 For-Profit / Out of Region