2018 Cultural Access Awards at FringeArts March 24th from 12-3pm

Silver & Black Art-Deco design reads: 2018 Cultural Access Awards: FringeArts Noon to 3 Oclock, Saturday March 24th 2018

The 2018 Awardees Are:

Individual Impact Award: Thomas Earle

Current CEO of Liberty Resources, Inc. licensed attorney involved in the legal rights of people with disabilities for nearly 25 years. Chairperson of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations and an active member and supporter of ADAPT.

Arts Partner Award: LiveConnections

LiveConnections prioritizes accessibility for people with disabilities who face barriers to participation in the arts. They present Bridge Sessions and in-facility workshops to targeted youth and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities and their interactive, adaptive approach means individuals may fully engage at their own ability levels.

Member Agency Award: Overbrook School for the Blind

Overbrook School for the Blind prepares their students- all of whom are blind, visually impaired or living with disabilities- to have the greatest opportunity to experience active and fulfilling lives.

Kimmel Award for Accessible Experience: Accessible Flower Show

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society provides tickets to guests who are deaf, blind, or low-vision, to the Philadelphia Flower Show for an adaptive ASL interpreted and verbally-described tour of the displays so that guests can engage and enjoy the show.


Celebrate with us at the 2018 Cultural Access Awards

Join Art-Reach for the 2018 Cultural Access Awards Brunch at FringeArts. There will be food & drink by La Peg and  exciting performances by:

Jamal Parker, Spoken Word Artist

Ami Yares, Folk Musician

World Premiere Tap Performance with Overbrook School for the Blind & Pennsylvania Ballet II
Check out this Sneak peek of the performance:


Cultural Access Awards are sponsored by:

Indego Independence Foundation Connelly Foundation Woods Services PNC Republic Bank The Philadelphia Foundation Jefferson Comcast Liberty Resources Visit Philly The Philadelphia Offices of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy