Increasing access to Museums and Galleries programming

3:00pm Thursday, 18 June 2020
4:00pm Thursday, 18 June 2020
Webinar
Online
via
Zoom, Australian Capital Territory 0000
Australia

Join AMaGA and a panel of professionals, for a webinar exploring the practices, policies and procedures museums and galleries can implement in physical and virtual spaces to ensure programming is accessible to audiences with disabilities.

In this webinar we aim to cover:

  • Virtual procedures for accessibility Including:
    • W3C standards,
    • transcriptions,
    • audio descriptions
  • Physical procedures for inclusivity
    • With consideration for various reopening standards

SPEAKERS:

Liz Martin: Arts Development and Training Manager, Accessible Arts

Liz is one of NSW’s leading specialists in disability-related access and inclusion for the arts and cultural sector and has over 20 years of experience working within the arts and disability sector as a musician, producer, trainer and advocate. Liz currently works as Accessible Arts’ Arts Development and Training Manager. In this role Liz provides training and consulting services to a broad range of arts organisations across NSW from major companies – such as Sydney Festival, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences and Sydney Biennale – to small independent operators. Liz is also a board member of Arts Access Australia, a member of Sydney Festival’s Access & Inclusion Advisory Panel, and an active leader within the arts and disability community.

Natalie Carfora: Exhibitions Coordinator, MOD. South Australia

Natalie is an exhibitions coordinator at MOD., a future-focused museum of discovery at the University of South Australia. In her role at MOD. she is responsible for the design and production of exhibitions. Passionate about audience engagement, in particular through the use of digital technologies, Natalie strives to create exhibitions that provide engaging visitor experiences. She sits on the AMaGA Emerging Professionals Network Committee.

and Geoff Munck: Leading developer of VISLAN (Visual Translation Language)

Geoff Munck, from Queensland, is an art lover who unfortunately was born blind. To enjoy the experience of visual and performing arts though he has developed a technique known as visual translation language by which blind, vision impaired and other visually remote people can have a comparable, Autonomous,  Dignified and meaningful experience of artistic expression. VISLAN As the technique is called, has been demonstrated at the Museum of old and new art, Queensland University of Technology Gallery, Queensland Art Gallery, the Burnie Regional Gallery and Devonport regional Gallery. 

 

WHEN
June 18th 2020
3pm – 4pm AEST
1pm – 2pm AWST
2.30pm – 3.30pm ACST

COST (Including recording and resources)
Members: $30
Non-Members: $60

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* Price includes GST where applicable

Contact Information

Lucinda McCann

Lucinda.mccann@amaga.org.au

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