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Monday 29 January 2018
  • Accessibility 101 Workshop

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    The Arts Council of Wayne County, in partnership with Arts Access and the North Carolina Arts Council, are pleased to offer a workshop that will enable cultural organizations to better include people with disabilities. The workshop will cater to administrators, board members, volunteers, ushers, teachers, docents, box office staff, and additional frontline staff at cultural arts organizations.

    Participants will learn:

    - Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act and how it impacts arts organizations

    - Common accommodations for customers with disabilities and where to find them

    - Sensitivity and disability etiquette in communications and assisting someone

    - Emergency procedures and safety issues

    - Steps for writing your organization’s ADA plan

    When: Monday, January 29th, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Where: Main Gallery Arts Council of Wayne County

    Cost: $25/person

    Arts Access is a statewide non-profit dedicated to making the arts accessible to people with disabilities. To learn more about Arts Access or for questions about workshop content call 919-833-9919 or visit www.artsaccessinc.org.

    BONUS! Community Inclusive Arts Meeting immediately following the workshop. Join Arts Access and the ACWC staff at 4:30 PM as they host a community meeting for anyone interested in learning more about arts and disability issues.

    This will be a great chance to network and socialize for those that care about inclusive arts!

     

    This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

    Event starts: Monday 29 January 2018 01:00pm
    Event ends: Monday 29 January 2018 04:00pm

    Jan 29, 2018 01:00pm - Jan 29, 2018  04:00pm