Inclusive Exhibition Design


Thursday, December 9, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

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Description

This webinar will present important issues in designing museum exhibitions to be inclusive for diverse audiences of people with a broad range of abilities and ages, from all societal groups. Topics addressed will include: inclusive physical space and furniture; effective communication of content, including media and digital and mechanical interactives; a sensory environment that is comfortable as well as engaging; and the critical role of staff training. There will be time for participants to ask questions of the speakers following the presentation.

Continuing Education Recognition Available

Certificate Credit hours
ACTCP 1.5
Certificate of Attendance 1.5

Speakers:

Valerie Fletcher, Executive Director, Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD)

Jan Majewski, Director, Inclusive Cultural and Educational Projects , Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD)

Questions for presenters:

1 I would be intersted in learing best practices/resources for making a planetarium exhibit accessible for everyone.
2 What height would you recommend for an animal enclosure/fish tank.

Session Questions

This session is accepting questions from registered users. After you have registered to participate in this session you can submit your questions on your Account Manager page. Please note: the number of questions will be limited and submissions will be closed well before the session starts to provide time to prepare answers.