Connecting with Everyone: Accessible Virtual Arts Programs

May 13, 2020

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This webinar is FREE (Donations of $10 or more appreciated, based on your organization’s ability to pay).

Social distancing and stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19 have forced arts and cultural organizations to convert many performances, events, and programs to virtual, online platforms, which has repercussions for people with disabilities. As we rebuild from the devastating economic effects of the pandemic, we need to ensure that accessibility solutions are included in creating our new virtual and in-person programs.

Participants will learn:

  • Why accessibility is important during livestreaming and virtual arts programming
  • The need for accessibility to be integrated into arts programming from the very beginning
  • How universal design practices lead to more inclusive experiences for all
  • Ways to create inclusive content for people of all abilities (i.e. captioning, interpreters, audio description)

Moderated by: Kathy Hsieh, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
Speakers: Elizabeth Ralston, SCAC Founder;
Mickey Rowe, Actor, Director, and Public Speaker;
Helen Marion, Actor, Teaching Artist, and Administrator

Captioning and ASL interpreters provided.

For further accessibility information or to request additional accommodations, please contact us by email at [email protected] or call 206.229.4168 ASAP before May 7.


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