Professional Development

Arts for All Abilities Consortium Conference: CONNECTING AND Re-CONNECTING with Our Students, Their Families, Our Partners, Ourselves

Arts For All Abilities Consortium 13th Annual Conference Organized in 2007, The Consortium provides a means by which professionals and key stakeholders involved in Arts Education for students with disabilities in New York can share perspectives, determine needs, develop ways to meet them, and deepen practice and understanding. Our purpose is to…

Adapting and Advancing: Cultural Accessibility During the Pandemic and Beyond

Thursday, April 22 4 pm (eastern)/3 pm (central) Thursday, April 29 4 pm (eastern)/3 pm (central) Living during a pandemic has transformed the way we present cultural programming – revealing both limitations and limitless opportunities. Museum, Arts and Culture Access Consortium (MAC) in New York…

Mapping Virtual Access Together

With support from the FAR Fund, this MAC project, titled Mapping Virtual Access in Cultural Institutions has documented current access practices through interviews, research and a survey. The survey and project will not only reaffirm best access but also shines a light on some deeper…

Panel Discussion: How museums can still be inclusive after Covid-19?

To keep your finger on the pulse of what museum professionals are thinking and what visitors are expecting, Tactile Studio invites you to join this international webinar on July 21, 2020, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT! Speakers : Patricia Riguera, Head of Education Department at…

Celebrate the ADA with MAC

July 26, 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Join MAC throughout the month of July as we celebrate this landmark civil rights legislation and its impact on the arts. Each week we’ll host virtual events accessible to all, including workshops,…

NYCMER Annual Conference: ENGAGE!

With social distancing guidelines and rapid changes in our field, we recognize that connection and exchange with colleagues is as crucial as ever. The New York City Museum Educators Roundtable is committed to providing a platform for museum educators (and others) to share their expertise…

Experiences in Audio Description for the Visual and Performing Arts: A Virtual Workshop

  What is audio description? How is it used in museums and live performance? What does it bring to the experience for presenters, performers and the audience/visitor?  It is an accommodation, but it can also be a creative element in itself. As more and more…

Understanding Dementia for Cultural Professionals at CaringKind

Are you a cultural professional new to serving families impacted by dementia and want to learn more about the disease? Has it been a while since you last participated in this training at your organization, and you’d like a refresher? Was there a session offered…

Expanding the Volunteer Corps: Including Individuals with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

Join the Supporting Transitions project of MAC as we discuss ways that cultural organizations can make their volunteer opportunities more accessible, tap into new sources for high quality volunteers, and discover new ways to engage eager volunteers in their organizations. This workshop help attendees understand new ways…

Mindful Communication 2.0

Language is so much more than the spoken word – it is about the desire to communicate our thoughts and feelings, hopes, and frustrations. MAC convenes a panel to discuss the experience of communicating in the arts and cultural sector. Our panelists will address the…

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