Let’s Talk About Intergenerational Programs

Monday, November 6, 2:30-4:30    CaringKind 360 Lexington Avenue (40-41st Streets), 3rd floor New York, NY 10017   Register Here    As our society ages, there is a growing appreciation and demand for creative programs that engage older adults. Intergenerational programs can be a fun and important part of this process, as it brings together…

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Designing Communication Strategies to Create Accessible Cultural Institution Experiences

  November 1, 4:00- 7:00 p.m. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sacerdote Lecture Hall 1000 Fifth Avenue Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education (Please enter the Museum at 81st Street Entrance and 5th Avenue) New York, NY 10028   Register here   This workshop is for those who work with or visit cultural institutions….

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MAC Member Town Hall – Shape the Future of Accessibility and Cultural Organizations in NYC!

Co-hosted by Inclusive Services at Brooklyn Public Library  The Central Library of the Brooklyn Public Library 10 Grand Army Plaza | Brooklyn, NY Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT) Click here to register!   As we begin the new year, the Museum Access Consortium brings together its membership to recap accomplishments and…

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WORKSHOP- ADA 101: Applications for Cultural Organizations

Tuesday, June 27th 4:00pm-6:00pm The Jewish Museum Scheuer Auditorium, 2nd floor of the building 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street   Please join the Museum Access Consortium for an Americans with Disabilities Act Technical Assistance Session with General Council and Deputy Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, Kleo King, as she presents…

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WORKSHOP: Cultural Careers Learning Event

  April 5, 2017 5pm-7pm   Metropolitan Museum of Art  1000 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10028   This event is for individuals with autism and other developmental differences (ages 18+) to learn about the varied careers in cultural organizations. Attendees will engage in small group conversations with professionals at cultural organizations about the day…

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WORKSHOP: Best Practices for Cultural Programs Engaging People with Dementia

Tuesday, May 18th 4:30pm-6:30pm Cultural institutions have a unique opportunity to combat feelings of isolation for people with dementia and their caregivers through community building programs. This two-hour workshop, held in collaboration with CaringKind’s Connect2culture, will focus on best practices engaging people with dementia and their caregivers. It will be grounded in New York’s unique population…

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WORKSHOP: In Theory and Practice: Accessible Cultural Education

WHEN: Thu, Feb 23, 2017, 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM WHERE: Room 9206-9207 The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY Accessibility in education is practiced regularly in cultural institutions across New York and continues to be a burgeoning field within higher education scholarship. The goal of this workshop, co-organized by the Museum Access…

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Nominations for MAC Steering Committee Open!

Nominations are open for new members of the Museum Access Consortium’s Steering Committee: The Museum Access Consortium seeks new members for its Steering Committee.  You are welcome to either nominate yourself, a colleague, or friend for a Steering Committee position between now and February 6th, 2017.  This is an unpaid, volunteer position. What is the…

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MAC Member Town Hall – Shape the Future of Accessibility and Cultural Organizations in NYC!

Monday, January 30th from 5pm-7pm New York Public Library 53rd Street Branch 18 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019 As we begin the new year, the Museum Access Consortium brings together its membership to recap accomplishments and plan for the upcoming year.  Learn about the organization’s structure and leadership, how to make the most…

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Workshop – Designing Accessible School Visits

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 4:30-6:30pm LearningSpring School 247 East 20th Street New York, NY 10003 Join us for a workshop on designing accessible school visits to and partnerships with cultural institutions. This Museum Access Consortium program aims to bring together teachers and museum educators to foster dialogue about how to design museum and theater visits…

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