Well aware of Autism

Occasionally I weaken from my daily diet of museums and exhibitions and offer up something a little bit more personal. I always find these blogs harder to write but they often feel kind of therapeutic too. Today is Autism Awareness Day, for a day, a week, a month, the focus turns to Autism. My thoughts have been … [Read more…]

Opening Doors: Rethinking disabled access and interpretation in your museum, Sept 2015

I recently attended the Museums Association Seminar ‘Opening Doors’ on disabled access in museums at the Royal College of Physicians in London. It was a fascinating and inspiring day and I have written up a piece for the Museums Association. You can find it here – http://www.museumsassociation.org/comment/22092015-the-time-is-right-to-rethink-disabled-access If you went along on the day, please let … [Read more…]

Re-imagine: Improving access to the arts, galleries and museums for people with learning disabilities – New report

A few weeks ago ‘Kids in Museums’ drew my attention to a report produced by Lemos and Crane for the City Bridge Trust on improving access for people with learning disabilities, it was a fascinating read and I highly recommend that you take a look. The report looked at art organisations, museums and galleries across … [Read more…]