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Excellence in Label Writing-Awards

Category: Alliance Blog

Striving for Excellence in Exhibition Label Writing

Category: Alliance Blog
In just a few months, a quarter of the twenty-first century will be behind us. Much has changed in museums over that time. Some of that change has been brought on by technology and new ways …

Beyond the Label: Strategies for effective interactive media

Category: Museum Magazine
This article originally appeared in the July/August 2015 edition of Museum magazine. Creating digital interactive experiences in museums can be costly and time-consuming. Given the …

10 Best Practices of Accessible Museum Websites

Category: Alliance Blog
This article explores ten high-impact areas you should consider to enhance your website’s accessibility and bring it into conformance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), …

Future of Accessibility

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
Why is accessibility a futurist issue? Because, trends being what they are, we face a future in which a growing proportion of American society will have accessibility challenges. For …

Accessible Communications Guidelines

Category: Accessibility
Advisors: Alex Ying Chen, Bojana Coklyat, Sky Cubacub, Dawn Koceja, and Emmanuel Von Schack Download a PDF version of this guide. Introduction Over sixty million adults in the United …

Forecasting the Future of Accessibility in Museums

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
I am getting ready for a presentation at the Leadership and Excellence in Accessible Design (LEAD) conference to be held at the Kennedy Center later this month. The presentation will ask …

Different by Design: A New, Inclusive Framework for Accessible Museum Exhibitions

Category: Alliance Blog
In January 2020, I authored a post for the Alliance Blog about speechless: different by design, an exhibition that I curated for the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and the High Museum of Art in …

Tips for Creating Accessible Museums: Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning

The American Alliance of Museums offers the following information from Violet Rose Arma, Curatorial Assistant & Administrative Support, University of Arizona Museum of Art. The …

Making History Accessible: Toolkit for Multisensory Interpretation

Category: On-Demand Programs
In 2019, the Intrepid Museum and New York University Ability Project brought together staff of historic sites, disability advocates, and experts in historic preservation and museum …

How to Access and Update Your Online Peer Reviewer Profile

 Go to  http://ww2.aam-us.org/edit-profile/peer-review-profile Log in. Every reviewer already has a username and password. If you forgot your username or password, use the links on the …

Improving Access to Employment for People with Disabilities

Category: Center for the Future Of Museums Blog
The museum sector is working to increase the diversity of our workforce through a variety of ways: for example, how we craft position requirements, word job announcements, and conduct …

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