On Tuesday, November 16, 4:30 - 6:00 pm, join Accessibility and Museums: Creating Inclusive Museum Experiences, a virtual panel discussion hosted by the U-M Museum Studies Program.

Over the past decade, the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) has promoted accessible methods in museum operations from collections management to exhibition design. The U-M Museum Studies Program is pleased to share in this important conversation regarding audience engagement with this session on accessibility in museum programming and interpretation. Our panelists draw on their experiences and research in developing meaningful opportunities for all visitors to encounter the wonder and enrichment of museums. Join us and explore new strategies for inclusive practice.


Caroline Braden - Accessibility Specialist, The Henry Ford (Dearborn, MI); Chair of the Michigan Alliance for Cultural Accessibility

Susan Dine - Senior Lecturer in Asian Art & Architecture, Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Ashley Grady - Senior Program Specialist at Access Smithsonian, The Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC)

The panel takes place on Tuesday, November 16, 4:30 - 6:00 pm. Register here.

If you would like to request an ASL interpreter for this presentation, please email ummsp@umich.edu by November 10.