For Disability Pride Month in July, accessABILITY is working with organizations to create commitments to “Add the A” of accessibility into DEIA initiatives. We asked The Eiteljorg Museum how they are committed to #AddTheA and include people with disabilities in their events, spaces, and programs, and here’s what they said!
The Eiteljorg Museum takes pride in including accessibility in all of our DEAI initiatives, and we are actively working to improve the overall accessibility of the museum. Beyond our DEAI Council and our staff-led Accessibility Committee, we work closely with independent consultants, community members, organizations, and artists to ensure that our museum is accessible to all.
From programming and educational partnerships with the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ISBVI) and the Indiana Blind Children’s Foundation (IBCF), to internship partnerships with the Gregory S. Fehribach Center, Sensory-Friendly Days, and exhibitions like Please Touch!, which featured the touchable works of blind sculptor Michael Naranjo (Santa Clara Pueblo), the Eiteljorg museum is committed to #AddTheA by including people with disabilities in our institutional efforts!