Resources tagged with accessibility

Unlimited: Accessible Marketing Guide (May 2024)

A comprehensive guide to making your marketing activity and communications accessible to the widest number of people. This version was updated in 2024 by Unlimited, an arts commissioning body that supports, funds and promotes new work by disabled artists for UK and international audiences.

Using volunteers to improve digital accessibility practices

This is a ‘how to recruit, manage and support volunteers’ guide produced as part of the Digital Skills for Heritage’s Digital Volunteering programme. 1. Project background The Heritage Access 2022 project looked at accessibility and inclusion across museums and cultural heritage sites in the UK. It is crucial that heritage organisations offer detailed, accessible, and … Read more

10 things about PDF content and why you should avoid it

PDF content is inaccessible, creates a poor user experience, and yet somehow, it persists. Whether you’re trying to understand if PDFs are really that bad, or you’re trying to make the case for getting rid of them in your organisation, content strategist Lauren Pope, Founder and Director at La Pope, tells you what you need … Read more

Out and about with Lewis Roden: signage

Lewis Roden, the Arts Marketing Association‘s (AMA) Member Community Manager, set himself the task of seeing 100 live shows in a year. In the second of a series following his progress, Lewis gives us his observations on what makes signage successful.

Colour contrast accessibility

Good colour contrast makes sure everyone can access your content. Find out how to check for low contrast and what you need to do to be legally compliant. By James Barber for Scope.

Case study: GALWAD and radical inclusion

GALWAD was a story told in real-time over seven days online, on TV and live from Wales. Committed to radical inclusion from the start, GALWAD set out to change the story by changing the storytellers – with inclusive casting, multiple languages, accessible formats and a collaborative creative process involving over 400 creatives and communities across … Read more

Report: Heritage Access 2022

A VocalEyes, in partnership with Stagetext, Autism in Museums and the Centre for Accessible Environments report highlighting the importance of online access information for the UK museum and heritage sector. It also tracks the changes in the state of access over the past four years from 2018 to 2022.

Video: Welcoming the widest possible audience

Sina Bahram challenges us to use principles from universal and inclusive design to help us open up our buildings, content, programming, and experiences. Keynote address delivered at Tessitura Learning & Community Conference.