Access Thursdays Lineup Announced for FY19 | New Jersey Theatre Alliance

Access Thursdays Lineup Announced for FY19

  • Cultural Access Network Project Access Thursdays

Access Thursdays are an opportunity for colleagues to get together for peer-to-peer learning around specific issues related to cultural access. Individuals with  knowledge and experience in a specific area will be invited to join in the discussion, and representatives from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s Cultural Access Network Project committee will also participate in the discussions.

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ADA Coordinators/Marketing Staff/Front of House/BO—Working Together to Welcome and Engage People of All Abilities

Thursday, December 13, 2018 10:30am - 12:30pm
Grounds For Sculpture

This roundtable provides an opportunity for ADA Coordinators, Marketing, Box Office and Front of House staff members from a wide range of disciplines to share challenges and successes in serving and engaging patrons with disabilities.

Film Festivals and Accessibility

Thursday, January 17, 2019-10:30am - 12:30pm
Ocean County College

From large-scale film festivals to individual film screenings, this discussion will discuss the challenges and solutions in making film festivals and screenings accessible.  In addition, you will learn about resources to assist you in making the magic of cinema available to everyone.

Board Members/Senior Management: A Partnership in Cultural Access

Thursday, February 7, 2019-7:00pm - 8:30pm
Monmouth Museum, Lincroft
Thursday, February 21, 2019-7:00pm - 8:30pm
ArtPride, Burlington

Is accessibility an organizational priority at your cultural organization? This Board/senior staff workshop will underscore the importance of accessibility being a priority among management and volunteer leadership.  Hear case studies of how management and board work together to advance the accessibility of their organizations among patrons and artists with disabilities.  Learn new ideas around access policies, assessment, planning, and funding for accessibility.

What to Know When Planning a Capital Project

Thursday, March 28, 2019- 10:30am - 12:30pm
McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton

Are you planning a renovation or capital improvement? This workshop will focus on ADA requirements for new construction, renovations of existing structures, and the relationships between architects and organizations.

Autism Continuing the Conversation

Thursday, April 11, 2019-10:30am - 12:30pm

McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton

“Accommodating vs. Welcoming” Providing programming for and promoting independence for older adults with Autism.

Emergency Preparedness: The Importance of Including People with Disabilities

Thursday, May 30, 2019-10:30am - 1:00pm

Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton

Spend the day learning about Emergency Preparedness and how to plan for the inclusion of people with disabilities.  Role planning exercises will be offered to examine a wide range of patron needs.


The Annual Excellence in Cultural Access Awards 

Thursday, June 27, 2019-10:30am - 2:00pm

Join your colleagues as we celebrate individuals and organizations making a difference for patrons with disabilities.


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