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A Museum for All - Shaping Inclusive Museums

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Join Alice Fox, author of Inclusive Arts Practice and Research for a lecture-workshop and consultancy for museum practitioners.

This exclusive session is open to a limited number of museum professionals who develop community, participatory and engagement & outreach programmes and wish to expand their knowledge in inclusive practice that support hard to reach community groups to access/process gallery artefacts and exhibitions.

Alice will introduce site-specific interventions work that she’s done with UK museums like the National Gallery and Tate in London with people with learning disabilities and the elderly. She will also introduce the Tate Museum’s Tate Exchange programme, and the philosophy and working practices behind it.

(Limited) The lecture-workshop will be followed by a consultancy session - come prepared with questions. Please email joanne.tay@britishcouncil.org.sg if you would like a consultation with Alice.

Date: 16 March 2019, Sat
Time:
2.00pm to 5.00pm
Venue:
Bloom Room, Level 3, Rainbow Centre & Training Consultancy, 501 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149306

About Alice Fox

Alice Fox is Deputy Head of The School of Art at the University of Brighton where she founded the pioneering MA Inclusive Arts Practice.

In 2003 Alice founded the Rocket Artists Studios for artist with learning disabilities and their non-disabled collaborators. She has worked for many years with participatory performance and visual arts alongside some of the world’s most socially excluded groups, in particular people with learning disabilities and elders. Alice often works training NGOs, museum, health & education workers.

Alice is currently delivering inclusive arts projects for Tate Exchange, The National Gallery and the British Council in Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, South Korea and Nepal.

Alice is also a member of Brighton Museum Access Advisory Group. This is a group of museum workers and disabled people who work together to maximise access to Brighton Museum and its exhibitions.

In recognition of her ground breaking Inclusive Arts work Alice won the Times Higher Education Award 2017 for Excellence and Innovation in the Arts. Alice is also a Trustee for Epic Arts in Cambodia.

Please contact us (joanne.tay@britishcouncil.org.sg) if you have access needs.

This workshop is run in conjunction with PEEKABOO! An inclusive arts festival produced by Superhero Me in partnership with Rainbow Centre

superherome.sg/peekaboo


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Sat Mar 16, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM SGT
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