Accessible Arts Workshops Offered in Berea, Maysville and Horse Cave
FRANKFORT, Ky.— The Kentucky Arts Council and the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts have partnered to present a series of accessibility workshops in communities that have received Cultural District Planning Grants from the Kentucky Arts Council with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The workshops will be led by Martha M. Newman, Director of Access Services at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts and will focus on a wide range of accessibility issues that face communities as they develop arts districts. Topics will include information about basic law covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act, tax incentives for compliance, making historic buildings accessible and basic protocols for working with people with disabilities.
The first workshop will be hosted by the City of Berea on Tuesday, May 26, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Berea, Ky.
Maysville's workshop will be on Tuesday, June 2, from 8:00 -10:00 a.m. EDT at the Kentucky Gateway Museum, 212 Sutton St., Maysville, Ky.
The final workshop will be on Tuesday, June 16 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. CDT at the Kentucky Repertory Theatre Educational Arts Center, 107 E. Main St., Horse Cave, Ky.
Workshops are free but pre-registration is appreciated. To pre-register contact Martha M. Newman, Director of Access Services, The Kentucky Center, firstname.lastname@example.org or (502) 562-0711 (V) 502-562-0140 (TTV).
The Kentucky Arts Council is a state agency in the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet that creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.