Everyone Seminar 2010

Where are we? Where are we going?
Disability Equality in Gallery Education, Scotland

The Everyone seminar was an opportunity to find out more about Engage Scotland’s project to explore access and disability equality in galleries and visual arts in Scotland. Participants took part in conversation and consultation with gallery education peers, disabled artists and other stakeholders to inform the support offered in the second phase of the project.

Speakers were:

  • Caroline Bowditch, Dance Agent for Change, Scottish Dance Theatre
  • Zoë Fothergill, Talbot Rice Gallery
  • Fiona Fieber, SPACE, London
  • Kevin Harrison, Artlink Central
  • Susan Humble, Artlink Edinburgh and the Lothians
  • Documentation

Videos

Housekeeping and introduction from Mairi Taylor, Everyone Coordinator. Who is disabled? With Caroline Bowditch, Dance Agent for Change.

Susan Humble, Artlink Edinburgh and the Lothians, and Zoë Fothergill, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, on approaches to working in partnership to reach and retain audiences.

Fiona Fieber, SPACE, and Kevin Harrison, Artlink Central, in conversation about SPACE’s Explore project work and its impact on their long term planning.

Open Space notes: (Word documents)

Download the Open Space notes: What is the role of disabled artists in making galleries more accessible?

Download the Open Space notes: Specific approaches to making art accessible.

Download the Open Space notes: The gaps between policy and practice. How do the challenges vary between large and small organisations? What are the models of working partnerships, clusters etc.

Download the Open Space notes: What is the role of education in making galleries more accessible?