This is how museums become accessible to visitors with disabilitiesby Beatrice Credi - 2017.06.13
A guide entirely dedicated to explaining how to make exhibits and museums completely accessible. The initiative was launched by the French Cultural Ministry, and was targeted to the cultural sector; institutions and workers responsible for projects involving exhibits (temporary and/or permanent) and any type of attraction that might involve visitors: museums, monuments, libraries, natural and archaeological sites, etc. Printed in 7000 copies, the manual is distributed upon request, and aims at "giving a methodological point of reference for restorers, architects/designers, programmers, department heads, as well as project managers." Explained the government in its prepared document. By providing concrete examples, it demonstrates how furniture, lighting, graphics, and signage as well as the building itself, all have to be conceived of in a way that envisions visitors with disabilities.
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