23 August Art & Accessibility: Tip #1 August 23, 2017 For Artists, For Educators, For Organizations, Organizations Accessibility tip, ADA, Art & Accessibility, Ohio Arts Council 0 Art & Accessibility Tip #1: Accessibility is Good for Everyone! Did you know there are approximately 57 million Americans with disabilities? Did you know the spending power of Americans with disabilities is approximately $220 billion? Being accessible is not only the law and the right thing to do, but it also means increasing your customer, volunteer, supporter, and participant base. For more quick accessibility facts, go to the ADA National Network at www.adata.org. For more information about making your arts programming accessible, contact your Ohio Arts Council program coordinator at http://www.oac.ohio.gov/About/Staff-Directory, including Kim Turner, OAC Accessibility Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Ohio Arts Council believes that everyone has the right of equal access to the arts. Each month, the ArtsOhio blog will include an accessibility tip for arts organizations. For additional accessibility resources, visit http://www.oac.ohio.gov/About/About-the-Council/Accessibility. ABOUT THE OHIO ARTS COUNCIL The Ohio Arts Council is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically. Connect with the OAC on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or visit our website at oac.ohio.gov. ### Article by Kim Turner, Investment Associate and ADA Coordinator Comments are closed.