There are many ways that museums and cultural institutions can use technology to make their visitor experience both engaging and accessible to all ages and abilities. While many institutions have made accessibility a priority, a leading voice in this movement is the Denver Art Museum. While the museum offers many excellent programs to support visitors of all ages and abilities, through the creation of a Cuseum-powered mobile app, the museum made great strides in assisting visitors with vision and hearing impairments.
Where do art, tech and accessibility meet? Increasingly, in the museum. Recently, the Harvard Art Museum hosted “Museum as Teaching Lab: Experiments in Inclusive Design” – a discussion addressing how art museums can expand ideas of inclusive design and access as part of HUBweek 2016.