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Arts For All learning and resources

This page links you to a range of resources, guidelines, policies and useful links to help your work in providing access to the arts. They complement Arts For All: Ngā toi mō te katoa, a practical guide to accessibility published by Arts Access Aotearoa in 2014. This guide provides practical tools and ideas about making your arts events, galleries, museums and venues more accessible. You can download it here.

Access services directory

This directory includes some key organisations that can provide advice, resources and information about accessibility. There are also many organisations that work closely with disabled children, including parent advocacy organisations and schools. *** This symbol means the listed organisation is a disabled people’s organisation. These are organisations governed and run by disabled people. Visit the Access services directory

Guidelines, checklists and information sheets 

These guidelines, checklists and information sheets provide useful information and lists. Visit the Guidelines and information sheets page

Guides, toolkits and more

The following list of and guides, publications, useful links, surveys, strategies and policies complement Arts For All: Ngā toi mō te katoa, published in 2014 by Arts Access Aotearoa with support from Creative New Zealand and Wellington City Council. This guide provides practical and long-term ways to increase access to the arts, market your events to the disabled community and build new audiences. Visit the Guides, toolkits and more page

Q & A: Arts For All insights

The Q & A interviews on this page cover a range of topics, providing insights into making your venues, performing arts and literary events, galleries and museums more accessible. If there's a topic you would like to see covered on this page, contact Stace Robertson, Access, Inclusion and Participation Advisor, Arts Access Aotearoa (T: 04 802 4349 E: Visit the Q & A Arts For All insights page

International examples of access to the arts

This page provides links to research and articles about arts and community development, and accessible arts practice. Read more


This page lists a range of opportunities, including applications for funding, job vacancies, conferences, workshops, exhibition opportunities, promotional opportunities, competitions and artist residencies. Please email Iona if you would like your opportunity listed here. Read more




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