Part 10 | Audio Guides and Museums
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Part 10 | Audio Guides and Museums

by John Rae | August 2020 Editor’s Note: In his first nine articles for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae explored a variety of access issues for museums and heritage organizations. In his tenth installment of this series, John returns to the subject of audio tours at art galleries and museums, and offers his critique of...

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Part 9 | Bringing Art Alive for Blind Patrons
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Part 9 | Bringing Art Alive for Blind Patrons

by John Rae | August 2018 Editor’s Note: In his first eight articles for the OHS Bulletin, entitled “Access Beyond the Ramp,” John Rae explored a variety of access issues for museums and heritage organizations. In his ninth installment of this series, John discusses the development of audio tours at art galleries and museums, and...

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Part 8 | Canada Science and Technology Museum
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Part 8 | Canada Science and Technology Museum

Community Involvement: The Key to Access and Inclusion by John Rae | March 2018 Editor’s Note: In his first seven articles for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examined a variety of access issues for museums and heritage organizations. In this eighth installment, John offers his impressions from his recent visit to the recently reopened Canada...

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Part 7 | Designing Accessible Institutions
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Part 7 | Designing Accessible Institutions

Community Involvement: The Key to Access and Inclusion by John Rae | October 2015 Editor’s Note: In his first six articles for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examined a variety of access issues for museums and heritage organizations. In his seventh installment, John discusses the importance of involving members from the disabled community in your...

Part 6 | Transportation and Access
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Part 6 | Transportation and Access

Transportation and Access: Coach Company Alters Bus Route to Service Heritage Village by John Rae | December 2013 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In his sixth installment, he discusses the importance of transportation as an “access” issue,...

Part 5 | Inclusive Programming at Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum
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Part 5 | Inclusive Programming at Toronto’s Bata Shoe Museum

by John Rae | December 2012 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In his fifth installment, John discusses how commitment and ingenuity can go a long way to developing programs that provide access in smaller facilities. John, an...

Part 4 | Expand your Horizons: Multi-Sensory Tours at the AGO
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Part 4 | Expand your Horizons: Multi-Sensory Tours at the AGO

by John Rae | October 2011 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In the following article, he discusses the value of expanding your horizons by taking multi-sensory tours, not just for persons who are blind, but for all...

Part 3 | Making Collections Come Alive for Patrons who are Blind
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Part 3 | Making Collections Come Alive for Patrons who are Blind

by John Rae | December 2010 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In the following article, he discusses the value of expanding your horizons by taking multi-sensory tours, not just for persons who are blind, but for all...

Part 2 | Representation of Persons with Disabilities in your Collection
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Part 2 | Representation of Persons with Disabilities in your Collection

by John Rae | December 2009 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In the following article, he discusses the value of expanding your horizons by taking multi-sensory tours, not just for persons who are blind, but for all...

Part 1 | Access Beyond the Ramp
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Part 1 | Access Beyond the Ramp

by John Rae | December 2008 Editor’s Note: In his article series for the OHS Bulletin, John Rae examines a variety of access issues for heritage organizations and institutions. In the following article, he discusses the value of expanding your horizons by taking multi-sensory tours, not just for persons who are blind, but for all...