On Saturday 3 December, International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), CAM is delighted to announce the release of 'Access in Museums in South Asia: Learning from the Commonwealth Association of Museums' Regional Workshop 2016, in partnership with the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum Trust'. Edited by Mrinalini Venkateswaran, Catherine C Cole and Giles Tillotson, the publication is the outcome of a collaborative workshop on 'Access in Museums in South Asia' that was held in the City Palace in Jaipur in March 2016, which brought together a variety of museum and heritage professionals. The publication is supported by a special projects grant from the International Council of Museums (ICOM). It includes the 'Jaipur Declaration on Access to Museums' which was first issued at the end of the workshop, and practical advice and suggestions on how to become more inclusive as a museum professional and institution, and is intended as a resource to use as well as build upon.
The English edition can be freely downloaded here.
The French version can be downloaded here.