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Sensory Friendly Drumming Workshops
Co-Presented with the Flynn Center
January 26, 2020 – 1:00 p.m. and March 29, 2020 – 1:00 p.m.
FREE – Registration Required
This fun and inclusive drumming workshop is designed for families with a child or adult on the autism spectrum (or for anyone who would enjoy a sensory-friendly experience). Classes use sensory-friendly drums and percussion instruments and relaxed expectations. No experience necessary. Free, but registration is required. 

ANEW Exhibition Opening Reception
Amy E. Tarrant Gallery, Burlington
Saturday, February 15, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Inclusive Arts Vermont presents ANEW, a traveling exhibition of work by 28 Vermont artists with disabilities. The show will travel statewide throughout 2020, opening at the Amy E. Tarrant Gallery in Burlington on February 15, 2020. The exhibition will feature works that represent the artists’ interpretation of the theme of ANEW, highlighting beginnings, openings, doorways, and fresh starts.

ACCESSIBILITY: The opening reception will feature written verbal description, tactile representation of selected works, audio tours, braille, large print, ASL interpretation, and a quiet space. Please make additional requests by contacting Katie Miller at or 802-871-5002 by February 1.

Marketing Accessibility Training
Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier
Thursday, February 6, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (Snow Date February 7th)
-$75 per person, registration limited to 10 participants
– Order Tickets Online or call 802-871-5002
The Marketing Accessibility training covers both marketing a program’s access features and creating marketing materials in an accessible way. Participants will learn the basic elements of accessible graphic design, including the use of access symbols, and leave with practical and low-cost ways to increase the accessibility of their marketing materials. Additionally, participants will learn ways to increase the accessibility of their programs through marketing efforts, as well as effectively market program opportunities to people with disabilities.

Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future of Arts Access!
Elley Long Center, Colchester
Saturday, May 23, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
-Tickets Required: More info coming soon!
Join Inclusive Arts Vermont for an evening celebrating the past, present, and future of arts access in Vermont. The evening will feature performances, story-telling, a live auction, and the first annual award for an arts access advocate. Make sure to join us and not miss this evening of celebration and magic!

E-Newsletter Archive:

January 2020 – Registration is Open: Marketing For Accessibility
January 2020 – Announcing ANEW: An Exhibition of Works
January 2020 – Happy New Year from Inclusive Arts Vermont
December 2019 – Inclusive Arts Vermont’s Annual Report
December 2019 – Let’s create a more inclusive community, together!
August 2019 – So many ways to work with us!
July 2019 – Interview with an Award-winning Playwright
July 2019 – We’re Hiring!

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