Join us in our endeavor to create museums for all! In order to reach museum professionals throughout Europe, we have selected museums in Germany, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia and France for our workshop program. The aim of the workshops is to enable practitioners in museums to work
Great news! We have finished two videos on ARCHES and are proud to present them to you. In the first video, our British Sign Language avatar explains how ARCHES works. You can download the spoken text and a short description of the video as a
We are proud and happy to inform about the big success of our first ARCHES dissemination workshop in Madrid, the first in a series of events to disseminate the results of a three-year research within the framework of the ARCHES project. The visit to the
ARCHES has just published two important papers that show how we can better understand the needs of visitors with disabilities and include them in museums and other cultural spaces. Published on 3rd May 2019 by in the Routledge Studies in Cultural Heritage series, two chapters
The ARCHES project is mentioned and described in the chapter “Classical philosophies on blindness and cross-modal transfer, 1688–2003” by Simon Hayhoe, of the seminal publication “The Routledge Handbook of Visual Impairment“, edited by John Ravenscroft, published in March 2019 by Routledge ISBN 9781138085411 (hardback) | ISBN 9781315111353 (ebook) ISBN:
The Vienna groups’ achievements have been covered by the Austrian Television. Congratulations! https://wien.orf.at/news/stories/2967169/ (in German, but with some nice pictures)
Enjoy our Christmas Card, from the ARCHES group Vienna! We all wish you relaxing days with your beloved ones and a Happy New Year!
Yesterday, we started shooting interviews with participants of the research groups, as well as our working process in the museums, and interviews with the team. Now we are preparing an edited version and raw clips for TV, online and agencies. Thank you to MisterNilson Producciones, and the
ARCHES would like to celebrate the International Day of People with Disabilities by giving the word to the member of its participatory groups, which meet in 6 museums around Europe. Here are their contributions. Many thanks to everybody who has made this great work possible.
After two days of intensive meetings, discussions and testing, we are happy to coles our ARCHES Project consortium meeting in Vienna. We resolved maybe pending issues and focused on Project monitoring, Technical Advances, Exit Strategies, Demo sessions, How to guides, Publications, and the Final Event.