Registration is now open for the Access Culture Award - Plain Language 2020. We´re strongly encouraging our colleagues from the performing arts field to consider sending an application, as they have been heavily under-represented in the last two years.
This programme will guide six talented writers and illustrators from six different European countries to produce inclusive stories for children. Each participant will be matched to a mentor from their own country. The mentor is an experienced author or illustrator with a large network and will coach the participants in writing or drawing stories. During the programme, the … Continue reading We´re looking for talented writers and illustrators
Registration is now open for the kick off conference of our project Every Story Matters, which takes place on 19 November at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. Everybody has the right to discover literature and to create stories, Your socio-economic or cultural background, gender, sexual preference or mental and physical abilities should not matter. … Continue reading Registration open: Every Story Matters Conference
We couldn't be happier! Our "Every Story Matters" project is one of the 87 projects supported this year by Creative Europe! Books do not reflect society as it is. There is an absence of inclusive books. By inclusive literature we mean books featuring a range of abilities, ages, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexual orientations and socio-economic … Continue reading Creative Europe supports our project “Every Story Matters”
As the idea of neutrality is being intensely questioned, as cultural activism becomes more and more present in different spaces and contexts (a result of internal or external initiatives), Access Culture is inviting you for another moment of reflection on the political role of cultural organisations and of those working in or with them. Join … Continue reading Registration open: 2019 Annual Conference
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 19 June between the British Council, Arts Council Portugal (DGARTES) and Acesso Cultura | Access Culture. It is a partnership for the provision of training courses aimed at artistic entities and cultural agents in the performing arts field in Portugal. The training will focus on the inclusion … Continue reading Memorandum of Understanding with British Council and Arts Council Portugal
On the occasion of the 6th edition of Access Culture Week (June 17-23), after six years of continuous work and convinced that cultural participation is closely linked to the quality of our democracy, Access Culture decided to give this press conference with the aim of: Taking stock of these six years of work, in partnership … Continue reading Press conference: launch of 2019 Access Culture Week – what has changed?
The 6th edition of Access Culture Week will take place from 17 to 23 June 2019. A week to reflect on what access is and create a greater awareness of the mission and objectives of Access Culture. Together we work to make difference mainstream. Programme
The report on the meetings "Beyond the Physical: Barriers to Cultural Participation" is now available in English and in Portuguese. The mettings took place in 2017 with the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Our new digital publication is available to download in Portuguese and in English.