In an effort to enable the greatest access possible for visitors to the exhibition What Can a Body Do? specific accommodations have been made in all areas of the exhibition from the website to the catalog and the physical space of the gallery. Below is a list of specific accommodations for visitors. If specific needs are not addressed below please feel free to contact the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery for more information by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (610) 896-1287.
Visiting the exhibition and programs / Parking and pathways
Accessible parking is available in multiple locations across the campus. Please consult the accessibility map linked below for information on parking and accessible pathways on campus. The Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery is located in the Whitehead Campus Center which is equipped with an elevator and also offers gallery level access at the rear of the building. Sharpless Auditorium, located in the Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC), is accessible through doorways on the auditorium level. Chase Auditorium, located in Chase Hall , is also accessible through doorways on the auditorium level.
Download the Accessibility Map
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Visiting the exhibition / Installation and texts
What Can a Body Do? is installed in consultation with exhibition accessibility standards set forth by the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C.. The height of most works and mounts reflects these standards.Texts have been printed in large type and braille as well as recorded and made available to visitors on iPods equipped with VoiceOver, a gesture-based screen reader that enables visually impaired users to access content without viewing the screen.
During What Can a Body Do? there will be several programs taking place in conjunction with the exhibition. At many of these programs American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided for the audience. Signed programs include the opening reception and performance by Christine Sun Kim on Oct. 26, the Beauty is a Verb poetry reading on Nov. 1, and the talk by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson on Nov. 16.
The website for What Can a Body Do? was created by Sebastianna Skalisky and David Moore of Haverford’s College Communications in consultation with the Web Accessibility Initiative’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. In addition to consulting WCAG 2.0, the designers regularly consulted Mac’s built-in accessibility tools and ran diagnostics utilizing the WAVE Web Accessibilty Evaluation Tool. The resulting site incorporates features that take into account a wide range of disabilities, ensuring the greatest access possible to the exhibition’s website content.
The catalog for What Can a Body Do? comes complete with an audio CD of catalog content to allow for greater access to this text. Content on the audio CD includes Intro to the audio CD (recorded by Amanda Cachia); Foreword (recorded by Kristin Lindgren); Essay:“Introduction” and “Artists” (recorded by Amanda Cachia); Curator and Artists Bios (recorded by Julia Hunter and Emma Kornetsky); and Blind Field Shuttle “Introduction” and “Saturday June 16, 2012” (recorded by Carmen Papalia and Kai Tillman).