Arts4All Florida showcases artists with disabilities through our Artist Registry. The registry is the only comprehensive database of adult artists with disabilities living in the state of Florida. All art forms are represented including visual art, performing art, and literary work. Click here for more information.
Arts4All Florida Webinars
Arts4All Florida conducts webinars and conference calls throughout the year. Guest speakers include experts from the field providing best practices for our artists. Click here for a list of our upcoming webinars or to watch archived webinars.
Arts4All Florida distributes a biannual e-newsletter for artists with disabilities. The newest Apropos newsletter can be read here.
Calls for Art
Arts4All Florida keeps a running list of active Calls for Art for artists. Click here for our Calls for Art.
Resources on Arts and Disability
- Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts: The Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts is for full diversity as a key to the vitality and dynamism of American theatre, film, and television. http://inclusioninthearts.org/
- Florida Division of Cultural Affairs: The Division of Cultural Affairs works to ensure that meaningful arts experiences are available to all of its state's citizens. A number of resources are available to raise awareness, improve overall customer service and comply with the ADA laws. http://dos.myflorida.com/cultural/info-and-opportunities/resources-by-topic/accessibility/
- National Endowment for the Arts Office for Accessibility: The National Endowment for the Arts' Office for Accessibility is the advocacy-technical assistance arm of the Arts Endowment and strives to make the arts accessible for people with disabilities, older adults, veterans, and people living in institutions. https://www.arts.gov/accessibility/accessibility-resources/publications-checklists-resources
- The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: This is a collection of valuable resources about accessibility, arts and education available for teachers, students, parents, artists and arts administrators. www.kennedy-center.org/accessibility/education/lead/resources.html
- The National Arts and Disability Center (NADC): NADC is a national information dissemination, technical assistance and referral center specializing in the field of arts and disability. www.semel.ucla.edu/nadc
Resources on Assistive Technology and Adaptive Art
- AbleNet, Inc.: AbleNet provides assistive technology and curriculum solutions, including communication aids for nonverbal individuals, access aids for all ages and situations, and special education classroom curriculum and software. www.ablenetinc.com
- Assistivetech.net: This is a searchable, national database of assistive technology products. http://assistivetech.net/
- Dancing Dots: Dancing dots serves musicians with vision impairments and their educators through technology and training. www.dancingdots.com/main/index.htm
- Described and Captioned Media Program: The program's missionis to promote and provide equal access to communication and learning for students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. https://dcmp.org/
- FAAST (Florida Alliance for Assistive Services & Technology): FAAST provides demonstrations, information, and device loans to help Floridians make informed decisions and select the AT that best meets their needs. www.faast.org/
Training & Educational Resources
- The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: A VSA Webinar schedule and list of archived webinars is available. All Webinars are free and begin at 3:00 PM Eastern time unless otherwise noted. Recordings of VSA Webinars address topics related to art, disability, and education. www.kennedy-center.org/education/vsa/resources/webinars.cfm
- Arts Expedition: Funded by the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities, a series of webinars from VSA Tennessee and the Tennessee Arts Commission focus on career development opportunities for artists. http://tnartscommission.org/about-us/accessibility/resources/arts-expedition/
- GrantSpace: GrantSpace provides easy-to-use, self-service tools and resources to help nonprofits worldwide become more viable grant applicants and build strong, sustainable organizations. http://grantspace.org/tools/knowledge-base/Individual-Grantseekers/Artists/funding-for-individual-artists