ArtsOhio Blog

The ArtsOhio Blog is the Ohio Arts Council's way to share stories that highlight the arts in Ohio, feedback from the field, interviews with artists and staff, and more. Sign up for the ArtsOhio newsletter to receive a curated selection of posts each month.

Art and Accessibility column by Ohio Arts Council ADA Coordinator Kim Turner

Art & Accessibility: Tip #1

Art & Accessibility Tip #1: Accessibility is Good for Everyone!

Did you know there are approximately 57 million Americans with disabilities? Did you know the spending power of Americans with disabilities is approximately $220 billion? Being accessible is not only the law and the right thing to do, but it also means increasing your customer, volunteer, supporter, and participant base. For more quick accessibility facts, go to the ADA National Network at
For more information about making your arts programming accessible, contact your Ohio Arts Council program coordinator at, including Kim Turner, OAC Accessibility Coordinator, at

The Ohio Arts Council believes that everyone has the right of equal access to the arts. Each month, the ArtsOhio  blog will include an accessibility tip for arts organizations. For additional accessibility resources, visit

The Ohio Arts Council is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically. Connect with the OAC on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or visit our website at


Article by Kim Turner, Investment Associate and ADA Coordinator

Comments are closed.


Sign Up for the Monthly Newsletter

From deadline reminders to artist interviews--sign up to receive the monthly ArtsOhio newsletter directly to your inbox.

* indicates required
OPTIONAL-Select additional opportunities: