Accentuate challenges perceptions of disability by providing life changing opportunities for Deaf and disabled people to participate and lead within the cultural sector.
Accentuate challenges perceptions of disability by providing life changing opportunities for Deaf and disabled people to participate and lead within the cultural sector. This is achieved by working in partnership with others to create groundbreaking projects which support and promot the talents of deaf and disabled people in the cultural sector.
Find out more about our other Accentuate projects
Curating for Change, a ground-breaking work placement programme for D/deaf and disabled curators in museums, launches today thanks to an award of £950,900.00 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Accentuate History of Place was funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund to explore deaf and disabled heritage as it was reflected in 8 sites across England telling the story of 800 years in the lives of deaf and disabled people.
D4D: Disability and Community, is a 4 year research programme that is investigating the evolving ways in which disabled people express, perform, experience and practice “community”, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council through their Connected Communities programme. Esther Fox, Head of the Accentuate programme is leading an area of work exploring the impact of genetic screening using visual arts practice and VR.
Latest Accentuate News
NOW RECRUITING - Curating for Change Curatorial Fellowships, February 2022 to July 2023. Do you love museums and want to begin to pursue a career in curating? Do you define yourself as D/deaf, disabled or neurodivergent? Apply for Accentuate’s 18-month Curating for Change Curatorial Fellowships now.
‘Future Perfect; Future Imperfect’ Hybrids, Scroungers – or Just Phased Out? Friday 2nd July 2021, 2pm-4pm. Click here for more information
Sir Quentin Blake has generously donated 10 original artworks for sale to support Screen South’s Accentuate programme as part of the Artist Support Pledge. To find out more and how you can purchase an orignal Quentin Blake, click here.
How can you contribute to the Accentuate programme?
Accentuate is one of our pioneering programmes of work delivering ground breaking opportunities for D/deaf and disabled people to participate and lead across the Arts and Heritage sectors. If you would like to directly support this important work please donate through BACS to Accentuate:
Sort code 20-79-06, account number 03942139.
Thank you from the Accentuate team.