Cultural Access

Cultural Access

Cover of VSA Missouri Access Tips Booklet

VSA Missouri, The State Organization on Arts and Disability, offers technical assistance and workshops designed to support efforts by large and small cultural venues, museums, galleries and performing arts spaces to make their programs and services accessible for audience members and artists with disabilities. VSA Missouri staff have been active participants in the LEAD (Leadership Exchange on Arts and Disability) network and have access to information on best practices and supportive networks throughout the country and the world.

VSA Missouri’s popular Access Tips Booklet offers quick tips designed to make performing and visual arts spaces friendlier for audience members and artists with disabilities.

For a print copy of Access Tips contact VSA MO at: 888-718-0866 (toll free) or email:

A PDF version of our Access Tips booklet is available for online viewing or download below:

Access Consulting

Whether you have a facility which is not yet fully accessible to people with disabilities, a question about how to welcome people who are blind to an exhibit, need to know where to go for sign interpreters or how to accommodate children (or adults!) with disabilities in your studio art classes and workshops, VSA Missouri is ready with advice and answers or will help you identify resources who do!

Or perhaps you are an artist unsure about how to develop an artist’s statement, wanting to approach galleries, or wondering about the world of on-line marketing.  VSA Missouri has advice and resources for you as well!

Cultural Institutions, educators, artists, and others are encouraged to learn about how VSA Missouri, the state organization on arts and disability, can help you achieve your goals!


One-time consultation: free
Continued services available on a sliding scale
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Non-profit organizations:

One-time consultation: free
Site visits and more extensive individualized consultation, price dependent on services requested and organization's budget
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For-profit corporations:

Price dependent on services requested
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VSA arts of Missouri
Toll Free: 888-718-0866