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FSW Receives Second ARTE-Accessible Grant to Fund Accessibility Initiatives

We received our second ARTE-accessible grant from the Connecticut Office of the Arts to fund existing and expanded accessibility initiatives.  Franklin Street Works is one of sixteen organizations in Connecticut to be awarded the grant for 2020 programming. The first (2019) ARTE-accessible grant provided funds for Franklin Street Works to give Spanish-language tours and verbal description tours; to caption video documentation of educational programs; to translate exhibition interpretive texts and community outreach flyers into Spanish; to open the galleries for more group tours; and to develop an Accessibility Statement for our current exhibition “Otherwise Obscured: Erasure in Body and Text,” which is curated by Danilo Machado and on view through January 26. The 2020 ARTE-accessible grant funding will allow the space to continue to grow their current offerings and incorporate new initiatives

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