Smithsonian’s Latino Gallery Makes Big Gains for Accessibility

Submitted by ashley on Tue, 06/21/2022 - 09:13

Rendering Courtesy of the National Museum of the American Latino

The Molina Family Latino Gallery is housed in the National Museum of American History and will be the first permanent exhibition on the National Mall dedicated to the American Latino community.

It was a priority to design a gallery space and exhibition to be accessible and especially engaging for all who will come to experience them. 

"People with disabilities want to feel welcome rather than tolerated. This is saying to the walk-in visitor, ‘Welcome. We really want you to be here,'” says Jan Majewski, IHCD Director of Inclusive Cultural and Educational Projects.

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