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The Access/VSA International Network's mission is to connect and lead a vibrant network of organizations and individuals working towards the full inclusion and participation of people with disabilities of all ages in artistic and cultural endeavors. 

With members like you we're creating an international community that fosters the growing field of accessibility and disability in the arts, cultural institutions and arts education; curates best practices; and defines excellence in the field.

The Access/VSA International Network has three tracks to choose from:

LEAD® Cultural Access

Emphasis for arts and/or cultural organizations, accessibility managers and coordinators, box office and house managers, outreach and education coordinators, patron and visitor services managers, facilities and operations managers, exhibition designers, state and local government ADA/504 coordinators, marketing and audience development directors, state arts commission/council accessibility coordinators.  

  • Curated Content Library
  • Virtual learning opportunities
  • Annual LEAD Conference



 Arts and Special Education


Emphasis for general and special educators, arts specialists, teaching artists, principals, nonprofit administrators, education program managers, university professors, policymakers, researchers, and school administrators. 


  • Programming ideas & lesson plans
  • How-to’s
  • Unique and hands-on resources




Emphasis for artists with disabilities, disability-led companies, companies that focus on artists with disabilities, and art-making with people with disabilities.  


  • Audition notices and calls for art
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • Annual arts & music competitions


 Membership Options

Premium Organization: $125 per year
Includes up to five (5) linked members in your organization.
Conference discount for up to three (3) people.

Standard Organization: $75 per year
Includes up to three (3) linked members in your organization.
Conference discount for up to two (2) people.


Individual Membership: $30 per year

Student Membership: $25 per year

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