capito Mecklenburg Vorpommern:

Training people with disabilities to be museum guides


Welcome to the awardee video of capito Mecklenburg Vorpommern´s , a winner of the 2020 Zero Project Award on Education.

capito is an Austrian social franchise network active in 20 locations in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. capito Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (capito MV), based in Germany, has worked in partnership with the Staatliches Museum Schwerin, a museum and art gallery, to develop a training course for people with disabilities to conduct art tours. The project creates job opportunities for people with disabilities and improves the accessibility of museums’ education content. Seven guides have been trained since the project started in 2017, and there is further interest from museums and people with disabilities across Europe, including Belgium, Germany, Hungary, and Spain.

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