Evaluation Tools for Museums

Evaluation and Assessment Tools and Surveys for Museum Program and Trainings. These tools were developed and tested as a part of the Art Beyond Sight Multi-Site Museum Study.

wheel chair access sign next to walk waySelf-Assessment Accessibility Survey

This survey facilitates the inventory of  the institution’s resources, outreach, and program successes to date, to consider the museum’s educational approach and tour strategies. The survey is designed to help an institution to formulate the format, focus and scope of its accessibility programs. Question categories are:

Visitor data • Museum team/trustees/administration involvement •  Commitment to diversity and inclusion •  Outreach and audience development •  Staff diversity •  Funding •  Existing resources •  Staff expertise and training history to date •  Training resources in your area

a key with the work "access" on itMuseum Website Accessibility Survey

The following survey can be used to develop Web Accessibility recommendations for museum’s Websites designers to better respond to the wide diversity of needs of people with disabilities Created by Art Beyond Sight and WebAIM. The survey includes a resource section for web developers provided by WebAIM.


round button with the a wheel chair accessible graphic on itDisability Awareness Training Survey

This survey is designed to be used after the staff training to evaluate the content and format of the training, as well as participants’ ability to find practical application for this new knowledge and their level of comfort with new audiences.




Raphael's School of AthensAccessibility Tools & Verbal Description Training Survey 

This survey is designed to evaluate the content and format of the training, participants’ understanding of verbal description and other multisensory tools and how those tools could be combined in giving tours, as well as participants’ level of comfort in practicing verbal description.

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