Breaking Barriers

Program founded in 2002 

Breaking Barries is a two-year cultural access education program for the Utah arts and cultural community. The goal of Breaking Barriesis to first to understand the experiences of people with Disabilities in the cultural community, second to create awareness and understanding of these issues, third to provide training to individuals who encounter these issues frequently and four problem-solve solutions to address the aforementioned issues and create  a  more  accessible  and  inclusive  community. This program create awareness and understanding of accessibility and disability issues. 

Contact: To request information about trainings, or to learn more about Art Access, please email umfa-utah


Art Access is grateful to the following partners and funders for their generous support of this program: Lawrence T. Dee & Janet T. Dee Foundation, Jarvis & Constance Doctorow Family Foundation, George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, Henry W. & Leslie M. Eskuche Charitable Foundation, McCarthey Family Foundation, Salt Lake City Arts Council, US Bancorp Foundation, Utah Division of Arts & Museums, and Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Help Art Access provide inclusive arts programming for Utahns with disabilities and those with limited access to the arts.

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Our 300 Plates Fundraiser and Exhibition takes place the third Thursday in May each year.