Author: Ruth Starr

Many people, CH staff, seated at tables facing a projector screen which displays an image of the Bradley timepiece. Anna and Sina stand on stage at the front of the room.
Prioritizing Image Descriptions and Digital Equity
Prioritizing Image Descriptions and Digital Equity During this time of crisis, it has never been more important to center access, equity, and inclusion in our response to the unknown. As we adapt quickly and shift our focus online, it is essential that we prioritize and commit to accessibility and inclusion in the digital space. At...
Web screenshot of online large print labels. Top reads exhibition title The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s. Below, introductory text is printed, the right includes dates and keywords.
Large-print labels are live!
Launching alongside the long-awaited Jazz Age exhibition, the exciting new large-print label feature on our collection site is a key part of Cooper Hewitt’s ongoing accessibility initiative. The original goal for the large-print labels project was to create a physical manifestation of our exhibition label content that could be distributed to museum visitors by our Visitor Experiences team...