Claire Madge
Claire Madge is a central figure in the promotion of accessible museums across the UK. She's the founder of Autism in Museums, an initiative working to create autism-friendly change in the cultural sector. An award-winning volunteer, her work stems from her personal connections to autism. This reflects her work with museums, including the V&A, British Museum, Jewish Museum, and Museum of London.
On Autism friendly museums and why creating access is so important
Claire works with museums and culture venues to open up spaces and collections to autistic visitors.
Bonus episode / 42:52 / 9 March 2021
SEASON 2 / Episode 1 / 30:11 / November 28, 2019
Founder, Autism in Museums; Committee member (London), National Heritage Lottery Fund; Museum volunteer and autism advocate
To Claire, museum experiences are about having family time and fun. Claire have seen the difference autism early openings to museums have made for her family. Her goal - is to share her positive experience with others.