• Innovation, accessibility and participation: the key words for the SMART International Webinars

    27 April 2021
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    Although this year has been particularly difficult for the cultural and touristic sector, SMART is even more determined to support local and international tourism; to strengthen organizations and to promote communities’ resilience!

  • Survey on the accessibility of museums and cultural sights: tours not only for people with disabilities!

    25 February 2021
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    As part of the Interreg project SMART, we are conducting an online survey to delve deeper into the topic of accessibility of museums and other cultural attractions through an opinion poll of visitors and cultural and operators of the cultural and tourism sector.

  • But who is Smart?

    01 February 2021
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    It is a partnership composed of a group of professionals, creatives and enthusiasts, driven by a strong motivation and responsibility towards the local communities and culture. We begin by telling you their stories and expertise in the enhancement of territories and the preservation of historical and cultural heritage. With more than 20 years of experience, Independent L. has become the point of reference for all people with disabilities, but also for families, public authorities and economic, social and educational operators in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano - South Tyrol.

  • What’s new? EPISODE 4 - Museums and innovation: which is the correlation?

    25 January 2021
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    Innovation is one of the key words to create extraordinary experiences within museums for regular visitors and people with disabilities and to enhance the accessibility. Different are the advantages from bringing innovation to the museums as through innovative design, services and products, different barriers can be overcome, cultural history can be maintained and presented in creative ways and ordinary experiences can be turned into something special.

  • What's new? EPISODE 3 - A new way of exploring museums

    14 January 2021
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    In order to enhance the value of a territory, firstly it is necessary to tell its story. And theatre, with the support of innovative narrative methodologies such as Silent Play, becomes an effective tool for narrating a territory and promoting sustainable and inclusive forms of cultural tourism.

  • What's New - Episode 2: The Mind Inclusion project

    15 December 2020
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    Mind Inclusion 2.0 aims to foster the competencies of educators of intellectually disabled people across Europe through innovative solutions and to promote the participative co-creation. Through a participatory user-generated content approach and ICT-based methodologies specifically targeted to intellectually disabled people, Mind Inclusion 2.0 developed an innovative web platform which gathers information about public places accessible to people with intellectual disabilities and their caregivers.

  • Let’s celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities!

    03 December 2020
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    Proclaimed by the UN in 1992, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated every year on December 3.
    It aims to promote the rights and welfare of people with disabilities, and to focus on their presence in the political, social, economic and cultural life of member countries.

  • The story of the Community Workshop in Resia

    27 November 2020
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    The process of participation in Resia to promote accessible tourism continues with great success! Last month on 10, 11 and 12 October 2020, the first session of the participatory workshop, organised by the Municipality of Resia with the fundamental support of the Centro di Produzione Teatrale la Piccionaia within the SMART project, was held in the pilot site of Resia.

  • Launched the Facebook feature “Pills of SMART”!

    30 October 2020
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    What challenges does the SMART project address? And what solutions does it propose? But who is SMART? We will answer these and many other questions in our brand new Facebook column “Pillole di SMART”!
    Every month we will unveil on the Facebook page of the SMART project small but precious pills, to tell you about our dream, curiosities about our pilot sites and let you know the brave protagonists of the SMART project!

  • WHAT’S NEWS? - EPISODIO 1 - Go to GATE: 5 workshop for a more inclusive tourism

    23 October 2020
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    Launched in 2018, the European project GATE (Granting Accessible Tourism for Everyone) was born with the aim of making tourism more and more inclusive, allowing a growing number of people to immerse themselves in nature without environmental, physical and linguistic obstacles.