MENTAL HEALTH ACCESS – HELD SPACE
As important as we believe it is to engage in honest direct discussions about mental health and/or addictions, this material can be difficult or triggering for some. In line with a commitment to being trauma-informed, each Being Scene event will have an onsite Held Space and an active listener. The Held Spaces are quiet areas where anyone can go to during and after programs, to take care of themselves. These spaces will contain a sensory lounge with art making supplies, mental health resources and an active listener, to help guests regulate and ground, should you need to talk. Guests are welcome to come and go as they need to while engaging in the exhibition and related events.
Toronto Media Arts Centre is wheelchair accessible venue (entrance and washrooms). For more information about venue accessibility, click here.
The ground floor washroom and toilet are wheelchair accessible. There is a private accessible washroom on the second floor next to the all-gender washroom, and two accessible stalls in the shared washroom. Scent-free soap, and we ask all guests to attend our events scent-free.
While the Being Scene exhibition is free to attend, if you require financial assistance to attend one of the ticketed Being Scene events, please get in touch with Justina Zatzman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-583-4339, ext 9.
Service animals are welcome in all areas of all venues at Being Scene.
PERSONAL SUPPORT WORKERS
If you require a personal support worker to accompany you to programs, please get in touch with Justina Zatzman at email@example.com or 416-583-4339, ext 9. and we would be happy to welcome your personal support worker free of charge to any programs.
Since navigating to new venues can be challenging, we’ve created a venue guide. This guide will tell you how to find a venue and what to expect from the space when you arrive. You can also visit the venue page for map, parking and navigation information, including a video guide to finding the venue.
Click here to download the TMAC Venue Guide (PDF)