Accessibility Building a place for all to enjoy
Kiewit Luminarium is committed to accessibility, diversity and inclusion. We believe all of our visitors and guests should be able to access our website, and we strive simultaneously to provide a visually rich user experience.
What is accessibility?
Accessibility is the concept of whether a product or service can be used by everyone—however they encounter it.
Why should it matter to you?
Good product or service design is not just about making things accessible for people with disabilities. It’s about making things work better for all people — and that includes you!
At Kiewit Luminarium, we’ve set out to build a place for all people to explore their curiosity, and that starts with a commitment to accessibility. This accessibility policy outlines exactly what you can expect us to deliver throughout the entirety of your experience at the Luminarium.
What are we doing to be accessible?
Below is a non-exhaustive list of items we have implemented to enhance our webpages, so they are as easy as possible to navigate for all users.
For those users who need it, our goal is to facilitate access to our website using assistive technologies, such as a screen reader, text to speech or speech recognition software, screen magnifier, and/or keyboard emulators.
In addition, we have designed and are implementing a wide array of accessibility-driven features in our physical building and exhibitions, including bi-lingual (Spanish and English) signage, pathways and points of entry for those who are differently abled, consideration of sensory differences, and more. Please check back for more information regarding our commitment to accessibility as we approach our April opening.
Our webpage layouts are structured for easy navigation for individuals using a screen reader. We use semantic HTML5 with appropriate tags to distinguish content headings, sections, listings, tables, and other formatting features so that guests can easily and consistently use the website with assistive technology.
Wherever images appear on our webpages, a text-based alternative is provided for screen readers to read the alternate text content.
Audio and video content
Many of our webpages contain audio and video contents, and wherever it is feasible we provide a text-based alternative, including captions and transcripts.
Text and background colors
Our webpages are often rich with content, images and functionality, and we consider accessibility in our design and content creation process.
Most modern browsers support page zooming functionality, to allow users to increase or decrease the size of the page content without loss of content or function. Our webpages are optimized to use the browser zoom functionality. Users will be able to zoom-in or zoom-out for most parts of the webpages.
Most parts of our webpages can be accessed using only tab-based keyboard or keyboard emulators to navigate through the site.
We test our webpages to render correctly on most recent versions of Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Google Chrome.
Third party provided components
Many of our webpages use third-party-vendor-provided components. While Kiewit Luminarium cannot control third-party components, we encourage our vendors to provide content and components that are accessible and user friendly.
User generated content
Some of our webpages use social media widgets that contain user-generated content and images. Kiewit Luminarium does not control user-generated content, including whether it is accessible or user friendly.
If you are having difficulty viewing or navigating the content on this website, or notice any content, feature, or functionality that you believe is not fully accessible to people with disabilities, please contact our team. If sending an email, please indicate “Website Feedback” in the subject line and provide a description of the specific feature you feel is not fully accessible or a suggestion for improvement.
Questions or Feedback?
Questions, comments or concerns regarding Kiewit Luminarium’s Accessibility policy are encouraged and welcomed:
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In person: 345 Riverfront Drive, Omaha, NE (starting in April 2023)