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DEAF Media
By The Numbers:

For over 37 years, DEAF Media has worked to secure recognition of the arts, culture and language of Deaf America--and, to provide meaningful access and participation for the Deaf community to Bay Area cultural institutions.
Here are just some of our accomplishments

  • 3 Emmy Awards for pioneering television work serving the Deaf community
  • 6 DEAF Media Salons with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • 8 Annual Deaf Showcases at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
  • 8 Productions of Celebration: Deaf Artists and Performers, the first continuing festival and symposia of Deaf artists and performers
  • 8 Episodes of Rainbow's End (KQED-PBS) the first and only national TV series for Deaf children
  • 8 Additional television productions
  • 33 DEAF Media productions featuring Deaf Artists and storytellers as part of Oakland Museum festivals
  • 12 Professional gallery exhibitions for Deaf artists
  • 24 Feasts for the Eyes celebrating ASL storytelling
  • 22 Professional development workshops for Deaf artists
  • 26 Additional live productions of Deaf presentations
  • 81 DEAF Media family programs with Deaf Artists at the Oakland Museum of California
  • 88 Percent Deaf majority Board
  • 84 Deaf Docents Tours of the Bay Area arts museums
  • 133 Episodes of Silent Perspectives (KCSM-PBS), the first TV talk show of, by, and for the Deaf
  • 338 Deaf-centered co productions with Bay Area arts and education partners
  • 611 Weeks of Dial a News, the nations first TTY Community Bulletin Board
  • 30 PBS/ITVS Community Cinema Partnered Presentations
  • 83,050 plus, Deaf and hearing students, teachers and parents enlightened by the Deaf storytellers of the DEAN project and Project Story


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