Art through words

Sessions for blind and partially sighted visitors

Meet at the Sainsbury Wing Information Desk at 11.30am on the last Saturday of the month. Admission is free.

Each session begins with a detailed verbal description of a painting, and ends with a visit to the Gallery.

How to book

All sessions are free but we recommend that you book in advance to guarantee a place. Tel: 0207 747 2864, email: education@ng-london.org.uk

A newsletter about these events is available in Braille. Please ask at Information Desks. 

Please note: Art through words does not take place in December

Generously supported by The BAND Trust and the Lord Leonard and Lady Estelle Wolfson Foundation

September 2016

Detail from Paul Cézanne, 'The Avenue at the Jas de Bouffan', de Bouffan, about 1871
Art through words
Description session for blind and partially-sighted visitors

Saturday 24 September, 11.30am–12.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk

October 2016

Detail from Caravaggio, The Supper at Emmaus, 1601
Access
Workshop

Tuesday 25 October, 11am–12pm

Repeated at 3pm

Sainsbury Wing Conference Room 2
Detail from Caravaggio, The Supper at Emmaus, 1601
Access
Workshop

Tuesday 25 October, 3–4pm

Sainsbury Wing Conference Room 2
Detail from Gerrit van Honthorst, 'Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia', 1642
Art through words
Description session for blind and partially-sighted visitors

Saturday 29 October, 11.30am–12.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk

November 2016

Claude: 'Landscape with Hagar and the Angel'
Art through words
Description session for blind and partially-sighted visitors

Saturday 26 November, 11.30am–12.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk