BSL events

Throughout the year, free talks are given in British Sign Language by deaf lecturers or in spoken English with BSL interpretation.

Talks highlight paintings in the National Gallery's collection and special exhibitions, inviting you to respond through discussion. All talks are open to everyone.

Further information for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

Contact us: education@ng-london.org.uk text: 020 7747 2864 fax: 020 7747 2431

BSL interpreted events are generously supported by The BAND Trust and the Lord Leonard and Lady Estelle Wolfson Foundation

September 2016

Detail from Joseph Mallord William Turner: 'The Fighting Temeraire', 1839
BSL talk
BSL-interpreted Friday late

Friday 30 September, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk

October 2016

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio: 'The Supper at Emmaus'
BSL talk

Friday 28 October, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk

November 2016

Detail from Anthony van Dyck 'Lady Elizabeth Thimbelby and her Sister', about 1637
BSL talk

Friday 25 November, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk

STAGETEXT events

Occasional talks are accompanied by live speech-to-text transcription supported by STAGETEXT [external link] to provide further access for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing visitors