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 

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

March 2017

Detail from Paolo Veronese, The Family of Darius before Alexander, 1565-7
BSL talk

Friday 31 March, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk

April 2017

Detail from Sebastiano del Piombo, after partial designs by Michelangelo, ‘Lamentation over the Dead Christ (Pietà)’, about 1512-16, Museo Civico, Viterbo © Comune di Viterbo
BSL talk

Friday 28 April, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk

May 2017

Detail from Chardin, 'The House of Cards', 1736-7
BSL talk
BSL-interpreted Friday Late

Friday 26 May, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk

June 2017

Detail from Giovanni da Rimini, Scenes from the Lives of the Virgin and other Saints, 1300–1305
BSL talk
BSL-interpreted Friday Late

Friday 30 June, 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