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Sounds of the Gallery tour

About the tour

The sound pieces on this new tour have all been created in direct response to paintings in the collection. They allow an imaginative engagement with works and provide an opportunity for visitors to consider the ways in which painters suggest sound.

They include commissions from sound artists Jem Finer, Simon Fisher Turner, David Toop and Chris Watson, alongside the best work by students who have participated in a new Gallery project, Transcriptions: Sound.

Who is the tour for?

It is aimed at adults, though families with children can enjoy listening to the sound pieces and discovering the paintings together.


  • Adult: £3.50 (or £1.00 when purchased with the Collection audio tour)
  • Concessions: £2.50
  • Groups of over 10 people: £2.00
  • Children under 12: free with a paying adult

Audio guides are available from the audio guide desks in the Gallery.