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:

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 Lord Leonard and Lady Estelle Wolfson Foundation

January 2019

Detail from Pierre Mignard, The Marquise de Seignelay and Two of her Sons, 1691
Art through words
Description session for blind and partially–sighted visitors

Saturday 26 January, 11.30am–12.45pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk