Pastimes depicted in art

BSL-interpreted Friday Late

Date and time

Friday 26 May, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk

Russell Aldersson and Edward Richards

Tickets

Admission free. Tickets are strictly limited – please email education@ng-london.org.uk for tickets and meeting information. Tickets are prioritised for BSL speakers and visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing.

How can an artist convey the living presence of a sitter in a static portrait painting? Join Edward Richards to discover how artists conveyed personality and individuality through the representation of activities, hobbies, and interests.

BSL-interpreted Friday Late

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

Image above: Detail from Jean-Siméon Chardin, The House of Cards, about 1736–7