Curating the exhibition Boilly: Scenes of Parisian Life

BSL – interpreted talk

Friday 26 April, 6.30–7.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Information Desk

Francesca Whitlum-Cooper

Admission free

Our talks are open to everyone. Tickets are free but please contact us to reserve your space and for meeting point information – please email us

For popular events, tickets will be prioritised for BSL users and visitors who are Deaf or hard of hearing.

Have you ever wondered how exhibitions happen?

Meet curator Francesca Whitlum-Cooper and discover how our new Boilly exhibition came into being. Focusing on 20 works from a British private collection never previously displayed or published, this exhibition – the first of its kind in the UK.

British Sign Language interpretation

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 Louis-Léopold Boilly, 'Carnival Scene', 1832 © The Ramsbury Manor Foundation Photo © courtesy the Trustees