Tours alternate between the East Building and West Building.  Please be sure you know where the tour is meeting each month.

Picture This!

Tours for People with Low Vision and Who Are Blind at the National Gallery of Art

Picture This tours incorporate vibrant verbal description with information about works of art.

March tours will take place on Saturday, March 24 and Wednesday, March 28 in the West Building. Join us to meet some Dutch Faces!

March tours meet at 1:00 in the Rotunda of the West Building and last about an hour. Everyone is welcome!

For more information or to receive web links to works that will be described on the tour in advance, contact Lorena Bradford at or 202-842-6905.

Verbally described tours are also available by request with 3 weeks’ notice by e-mailing

Use the entrance at 6th Street and Constitution Avenue for easiest access to the West Building Rotunda.

Co-sponsored by the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington

ASL at the NGA

An Introduction to the National Gallery Collection

The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on Saturday, March 10 at 1:00 pm in the West Building!  The free tour meets in the Rotunda and lasts about an hour.

Tours are interpreted into spoken English. All are welcome! Find dates for this program here.

ASL Video Tour of the East Building Highlights

In addition to the Director’s Tour of West Building highlights, we also feature 36 ASL videos with highlights of the newly reopened East Building!  The tour can be viewed on personal devices, both on- and offsite here.

The West Building ASL video tour is still available as well.

Assistive Listening Devices Available

ALDs are available for use on any public tour with three weeks’ advance notice if possible.  To view a full listing of tours visit and click on the “Calendar” tab near the upper right corner.  Then contact Lorena Bradford at or 202-842-6905 to arrange the use of ALDs.


To find other accessible programs and performances in the DC metro area, check out the calendar posted at the DC Arts & Access Network!


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