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Tours for Low Vision & Blind at National Gallery of Art

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.

November tours will take place on Saturday, November 24 and Wednesday, November 28th.

Tours meet at 1:00 in the Rotunda of the West Building and last about an hour. All are welcome!

No registration required.

To learn more or to hear more about the works described on the tour, contact Lorena Bradford at 202-842-6905.

www.nga.gov

 

>> ASL at the NGA: An Introduction to the National Gallery Collection

 

The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on Saturday, November 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. No registration is required. All are welcome!

 

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/guided-tours/accessible-programs/american-sign-language.html

 

 

 

>> 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, at

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/audio-video/video/collection-highlights-east-building-asl.html.   

 

The West Building ASL video tour is still available at

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/audio-video/video/asl.html, too.

 

 

>> 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 visitwww.nga.gov and click on the “Calendar” tab near the upper right corner.  Then contact Lorena Bradford at access@nga.gov 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!  http://www.dcaan.org/

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