Visually Impaired Tour and Workshop - Embroidery artist Helen McCook

  • Friday, 25th April 2014, 10am-3.30pm
  • Free

Farmer Education Suite - Portrait Gallery (Scottish National Portrait Gallery)


From January - April 2014 - Helen McCook from the Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace will be taking inspiration from the Portrait Gallery and working with different audiences.

In this session - part 2 of 2, Helen will continue to consult with visually impaired visitors with the aim of producing a range of tactile embroidery samples relating to key portraits from the Portrait Gallery collection. At the end of her residency she hopes to have produced a handling resource that can be used by both visually impaired and sighted groups.

 

Free, to book a place contact the Information Desk on 0131 624 6560

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