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Visually Impaired Programme Live (in gallery) | Discovering the Library

  • Wednesday 16 November 2022, 10.15am–3.30pm
FREE

Booking essential

About

Join us for a free descriptive gallery tour followed by a practical workshop for visually impaired visitors. In this session we will explore the art and architecture of the stunning Portrait Gallery library through audio-description and conversation. There will be an opportunity to touch some sculptural works and we will hear a story responding to the fascinating collection of life and death masks on display.

To book a free place, please use online booking or contact us on 0131 624 6410 or [email protected]

A photograph showing the library at the Portrait Gallery. It shows a wood panelled room lined with book cases behind glass and display cases showing small artworks. In the middle of the room is a wooden table surrounded by chairs.

The library at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Event accessibility

Event accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Audio described
Accessibility

Gallery facilities

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy park
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack
  • Accessible toilets for gallery visitors
  • Toilets for gallery visitors
Getting here

Getting here

Located in the city centre on Queen Street, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery is easy to access.

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  • Open daily, 10am-5pm
1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JD

Course or workshop Communities & access

Visually Impaired Programme Live (in gallery) | Discovering the Library

Booking essential
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