ASL at the NGA: An Introduction to the East Building Collection

December 6, 2012 in Community News, NVRC Announcements

 

Please join us for a tour of the East Building collection at the National Gallery of Art on Sunday, December 9th at 1pm.  The tour is offered in American Sign Language (ASL) with voice interpretation into English, departing from the lobby/visitor’s desk of the East Building’s Main Floor.

To learn more about this and other guided tours of the Gallery, please visit http://www.nga.gov/programs/tours.

In addition to these regularly occurring tours, sign language interpreters and guides for visitors who are blind or have low vision are available by appointment for tours of the permanent collection as well as for special exhibitions. Please call (202) 842-6247 or the Gallery’s Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (202) 842-6176 three weeks in advance for an appointment. Special headphones, which deliver full-frequency digital audio sound in a lightweight design, are available. Printed scripts of all recorded tours are available for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing, and free large-print brochures are available at the entrances to some of the special exhibitions. For more information, please visithttp://www.nga.gov/ginfo/access.shtm.


Distributed 2012 by Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons (NVRC), 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA 22030; www.nvrc.org; 703-352-9055 V, 703-352-9056 TTY, 703-352-9058 Fax. Items in this newsletter are provided for information purposes only; NVRC does not endorse products or services. This news service is free of charge, but donations are greatly appreciated.