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– Information about access on site at the gallery is available here https://www.whitechapelgallery.org/visit/access/
– This includes information about Lift access; Borrowing wheelchairs & seating; Assistance Animals; Parking; Toilets and baby care facilities; Blind & Partially Sighted Visitors; Subtitles and transcripts; British Sign Language (BSL) and hearing induction loops; Deaf Messaging Service (DMS).
About This Event
This free tour is delivered in British Sign Language. The tour begins in our entrance foyer close to our Info Desk. Please ask a member of staff if you are unsure of where to go.
The tour will last up to one hour. There are options to sit throughout the exhibition, and you may also request use of one of our portable stools for the duration of your visit. These are available at the Info Desk.
The exhibition takes place in three gallery spaces, some of which are accessed via a staircase or via the lift.
– To the best of our knowledge, there are no planned disruptions to local transport on the date of the event.
– Our nearest train station – Aldgate East Underground (1 min) is not wheelchair accessible. The closest wheelchair accessible stations are Whitechapel (15 min), Shoreditch High Street (15 min) or Liverpool Street (15 min).
– Free parking for Blue Badge holders is available at the top of Osborn Street in the pay and display booths for an unlimited period. Spaces are available on a first come, first served basis.
30 March | 7pm | Free, booking required
Join guide Martin Glover on a tour of our Spring show, Action, Gesture, Paint: Women Artists and Global Abstraction 1940-70.Martin will share highlights of the show and share a personal interpretation of the works on display.
This event will take place in British Sign Language.
Martin, a Deaf BSL user, is an architect and art facilitator. Across the UK, he delivers tours and workshops exploring themes of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Street Art and Public Art /Sculpture. He also manages the Digitspace project, championing better visual art access nationally.