Liberty Festival at National Gallery

The Liberty Festival is an annual event at Trafalgar Square, celebrating the contribution of Deaf and disabled people to London’s culture.

Join us for BSL talks (with voiceover) which focus on two Artists; Sir Joshua Reynold’s who went deaf in his later life and Monet who experienced troubles with his eyesight due to cataracts in his old age.

Admission Free

Talk in BSL (with voiceover)
3 – 3:35pm, Room 36
The Scientific Self: Sir Joshua Reynold’s Examination of Himself

Join Serena Cant for a talk that focuses on the life and work of Sir Joshua Reynolds through the prism of an examination of his deafness.

10-minute talk in BSL (with voiceover)
4pm, Room 43

Join Jennifer Little for a talk on Claude-Oscar Monet’s Irises.

Find out more about the festival at: http://www.london.gov.uk/event-meeting/2010/sep/liberty-festival

Other upcoming BSL events at the National Gallery can be found by clicking here.

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