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Accessible Programs

The National Gallery of Art offers public tours using verbal description for people with low vision or who are blind and tours in American Sign Language on a regular basis. Tours are free and open to the public; no pre-registration is required. These tours are also available by special request. 


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Art for ASL Learners

Art for ASL Learners is designed specifically for students learning American Sign Language. Groups of 10–20 participants can book an appointment with a guide to experience a 60-minute tour and discussion led entirely in ASL. A voice interpreter can be provided upon request.

This tour is offered by appointment only. Please contact [email protected] to book a tour.

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