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The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on Saturday, March 11 at 1:00 pm in the West Building!
The free tour meets in the Rotunda of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art.  All are welcome!

For more information about the tour and schedule, visit http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/guided-tours/accessible-programs/american-sign-language.html.

>> ASL Video Tour of the East Building Highlights
We now have a free self-guided ASL video tour available for use in the East Building galleries!  Explore the Gallery’s modern and contemporary collection using these videos.  Watch the videos on your own device or borrow an Acoustiguide device and receive written instructions about accessing the tour at the information desk in the atrium of the East Building.
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/audio-video/video/collection-highlights-east-building-asl.html

These videos join our existing West Building highlights ASL video tour:
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/audio-video/video/asl.html

>> Assistive Listening Devices Available
ALDs are available for use on any public tour with three weeks’ advance notice if possible.  To view a full listing of tours visit www.nga.gov and click on the “Calendar” tab near the upper right corner.  Then contact Lorena Bradford at access@nga.gov or 202-842-6905 to arrange the use of ALDs.

The National Gallery of Art -
ASL at the NGA: An Introduction to the National Gallery Collection

The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on:
Sunday, November 13 at 1:00 pm. 

The tour meets in the Rotunda of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art.
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/guided-tours/accessible-programs/american-sign-language.html

All are welcome!

 

Gallery Talks

Art Signs gallery talks are presented in American Sign Language by Deaf gallery guides. ASL interpreters voice information and observations allowing hearing and Deaf audiences to discover art together under the leadership of a Deaf guide.

View schedule of upcoming Art Signs gallery talks

Sunday, November 20, 1 p.m.

Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC

Metro:  Gallery Place

To join our Art Signs mailing list and receive e-mail updates on upcoming programs and special ASL events at SAAM, email WilsonCL@si.edu

 

Gallery Talks

Art Signs gallery talks are presented in American Sign Language by Deaf gallery guides. ASL interpreters voice information and observations allowing hearing and Deaf audiences to discover art together under the leadership of a Deaf guide.

 

View schedule of upcoming Art Signs gallery talks

Sunday, October 23, 1 p.m.

Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC

Metro:  Gallery Place

Upcoming Art Signs dates:
Sunday, November 20, 1 p.m.

To join our Art Signs mailing list and receive e-mail updates on upcoming programs and special ASL events at SAAM, email WilsonCL@si.edu

 

 

Join us this Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. for Art Signs gallery talks in ASL at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Art Signs guides Elizabeth Henry and Emily Blachly will lead discussion on artworks from our collection.   Among the sculpture discussed will be Monekana by Deborah Butterfield and Its Another Spring by Man Ray. Enjoy conversation and learn something new!

Sunday, May 22 at 1 p.m.
Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC

Metro:  Gallery Place

Upcoming Art Signs dates:
Sunday, June 26, 1 p.m.
Thursday, June 16, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 14, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, 5:30 p.m.

 

 

Join us this Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. for Art Signs gallery talks in ASL at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Art Signs guides Erikson Young and Emily Blachly will lead discussion on four artworks from our collection.  From a founding father to Lady Liberty to mythological & allegorical figures representing health and grief – investigate some sculptural treasures in our galleries.  Enjoy conversation with art-y folks, and leave having learned something new!

Sunday, April 24 at 1 p.m.
Meet at the F Street Information Desk

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC
Metro:  Gallery Place

Upcoming Art Signs dates:
Thursday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 22 at 1 p.m.
Sunday, June 26, 1 p.m.
Thursday, June 16, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 14, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 18, 5:30 p.m.

 

 

 

The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on Sunday, March 13 at 1:00 pm.
The tour meets in the Rotunda of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art.
6th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/guided-tours/accessible-programs/american-sign-language.html

The tour is also interpreted into spoken English so all are welcome!
Please let me know if you have any questions about this program.

*NEW PROGRAM*
75 Years/75 Stories
In celebration of the Gallery’s 75th anniversary we are offering 75 Years/75 Stories, a three day program of short, engaging “pop-up” talks (10-15 minutes) about works of art in the collection on Friday, April 1, Saturday, April 2, and Sunday, April 3.  Several talks each day will be interpreted into ASL.  A full program will be available on-site on each day of the event.

ASL Video Tour
We now have a free self-guided ASL video tour available for use online and in the galleries!  The Director’s Tour (West Building highlights) has been interpreted into 27 ASL videos.  Stop by the Acoustiguide desk just inside the Mall entrance on Madison Avenue to check out an Acoustiguide device and receive written instructions on accessing the tour.

The videos can also now be viewed online!
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/audio-video/video/asl.html

Assistive Listening Devices Available
ALDs are available for use on any public tour with three weeks’ advance notice if possible.  To view a full listing of tours visitwww.nga.gov and click on the “Calendar” tab near the upper right corner.  Then contact Lorena Baines at access@nga.gov or 202-842-6905 to arrange the use of ALDs.

To find more programs in ASL in the Washington, DC area, including museums and theaters, check out the Calendar of Events for the DC Arts & Access Network! http://www.dcaan.org/my-calendar/

 

 

 

 

The National Gallery of Art
ASL at the NGA: An Introduction to the National Gallery Collection

The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on Sunday, January 10 at 1:00 pm.  The tour meets in the Rotunda of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art. 

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/guided-tours/accessible-programs/american-sign-language.html

ASL Video Tour

We now have a free self-guided ASL video tour available for use online and in the galleries!  The Director’s Tour (West Building highlights) has been interpreted into 27 ASL videos.  Stop by the Acoustiguide desk just inside the Mall entrance on Madison Avenue to check out an Acoustiguide device and receive written instructions on accessing the tour.

The videos can also now be viewed online!
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/audio-video/video/asl.html

Assistive Listening Devices Available

ALDs are available for use on any public tour with three weeks’ advance notice if possible.  To view a full listing of tours visit www.nga.gov and click on the “Calendar” tab near the upper right corner.  Then contact Lorena Baines at access@nga.gov or 202-842-6905 to arrange the use of ALDs.

To find more programs in ASL in the Washington, DC area, including museums and theaters, check out the Calendar of Events for the DC Arts & Access Network!http://www.dcaan.org/my-calendar/

 

 

Purdue Exponent 
BY DANIELLE WILKINSON Staff Reporter
Dec 15, 2015

In October, deaf artist Ellen Mansfield spoke about how she uses her art to inform the hearing population about deaf culture and to end oppression in the deaf community. Mansfield was invited to speak at Krach Leadership Center by the Purdue ASL club.

Mansfield is a part of De’VIA (Deaf View/Image Art), a group of artists who use their art to express their experience being deaf.

“It was expanded upon to incorporate acting and writing, and it emphasizes the importance of all of the things that are the deaf experience,” said Mansfield through her interpreter.

De’VIA art involves repeated features such as the use of eyes, mouths, ears and hands. Many of the motifs used also involve animals.

“Animals like bees, butterflies, turtles and snakes don’t have hearing at all. Deaf artists apply that to their artwork as a sort of symbolism,” said Mansfield.

Read More  . . . Deaf artist

 

The National Gallery of Art

ASL at the NGA: An Introduction to the National Gallery Collection
The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on Sunday, December 13  at 1:00 pm.  The tour meets in the Rotunda of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art.

6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington DC, 20565

http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/guided-tours/accessible-programs/american-sign-language.html

All are welcome!

 

ASL Video Tour
We now have a free self-guided ASL video tour available for use online and in the galleries!  The Director’s Tour (West Building highlights) has been interpreted into 27 ASL videos.  Stop by the Acoustiguide desk just inside the Mall entrance on Madison Avenue to check out an Acoustiguide device and receive written instructions on accessing the tour.

The videos can also now be viewed online!
http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/audio-video/video/asl.html

Assistive Listening Devices Available
ALDs are available for use on any public tour with three weeks’ advance notice if possible.  To view a full listing of tours visit www.nga.gov and click on the “Calendar” tab near the upper right corner.  Then contact Lorena Baines at access@nga.gov or 202-842-6905 to arrange the use of ALDs.

To find more programs in ASL in the Washington, DC area, including museums and theaters, check out the Calendar of Events for the DC Arts & Access Network! http://www.dcaan.org/my-calendar/

 

The NGA now has a free self-guided ASL video tour available for use in the galleries!  The Director’s Tour (West Building highlights) has been interpreted into 27 ASL videos.

Stop by the Acoustiguide desk just inside the Mall entrance on Madison Avenue to check out an Acoustiguide device and receive written instructions on accessing the tour.

ALDs are available for use on any public tour with three weeks’ advance notice if possible.  To view a full listing of tours visit www.nga.gov and click on the “Calendar” tab near the upper right corner.  Then contact Lorena Baines at access@nga.gov or 202-842-6905 to arrange the use of ALDs.

The National Gallery of Art
ASL at the NGA: An Introduction to the National Gallery Collection

The monthly ASL at the NGA tour is coming up on  Sunday, August 9 at 1:00 pm. 

The tour meets in the Rotunda of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art.

For more information click here

All are welcome!

Other The National Gallery of Art Services -

ASL Video Tour
We now have a free self-guided ASL video tour available for use in the galleries!  The Director’s Tour (West Building highlights) has been interpreted into 27 ASL videos.  Stop by the Acoustiguide desk just inside the Mall entrance on Madison Avenue to check out an Acoustiguide device and receive written instructions on accessing the tour.

Assistive Listening Devices Available
ALDs are available for use on any public tour with three weeks’ advance notice if possible.  To view a full listing of tours visit www.nga.govand click on the “Calendar” tab near the upper right corner.  Then contact Lorena Baines at access@nga.gov or 202-842-6905 to arrange the use of ALDs.

 

 

Join us at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Sunday, March 29 at 1 p.m. for our next session of Art Signs gallery talks in ASL.  Art Signs guides Erikson Young and Elizabeth Henry will discuss paintings by Lily Furedi and Edward Hopper from our permanent collection installation, Experience America.

http://americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/archive/2015/experience_america

When:                  Sunday, March 29 at 1 p.m
Where: 
               Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

 

Meet at the F Street Information Desk

 

Join us at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
on Thursday August 14 at 5:30 p.m.
for our next session of Art Signs gallery talks in ASL!

Art Signs gallery guide Emily Blachly will discuss two cool summer paintings:
In the Summerhouse, by George Tooker and Ach Rèalt na Glanmhaigdine ina ga ar an Uise, by Ann McCoy

When:                  Thursday, August 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Where:                 Smithsonian American Art Museum

8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Meet at the F Street Information Desk

 

 

Join us at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Thursday July 10 at 5:30 p.m. for our next session of Art Signs gallery talks in ASL.  Art Signs guides Tracey Salaway, Elizabeth Henry, and Felece Steele will discuss works in the exhibition “Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget” and “American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection.”

When:                  Thursday, July 10 at 5:30 p.m.
Where:                 Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th & F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Meet at the F Street Information Desk