The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Special Day Event

Access Audience: Deaf Visions: Drawing from the Male Nude

Saturday 11th January, 2014

3:45pm - 6:00pm

Price: Admission Free

Ages: All Ages

Lecturer: John Wilson 

This event is for D/deaf and hard of hearing visitors and will be delivered in British Sign Language with a sign language interpreter providing voice-over. Free to attend but booking is essential. Come and see the Wallace Collection's latest exhibition 'The Male Nude: Eighteenth-century Drawings from the Paris Academy', join us for an afternoon of Life Drawing (optional), and a tour of the exhibition to discover what was expected of artists in France 200 years ago. 3.45pm-4.45pm- Life Drawing, practical art activity Have a go at drawing from a male life (nude) model with Deaf artist Niall McCormack. This will be delivered in BSL, with a sign language interpreter providing voice-over. All materials will be provided. 5.15- 6.00pm,- Exhibition Tour John Wilson will talk in BSL (voice-over will be provided). Find out more about the artistic training of 18th Century French artists such as Rigaud, Boucher and Nattier, as he leads a tour of the exhibition 'The Male Nude: Eighteenth-century Drawings from the Paris Academy'.