and the art of
ancient Greece

26 April – 29 July 2018


This exhibition has closed.

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Organised with Musée Rodin, Paris



There is level access to and throughout the exhibition. Ticket concessions are available for disabled people and a ticket for a disabled person’s assistant is free. Bench seating is available in the exhibition and portable seating is available in the Great Court. If you need any further information about how to make your visit accessible, please contact


Exhibition events

All exhibition events have level access. Induction loops are fitted into both lecture theatres for hearing aid users with a T setting.

We provide specific events to make the exhibition accessible to blind, partially sighted, Deaf and hard of hearing people. You can find details below.

Audio described tour and handling session

Tours for blind and partially sighted visitors, led by the exhibition curator and a trained audio describer will explore highlight artworks from the exhibition. Tours are accompanied by a handling session.

£14 exhibition entry (disabled concession). Members free. A disabled person’s assistant is free.

Saturday 26 May 16.00-18.30

Thursday 12 July 16.00-18.30

Booking is essential, please email


Large print description with images and tactile images

A book containing a self-led descriptive tour for partially sighted visitors is available in the exhibition. It contains descriptions of ten objects selected from the exhibition, each with a simplified black and white diagram. Key features in the diagrams are labelled. A tactile version of the images with labels in Braille is also available.

Large print exhibition text

Large print guides with all exhibition text in 22 point are available in the exhibition

Deaf-led British Sign Language events

Deaf-led BSL tour

Highlights of Rodin and the art of ancient Greece

Friday 18 May, 19.15-20.30

This BSL tour led by Martin Glover will explore highlights from the exhibition.

£5 for exhibition entry, Members free

To book, email

Deaf-led BSL creative sculpture workshop

Saturday 30 June, 17.00-19.30

Join Deaf artist Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq in a practical creative workshop inspired by the exhibition. Workshop includes access to the exhibition (no tour).

£5, Members free

Places are limited. To book, email

Please note that these events are in British Sign Language and do not include a voiceover.


Live subtitles: Curator’s introduction

Thursday 28 June, 13.30

The Exhibition Curator gives an introduction to the exhibition. This event has live subtitles for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors.

Free, booking essential

General information

For general access information including parking for disabled people and borrowing a wheelchair, visit the access page of our website



If you have any feedback about the accessibility of the exhibition please speak to a member of staff or email