Free Entry Tate Britain Tour

BSL TOUR: QUEER BRITISH ART 1861–1967

20 May 2017 at 11.00–12.00

William Strang Lady with a Red Hat 1918 Lent by Glasgow Life (Glasgow Museums) on behalf of Glasgow City Council. Purchased 1919

Discover the rich history of Queer British Art in this British Sign Language tour

Featuring works from 1861–1967 relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) identities, the show marks the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England. Queer British Art explores how artists expressed themselves in a time when established assumptions about gender and sexuality were being questioned and transformed. With paintings, drawings, personal photographs and film from artists such as John Singer Sargent, Dora Carrington, Duncan Grant and David Hockney the diversity of queer British art is celebrated as never before.

Delivered in British Sign Language by guide John Wilson with voiceover interpretation.

Venue

Please meet in the Manton Foyer

Tate Britain
Millbank
London SW1P 4RG
Plan your visit

Date & Time

20 May 2017 at 11.00–12.00

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