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Howardena Pindell: In The Frame Tour

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Fruitmarket

45 Market St

Edinburgh

EH1 1DF

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A free descriptive tour for people who are blind or partially sighted and people who are hard of hearing.

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Artist Juliana Capes will lead an audio descriptive tour of the Fruitmarket's exhibition, Howadena Pindell: A New Language. This tour is specifically designed to be accessible for people with a visual impairment or people who are hard of hearing and will include discussing the art and artistic practice. Juliana Capes will describe the artwork, telling us about the artists ideas and processes and materials. The event starts with introductions and free a lunch served in the Fruitmarket Studio. There will be a maximum of 8 places on this tour.

Please allow two hours in total for this event. We will meet the participants in the Fruitmarket Bookshop at 1pm.

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The Fruitmarket is an accessible building with: a wheelchair accessible toilet, level access on the ground floor, lift access to the upper gallery and a car drop off point directly outside the gallery.

We can provide the following:

  • a portable hearing loop system
  • large print exhibition guide
  • one to one gallery information assistant guide
  • seating in the gallery
  • we can reimburse your for any travel expenses incurred to enable you to come to the event.
  • If you require a BSL Interpreter please contact us at least 2 weeks in advance of the tour so we can book this for you.

If you have any specific access requirements please let us know when you book.

The Fruitmarket access guide and information on how to travel to our building can be downloaded here

If it is easier, you can book for this event over the phone by calling the Fruitmarket directly on 0131 225 2383.

If you require any further information about the In the Frame Tour please contact:

Tracy Morgan, Community Engagement Manager, email: tracy@fruitmarket.co.uk or call on 0131 226 8189.

Supported by RS Macdonald Charitable Trust and Queensberry House Trust

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Edinburgh

EH1 1DF

United Kingdom

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A free, public space for culture in the heart of Edinburgh, the Fruitmarket provides inspiration and opportunity for artists and audiences.

We programme, develop and present world-class exhibitions, commissions, publications, performances, events and engagement activities, opening up the artistic process. Creativity makes space for meaning, and we create a welcoming space for people to think with contemporary art and culture in ways that are helpful to them – for free.

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