For the first time, Museum London is offering a range of multilingual tours designed to serve new Londoners.
The tours are part of a free event on Thursday, August 11th and will be provided in Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin and Farsi.
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While the museum focuses on fine art, senior curator Andrew Kear says language plays a big part in helping visitors understand the works inside.
“Being able to encounter a work of art or historical artifact in one’s native language provides an opportunity for greater joy, clarity and accessibility,” he told 980 CFPL.
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At the event, visitors can tour the exhibitions, see a live performance of Indian classical dances, receive a gift bag, and enjoy snacks.
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The gift bag includes art activities and accessories, a tote bag designed by local artist Amsa Yaro and a postcard with international postage.
Those interested can register online.
-With files by Andrew Graham of 980 CFPL
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