Ticketed Event

Essential Information

Type Talks and tours
Queen's House
Date and Times Friday 1 December | 1pm-2pm

Join historian and BSL guide John Wilson for a tour of our exhibition The Van de Veldes: Greenwich, Art and the Sea at the Queen’s House. This tour is exclusively for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors and will highlight the key paintings and drawings on display.

Important information

Please note that our BSL tours are for deaf people or hearing signers who can follow BSL fluently. There are no voice-overs provided.

About this exhibition:

Willem van de Velde the Elder and his son Willem van de Velde the Younger were the most influential maritime artists of the 17th century.

A giant naval tapestry hung in the Queen's House in Greenwich

This exhibition follows the journey of these émigré artists, and explores how they changed the course of British maritime art. Come face-to-face with colossal tapestries, dramatic seascapes and detailed drawings of naval battles.

Set sail for Greenwich, and experience the art of the Van de Veldes.

A close up from a maritime oil painting, showing a sailing ship with an ornate stern decoration. Sunlight is catching the sails

The Van de Veldes: Greenwich, Art and the Sea

From across the sea, an art revolution is coming. Discover the art of the Van de Veldes at the Queen's House

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