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In their own words

In Conversation: virtual event

Friday 11 December 2020
Live online

In their own words is our exciting new App providing an audio guide to the National Portrait Gallery Collection.

For use on site or remotely, the App contains the voices of subjects and artists, bringing the portraits to life.

Join curator Penny Grist in conversation with Karen Vickery, Director Access and Learning and Louise Maher, journalist and researcher as they discuss the project and share some fascinating stories from the App.

Join the Zoom webinar session by following this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86046022101

Or put the following details into your Zoom app/account - Webinar ID: 860 4602 2101

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