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In their own words

In Conversation: virtual event

Friday 11 December 2020

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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In their own words is an audio-guide with a difference. We let the portraits of these remarkable Australians speak for themselves.

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In their own words

Audio-guide

Daily event
10:00am

In their own words is an audio-guide with a difference. We let the portraits of these remarkable Australians speak for themselves.

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.