Digital guide

Download our free digital guide on Bloomberg Connects to enhance your visit

Three screenshots from the digital guide, showing the director's welcome, audio tour and an audio clip

Please remember to bring your own headphones on your visit in order to use the audio content.

Hear from Nicholas Cullinan, the Gallery’s Director, and find interviews with both artists and sitters – including Malala Yousafzai and Michael Armitage. 

For visitors with visual impairments, audio-descriptions of selected Collection works will be available on the digital guide.  Audio-described versions of selected in-gallery films are available on our website and can be accessed via QR codes in the galleries.

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Meet the portraits

Explore the famous faces and much-loved works on display through our Meet the portraits audio tour (running time 60 minutes).

Available in:

  • English (with captions)
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Italian
  • British Sign Language

An audio-described version of the tour is available, both on the digital guide and via raised button players and a tactile map available at the Information Desk, Floor 0.

Collage of 18 portraits in 3 rows

Exclusive exhibition content

Download the app to explore our exhibition David Hockney: Drawing from Life, with audio commentary from David Hockney and exhibition curator Sarah Howgate. You can also discover more about the Taylor Wessing Photo Portrait Prize 2023 exhibition with audio commentary from the winning photographers as well as exhibition curator Sabina Jaskot-Gill on the themes of this year's prize.

Catch up on our previous exhibitions Paul McCartney Photographs 1963-64: Eyes of the Storm and Yevonde: Life and Colour on the app, with audio from Paul McCartney, Mary McCartney and the exhibition curators. You can also explore unseen images from Yevonde's colour archive.

Screenshot of a list of audio in the app for the David Hockney: Drawing from Life exhibition
Screenshot of Past exhibitions: Paul McCartney Photographs 1963-64
Screenshot of Curator introduction to the photo prize audio content
Screenshot of content for Goddesses behind the myth

Download the guide

You can download the Bloomberg Connects App on your phone's App store and Google Play, either before your visit or via the Gallery's free Wi-Fi.

Please remember to bring your own headphones on your visit in order to use the audio content.

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The Bloomberg Connects app is a free digital guide to cultural organisations around the world that makes it easy to access and engage with arts and culture from mobile devices, anytime, anywhere. The app offers information about current exhibitions at a portfolio of over 150 participating cultural partners through dynamic content tailored to each organisation. Participating collections currently include botanical gardens, performance venues, outdoor sculpture parks, and world-class museums. Features include expert commentary, video highlights, pinch-and-zoom capability and exhibition maps. The app can be downloaded for free via Google Play or the App Store.