Touch the Gallery

The exhibition for visitors with visual impairment opened on 13 October 2016, in the Hall next to the bookstore in Kvadrat 500.

With the aid of tactile maps and audio descriptions in Bulgarian and English, four of the pictorial masterpieces in the collection of the National Gallery are presented: ‘Self-portrait’ by Zahari Zograf, ‘Rachenitsa Dance’ by Ivan Mrkvička, ‘Erma River near Tran’ by Nikola Petrov, and ‘Harvest in Chepino’ by Ivan Angelov.

Visitors can also become acquainted with four of the most valuable sculptures: ‘Mother’ by Ivan Lazarov—in the central foyer; ‘Mother with Child’ by Kiril Shivarov—Hall 11; ‘On Leave’ by Angel Spasov—Hall 12; and ‘Spirit and Matter’ by Andrey Nikolov—Hall 13.

Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Closed: Mondays, official Bulgarian holidays, Christmas, New Year’s Day, and Easter

Admission: free of charge