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Resident DJ: Eddie OtchereResident DJ: Eddie OtchereTake advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy DJ Eddie's set and a drink at our pop-up bar.2017-05-25T18:00:00+01002017-05-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
Gillian Wearing And Claude Cahun: Behind The Mask, Another MaskGillian Wearing And Claude Cahun: Behind The Mask, Another MaskGillian Wearing And Claude Cahun: Behind The Mask, Another MaskThe National Portrait Gallery brings together the work of French surrealist Claude Cahun and British contemporary artist Gillian Wearing for the first time this March for its new exhibition, Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask. Despite being born 70 years apart and coming from contrasting backgrounds, remarkable parallel2017-05-25T10:00:00+01002017-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICINGAdult £12, concession £10.50, members Free
DATES9th March to 29th May 2017
The National Portrait Gallery brings together the work of French surrealist Claude Cahun and British contemporary artist Gillian Wearing for the first time thi...†More about this event
Howard Hodgkin: Absent FriendsHoward Hodgkin: Absent FriendsHoward Hodgkin: Absent FriendsThe National Portrait Gallery presents Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends, the first exhibition of portraits by the leading British artist. Hodgkin's paintings are not related to what his subject looks like and instead focus on feelings, making it a landmark moment for the gallery as it will be the first time an exhibition of portraits hosted there wil2017-05-25T10:00:00+01002017-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICINGAdult £12, concession £10.50, members Free
DATES23rd March to 18th June 2017
The National Portrait Gallery presents Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends, the first exhibition of portraits by the leading British artist. Hodgkin's paintings are...†More about this event
Antony Gormley: ObjectAntony Gormley: ObjectAntony Gormley: ObjectA life-size cast-iron sculpture by Antony Gormley has been dramatically suspended from the ceiling of the Ondaatje Wing Main Hall of the National Portrait Gallery, visible as you go up the long escalator to the gallery's second floor. The Angel of the North sculptor is the subject of a major exhibition at White Cube Bermondsey and, from 5th October2017-05-25T00:00:00+01002017-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation†|†PRICINGFree
DATES7th September 2016 to 7th September 2017
A life-size cast-iron sculpture by Antony Gormley has been dramatically suspended from the ceiling of the Ondaatje Wing Main Hall of the National Portrait Gall...†More about this event
Life, Death and MemoryLife, Death and MemoryLife, Death and MemoryTracey Emin's 'Death Mask' has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery and can be seen as part of a free display Life, Death and Memory which looks at the complex and sometimes troubling relationship between portraiture and mortality. An ironic reference to the autobiographical nature of her work, Tracey Emin's work - transforming herself in2017-05-25T00:00:00+01002018-04-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture†|†PRICINGFree
DATES13th April 2017 to 16th April 2018
Tracey Emin's 'Death Mask' has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery and can be seen as part of a free display Life, Death and Memory which looks at t...†More about this event
Concordia FoundationConcordia FoundationThe group performs a programme of music about masks.2017-05-26T18:30:00+01002017-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Concordia Foundation
Raymond BurleyRaymond BurleyThe musician performs a programme of solo guitar works by Torroba, Tansman, Roussel, Segovia and Castelnuovo-Tedesco.2017-06-02T18:30:00+01002017-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Raymond Burley
Guest DJ: Richard OsborneGuest DJ: Richard OsborneThe DJ spins a wide range of styles including pop, jazz, soul, disco and rock'n'roll.2017-06-08T18:00:00+01002017-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Guest DJ: Richard Osborne
Consort Of 1Consort Of 1Lizzie Gutteridge performs music from 12th to 17th centuries using live loops on period instruments.2017-06-09T18:30:00+01002017-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Consort Of 1
Florentine Arts EnsembleFlorentine Arts EnsembleThe group performs a programme of Renaissance and Baroque music performed on period instruments.2017-06-16T18:30:00+01002017-06-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Florentine Arts Ensemble
Guest DJ: Ben OsborneGuest DJ: Ben OsborneThe man on the night reached for his best classic techno, punk-funk and galactic house, plus deep down and dirty disco.2017-06-22T18:00:00+01002017-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Guest DJ: Ben Osborne
BP Portrait Award 2017BP Portrait Award 2017BP Portrait Award 2017The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 38th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual open competition, which attracted 2,557 entries from 80 countries last year, is one of the most prestigious prizes in the world for portrait painting. The three shortlisted portraits are shown alongside around 50 o2017-06-22T00:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES22nd June to 24th September 2017
The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 38th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual open competition, which...†More about this event
Duo Van VlietDuo Van VlietThe viola and accordion pairing performs a programme of classical works.2017-06-23T18:30:00+01002017-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Duo Van Vliet
Trinity Laban Conservatoire Of Music and DanceTrinity Laban Conservatoire Of Music and DanceAcademy students perform works by Messiaen.2017-06-30T18:30:00+01002017-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Trinity Laban Conservatoire Of Music and Dance
Guest DJ: Mr MadamGuest DJ: Mr MadamDJ Mr Madam will be spinning a selection of music in the gallery as part of the Late Shift programme. Featuring music from Thomas Tallis, Gracie Fields, Grace Jones, John Barry, Duke Ellington, Lord Creator and more.2017-07-06T18:00:00+01002017-07-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Guest DJ: Mr Madam
The BRIT SchoolThe BRIT SchoolStudents perform experimental responses to the BP Portrait Award 2017 exhibition.2017-07-07T18:30:00+01002017-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
The BRIT School
Investec Opera Holland Park: Regency RossiniInvestec Opera Holland Park: Regency RossiniSingers from the company perform a selection of Rossini arias.2017-07-14T18:30:00+01002017-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Investec Opera Holland Park: Regency Rossini
The Encounter: Drawings From Leonardo To RembrandtThe Encounter: Drawings From Leonardo To RembrandtPortrait drawings by some of the outstanding masters of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, including Leonardo da Vinci, Holbein and Rembrandt.2017-07-14T10:00:00+01002017-10-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
The Encounter: Drawings From Leonardo To Rembrandt
Guest DJ: Neil PrinceGuest DJ: Neil PrinceListen and unwind as DJ Neil Prince delivers a musical set in response to the works on display.2017-07-20T18:00:00+01002017-07-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Guest DJ: Neil Prince
MelangeMelangeThe London-based collective performs a mixture of North African, Middle Eastern, Balkan music and more.2017-07-21T18:30:00+01002017-07-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Melange
Fontane LiangFontane LiangThe harpist with links to London and Singapore, performs original arrangements of folksongs from Southeast Asia.2017-07-28T18:30:00+01002017-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Fontane Liang
Cezanne PortraitsCezanne PortraitsCezanne PortraitsIn a major new exhibition, The National Gallery brings together more than 50 Cézanne Portraits from collections across the world for the first time, with some that have never before been on public display in the UK. With a repertoire of almost 200 portraits and a unique method of building form with colour, Cézanne is widely thought of as one of t2017-10-26T00:00:00+01002018-02-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICINGAdult £20, concession £18.50
DATES26th October 2017 to 11th February 2018
In a major new exhibition, The National Gallery brings together more than 50 C√©zanne Portraits from collections across the world for the first time, with some...†More about this event
 
 

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