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Kalia & Saied SilbakKalia & Saied SilbakThe ensemble performs gentle Middle Eastern music on nay, vocals and oud.2016-02-12T18:30:00+00002016-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Kalia & Saied Silbak
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeTaylor Wessing Photographic Portrait PrizeThe Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, held at the National Portrait Gallery each year, attracts around 7,000 images from which approximately sixty portraits are chosen for display. Open to professionals and amateurs alike, the 12,000 pound prize consistently attracts a high level of expertise yet the 'open to all' caveat means there's alw2016-02-12T00:00:00+00002016-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
PRICING£3 (Adults), £2 (Concs), Free for members
DATES12th November 2015 to 21st February 2016
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, held at the National Portrait Gallery each year, attracts around 7,000 images from which approximately sixty po...†More about this event
Vogue 100: A Century of StyleVogue 100: A Century of StyleVogue 100: A Century of StyleCorinne Day's underwear shoot with Kate Moss, Peter Lindbergh's Vogue cover shot that so perfectly captured the supermodel era, and a series of Second World War photographs by Lee Miller are part of a century of style, first seen in Vogue. In Vogue 100 , the National Portrait Gallery celebrates 100 years of cutting-edge fashion and photography from2016-02-12T00:00:00+00002016-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES11th February to 22nd May 2016
Corinne Day's underwear shoot with Kate Moss, Peter Lindbergh's Vogue cover shot that so perfectly captured the supermodel era, and a series of Second World Wa...†More about this event
George Scharf And His Circles: The National Portrait Gallery And The Victorian Art WorldGeorge Scharf And His Circles: The National Portrait Gallery And The Victorian Art WorldPortraits, personal diaries, sketchbooks and correspondence, illustrating the man and the interconnected networks of contacts within which he operated.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
George Scharf And His Circles: The National Portrait Gallery And The Victorian Art World
Winston Churchill In PhotographsWinston Churchill In PhotographsTo coincide with the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, this display gives a broad picture of Churchill's many roles through works from the Photographs Collection.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
Winston Churchill In Photographs
William Gifford Palgrave: Master Of DisguiseWilliam Gifford Palgrave: Master Of DisguiseA collection of photographs of the leading British explorer and scholar of the Middle East.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-04-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
William Gifford Palgrave: Master Of Disguise
Aubrey Beardsley: Artist And AestheteAubrey Beardsley: Artist And AestheteBlack and white drawings and illustrations by the cult figure of the decadent aesthetic movement.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-03-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
Aubrey Beardsley: Artist And Aesthete
National Portrait GalleryNational Portrait GalleryThe World famous art gallery, which was opened at its current location in 1856, is one of the UK's largest collection of portraits depicting people of historical important and cultural significance. The gallery also contains ever changing exhibitions, from modern photography to Victorian paintings.2016-02-12T10:00:00+00002016-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
National Portrait Gallery
Guest DJ: TimberlinaGuest DJ: TimberlinaThe DJ - aka Tim Redfern - mixes a range of genres and music from across the ages to reflect the collection.2016-02-18T18:00:00+00002016-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Guest DJ: Timberlina
A Passionate Affair: Fashion Meets Photography (And They're Still Together).A Passionate Affair: Fashion Meets Photography (And They're Still Together).William Ewing presents a lecture on the topic.2016-02-18T19:00:00+00002016-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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A Passionate Affair: Fashion Meets Photography (And They're Still Together).
Stalin's Englishman: The Lives Of Guy BurgessStalin's Englishman: The Lives Of Guy BurgessAndrew Lownie discusses the complex history of the notorious Cambridge spies.2016-02-18T13:15:00+00002016-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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On Soon
Stalin's Englishman: The Lives Of Guy Burgess
Adam BrownAdam BrownIn a solo recital the classical guitarist presents an eclectic and gentle fusion of Latin and World music, kora-inspired African improvisations and folk arrangements.2016-02-19T18:30:00+00002016-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Adam Brown
Celebrating Charlotte Bronte 1816-1855Celebrating Charlotte Bronte 1816-1855Celebrating Charlotte Bronte 1816-1855On the bicentenary of Charlotte Bronte's birth a free display of personal items, original manuscripts and works of art goes on display at the National Portrait Gallery. Among the treasures belonging to the author of Jane Eyre are paintings and drawings by Charlotte, letters and journals, the famous 'little books' created by the Bronte sisters as ch2016-02-22T00:00:00+00002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography†|†PRICINGFree
DATES22nd February to 14th August 2016
On the bicentenary of Charlotte Bronte's birth a free display of personal items, original manuscripts and works of art goes on display at the National Portrait...†More about this event
Live DJ: Resident DJ Eddie OtchereLive DJ: Resident DJ Eddie OtchereTake advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy an electronic soundscape provided by the DJ.2016-02-25T18:00:00+00002016-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Live DJ: Resident DJ Eddie Otchere
Beaton In Vogue: The Man, The Magazine, The CenturyBeaton In Vogue: The Man, The Magazine, The CenturyJosephine Ross, author of Beaton in Vogue, discusses the enigmatic legend.2016-02-25T19:00:00+00002016-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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On Soon
Beaton In Vogue: The Man, The Magazine, The Century
Anne Pigalle: La Nuit AmerotiqueAnne Pigalle: La Nuit AmerotiqueFrom the French chanteuse and multimedia artist comes an eclectic evening of ghostly pop and art rock.2016-02-26T18:30:00+00002016-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Anne Pigalle: La Nuit Amerotique
Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and TchaikovskyRussia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and TchaikovskyRussia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky The National Portrait Gallery shares its 160th anniversary celebration with a Russian cultural institute exactly the same age, the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow . In a direct cultural exchange, London is loaned celebrated portraits for Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky, while Moscow is given portraits of famous Briton2016-03-17T00:00:00+00002016-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING£6 (Adults), £5 (Concessions)
DATES17th March to 26th June 2016
The National Portrait Gallery shares its 160th anniversary celebration with a Russian cultural institute exactly the same age, the State Tretyakov Gallery...†More about this event
BP Portrait Award 2016BP Portrait Award 2016BP Portrait Award 2016 The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 37th year at the National Portrait Gallery . The highly successful annual open competition, which attracted a record 2,748 portraits from a record 92 countries last year, is one of the most prestigious prizes in the world for portrait painting. The three shortlisted portraits are shown al2016-06-23T00:00:00+01002016-09-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES23rd June to 18th September 2016
The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 37th year at the National Portrait Gallery . The highly successful annual open competition, which ...†More about this event
 
 

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