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Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-02T12:30:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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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 al2016-07-02T00:00:00+01002016-09-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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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
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 ch2016-07-02T00:00:00+01002016-08-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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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
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-03T12:30:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-04T12:30:00+01002016-07-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-05T12:30:00+01002016-07-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-06T12:30:00+01002016-07-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-07T12:30:00+01002016-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Lunchtime Lecture: A Bloody Necessity': The Battle Of The Somme 1916Lunchtime Lecture: A Bloody Necessity': The Battle Of The Somme 1916Andrew Robertshaw outlines one of the bloodiest conflicts in military history.2016-07-07T13:15:00+01002016-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Lunchtime Lecture: A Bloody Necessity': The Battle Of The Somme 1916
Guest DJ: John SizzleGuest DJ: John SizzleThe drag artist and DJ, John, will be spinning a selection of music in the gallery as part of the Late Shift programme. Music will be chosen to reflect the atmosphere, weather and mood within the space.2016-07-07T18:00:00+01002016-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Guest DJ: John Sizzle
In Conversation: Lucian Freud UnseenIn Conversation: Lucian Freud UnseenWriter and critic Martin Gayford and curator Sarah Howgate discuss Freud's sketchbooks.2016-07-07T19:00:00+01002016-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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In Conversation: Lucian Freud Unseen
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-08T12:30:00+01002016-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Drop-in DrawingDrop-in DrawingInformal drawing session with Susan Wilson.2016-07-08T18:30:00+01002016-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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The BRIT SchoolThe BRIT SchoolExperimental responses to the BP Portrait Award 2016 exhibition.2016-07-08T18:30:00+01002016-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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The BRIT School
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-09T12:30:00+01002016-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Weekend Workshop: Nude... Or Rude'Weekend Workshop: Nude... Or Rude'Sadie Lee leads this practical workshop that looks at the difference between the naked and nude in art.2016-07-09T11:00:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Weekend Workshop: Nude... Or Rude'
The Portrait Choir: Singing Day: Great British Choral HighlightsThe Portrait Choir: Singing Day: Great British Choral HighlightsExplore choral music inspired by the gallery collection.2016-07-10T10:15:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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The Portrait Choir: Singing Day: Great British Choral Highlights
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-10T12:30:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The Day
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-11T12:30:00+01002016-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The Day
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-12T12:30:00+01002016-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The Day
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-13T12:30:00+01002016-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The Day
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-14T12:30:00+01002016-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The Day
Resident DJ: Eddie OtchereResident DJ: Eddie OtchereEnjoy a selection of music in the gallery that has been chosen to reflect the atmosphere, weather and mood within the space.2016-07-14T18:00:00+01002016-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
In Conversation: Thomas J Price: Mental StructuresIn Conversation: Thomas J Price: Mental StructuresThe artist talks about his sculptures of young black men with curator Gus Casely-Hayford.2016-07-14T19:00:00+01002016-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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In Conversation: Thomas J Price: Mental Structures
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-15T12:30:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The Day
Drop-in DrawingDrop-in DrawingInformal drawing session with Grace Adam.2016-07-15T18:30:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Drop-in Drawing
The Bookshop BandThe Bookshop BandThe acoustic duo present their songs inspired by books.2016-07-15T18:30:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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The Bookshop Band
Taster Session: BP Portrait Award: Next GenerationTaster Session: BP Portrait Award: Next GenerationPortraiture drawing with BP Portrait Award artists.2016-07-16T10:30:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Taster Session: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-16T12:30:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The Day
Pick Up A Pencil: BP Portrait Award: Next GenerationPick Up A Pencil: BP Portrait Award: Next GenerationHow to draw a face, with a BP Portrait Award artist.2016-07-16T14:00:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Pick Up A Pencil: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-17T12:30:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Drop-in Family Session: Creative Connections (3+)Drop-in Family Session: Creative Connections (3+)Create a collaborative large-scale portrait exploring the theme of people and place.2016-07-17T13:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Drop-in Family Session: Creative Connections (3+)
Drop-in Family Session: Creative Connections (7+)Drop-in Family Session: Creative Connections (7+)Create a collaborative large-scale portrait exploring the theme of people and place.2016-07-17T15:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Drop-in Family Session: Creative Connections (7+)
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-18T12:30:00+01002016-07-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The Day
Portrait Of The DayPortrait Of The DayA half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team.2016-07-19T12:30:00+01002016-07-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Lunchtime Lecture: The Mystical And Mysterious Iris MurdochLunchtime Lecture: The Mystical And Mysterious Iris MurdochLesley Chamberlain asks what we should make of Murdoch's legacy.2016-07-21T13:15:00+01002016-07-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Lunchtime Lecture: The Mystical And Mysterious Iris Murdoch
Guest DJ: Ben OsborneGuest DJ: Ben OsborneOsborne plays an electronic set, from classic techno, punk-funk, galactic house, to deep down and dirty disco.2016-07-21T18:00:00+01002016-07-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Guest DJ: Ben Osborne
Masters Of Photography: William EgglestonMasters Of Photography: William EgglestonEggleston discusses his life and work with Juergen Teller and the Guardian's Sean O'Hagan.2016-07-21T19:00:00+01002016-07-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Masters Of Photography: William Eggleston
William Eggleston: PortraitsWilliam Eggleston: PortraitsA photographic survey featuring 100 works spanning a career from the 1960s to the present day, celebrating the pioneering American artist, known for his experimental use of colour and his vivid, poetic and mysterious images.2016-07-21T10:00:00+01002016-10-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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William Eggleston: Portraits
Portraits UntoldPortraits UntoldArtist Tanya Raabe-Webber creates a portrait of virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie over the course of a day.2016-07-22T12:30:00+01002016-07-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portraits Untold
Drop-in DrawingDrop-in DrawingInformal drawing session with Andy Pankhurst.2016-07-22T18:30:00+01002016-07-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Drop-in Drawing
Joo Yeon SirJoo Yeon SirThe Korean-born British violinist presents an evening of solo violin repertoire.2016-07-22T18:30:00+01002016-07-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Joo Yeon Sir
Weekend Workshop: Street PortraitureWeekend Workshop: Street PortraitureDocumentary photographer Peter Zelewski leads this practical portraiture workshop.2016-07-23T11:00:00+01002016-07-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Weekend Workshop: Street Portraiture
The Drawing Room: Contemporary Conversations: TheatreThe Drawing Room: Contemporary Conversations: TheatreExplore connections between historic and contemporary actors and directors.2016-07-25T13:00:00+01002016-07-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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The Drawing Room: Contemporary Conversations: Theatre
Young People's Guide To Self-PortraitureYoung People's Guide To Self-PortraitureCreative activities, led by photographer Anthony Luvera.2016-07-25T11:00:00+01002016-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Young People's Guide To Self-Portraiture
Visualising Portraits: Creative Connections: South LondonVisualising Portraits: Creative Connections: South LondonFind out more about Lambeth and Southwark through portraits of celebrities and sports personalities.2016-07-28T14:00:00+01002016-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Visualising Portraits: Creative Connections: South London
Resident DJ: Eddie OtchereResident DJ: Eddie OtchereEnjoy a selection of music in the gallery that has been chosen to reflect the atmosphere, weather and mood within the space.2016-07-28T18:00:00+01002016-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
Drop-in DrawingDrop-in DrawingInformal drawing session with Robin-Lee Hall.2016-07-29T18:30:00+01002016-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Drop-in Drawing
John Martin Quintet: The Hidden NotesJohn Martin Quintet: The Hidden NotesThe jazz saxophonist explores the polyphonic possibilities of the saxophone in tonal music with his quintet.2016-07-29T18:30:00+01002016-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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John Martin Quintet: The Hidden Notes
Taster Session: BP Portrait Award: Next GenerationTaster Session: BP Portrait Award: Next GenerationPortraiture drawing with BP Portrait Award artists.2016-07-30T11:00:00+01002016-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Taster Session: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation
Picasso PortraitsPicasso PortraitsPicasso PortraitsPicasso's portraits epitomise the astonishing variety and innovation of his art. This major exhibition of over 80 works focuses on the artist's portrayal of family, friends and lovers and reveals his creative processes as he moved freely between drawing from life, humorous caricature and expressive painting from memory. On display will be portraits2016-10-06T10:00:00+01002017-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING£17.50, concs £15.50
DATES6th October 2016 to 5th February 2017
Picasso's portraits epitomise the astonishing variety and innovation of his art. This major exhibition of over 80 works focuses on the artist's portrayal of fa...†More about this event
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 alw2016-11-17T00:00:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
PRICING£3 (Adults), £2 (Concs), Free for members
DATES17th November 2016 to 26th February 2017
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
 
 

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