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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 o2017-06-27T00:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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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
Marlene Dumas: Oscar Wilde And BosieMarlene Dumas: Oscar Wilde And BosieContemporary portraits of the literature great Oscar Wilde and his friend and lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, known as Bosie, by the South African artist.2017-06-27T10:00:00+01002017-10-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
Marlene Dumas: Oscar Wilde And Bosie
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 October2017-06-27T00:00:00+01002017-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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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 in2017-06-27T00:00:00+01002018-04-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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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
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
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Free EventOn Soon
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
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Free EventOn Soon
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
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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
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Free EventOn Soon
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
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On Soon
The Encounter: Drawings From Leonardo To Rembrandt
Sunday Sessions: Comic CharactersSunday Sessions: Comic CharactersAttractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction.2017-07-16T13:00:00+01002017-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Sunday Sessions: Comic Characters
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
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Free EventOn Soon
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
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Free EventOn Soon
Melange
Holiday Activities: Portraits, People and PlacesHoliday Activities: Portraits, People and PlacesLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2017-07-24T11:00:00+01002017-07-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Holiday Activities: Portraits, People and Places
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
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Free Event
Fontane Liang
Holiday Activities: Portraits, People and PlacesHoliday Activities: Portraits, People and PlacesLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2017-07-31T11:00:00+01002017-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Holiday Activities: Portraits, People and Places
Octandre TrioOctandre TrioThe trio performs the London premiere of Pickard's The Gardener Of Aleppo, Syria, Bax's ElegiacTrio and Debussy's Sonata For Flute, Viola And Harp.2017-08-04T18:30:00+01002017-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Octandre Trio
Guest DJ: Neil PrinceGuest DJ: Neil PrinceListen and unwind as DJ Neil Prince delivers a musical set in response to the works on display.2017-08-17T18:00:00+01002017-08-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Guest DJ: Neil Prince
Robert Taira WilsonRobert Taira WilsonThe acoustic singer-songwriter performs songs from his second studio album, Cold In The Heat.2017-08-18T18:30:00+01002017-08-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Robert Taira Wilson
Special Sunday Session: Play-Doh PortraitsSpecial Sunday Session: Play-Doh PortraitsExhibitions & Art, Crafts.2017-08-20T13:00:00+01002017-08-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Special Sunday Session: Play-Doh Portraits
Cevanne Horrocks-HopayianCevanne Horrocks-HopayianThe vocalist and harpist performs pieces responding to issues of slavery.2017-08-25T18:30:00+01002017-08-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian
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
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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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