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Luc Tuymans: Glasses
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th October 2016 to 2nd April 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, Mayfair, London WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
"Glasses bring a kind of distortion to the face," says Antwerp-based artist, Luc Tuymans, whose paintings of spectacle wearing sitters go on display at National Portrait ...More
 
 
 
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Antony Gormley: Object
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th September 2016 to 7th September 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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 Gallery, visible ...More
 
 
 
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Picasso Portraits
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th October 2016 to 5th February 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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 family, friends ...More
 
 
 
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BP Portrait Award 2017
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd June to 24th September 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 38th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual ...More
 
 
 
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The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th November 2016 to 26th February 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Claudio Rasano's photograph of a Johannesburg schoolboy won this year's Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize prize while other shortlisted entries include a group of Israeli Orthodox ...More
 
 
 
Musicke In The Ayre
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 17th February 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Angela Hicks and Din Ghani celebrate lutesong composer-poet Thomas Campion's 450th anniversary....More
 
 
 
Late Shift
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 10th February 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Singers and musicians perform acoustic sets....More
 
 
 
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 26th January 2017 - 6pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Take advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy DJ Eddie's set and a drink at our pop-up bar....More
 
 
 
Resident DJ: Neil Prince
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 16th February 2017 - 6pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Listen and unwind at the Late Shift bar as DJ Neil Prince creates a set in response to the works on display....More
 
 
 
John Hegley
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 9th February 2017 - 7pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Performance poet from Luton....More
 
 
 
Guest DJ: John Sizzle
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 2nd February 2017 - 6pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The 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 ...More
 
 
 
Catherine Lee And Joseph Warwick
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 3rd February 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The cello and guitar duo perform South American music from Piazzolla to Tom Jobim....More
 
 
 
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Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th April to 28th August 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Chris Ofili, the artist who famously won the Turner Prize in 1998 using elephant dung on his paintings, unveils a new work, his first foray ...More
 
 
 
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Fourth Plinth Shortlist Exhibition
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th January to 26th March 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The Fourth Plinth commissions, filling the empty plinth with a modern work of art, have become a hotly anticipated and much-debated fixture in Trafalgar Square. And ...More
 
 
 
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Michelangelo & Sebastiano
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th March to 25th June 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
This major exhibition at the National Gallery focuses on the artistic relationship between the two Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo and Michelangelo, who became friends as ...More
 
 
 
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Australia's Impressionists
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th December 2016 to 26th March 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The National Gallery showcases four innovative Australian Impressionist artists in a new exhibition this December. The first UK exhibition of its kind, Australia's Impressionists gives Londoners ...More
 
 
 
Maino's Adorations: Heaven On Earth
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th September 2016 to 29th January 2017 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Examine two masterpieces by the Spanish painter, on display in the UK for the first time; the vast altarpieces, The Adoration Of The Shepherds and The ...More
 
 
 
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Tape Face
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 6th June to 22nd July 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The Boy With Tape On His Face returns with his new show, Tape Face, and serves up a Neapolitan ice cream of genres: mime with noise, ...More
 
 
 
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The Miser
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st March to 3rd June 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Griff Rhys Jones takes the title role and comedian Lee Mack stars in a major revival of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser with Sean Foley directing ...More
 
 
 
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Gangsta Granny
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th July to 3rd September 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Neil Foster adapts the popular children's book Gangsta Granny by David Walliams for the stage in 2017. Transferring to the Garrick Theatre for a limited summer ...More
 
 
 
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This House
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th November 2016 to 25th February 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The country faces an economic crisis and there's a hung parliament. If you are a sick MP you're still expected to make your way through the ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Glass Menagerie
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th January to 29th April 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Director John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to revive his ...More
 
 
 
Belmont Ensemble Of London: Mozart And Moonlight By Candlelight
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 27th January 2017 - 7.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Peter G Dyson conducts Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, Bach's Air On The G String and Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Salzburg Symphony No 2, Piano Concerto No 14 ...More
 
 
 
New London Singers: Rachmaninov Vespers By Candlelight
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 11th February 2017 - 6pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Ivor Setterfield conducts the singers for Rachmaninov's Vespers....More
 
 
 
Brandenburg Baroque Soloists: Vivaldi Gloria By Candlelight
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th February 2017 - 8pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Mark Gotham conducts the orchestra and choir for a performance of Bach's Concerto For Two Violins In D Minor and Brandenburg Concerto No 3, plus Vivaldi's ...More
 
 
 
Brandenburg Sinfonia And English Baroque Choir
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 17th March 2017 - 7pm-9pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A performance of Mozart's Adagio And Fugue In C Minor, Ave Verum Corpus, Serenade In D, Serenata Notturna and Requiem. Conducted by Jeremy Jackman....More
 
 
 
London Concertante: Vivaldi, Mozart And Bach By Candlelight
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 16th February 2017 - 7.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The ensemble performs Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Purcell's Chanconne, Bach's Violin Concerto In A Minor, C P E Bach's Sinfonia In E Minor and Vivaldi's Spring ...More
 
 
 
Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 28th February 2017 - 1pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
This concert will feature the winner of the Max and Peggy Morgan prize for viola....More
 
 
 
The Festive Orchestra Of London: Baroque Extravaganza By Candlelight
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 17th February 2017 - 7.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The orchestra performs Vivaldi's Concerto For Two Violins In A Minor and works by Mozart, Pachelbel and Bach....More
 
 
 
Charterhouse
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 6th February 2017 - 1pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
With Brass Quintet: Purcell's Thou Knowest Lord The Secrets Of Our Hearts; Clarinet Quintet: Brahms's Allegro from Clarinet Quintet; The Norfolk Ensemble: Janacek's (arr. Roger Smeeton) ...More
 
 
 
 
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The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Dance | Until 14th March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

The Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet's history - it was the first production at its ...More

Written on Skin
Written on Skin
Concerts | Until 30th January 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Five years after its well received premiere at the 2012 Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 'Written on the Skin' George Benjamin's full-scale piece ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Il Trovatore
Concerts | Until 9th February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Verdi's "muddled masterpiece" (Telegraph) begins mid-way through the story of a gypsy, Azucena, who plans to avenge the Luna family's ...More

The Design Line
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Take a tour of the new stations, art and public space on London's newest railway in this interactive exhibition....More

The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 23rd September 2017 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Dead Funny
Dead Funny
Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

An all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 

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