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Life, Death and Memory
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th April 2017 to 16th April 2018
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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 ...More
 
 
 
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Cezanne Portraits
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th October 2017 to 11th February 2018
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
In a major new exhibition, The National Gallery brings together more than 50 CĂ©zanne Portraits from collections across the world for the first time, with some ...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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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
 
 
 
Melange
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 21st July 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The London-based collective performs a mixture of North African, Middle Eastern, Balkan music and more....More
 
 
 
Trinity Laban Conservatoire Of Music and Dance
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 30th June 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Academy students perform works by Messiaen....More
 
 
 
Robert Taira Wilson
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 18th August 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The acoustic singer-songwriter performs songs from his second studio album, Cold In The Heat....More
 
 
 
Guest DJ: Neil Prince
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 17th August 2017 - 6pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Listen and unwind as DJ Neil Prince delivers a musical set in response to the works on display....More
 
 
 
The BRIT School
London > Events > Music  Dates: Friday 7th July 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Students perform experimental responses to the BP Portrait Award 2017 exhibition....More
 
 
 
Investec Opera Holland Park: Regency Rossini
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 14th July 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Singers from the company perform a selection of Rossini arias....More
 
 
 
Marlene Dumas: Oscar Wilde And Bosie
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th March to 30th October 2017 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Contemporary portraits of the literature great Oscar Wilde and his friend and lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, known as Bosie, by the South African artist....More
 
 
 
Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian
London > Events > Music  Dates: Friday 25th August 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The vocalist and harpist performs pieces responding to issues of slavery....More
 
 
 
Octandre Trio
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 4th August 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The 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....More
 
 
 
Sunday Sessions: Comic Characters
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Sunday 16th July 2017 at 1pm-2.30pm and 3pm-4.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Attractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction....More
 
 
 
Holiday Activities: Portraits, People and Places
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st Jul to 4th Aug 2017 - 11am-4pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More
 
 
 
Special Sunday Session: Play-Doh Portraits
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 20th August 2017 at 1pm-2.30pm and 3pm-4.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More
 
 
 
Guest DJ: Mr Madam
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 6th July 2017 - 6pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
DJ 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 ...More
 
 
 
Fontane Liang
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 28th July 2017 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The harpist with links to London and Singapore, performs original arrangements of folksongs from Southeast Asia....More
 
 
 
The Encounter: Drawings From Leonardo To Rembrandt
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th July to 22nd October 2017 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Portrait drawings by some of the outstanding masters of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, including Leonardo da Vinci, Holbein and Rembrandt....More
 
 
 
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Giovanni Da Rimini
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th June to 8th October 2017
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Giovanni da Rimini: An Early 14th-Century Masterpiece Reunited at the National Gallery invites visitors to learn about a key moment in the history of art, when ...More
 
 
 
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Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th October 2017 to 2nd April 2018
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
This year, the National Gallery brings together Van Eyck's Arnolfini Portrait with paintings from the Tate collection and loans from other museums for the first time. ...More
 
 
 
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Monochrome: Painting in Black and White
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th October 2017 to 18th February 2018
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Discover the origins of black and white paintings with The National Gallery's new exhibition, Monochrome: Painting in Black and White. From its beginnings in the Middle ...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
 
 
 
Take One Picture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th June to 24th September 2017 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
This year's 'Take One Picture' exhibition demonstrates the innovative ways in which schoolchildren have responded to Rubens's Roman Triumph....More
 
 
 
Sounds Sublime Festival 2017
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 8th July 2017 - 2.30pm-4pm
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Various artists perform a programme of classical vocal works....More
 
 
 
Rubens And Rembrandt
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd March to 16th July 2017 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A display of selected works by the two 17th century artists....More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...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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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
 
 
 
Horrible Histories Live On Stage - The Best Of Barmy Britain
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th August to 2nd September 2017 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A special production of Horrible Histories, featuring your favourite characters from centuries past....More
 
 
 
 
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Life, Death and Memory
Life, Death and Memory
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2018 

National Portrait Gallery

Tracey Emin's 'Death Mask' has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery and can be seen as part of a ...More

 
Antony Gormley: Object
Antony Gormley: Object
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2017 

National Portrait Gallery

A life-size cast-iron sculpture by Antony Gormley has been dramatically suspended from the ceiling of the Ondaatje Wing Main Hall ...More

 
BP Portrait Award 2017
BP Portrait Award 2017
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

National Portrait Gallery

The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 38th year at the National ...More

 
Giovanni Da Rimini
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Giovanni da Rimini: An Early 14th-Century Masterpiece Reunited at the National Gallery invites visitors to learn about a key moment ...More

Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic
Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

National Gallery 1 minute walk 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 ...More

 
Tape Face
Comedy | Until 22nd July 2017 

Garrick Theatre 1 minute walk 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 ...More

Belmont Ensemble Of London: Mozart, Vivaldi And Handel By Candlelight
Concerts | On 29th June 2017 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Peter Dyson conducts the ensemble in a candlelit performance of works by Mozart, Vivaldi and Handel....More

Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th August 2017 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by Jim Steinman based on Meat Loaf's 1977 album, about a rebellious youth ...More

 
David Shrigley: Really Good
David Shrigley: Really Good
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

Trafalgar Square 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

The seven-metre-high bronze sculpture of a hand giving a disproportionately long thumbs up, which has the same dark patina as ...More

 
Lady Day At Emerson's Bar & Grill
Lady Day At Emerson's Bar & Grill
Theatre | Until 9th September 2017 

Wyndham's Theatre 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Audra McDonald reprises her Tony Award-winning role as Billie Holiday and makes her West End debut in Lanie Robertson's musical ...More

 

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