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The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016Claudio 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 Jews by Kovi Konowiecki and a Californian surfer and his girlfriend by Joni Sternbach. Held at the National Portrait Gallery each year, the 15,000 pound prize, o2016-12-04T00:00:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+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
DATES17th November 2016 to 26th February 2017
Claudio Rasano's photograph of a Johannesburg schoolboy won this year's Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize prize while other shortlisted entries includ...†More about this event
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 portraits2016-12-04T10:00:00+00002017-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Ongoing

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
Luc Tuymans: GlassesLuc Tuymans: GlassesLuc Tuymans: Glasses"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 Gallery from autumn 2016. Tuymans, who first came to our attention with his 2004 retrospective at Tate Modern has a larger exhibition of his works at the Museum aan de Stroom in An2016-12-04T00:00:00+00002017-04-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES4th October 2016 to 2nd April 2017
"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 Nationa...†More about this event
Black Chronicles: Photographic Portraits 1862-1948Black Chronicles: Photographic Portraits 1862-1948Over 40 photographs that reflect the lives and experiences of men and women of African and Asian heritage in 19th and early 20th-century Britain, in the years before the Empire Windrush brought the first large group of Caribbean immigrants to these shores.2016-12-04T10:00:00+00002016-12-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
Black Chronicles: Photographic Portraits 1862-1948
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 October2016-12-04T00:00:00+00002017-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing

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
Resident DJ: Eddie OtchereResident DJ: Eddie OtchereTake advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy DJ Eddie's set and a drink at our pop-up bar.2016-12-15T18:00:00+00002016-12-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
Minna WeurlanderMinna WeurlanderThe Finnish accordion virtuoso performs music influenced by the Russian accordion tradition and Argentine Tango.2016-12-16T18:30:00+00002016-12-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Minna Weurlander
Resident DJ: TimberlinaResident DJ: TimberlinaDJ Timberlina mixes a range of genres and music, from spoken word to classical, via jazz, hip hop, world, prog rock, new wave and contemporary.2016-12-22T18:00:00+00002016-12-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Resident DJ: Timberlina
DollymanDollymanThe band plays a festive session of classic jazz-rock.2016-12-23T18:30:00+00002016-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Dollyman
Robert Taira WilsonRobert Taira WilsonThe singer-songwriter launches his much-anticipated second studio album Cold In The Heat with special guest accompaniment.2016-12-30T18:30:00+00002016-12-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Robert Taira Wilson
Resident DJ: Ben OsborneResident DJ: Ben OsborneDJ Richard Osborne plays every genre of music within his sets, including pop, jazz, soul, disco and rock.2017-01-05T18:00:00+00002017-01-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Resident DJ: Ben Osborne
CerianCerianAcclaimed singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist sings original songs inspired by poetry, literature, love, loss and life.2017-01-06T18:30:00+00002017-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Cerian
Resident DJ: Eddie OtchereResident DJ: Eddie OtchereTake advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy DJ Eddie's set and a drink at our pop-up bar.2017-01-12T18:00:00+00002017-01-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
Late ShiftLate ShiftSingers and musicians perform acoustic sets.2017-01-13T18:30:00+00002017-01-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event
Late Shift
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.2017-01-19T18:00:00+00002017-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Guest DJ: Mr Madam
Resident DJ: Eddie OtchereResident DJ: Eddie OtchereTake advantage of the Gallery's late opening and enjoy DJ Eddie's set and a drink at our pop-up bar.2017-01-26T18:00:00+00002017-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere
Late ShiftLate ShiftSingers and musicians perform acoustic sets.2017-01-27T18:30:00+00002017-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
Category: event
Free Event
Late Shift
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 o2017-06-22T00:00:00+01002017-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free Event

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
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
 
 

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