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BP Portrait Award 2015BP Portrait Award 2015BP Portrait Award 2015Three artists have been shortlisted for first prize at the 2015 BP Portrait Award: Matan Ben-Cnaan for Annabelle and Guy; Michael Gaskell for Eliza; and Borja Buces Renard for My Mother and My Brother on a Sunday Evening. Returning to the National Portrait Gallery for its 36th year the highly successful annual open competition, which attracted 2015-07-08T00:00:00+01002015-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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DATES18th June to 20th September 2015
Three artists have been shortlisted for first prize at the 2015 BP Portrait Award: Matan Ben-Cnaan for Annabelle and Guy; Michael Gaskell for Eliza; and Borj...†More about this event
Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the National Portrait Gallery's public Archive - NPG presents a major photography exhibition on the film star. Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon will follow Hepburn's rise to fame, from her early years in Holland to becoming a stage 2015-07-08T00:00:00+01002015-10-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES2nd July to 18th October 2015
Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the National Portrait Gallery's public Archiv...†More about this event
Giacometti: Pure Presence Giacometti: Pure Presence Giacometti: Pure Presence This autumn the National Portrait Gallery presents the first major exhibition to cover the aspect of Alberto Giacometti's work. Giacometti: Pure Presence promises to be an unmissable opportunity to enjoy portraiture by the Swiss artist, who is widely regarded as one of the most important and distinctive artists of the 20th century. The show will co2015-10-15T00:00:00+01002016-01-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES15th October 2015 to 10th January 2016
This autumn the National Portrait Gallery presents the first major exhibition to cover the aspect of Alberto Giacometti's work. Giacometti: Pure Presence promi...†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 prize consistently attracts a high level of expertise yet the 'open to all' caveat means there's always a2015-11-12T00:00:00+00002016-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography
DATES12th November 2015 to 21st February 2016
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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Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the ...More

 
BP Portrait Award 2015
BP Portrait Award 2015
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Three artists have been shortlisted for first prize at the 2015 BP Portrait Award: Matan Ben-Cnaan for Annabelle ...More

 
Soundscapes
Soundscapes
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Bringing together music and art, Soundscapes sees a number of acclaimed musicians and sound artists create pieces in response to ...More

 
Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

For once it's the frames that take centre stage in this free exhibition in Room 1 of Level 2 at ...More

 
Let It Be
Let It Be
Theatre | Until 27th September 2015 

Garrick Theatre 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

Following a two-year absence Let It Be is back in London, at the Garrick Theatre, from February 2015. Over 50 ...More

 
Breaking Into Comics - Volume 3 Branching Out!
Exhibitions | On 8th July 2015 

Westminster Reference Library 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

A panel of industry experts including Illustrator and Filmmaker Lewis Peake, indie game programmer Tom Vian and games artist/illustrator Adam ...More

Hay Fever
Hay Fever
Theatre | Until 1st August 2015 

Duke of York's Theatre 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

The Good Life actress Felicity Kendal plays recently-retired matriarch Judith in the West End transfer of Theatre Royal Bath's acclaimed ...More

 
Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015
Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015
Concerts | Until 22nd September 2015 

Trafalgar Square 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery

Three of the Royal Opera House's most emotionally powerful productions are broadcast live on a giant screen in Trafalgar Square ...More

 
Dutch National Ballet: Cinderella
Dutch National Ballet: Cinderella
Dance | Until 11th July 2015 

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

The Dutch National Ballet company presents a brand new ballet influenced by the Brothers Grimm story of Cinderella and choreographed ...More

 
Hans Haacke: Gift Horse
Hans Haacke: Gift Horse
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Trafalgar Square 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery

Hans Haacke's Gift Horse, a sculptural installation of a horse's skeleton, makes an eerie outline on the Fourth Plinth in ...More

 
 
 
 
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