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Summer Half Term Holiday: Family Activities Take A Closer LookSummer Half Term Holiday: Family Activities Take A Closer LookTake inspiration from the collection and discover different ways of creating a portrait.2015-05-25T10:00:00+01002015-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Summer Half Term Holiday: Family Activities Take A Closer Look
The Drawing RoomThe Drawing RoomA chance for disabled visitors to drop in and draw.2015-05-25T13:00:00+01002015-05-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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The Drawing Room
Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and PassionsWellington: Triumphs, Politics and PassionsWellington: Triumphs, Politics and PassionsLast year saw the centenary of the outbreak of World War I; 2015 is the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. The National Portrait Gallery marks the event with Triumphs, Politics and Passions (12th March until 7th June), the first gallery exhibition devoted to the Duke of Wellington, including the largest portrait in the NPG's collection, a2015-05-25T10:00:00+01002015-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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DATES12th March to 7th June 2015
Last year saw the centenary of the outbreak of World War I; 2015 is the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. The National Portrait Gallery marks the ev...†More about this event
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and FriendsSargent: Portraits of Artists and FriendsSargent: Portraits of Artists and FriendsThe National Portrait Gallery pays tribute to portrait painter John Singer Sargent. Portraits of Artists and Friends (from 12th February to 25th May) features intimate portraits of contemporaries such as Auguste Rodin, Claude Monet and Robert Louis Stevenson, and the 70 works assembled here show him to be the greatest portraitist of his generation.2015-05-25T10:00:00+01002015-05-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES12th February to 25th May 2015
The National Portrait Gallery pays tribute to portrait painter John Singer Sargent. Portraits of Artists and Friends (from 12th February to 25th May) features ...†More about this event
On Belonging: Photographs Of Indians Of African DescentOn Belonging: Photographs Of Indians Of African DescentAcclaimed, contemporary photographer, Ketaki Sheth presents a series of the Sidi community, an African minority living in India.2015-05-25T10:00:00+01002015-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
On Belonging: Photographs Of Indians Of African Descent
Portrait Of The Day: TalkPortrait Of The Day: TalkA talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection.2015-05-25T12:30:00+01002015-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Portrait Of The Day: Talk
Jack Smith: Abstract PortraitsJack Smith: Abstract PortraitsAbstract paintings by the 20th-century artist, providing an insight into his exploration of portraiture using non-descriptive elements.2015-05-25T10:00:00+01002015-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
Jack Smith: Abstract Portraits
Henry Tonks: Studies Of The ArtistHenry Tonks: Studies Of The ArtistThree self-portrait sketches made on the eve of the First World War by Tonks (1862-1937).2015-05-25T10:00:00+01002015-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
Henry Tonks: Studies Of The Artist
Old Titles And New Money: American Heiresses And The British AristocracyOld Titles And New Money: American Heiresses And The British AristocracyExhibition of portraits and the stories of some of the most high-profile American heiresses to marry into British aristocracy, including Jennie Churchill, Mary Curzon and Consuelo Vanderbilt.2015-05-25T10:00:00+01002015-08-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Old Titles And New Money: American Heiresses And The British Aristocracy
The Artist's Cause At Heart: Marion Harry Spielmann, Collector And DonorThe Artist's Cause At Heart: Marion Harry Spielmann, Collector And DonorExhibition celebrating the donors activities as an editor, writer and collector, throwing light on M.H. Spielmann's discreet but powerful reputation in the Victorian and Edwardian art worlds.2015-05-25T10:00:00+01002015-08-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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The Artist's Cause At Heart: Marion Harry Spielmann, Collector And Donor
Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800Portraits showing men who were invested as Knights of the Order of the Garter. Established by King Edward III in 1348, the Order of the Garter has always been the highest honour available to courtiers and public figures, but favour is frequently precarious.2015-05-25T10:00:00+01002015-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800
Hidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver CromwellHidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver CromwellRecent investigation of the portrait of Sir Arthur Hesilrige, using the latest infra-red technology, has revealed what appears to be a hidden portrait of the Parliamentarian commander Oliver Cromwell underneath. This display puts the Gallery's portrait of Cromwell alongside that of Hesilrige and, for the first time, shows the infra-red image of the2015-05-25T10:00:00+01002015-10-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Hidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver Cromwell
Pictured & SeenPictured & SeenAn exhibition exploring the relationship between objects and their representation in 16th and 17th century British portraiture. Co-curated by Bristol University MA students as part of their degree work.2015-05-25T10:00:00+01002015-11-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOngoing
Pictured & Seen
Visualising Portraits: Favourites: Painting And Power, 1600-1800: TalkVisualising Portraits: Favourites: Painting And Power, 1600-1800: TalkA picture description for visually impaired visitors.2015-05-28T14:00:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Visualising Portraits: Favourites: Painting And Power, 1600-1800: Talk
The Africans Of Georgian Britain: Active Agents Of ChangeThe Africans Of Georgian Britain: Active Agents Of ChangeHistorian Onyeka tells the untold story of Africans in Georgian Britain.2015-05-28T19:00:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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The Africans Of Georgian Britain: Active Agents Of Change
BSL Tour: Highlights Of The CollectionBSL Tour: Highlights Of The CollectionChisato Minamimura leads a tour of the Collection.2015-05-28T19:30:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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BSL Tour: Highlights Of The Collection
Tim RedfernTim RedfernDJ Timberlinac spins jazz, hip hop, world, prog rock, new wave and contemporary.2015-05-28T18:00:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Tim Redfern
Kaz SimmonsKaz SimmonsThe jazz and folk influenced singer-songwriter performs original compositions and selected covers from the likes of Rufus Wainwright and Billy Joel.2015-05-29T18:30:00+01002015-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Kaz Simmons
Drop-In DrawingDrop-In DrawingWith artist Grace Adam.2015-05-29T18:30:00+01002015-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Drop-In Drawing
Weekend Workshop: Mixed Media, Collage And PrintingWeekend Workshop: Mixed Media, Collage And PrintingDiscover a variety of techniques with artist Alison Kusner.2015-05-30T11:00:00+01002015-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Weekend Workshop: Mixed Media, Collage And Printing
Wellington Funeral Panorama ViewingWellington Funeral Panorama ViewingView the hand coloured print created by Henry Alken and George Augustus Sala.2015-06-18T10:00:00+01002015-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Free EventOn Soon
Wellington Funeral Panorama Viewing
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 2015-06-18T00:00:00+01002015-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
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 2015-07-02T00:00:00+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
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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Favourites: Art And Power, 1600-1800
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Portraits showing men who were invested as Knights of the Order of the Garter. Established by King Edward III in ...More

Pictured & Seen
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

An exhibition exploring the relationship between objects and their representation in 16th and 17th century British portraiture. Co-curated by Bristol ...More

Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and Passions
Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and Passions
Exhibitions | Until 7th June 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Last year saw the centenary of the outbreak of World War I; 2015 is the 200th anniversary of the Battle ...More

 
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends
Exhibitions | Until 25th May 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery pays tribute to portrait painter John Singer Sargent. Portraits of Artists and Friends (from 12th February ...More

 
Portrait Of The Day: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection....More

On Belonging: Photographs Of Indians Of African Descent
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Acclaimed, contemporary photographer, Ketaki Sheth presents a series of the Sidi community, an African minority living in India....More

Jack Smith: Abstract Portraits
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Abstract paintings by the 20th-century artist, providing an insight into his exploration of portraiture using non-descriptive elements....More

The Drawing Room
Exhibitions | Until 25th May 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

A chance for disabled visitors to drop in and draw....More

Henry Tonks: Studies Of The Artist
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Three self-portrait sketches made on the eve of the First World War by Tonks (1862-1937)....More

Old Titles And New Money: American Heiresses And The British Aristocracy
Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Exhibition of portraits and the stories of some of the most high-profile American heiresses to marry into British aristocracy, including ...More

 
 
 
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