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Blooms, Bugs, BotanyBlooms, Bugs, BotanyRob Chalk and Francesca Whitlum-Cooper discuss Dutch flower painting for hearing impaired visitors.2016-07-29T18:30:00+01002016-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Blooms, Bugs, Botany
 
Painters' Paintings: From Van Dyck to FreudPainters' Paintings: From Van Dyck to FreudPainters' Paintings: From Van Dyck to FreudAmong the treasures of the National Gallery, one group of pictures stands out: the works once owned by fellow painters - the 'Painters' Paintings'. Van Dyck's Titian, Reynolds's Rembrandt, Matisse's Degas and Lucian Freud's Corot are all major works in their own right, but they have an added cachet by association with their famous owner. Di2016-07-29T00:00:00+01002016-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICING  Adult £12, senior £10, student £6
DATES  22nd June to 4th September 2016
Among the treasures of the National Gallery, one group of pictures stands out: the works once owned by fellow painters - the 'Painters' Paintings'. Van... More about this event
 
George Shaw: My Back To NatureGeorge Shaw: My Back To NatureGeorge Shaw: My Back To NatureGeorge Shaw, the Coventry born artist nominated for the Turner Prize in 2011, unveils the culmination of his two-year studio residency at the National Gallery. Using the type of enamel paint more commonly applied to model trains and aeroplane, Shaw has created a new piece on the theme of woodland, using paintings in the collection as inspiration. '2016-07-29T10:00:00+01002016-10-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  11th May to 30th October 2016
George Shaw, the Coventry born artist nominated for the Turner Prize in 2011, unveils the culmination of his two-year studio residency at the National Gallery.... More about this event
 
Jan Van Huysum: 'Flowers In A Terracotta Vase'Jan Van Huysum: 'Flowers In A Terracotta Vase'Description session for blind and partially-sighted visitors.2016-07-30T11:30:00+01002016-07-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Free EventOn Soon
Jan Van Huysum: 'Flowers In A Terracotta Vase'
 
Magic Carpet Storytelling (Under 5s)Magic Carpet Storytelling (Under 5s)Stories inspired by pictures in the National Gallery.2016-07-31T10:30:00+01002016-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Magic Carpet Storytelling (Under 5s)
 
Beyond CaravaggioBeyond CaravaggioBeyond Caravaggio The National Gallery hangs its Caravaggio masterpiece, 'Supper at Emmaus', alongside approximately 50 paintings by the great Italian Baroque artist so we can see him in context, at the root of an international artistic phenomenon. Using art works drawn from museums, National Trust houses and private collections throughout the UK, the exhib2016-10-12T00:00:00+01002017-01-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICING  Admission charge tbc
DATES  12th October 2016 to 15th January 2017
The National Gallery hangs its Caravaggio masterpiece, 'Supper at Emmaus', alongside approximately 50 paintings by the great Italian Baroque artist so we... More about this event
 
 
 

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The Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake
Dance | Until 10th August 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Gallery

Yuri Grigorovich's adaptation of Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov's celebrated 1895 production, set to Tchaikovsky's score....More

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

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Gallery

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

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from National Gallery

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from National Gallery

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

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

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

 
Hobson's Choice
Hobson's Choice
Theatre | Until 10th September 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

Marking the 100th anniversary of the first UK production of Harold Brighouse's classic comedy, Hobson's Choice comes to the Vaudeville ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

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 Gallery

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

 
Faith Healer
Theatre | Until 20th August 2016 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from National Gallery

Following her productions of Fathers and Sons and Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Lyndsey Turner returns to the ...More

 
 
 
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