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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 31ST DECEMBER 2012

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National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, Westminster, London WC2H 0HE 
 
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1st January 2011 until 31st December 2012
 
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Mon-Wed, Sat & Sun 10am-6pm, Thu & Fri 10am-9pm, closed Dec 24-26
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 10th July to 26th October 2014
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A major exhibition on the life and career of Viriginia Woolf, fearless feminist and author of Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and To the Lighthouse, among others, comes ...More
 
 
 
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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th November 2014 to 8th February 2015
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Showcasing the work of the most talented professional photographers, photography students and gifted amateurs across the world, the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize regularly attracts over ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BP Portrait Award
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th June to 21st September 2014
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A homeless man in Germany, an American woman reluctant to sit for a portrait painted by her son, and Jean Woods, the Bath-based grandmother ...More
 
 
 
Edward Otchere
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 14th August 2014 - 6pm-8.45pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
An eclectic soundscape from the resident DJ....More
 
 
 
Neil Prince
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 7th August 2014 - 6pm-8.45pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Chilled-out pop and 60s soul-tinged Balearic courtesy of DJ Neil Prince....More
 
 
 
John Sizzle
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 21st August 2014 - 6pm-8.45pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
The DJ spins pop, dance and electronica with a bit of soul, disco, prog and showtunes....More
 
 
 
La Vida Breve/Gianni Schicchi
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 12th March 2015 - 7pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
An opera double-bill. A performance of De Falla's tragic love story La Vida Breve, sung in Spanish with English surtitles, and a performance of Puccini's light-hearted ...More
 
 
 
Blues Sans Frontieres
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 8th August 2014 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
An international four-piece group performs contemporary blues....More
 
 
 
Creative Connections: Glorious Fools
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 15th August 2014 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Doug Melbourne and Nigel Appleton perform the music of John Martyn....More
 
 
 
The Portrait Choir: Singing Day
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 24th August 2014 - 10am-3.45pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Explore music and song with Virginia Woolf....More
 
 
 
Quiet Nights: The Music Of Antonio Carlos Jobim
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 22nd August 2014 - 6.30pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Tom Gamble leads the Quiet Nights Orchestra in a celebration of the work of the Brazilian composer and Bossa Nova pioneer....More
 
 
 
Opera North: The Marriage Of Figaro
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 10th to 14th Mar 2015 - 7pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Opera North presents a production of Mozart's opera The Marriage Of Figaro, a comedy based on love and desire. Sung in English....More
 
 
 
Colour, Light, Texture: Portraits By Matthew Smith And Frank Dobson
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th August 2014 to 1st May 2015 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
This display offers the opportunity to view rarely-seen portraits by Smith showing the author Roald Dahl and the British film star Jean Simmons, which are on ...More
 
 
 
Snowdon: A Life In View
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th September 2014 to 21st January 2015 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Studio portraits by the British photographer, from the 1950s to the 1990s, as well as his 1965 examination of the British art world, created in collaboration ...More
 
 
 
The World Of Rupert Potter: Photographs Of Beatrix, Millais And Friends
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th May to 16th November 2014 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Photographs from the 1870s to the 1900s by Beatrix Potter's father, including portraits taken as references for the paintings of Sir John Everett Millais....More
 
 
 
Hidden: An Unseen Portrait Of Oliver Cromwell
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 10th July 2014 to 19th October 2015 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Recent 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 ...More
 
 
 
Suffragettes: Deeds Not Words
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st July 2014 to 1st April 2015 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
This display includes photographs of Emmeline Pankhurst and Mary Richardson, notorious for attacking the 'Rokeby Venus' by Diego Velasquez at the National Gallery. It also includes ...More
 
 
 
Pick Up A Pencil: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 16th August 2014 - 2pm-4pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A drawing session....More
 
 
 
Taster Session BP Portrait Award: Next Generation (Ages 14-19)
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 2nd August 2014 - 11am-2pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Drawing workshop with BP Portrait Award artists....More
 
 
 
Young People's Sunday Session: Build A Portrait: Sitters And Sets (Ages 14-21)
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 3rd August 2014 - 11am-4pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Build your own portrait....More
 
 
 
The Real Tudors: Kings And Queens Rediscovered
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 12th September 2014 to 1st March 2015 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
This special display, focusing on the portraiture of the Tudor monarchs, will allow visitors to rediscover these well-known kings and queens through the most complete presentation ...More
 
 
 
Dramatised Reading: A Room Of One's Own
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 22nd August 2014 - 7pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Dame Eileen Atkins gives a dramatised reading of Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own....More
 
 
 
Legacies Of British Slave-Ownership: Hidden Histories In The Collection: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 21st August 2014 - 1.15pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
To mark Slavery Remembrance Day, Dr Nick Draper re-examines images in the Gallery's Collection....More
 
 
 
Portrait Of The Day: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 1st and Sunday 3rd August 2014 - 12noon
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A talk on a chosen portrait....More
 
 
 
Catherine Goodman: Portraits From Life
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th June to 23rd November 2014 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A selection of recent portraits and drawings by the British artist, with subjects including author Vikram Seth, lawyer Diana Rawstron and the broadcaster Daisy Goodwin....More
 
 
 
Drop-In Drawing
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 25th and 29th Aug 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
...More
 
 
 
Keep The Home Fires Burning
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st July 2014 to 1st February 2015 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
This display will cast a spotlight on the stars of the music halls, musical revues and comedies who...More
 
 
 
Virginia And Vanessa: Sisters, Artists, Conspirators: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 7th August 2014 - 1.15pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Biographer Jane Dunn examines the creative relationship between these two extraordinary sisters....More
 
 
 
Bernard Partridge Character Sketches
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th March to 19th October 2014 - Various Times
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Watercolour and gouache portrait paintings of the actress Ellen Terry, the artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler and the romantic novelist, Hall Caine....More
 
 
 
Absolutely Divine: Virginia Woolf And Charleston: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 21st August 2014 - 7.30pm
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
With Dr Darren Clarke, Head of Curatorial Services for the Charleston Trust....More
 
 
 
 
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Taster Session BP Portrait Award: Next Generation (Ages 14-19)
Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2014 

National Portrait Gallery

Drawing workshop with BP Portrait Award artists....More

Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

National Portrait Gallery

A major exhibition on the life and career of Viriginia Woolf, fearless feminist and author of Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and ...More

 
BP Portrait Award
BP Portrait Award
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

National Portrait Gallery

A homeless man in Germany, an American woman reluctant to sit for a portrait painted by her son, ...More

 
Portrait Of The Day
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

National Portrait Gallery

A talk on a chosen portrait....More

Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting
Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

The architecture in Italian Renaissance painting is explored through works by 14th, 15th and 16th century artists including Duccio, Botticelli ...More

 
Making Colour
Making Colour
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

The first exhibition of this calibre in Britain to be arranged purely by pigment, Making Colour takes us on a ...More

 
Talk And Draw: Workshop
Exhibitions | On 2nd August 2014 

National Gallery 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery

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Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

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

Following the departure of Stephen Mangan and Matthew Macfadyen - the original Jeeves and Wooster - Robert Webb (Peep Show, ...More

 
Vivaldi Four Seasons By Candlelight
Concerts | On 2nd August 2014 

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

Ivor Setterfield conducts the Trafalgar Sinfonia to perform Vivaldi's La Stravaganza No 6, Handel's 'Air' From Concerto Grosso No 10, ...More

Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2014
Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2014
Concerts | Until 17th September 2014 

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

 
 
 
 
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