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Exhibitions (2)

2 exhibitions matching the search term BP

BP Portrait Award 2017

BP Portrait Award 2017

22 June - 24 September 2017
Wolfson Gallery
Admission Free

The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious international exhibition of contemporary portrait painting.

Cézanne Portraits

Cézanne Portraits

26 October 2017 - 11 February 2018
Wolfson and Lerner Galleries
Tickets with donation: Full price £20 (Concessions £18.50)
Members Free
Buy Membership here

The major new exhibition, Cézanne Portraits, will bring together for the first time over 50 of Cézanne’s portraits from collections across the world, including works which have never been on public display in the UK.

Events (7)

7 events matching the search term BP

Young People: BP Next Generation 3-day Summer Schools

Young People: BP Next Generation 3-day Summer Schools

  • Young People

21 August - 23 August 2017, 11:00-16:30
Applications online npg.org.uk/bpnextgeneration

Work with BP Portrait Award-winning artists to explore portrait painting over three intensive days.

Applications online npg.org.uk/bpnextgeneration Applications open 09:00, Thursday 22 June. Close 17:00 Weds 9 August 2017. Young People 14-21 years

Visualising Portraits: BP Portrait Award

Visualising Portraits: BP Portrait Award

31 August 2017, 14:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Explore a variety of styles and approaches to the contemporary painted portrait in this annual painting competition.

Members’ Evening Private View: BP Portrait Award 2017 and The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt

Members’ Evening Private View: BP Portrait Award 2017 and The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt

  • For Members

4 September 2017, 18:30-20:30
Main Hall, Porter, Learner and Wolfson Galleries
SOLD OUT

Our Members’ Evening Private Views give you the chance to visit the Gallery after-hours and are a great way to see our exhibitions away from the crowds.

Please RSVP for this event from 1 July

Weekend Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017

Weekend Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017

9 September - 10 September 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Take inspiration from this year’s exhibition to create your own portrait under the expert tuition of first prize winning artist Benjamin Sullivan. Work with a model, experiment with drawing techniques and explore the possibilities of paint to achieve a convincing portrait. Suitable for all abilities.

Weekend Workshop: Painting in Egg Tempera: An Introduction

Weekend Workshop: Painting in Egg Tempera: An Introduction

14 October - 15 October 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Artist Antony Williams, who won third prize for his portrait Emma in the BP Portrait Award 2017, introduces the traditional painting medium of egg tempera.

Pick up a Pencil The Big Draw: Living Lines

Pick up a Pencil The Big Draw: Living Lines

  • Drawing||Workshop||Young People

21 October 2017, 12:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Get drawing in the Galleries with our social sketching event, working with special guest artist, illustrator and film-maker Becca Human, and Youth Forum. Young People 14-21 years.
Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Monday 7 August 2017.

Weekend Workshop: Seeing Double - painting the same subject in different ways

Weekend Workshop: Seeing Double - painting the same subject in different ways

11 November - 12 November 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall to investigate Cézanne’s numerous experimental paintings using the same sitter. Paint a number of oil sketches from a live model exploring Cézanne’s approach through composition, colour and brushstrokes.

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0 displays matching the search term BP

Beyond the Gallery (1)

1 event matching the search term BP

Paul Smith to J K Rowling: BP Portrait Award Commissions from the National Portrait Gallery

Paul Smith to J K Rowling: BP Portrait Award Commissions from the National Portrait Gallery

  • Partnership exhibition

9 June - 24 September 2017
University of Hull for the UK's City of Culture 2017

This exhibition on display at the University of Hull will showcase 22 of the first prize winning portraits from the BP Portrait Award.