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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.

Events (17)

17 events matching the search term BP

Live Music: The BRIT School

Live Music: The BRIT School

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
7 July 2017, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Creative responses to the BP Portrait Award 2017 exhibition.

Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award 2017

Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award 2017

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures

A part of Late Shift
13 July 2017, 19:00
Free

See this year’s selection of the very best of contemporary portrait painting from around the world led by exhibiting artist Madeline Fenton.

Young People: BP Portrait Award: BP Next Generation Taster Session

Young People: BP Portrait Award: BP Next Generation Taster Session

  • Young People

15 July 2017, 11:00-14:30
Tickets: Free

Experimental portraiture drawing in the Gallery with BP Portrait Award winning artists. Book via bpnextgeneration @npg.org.uk Young People 14-21 years

Weekend Workshop: From Silver to Ink and Chalk - drawing tools and techniques from Leonardo to Rembrandt

Weekend Workshop: From Silver to Ink and Chalk - drawing tools and techniques from Leonardo to Rembrandt

22 July - 23 July 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio, Floor -2
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall for a weekend workshop exploring the tools and techniques of masters of observational drawing during the Renaissance and Baroque period. Includes a visit to The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt exhibition.

Suitable for all abilities, all materials supplied.

BSL Gallery Tour: BP Portrait Award

BSL Gallery Tour: BP Portrait Award

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
27 July 2017, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Join John Wilson for a tour of the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world. Led in BSL.

Holiday Activities: Portraits, People and Places

Holiday Activities: Portraits, People and Places

  • Family||Workshop

24 July - 28 July 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 30 tickets available for each session including adults.

Sessions exploring BP Portrait Award 2017 and the contemporary collections. Workshops include painting, drawing masterclasses and a chance to learn about judging a portrait competition.

Young People: BP Next Generation Taster Session – Life Drawing

Young People: BP Next Generation Taster Session – Life Drawing

  • Young People

29 July 2017, 11:00-14:30
Tickets: Free

Experimental portraiture drawing in the Gallery with BP Portrait Award winning artists. Drawing from a nude life model – parent/guardian permission required for under-18s. Please see www.npg.org.uk/bpnextgeneration for more information. Book via bpnextgeneration@npg.org.uk  Young People 14-21 years

Young People: BP Next Generation Taster Session

Young People: BP Next Generation Taster Session

  • Young People
  • BSL

30 July 2017, 11:00-14:30
Tickets: Free

Experimental portraiture drawing in the Gallery with BP Portrait Award winning artists. Book via bpnextgeneration@npg.org.uk  Young People 14-21 years

Holiday Activities: Portraits, People and Places

Holiday Activities: Portraits, People and Places

  • Family||Workshop

31 July - 4 August 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 30 tickets available for each session including adults.

Sessions exploring BP Portrait Award 2017 and the contemporary collections. Workshops include painting, drawing masterclasses and a chance to learn about judging a portrait competition.

Young People: BP Next Generation Taster Session

Young People: BP Next Generation Taster Session

  • Young People

5 August 2017, 14:00-17:30
Tickets: Free

Experimental portraiture drawing in the Gallery with BP Portrait Award winning artists. Book via bpnextgeneration@npg.org.uk  Young People 14-21 years

Young People: BP Next Generation Young People’s Private View

Young People: BP Next Generation Young People’s Private View

  • Young People

8 August 2017, 18:30-20:30
Tickets: Free

The Gallery opens after-hours just for young people, with drawing, artist talks, refreshments, music, competitions and much more.  RSVP via bpnextgeneration@npg.org.uk  Young People 14-21 years.

Young People: BP Next Generation 3-day Summer Schools

Young People: BP Next Generation 3-day Summer Schools

  • Young People

14 August - 16 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, and close 17:00 Weds 9 August 2017 Young People 14-21 years.

Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award 2017

Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award 2017

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures

A part of Late Shift
17 August 2017, 19:00
Free

See this year’s selection of the very best of contemporary portrait painting from around the world led by exhibiting artist Fiona Graham-Mackay.

BP Next Generation: Pick up a Pencil

BP Next Generation: Pick up a Pencil

  • Drawing||Workshop||Young People

19 August 2017, 12:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, extended drop-in

An afternoon of social drawing in the Gallery spaces with the Gallery’s Youth Forum and a BP Portrait Award-winning artist. All materials provided, no need to book. Young People 14-21 years.

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

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

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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.