Exhibitions & Introductory Talks
Bring your school groups to the National Portrait Gallery for a self-guided visit of our exhibitions and displays and either benefit from our schools offer:
- Free exhibition introductory talks in the lecture theatre for school groups who have pre-booked paid exhibition tickets
- Schools groups of 10 or more receive concessionary exhibition ticket rates, we have a further discount for those visiting an exhibition Monday – Wednesday, 10.00 – 13.00.
- We are unable to offer guided visits inside the exhibitions for space reasons. Entry to the exhibition may need to be staggered depending on the size of the group
15 October 2015 to 12 January 2016
Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) is widely regarded as one of the most important and distinctive artists of the 20th century. A restless innovator, he explored a range of styles and subjects; however portraiture remained a continuous preoccupation.
This major exhibition is the first to focus on Giacometti’s portraits and covers the entire span of his career. The show includes important paintings, sculpture and drawings within sections devoted to each of his principal models, and illuminates Giacometti’s obsessive evocation of a human presence.
Please ring 020 7312 2483 to arrange an introductory talk or book tickets with discounted schools concessionary rates for exhibitions
Bust of Annette by Alberto Giacometti, 1954. Private Collection © Alberto Giacometti Estate, 1954 ACS/DACS, 2015
Image banner: Photograph Marysa Dowling ©National Portrait Gallery, London
A unique opportunity for students to meet artists associated with the National Portrait Gallery.
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A project encouraging young artists with opportunities to gain insights from past BP Portrait Award artists.