Self-directed groups

Self Directed Groups

VISITING THE COLLECTION

We can support your booked visit to the National Portrait Gallery Collection with your self-directed group through a range of resources.

For a self-directed visit it is essential to book in advance, and to follow the booking instructions to reserve the Gallery rooms that you need.

Teacher-led picture discussions

Support your self-directed visit to the Gallery with these picture discussions suitable for both Primary and Secondary groups. These can also be used in the classroom. Please see the introductory information on each resource for how to use the questions and content.

Print off and bring the relevant discussions with you. Please be aware that not every portrait in these discussions will always be on display - please see here for more details.

Tudors
Stuarts
Georgian
Regency
Victorian
Twentieth Century and Contemporary
First World War

Digital Resources

Our comprehensive range of online resources connect to key themes and portraits in our collections. Please see here for further information.

VISITING OUR TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS AND DISPLAYS

It is essential to book in advance
   
We can support your booked visit to the National Portrait Gallery’s temporary exhibitions and displays with your self-directed group through a range of resources.

Digital Resources

Our comprehensive range of online resources connect to key themes and portraits in our collections. Please see here for further information.

Teachers’ Notes

We produce downloadable PDF Teachers’ notes for selected exhibitions and displays to support your teaching in the Galleries and in the classroom. 

For further details on current and upcoming exhibitions and displays please see here.