Events

A programme of special events including talks, tours and workshops complements the exhibition.

All events are free except where indicated. Places are limited and available at the Gallery on a first-come, first-served basis. For charged events you can book tickets online, call 020 7321 6600 or visit the Gallery.


Events (1)

1 event matching the search term BP Portrait Award 2017 Adults

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 Portrait Award: Next Generationis an exciting project offering free opportunities for 14-21 year-olds to creatively engage with painted portraiture through the BP Portrait Award. For the eighth year, young people will be able to connect with past BP Portrait Award-winning artists, meet other young people interested in portraiture and create their own portraits through a series of programmes including Taster Sessions, Drop-in Drawing, Summer Schools, an after-hours Young People’s Private View, an onsite display and youth-generated digital content. Find out more about the project here.

Events (6)

6 events matching the search term BP Portrait Award 2017 Generation

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

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.

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

Events (11)

11 events matching the search term BP Portrait Award 2017 Families

Family Art Workshop: All eyes on You (5+)

Family Art Workshop: All eyes on You (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

27 July 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Print a special t-shirt to take home inspired by BP Portrait Award 2017

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

27 July 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Art Workshop: All eyes on You (5+)

Family Art Workshop: All eyes on You (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

27 July 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Print a special t-shirt to take home inspired by BP Portrait Award 2017

Family Art Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017: You Be The Judge (5+)

Family Art Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017: You Be The Judge (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

28 July 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

What skills do you need to be a judge for the BP Portrait Award 2017?  Take part in hands on creative workshop for your chance to select your winners.

Family Art Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017: You Be The Judge (5+)

Family Art Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017: You Be The Judge (5+)

  • Family||Workshop

28 July 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

What skills do you need to be a judge for the BP Portrait Award 2017?  Take part in hands on creative workshop for your chance to select your winners.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

28 July 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

31 July 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

1 August 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

2 August 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

3 August 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family

4 August 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no ticket required

Visit our Family Activity Base to pick up free resources and drawing materials every weekend and weekdays during the school holidays, 11.00 – 16.00.

Exhibitions (0)

0 exhibitions matching the search term BP Portrait Award 2017 Access

Events (2)

2 events matching the search term BP Portrait Award 2017 Access

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.

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.

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0 displays matching the search term BP Portrait Award 2017 Access

Beyond the Gallery (0)

0 events matching the search term BP Portrait Award 2017 Access