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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
26 May 2017, 18:30
Room 12, Floor 2
Free

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Life Drawing: Pose/Counterpose

Life Drawing: Pose/Counterpose

A part of Late Shift
26 May 2017, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Led by artist Marc Woodhead, this session explores the influence of Classicism on pose and posture on British portraiture, and the modernist anti-classical movement in the 20th century. 

Drop-in Family Session (3+): In the Bag

Drop-in Family Session (3+): In the Bag

  • Family||Workshop

29 May 2017, 11:00-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, Drop-in no ticket required

Design and decorate a special  friendship bag to take home

This session is aimed at children aged 3+ plus an accompanying adult.

The Drawing Room: Life, Death and Memory

The Drawing Room: Life, Death and Memory

  • Workshop

29 May 2017, 13:00-15:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free artist-led drawing classes for disabled visitors

Explore this display that reflects on life and death and focus on memento mori emblems.

If you require BSL interpretation please contact education@npg.org.uk .

Drop-in Family Session (3+): In the Bag

Drop-in Family Session (3+): In the Bag

  • Family||Workshop

29 May 2017, 14:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, Drop-in no ticket required

Design and decorate a special  friendship bag to take home

This session is aimed at children aged 3+ plus an accompanying adult.

Family Art Workshop: Make your Mark!  (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Make your Mark! (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

30 May 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

Explore feelings and emotions through mark making and stop frame animation

Family Art Workshop: Make your Mark!  (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Make your Mark! (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

30 May 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

Explore feelings and emotions through mark making and stop frame animation

Family Art Workshop: Crazy Colour Creations in 3D (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Crazy Colour Creations in 3D (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

31 May 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

Create a colourful 3D stage set inspired by  Howard Hodgkin Portraits: Absent Friends

Family Art Workshop: Crazy Colour Creations in 3D (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Crazy Colour Creations in 3D (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

31 May 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

Create a colourful 3D stage set inspired by  Howard Hodgkin Portraits: Absent Friends

Family Art Workshop: Draw on your Memory! (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Draw on your Memory! (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

1 June 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

Have fun experimenting with an exciting range of materials to make large, colourful drawings of yourself or your friends from memory

Family Art Workshop: Draw on your Memory! (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Draw on your Memory! (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

1 June 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

Have fun experimenting with an exciting range of materials to make large, colourful drawings of yourself or your friends from memory

Family Art Workshop: Out of the Frame (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Out of the Frame (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

2 June 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

A painting workshop with a difference.  Using the work of Howard Hodgkin as inspiration to create an abstract masterpiece that comes out of the frame

Family Art Workshop: Out of the Frame (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Out of the Frame (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

2 June 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

A painting workshop with a difference.  Using the work of Howard Hodgkin as inspiration to create an abstract masterpiece that comes out of the frame

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

Join artist artist Marc Woodhead for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

Join artist Grace Adam for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Weekend Workshop: Taking Control of Your Camera

Weekend Workshop: Taking Control of Your Camera

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

Get back to basics with photographer Justin Sutcliffe. Aimed at anyone who wants a no-jargon, straightforward learning experience to demystify their camera and start getting more consistent, repeatable results in photography.

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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

Join artist artist Robin-Lee Hall for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Drop-in Family Session (3+): Animating Aviators

Drop-in Family Session (3+): Animating Aviators

  • Family||Workshop

18 June 2017, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join award-winning animator Lizzy Hobbs to create a stop-frame animation inspired by Women Aviators. During the session families will try out different techniques and processes. This event is part of Children’s Art Week.

This session is aimed at children aged 3+ plus an accompanying adult.

Drop-in Family Session (7+): Animating Aviators

Drop-in Family Session (7+): Animating Aviators

  • Family||Workshop

18 June 2017, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join award-winning animator Lizzy Hobbs to create a stop-frame animation inspired by Women Aviators. During the session families will try out different techniques and processes. This event is part of Children’s Art Week.

This session is aimed at children aged 7+ plus an accompanying adult.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

Join artist artist Gayna Pelham for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Walking Tour: Timberlina's Bona Troll of Soho

Walking Tour: Timberlina's Bona Troll of Soho

24 June 2017, 11:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £12 (£10 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

To mark the beginning of Pride Festival 2017, join glamorous bearded drag lady Timberlina for a troll around some of Soho’s notorious queer haunts and back passages past and present.

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Weekend Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017

Weekend Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2017

24 June - 25 June 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio, Floor -2
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Explore and take inspiration from this year’s BP Portrait Award, to create your own portrait working from a model under the expert tuition of exhibiting artist Alan Coulson. Suitable for all abilities.

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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

Join artist artist Robin-Lee Hall for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Life Drawing: Movement and the Baroque

Life Drawing: Movement and the Baroque

A part of Late Shift
30 June 2017, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

This dynamic evening of life drawing with artist Andy Pankhurst is inspired by poses in selected works from the 17th Century within the Collection.

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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

Join artist artist Gayna Pelham for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Weekend Workshop: Street and Studio

Weekend Workshop: Street and Studio

8 July - 9 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.

Led by photographer Marysa Dowling, explore a variety of ways to make portraits both in the studio and in the street. Taking advantage of the Pride Parade on 8 July, create your own ‘studio like’ space in the street and invite people to be photographed. On the second day, you will work in the studio with a model.

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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

Join artist artist Robin-Lee Hall for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Drop-in Family Session (3+): Comic Characters

Drop-in Family Session (3+): Comic Characters

  • Family||Workshop

16 July 2017, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Drop into our pop-up comic drawing studio to meet picture-book illustrator Marta Altés, whose drawings feature in our Summer Sketching trail.

Families can pick up tips on drawing characters and using humour to make your stories come alive.

This session is aimed at children aged 3+ plus an accompanying adult.

Drop-in Family Session (7+): Comic Characters

Drop-in Family Session (7+): Comic Characters

  • Family||Workshop

16 July 2017, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Drop into our pop-up comic drawing studio to meet picture-book illustrator Marta Altés, whose drawings feature in our Summer Sketching trail.

Families can pick up tips on drawing characters and using humour to make your stories come alive.

This session is aimed at children aged 7+ plus an accompanying adult.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

Join artist Grace Adam for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

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.

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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.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
28 July 2017, 18:30
Free

Join artist Andy Pankhurst for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Life Drawing: Draw like the Masters - tools and techniques

Life Drawing: Draw like the Masters - tools and techniques

A part of Late Shift
28 July 2017, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall for this session that takes inspiration from masters of observational drawing during the Renaissance and Baroque period.

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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.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

Join artist artist Gayna Pelham for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
11 August 2017, 18:30-20:30
Free

Join artist Susan Wilson for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Weekend Workshop: Street Portraiture SOLD OUT

Weekend Workshop: Street Portraiture SOLD OUT

12 August - 13 August 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio, Floor -2
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person. This event is SOLD OUT

Award winning portrait and documentary photographer Peter Zelewski leads this two-day practical street portraiture workshop designed to equip participants with the necessary skills in taking expert portraits on the street.

Suitable for all abilities.

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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

Join artist artist Marc Woodhead for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

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.

Family Art Workshop: Portraits in Play–Doh (7+)

Family Art Workshop: Portraits in Play–Doh (7+)

  • Family||Workshop

20 August 2017, 13:00-14:30
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.

Join Play-Doh artist Eleanor Macnair to recreate a photographic portrait from the gallery’s collection. During the workshop families will mould a background, figure and clothing to bring a black and white photograph to life in vivid colour.

Family Art Workshop: Portraits in Play–Doh (3+)

Family Art Workshop: Portraits in Play–Doh (3+)

  • Family||Workshop

20 August 2017, 15:00-16:30
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.

Join Play-Doh artist Eleanor Macnair to recreate a photographic portrait from the gallery’s collection. During the workshop families will mould a background, figure and clothing to bring a black and white photograph to life in vivid colour.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
25 August 2017, 18:30
Free

Join artist Andy Pankhurst for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Life Drawing: Brush Up!

Life Drawing: Brush Up!

A part of Late Shift
25 August 2017, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Artist Grace Adam leads you on a refresher session focussing on looking, measuring, materials and techniques to revitalise your drawing and tackle a few of those demons.

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