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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
4 September 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Sunday Session: Hybrid Portraits

Sunday Session: Hybrid Portraits

  • Workshop||Young People
  • BSL

6 September 2015, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Visit the Creative Connections display and work with photographers Othello De'souza-Hartley and Marysa Dowling to create an object based photographic self-portrait.

For ages 14–21.  Booking required.  Please email youthbookings@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483. 

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
11 September 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Weekend Workshop: Painting Yourself into the Past

Weekend Workshop: Painting Yourself into the Past

12 September - 13 September 2015, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Paint yourself into the 17th century using Anthony Van Dyck’s self portrait as inspiration. Join portrait artist, Robin-Lee Hall, for a weekend workshop creating self-portraits and exploring Van Dyck’s methods.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
18 September 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Viyki Turnbull for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Pick up a Pencil: Friendship Portraits with Chantal Joffe & Ishbel Myerscough

Pick up a Pencil: Friendship Portraits with Chantal Joffe & Ishbel Myerscough

  • Workshop||Young People

19 September 2015, 14:00-16:00
Room 41 & 41a
Free

Friendly drop-in drawing sessions hosted by the Gallery’s Youth Forum with guest artists Chantal Joffe and Ishbel Myerscough on the third Saturday of every month. To get started, all you have to do is pick up a pencil, no need to book. #PickUpAPencil

Drop-in drawing for ages 14–21. All you have to do is pick up a pencil. No need to book, just drop-in on the day.

Drop-in Family Session: Talking Portraits

Drop-in Family Session: Talking Portraits

  • Family||Workshop

20 September 2015, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Ever wondered what conversations the people in the portraits have when there's no one in the Gallery?

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

Drop-in Family Session: Talking Portraits

Drop-in Family Session: Talking Portraits

  • Family||Workshop

20 September 2015, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Ever wondered what conversations the people in the portraits have when there's no one in the Gallery?

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

Life Drawing: Simon Schama’s Face of Britain

Life Drawing: Simon Schama’s Face of Britain

A part of Late Shift
25 September 2015, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join Grace Adam in this session inspired by Simon Shama's curation of the Gallery's Face of Britain display.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
25 September 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Weekend Workshop: Photography: Portraits of Power

Weekend Workshop: Photography: Portraits of Power

26 September - 27 September 2015, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Photographer Giles Price leads a two-day practical photographic workshop investigating depictions of strength and power.

The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room

  • Workshop

28 September 2015, 13:00-15:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Draw in the Gallery at this artist-led drop-in session for disabled visitors.

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

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
2 October 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Sunday Session: Celebrity Artist

Sunday Session: Celebrity Artist

  • Workshop||Young People

4 October 2015, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Be inspired by Sir Anthony van Dyck’s 17th century social status and try out his painting techniques. Led by artists Marc Woodhead and Isobel Peachey.

For ages 14–21.  Booking required.  Please email youthbookings@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483. 

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
9 October 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Weekend Workshop: Beardsley’s Line

Weekend Workshop: Beardsley’s Line

10 October - 11 October 2015, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Taking inspiration from the work of Aubrey Beardsley, this weekend workshop, led by artist Sara Lee, guides you through the process of preparing, cutting and printing a relief block print.

Drop-in Drawing: The Big Draw

Drop-in Drawing: The Big Draw

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
16 October 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Pick up a Pencil: The Big Draw: Every Drawing Tells a Story

Pick up a Pencil: The Big Draw: Every Drawing Tells a Story

  • Workshop||Young People

17 October 2015, 14:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Friendly drop-in drawing sessions hosted by the Gallery’s Youth Forum on the third Saturday of every month. To get started, all you have to do is pick up a pencil, no need to book. #PickUpAPencil

Drop-in drawing for ages 14–21. All you have to do is pick up a pencil. No need to book, just drop-in on the day.

Drop-in Family Session: The Big Draw: Every Drawing Tells a Story

Drop-in Family Session: The Big Draw: Every Drawing Tells a Story

  • Family||Workshop

18 October 2015, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join picture book illustrator Marta Altés for an afternoon exploring drawing in the Gallery.

Suitable for ages 3+. No ticket required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Drop-in Family Session: The Big Draw: Every Drawing Tells a Story

Drop-in Family Session: The Big Draw: Every Drawing Tells a Story

  • Family||Workshop

18 October 2015, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join picture book illustrator Marta Altés for an afternoon exploring drawing in the Gallery.

Suitable for ages 7+. No ticket required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
23 October 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Weekend Workshop: Practical Portrait Photography

Weekend Workshop: Practical Portrait Photography

24 October - 25 October 2015, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Photographer Othello De’Souza- Hartley leads a two-day workshop looking at light and composition.

Family Art Workshop: Family Figures

Family Art Workshop: Family Figures

  • Family||Workshop

26 October 2015, 11:30-13:00
Education Studio
Free

Trace, stuff, fold, wrap and transform a  life sized 2d drawing into a 3d sculpture inspired by Giacometti: Pure Presence

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Please note the 14.30 session will be BSL interpreted

The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room

  • Workshop

26 October 2015, 13:00-15:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Draw in the Gallery at this artist-led drop-in session for disabled visitors.

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

Drop-in: Pop-Up People

Drop-in: Pop-Up People

  • Family||Workshop

26 October 2015, 13:00-16:00
Room 21
Free

Join our creative session.

Suitable for ages 3+. No ticket needed.

Family Art Workshop: Family Figures

Family Art Workshop: Family Figures

  • Family||Workshop
  • BSL

26 October 2015, 14:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Trace, stuff, fold, wrap and transform a  life sized 2d drawing into a 3d sculpture inspired by Giacometti: Pure Presence

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Family Art Workshop: Twisted Lines

Family Art Workshop: Twisted Lines

  • Family||Workshop

27 October 2015, 11:30-13:00
Education Studio
Free

Construct a wire sculpture of a figure and wrap with tape, inspired by Giacometti: Pure Presence.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Family Art Workshop: Twisted Lines

Family Art Workshop: Twisted Lines

  • Family||Workshop

27 October 2015, 14:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Construct a wire sculpture of a figure and wrap with tape, inspired by Giacometti: Pure Presence.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Drop-in: Pop-Up People

Drop-in: Pop-Up People

  • Family||Workshop

27 October 2015, 13:00-16:00
Room 21
Free

Join our creative session.

Suitable for ages 3+. No ticket needed.

Family Art Workshop: Take a Line for a Walk

Family Art Workshop: Take a Line for a Walk

  • Family||Workshop

28 October 2015, 11:30-13:00
Education Studio
Free

Inspired by the drawings of Alberto Giacometti in Giacometti: Pure Presence.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Family Art Workshop: Take a Line for a Walk

Family Art Workshop: Take a Line for a Walk

  • Family||Workshop

28 October 2015, 14:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Inspired by the drawings of Alberto Giacometti in Giacometti: Pure Presence.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Drop-in: Pop-Up People

Drop-in: Pop-Up People

  • Family||Workshop

28 October 2015, 13:00-16:00
Room 21
Free

Join our creative session.

Suitable for ages 3+. No ticket needed.

Family Art Workshop: Clay Portraits

Family Art Workshop: Clay Portraits

  • Family||Workshop

29 October 2015, 11:30-13:00
Education Studio
Free

Taking inspiration from the bronze sculptures in Giacometti: Pure Presence make your own sculpture using clay

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Drop-in: Pop-Up People

Drop-in: Pop-Up People

  • Family||Workshop

29 October 2015, 13:00-16:00
Room 21
Free

Join our creative session.

Suitable for ages 3+. No ticket needed.

Family Art Workshop: Clay Portraits

Family Art Workshop: Clay Portraits

  • Family||Workshop

29 October 2015, 14:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Taking inspiration from the bronze sculptures in Giacometti: Pure Presence make your own sculpture using clay

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Drop-in: Experimental Animation

Drop-in: Experimental Animation

  • Family||Workshop

30 October 2015, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join our team of animators for an experimental session inspired by portraits in the Collections and Giacometti: Pure Presence.

Suitable for ages 3+. No ticket needed.

Half Term Activities: Walk the Line

Half Term Activities: Walk the Line

  • Family||Workshop
  • BSL

26 October - 30 October 2015, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A week of ticketed and drop-in sessions inspired by Giacometti: Pure Presence. During the week families will have the opportunity to work with clay, plaster and wire to construct 3D models. The 14.30 Workshop on Monday 26 October will be BSL interpreted.

Suitable for ages 5+. Some sessions require free tickets which are available one hour before the event Please note the 14.30 Family Art Workshop on Monday 26 October will be BSL interpreted

Three Day Workshop: Self, Power & Fame

Three Day Workshop: Self, Power & Fame

  • Workshop||Young People

28 October - 30 October 2015, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Inspired by key themes in Simon Schama’s Face of Britain, poet Anthony Anaxagorou and artist Peta Taylor lead a spoken word workshop.

For ages 14–21. Booking required. Please email youthbookings@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483.

Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

26 October - 30 October 2015, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Visit our Family Activity Base (FAB) where you can come and collect resources and trails to create your own art work, taking inspiration from portraits in our Collection.
Drop-in: Experimental Animation

Drop-in: Experimental Animation

  • Family||Workshop

30 October 2015, 14:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join our team of animators for an experimental session inspired by portraits in the Collections and Giacometti: Pure Presence.

Suitable for ages 3+. No ticket needed.

Showcase: Self, Power & Fame

Showcase: Self, Power & Fame

  • Workshop||Young People

30 October 2015, 17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Inspired by key themes in Simon Schama’s Face of Britain, poet Anthony Anaxagorou and artist Peta Taylor showcase works from the spoken word workshop.

No booking required. All ages welcome.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
30 October 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Life Drawing: Concepts of Pure Presence

Life Drawing: Concepts of Pure Presence

A part of Late Shift
30 October 2015, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

“To be able to make a head, one head, just once”. Inspired by Giacometti’s obsession with perception and presence, painter Andy Pankhurst will help you explore new ways of looking at and portraying a model.

Sunday Session: Abandoning the Real

Sunday Session: Abandoning the Real

  • Workshop||Young People

1 November 2015, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Explore 2D and 3D representation in response to Giacometti: Pure Presence. Led by artists Jasleen Kaur and Robin-Lee Hall

For ages 14–21.  Booking required.  Please email youthbookings@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483. 

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
6 November 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
13 November 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Special Sunday Session: An Afternoon with Dame Jacqueline Wilson

Special Sunday Session: An Afternoon with Dame Jacqueline Wilson

15 November 2015, 14:00-15:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: Free, Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join us to hear how Jacqueline Wilson started her writing career and created some of her best-loved characters as well as finding out which portraits from the Collection inspire her.

Free ticket required, advance booking. For ages 8+

Weekend Workshop: The Quest for Reality: Giacometti & Uglow

Weekend Workshop: The Quest for Reality: Giacometti & Uglow

14 November - 15 November 2015, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Artist Andy Pankhurst examines the shared attempts of Alberto Giacometti and figurative artist Euan Uglow to realise a pictorial equivalent of reality.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
20 November 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Youth Insights: Van Dyck & Portraiture

Youth Insights: Van Dyck & Portraiture

  • Workshop||Young People

21 November 2015, 11:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Members of the Gallery’s Youth Forum lead a short talk on Van Dyck. All ages welcome.

No booking required. All ages welcome.

Youth Insights: Van Dyck & Portraiture

Youth Insights: Van Dyck & Portraiture

  • Workshop||Young People

21 November 2015, 11:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Members of the Gallery’s Youth Forum lead a short talk on Van Dyck. All ages welcome.

No booking required. All ages welcome.

Pick up a Pencil: Simon Schama’s Face of Britain

Pick up a Pencil: Simon Schama’s Face of Britain

  • Workshop||Young People

21 November 2015, 14:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Friendly drop-in drawing sessions hosted by the Gallery’s Youth Forum on the third Saturday of every month. To get started, all you have to do is pick up a pencil, no need to book. #PickUpAPencil

Drop-in drawing for ages 14–21. All you have to do is pick up a pencil. No need to book, just drop-in on the day.

Life Drawing: The Hero and the Anti-hero

Life Drawing: The Hero and the Anti-hero

A part of Late Shift
27 November 2015, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join artist Gayna Pelham for this session where dramatic poses and ordinary everyday actions will be explored and compared and discover heroism in the mundane and the ordinary.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
27 November 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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

Weekend Workshop: Classic Photographic Portraits

Weekend Workshop: Classic Photographic Portraits

28 November - 29 November 2015, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Taking inspiration from the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015, hone your skills in this two day practical workshop.

The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room

  • Workshop

30 November 2015, 13:00-15:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Draw in the Gallery at this artist-led drop-in session for disabled visitors.

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

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