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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
16 December 2016, 18:30
Please check signage on the day
Free

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

Young People: Youth Insights: Short talks on Van Dyck and self-portraiture

Young People: Youth Insights: Short talks on Van Dyck and self-portraiture

  • Workshop||Young People

17 December 2016, 11:00-11:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, drop-in

The last in the series of short talks this year about Van Dyck and self portraiture; led by members of the Gallery’s Youth Forum.

Young People: Youth Insights: Short talks on Van Dyck and self-portraiture

Young People: Youth Insights: Short talks on Van Dyck and self-portraiture

  • Workshop||Young People

17 December 2016, 11:30-12:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, drop-in

The last in the series of short talks this year about Van Dyck and self portraiture; led by members of the Gallery’s Youth Forum.

Family Workshop: Festive Decorations (3+)

Family Workshop: Festive Decorations (3+)

  • Family||Workshop

18 December 2016, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free. Ticket required available one hour before the event. For ages 3+ (20 places for children) plus an accompanying adult

Escape the last minute shopping spree to join prop and set designer Alice Fitzpatrick to make a range of sparkling and twinkling decorations for the festive season.
Free refreshments for families attending

Family Workshop: Festive Decorations (7+)

Family Workshop: Festive Decorations (7+)

  • Family||Workshop

18 December 2016, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free. Ticket required available one hour before the event. For ages 7+ (20 places for children) plus an accompanying adult

Escape the last minute shopping spree to join prop and set designer Alice Fitzpatrick to make a range of sparkling and twinkling decorations for the festive season.
Free refreshments for families attending

The Drawing Room: Framing the Face: Collars and Ruffs

The Drawing Room: Framing the Face: Collars and Ruffs

  • Workshop

19 December 2016, 13:00-15:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free artist-led drawing classes for disabled visitors

Explore collars and ruffs through drawing and creating  3-dimensional ruffs.

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

Visualising Portraits: Access:  Reproducing Fame: Printmakers and the Victorian Stage

Visualising Portraits: Access: Reproducing Fame: Printmakers and the Victorian Stage

22 December 2016, 14:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Find out more about the depiction of celebrity through print during the Victorian period.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
23 December 2016, 18:30-20:30
Check signage on the day
Free

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

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
6 January 2017, 18:30
Check signage on the day
Free

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

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

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

Weekend Workshop: Cubist Portraits

Weekend Workshop: Cubist Portraits

14 January - 15 January 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

These intimate art weekends enable you to explore, develop and improve your creativity. Working alongside leading artists and photographers, take inspiration from the Gallery and look at portraiture in new, exciting ways. Class numbers are limited to 12. All materials are provided.

Pick up a Pencil: View Points: Learn composition technquies

Pick up a Pencil: View Points: Learn composition technquies

  • Drawing||Workshop||Young People

21 January 2017, 12:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, drop-in

Investigate how to use scale and composition with a professional artist.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

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

Life Drawing: 1917

Life Drawing: 1917

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

To welcome in the new year, explore the way painters and photographers constructed images of female sitters 100 years ago. Led by artist Grace Adam.

Weekend Workshop: Photogravure Printing

Weekend Workshop: Photogravure Printing

28 January - 29 January 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Photographer Peter Mosleley, whose portrait of Angela features in this year’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, leads this two day workshop using the early photographic printing process of photogravure with a modern twist.

The Drawing Room: Late Victorian to Edwardian Painting

The Drawing Room: Late Victorian to Edwardian Painting

  • Workshop

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

Spend time in this dedicated display exploring the technique and style of late Victorian and Edwardian painting.

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

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
3 February 2017, 18:30
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: Gender Identities

Sunday Session: Gender Identities

  • LGBTQI||Workshop||Young People

5 February 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Work with artist Sadie Lee and investigate themes of self and identity in this mix media workshop. Part of LGBT History Month.

For ages 14 to 21 years only. To book your free place, email youthbookings@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

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

Weekend Workshop: The Unclothed Portrait

Weekend Workshop: The Unclothed Portrait

11 February - 12 February 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

In this rigorous, practical drawing course working from a life model, artist and author Jake Spicer will help students to develop the fundamental skills necessary to make a strong life drawing.

Holiday Activities: Looking Good

Holiday Activities: Looking Good

  • Family||Workshop
  • BSL

13 February 2017, 14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join in with a range of workshops from animation to set design with our artist-led sessions.

Holiday Activities: Life through the Lens

Holiday Activities: Life through the Lens

  • Family||Workshop

13 February - 17 February 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Inspired by the Luc Tuymans display and the permanent Collections, join us for a week of activities exploring portraits of people wearing glasses. Please note the 14.30 workshop on Monday 13 will be BSL interpreted.

Young People's Three Day Workshop: Photo Select

Young People's Three Day Workshop: Photo Select

  • Drawing||Workshop||Young People

15 February - 17 February 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Work with professional photographers Marysa Dowling and Othello De’Souza –Hartley to produce a body of portraits inspired by this year’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize.

Young People's Three Day Workshop Showcase: Photo Select

Young People's Three Day Workshop Showcase: Photo Select

  • Drawing||Workshop||Young People

17 February 2017, 17:00-17:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free, all ages welcome, no booking required

Come and join us in the gallery spaces for a free showcase where you can view creative work produced by participants of the Young People’s Thee Day Workshop Showcase: Photo Select.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
17 February 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.

Drop-in Family Session (3+): Portraits in paint with Anna Hymas

Drop-in Family Session (3+): Portraits in paint with Anna Hymas

  • Family||Workshop

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

Join artist Anna Hymas, for a creative session exploring colour, shape and form through paint inspired by the contemporary collections.

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

Drop-in Family Session (7+): Portraits in paint with Anna Hymas

Drop-in Family Session (7+): Portraits in paint with Anna Hymas

  • Family||Workshop

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

Join artist Anna Hymas, for a creative session exploring colour, shape and form through paint inspired by the contemporary collections.

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
24 February 2017, 18:30
Please check signage on the day
Free

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

Life Drawing: Abstracting the pose

Life Drawing: Abstracting the pose

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

So often in Life Drawing we can get caught up in trying to create a replica of the model on paper.

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Weekend Workshop: A Theatrical Journey in Photography

Weekend Workshop: A Theatrical Journey in Photography

25 February - 26 February 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Photographer and digital artist Alexia Sinclair, whose portrait Heidi features in the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016 exhibition.

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The Drawing Room: Contemporary Galleries

The Drawing Room: Contemporary Galleries

  • Workshop

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

Experiment with drawing tools on iPads taking inspiration from contemporary portraits.

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