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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
3 October 2014, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take inspiration from the portraits and sketch in the Gallery.

The Big Draw

The Big Draw

  • Family||Workshop
  • BSL

4 October 2014, 13:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join guest artist George McCallum for an afternoon drawing, doodling, sketching and fun. This drop-in session is for all ages and is BSL interpreted.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
10 October 2014, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take inspiration from the portraits and sketch in the Gallery in this artist-led session.

Weekend Workshop: Techniques of the Tudors (Day One)

Weekend Workshop: Techniques of the Tudors (Day One)

11 October 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Inspired by The Real Tudors display, join portrait artist Robin-Lee Hall on a journey through paint looking at the materials and methods of the Tudor artists.

Weekend Workshop: Techniques of the Tudors (Day Two)

Weekend Workshop: Techniques of the Tudors (Day Two)

12 October 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Inspired by The Real Tudors display, join portrait artist Robin-Lee Hall on a journey through paint looking at the materials and methods of the Tudor artists.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
17 October 2014, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take inspiration from the portraits and sketch in the Gallery.

Storytelling for Families: A Handbag!

Storytelling for Families: A Handbag!

  • Family||Workshop

18 October 2014, 10:30-11:15
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Dame Edith Evans was one of the most well known actors of her time. Hear the story of her rise to success and find out how her most famous line came about!

Drop-in session, no ticket required. 

Family Art Workshop: Victorian photography

Family Art Workshop: Victorian photography

  • Family||Workshop

18 October 2014, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join photographer Elizabeth Doak in our pop-up Victorian Studio. Using props and costume to create a sepia print.

Free ticket required, available one hour before the event on a first come, first served basis.  Places are limited to 20 tickets per session for children, plus an accompany adult.  For ages 5+ 

Storytelling for Families: A Handbag!

Storytelling for Families: A Handbag!

  • Family||Workshop

18 October 2014, 13:30-14:15
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Dame Edith Evans was one of the most well known actors of her time. Hear the story of her rise to success and find out how her most famous line came about!

no ticket required. 

Family Art Workshop: Victorian photography

Family Art Workshop: Victorian photography

  • Family||Workshop

18 October 2014, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join photographer Elizabeth Doak in our pop-up Victorian Studio. Using props and costume to create a sepia print.

Free ticket required, available one hour before the event on a first come, first served basis.  Places are limited to 20 tickets per session for children, plus an accompany adult.  For ages 5+ 

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
24 October 2014, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take inspiration from the portraits and sketch in the Gallery.

Weekend Workshop: William Morris and His Legacy (Day One)

Weekend Workshop: William Morris and His Legacy (Day One)

25 October 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

This two-day workshop combines art history and practical art to explore the life and work of William Morris and his circle.

Weekend Workshop: William Morris and His Legacy (Day Two)

Weekend Workshop: William Morris and His Legacy (Day Two)

26 October 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

This two-day workshop combines art history and practical art to explore the life and work of William Morris and his circle.

Family Art Workshop: Clay tiles

Family Art Workshop: Clay tiles

  • Family||Workshop

27 October 2014, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join in our clay workshop and make a tile inspired by the patterns and designs of William Morris.

Free ticket required, available one hour before the event on a first come, first served basis.  Places are limited to 20 tickets per session for children, plus an accompany adult.  For ages 5+ 

The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room

  • Workshop

27 October 2014, 13:00-15:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Artist Angela Wright leads a drop-in drawing session for disabled visitors. Open to all abilities, materials provided.

Drop-in: Peacocks and Dragons

Drop-in: Peacocks and Dragons

  • Family||Workshop

27 October 2014, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Experiment with pattern and design to create a small wall hanging 

Drop-in no ticket required, for ages 5+ accompanied by an adult.

Family Art Workshop: Clay tiles

Family Art Workshop: Clay tiles

  • Family||Workshop

27 October 2014, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join in our clay workshop and make a tile inspired by the patterns and designs of William Morris.

Free ticket required, available one hour before the event on a first come, first served basis.  Places are limited to 20 tickets per session for children, plus an accompany adult.  For ages 5+ 

Family Art Workshop: Thread it!

Family Art Workshop: Thread it!

  • Family||Workshop

28 October 2014, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join the team from Codasign to explore electronics through LEDs, conductive thread to create a piece of e-textiles inspired by William Morris.

Free ticket required, available one hour before the event on a first come, first served basis.  Due to the nature of this workshop, places are limited to 16 tickets per session for children aged 7+, plus an accompany adult.  

Family Art Workshop: Thread it!

Family Art Workshop: Thread it!

  • Family||Workshop

28 October 2014, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join the team from Codasign to explore electronics through LEDs, conductive thread to create a piece of e-textiles inspired by William Morris.

Free ticket required, available one hour before the event on a first come, first served basis.  Due to the nature of this workshop, places are limited to 16 tickets per session for children aged 7+, plus an accompany adult.  

Drop-in: In the frame

Drop-in: In the frame

  • Family||Workshop

28 October 2014, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take inspiration from the designs of William Morris to create a special picture frame 

Drop-in no ticket required, for ages 5+ accompanied by an adult.

Family Art Workshop: Print it!

Family Art Workshop: Print it!

  • Family||Workshop

29 October 2014, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Explore difference printing techniques to create a special book with your own hand-printed cover.

Free ticket required, available one hour before the event on a first come, first served basis.  Places are limited to 20 tickets per session for children, plus an accompany adult.  For ages 5+ 

Family Art Workshop: Print it!

Family Art Workshop: Print it!

  • Family||Workshop

29 October 2014, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Explore difference printing techniques to create a special book with your own hand-printed cover.

Free ticket required, available one hour before the event on a first come, first served basis.  Places are limited to 20 tickets per session for children, plus an accompany adult.  For ages 5+ 

Drop-in session: Portraits in Profile

Drop-in session: Portraits in Profile

  • Family||Workshop

30 October 2014, 11:30-13:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Make silhouette portrait of all the family and fill with patterns and shapes 

Drop-in no ticket required, for ages 5+ accompanied by an adult.

Drop-in session: Portraits in Profile

Drop-in session: Portraits in Profile

  • Family||Workshop

30 October 2014, 14:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Make silhouette portrait of all the family and fill with patterns and shapes 

Drop-in no ticket required, for ages 5+ accompanied by an adult.

Drop-in session: Puppet on a string

Drop-in session: Puppet on a string

  • Family||Workshop

31 October 2014, 11:30-13:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Make a puppet and then have a chance to perform a show in the theatre. 

Drop-in no ticket required, for ages 5+ accompanied by an adult.

Drop-in session: Puppet on a string

Drop-in session: Puppet on a string

  • Family||Workshop

31 October 2014, 14:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Make a puppet and then have a chance to perform a show in the theatre. 

Drop-in no ticket required, for ages 5+ accompanied by an adult.

Young People’s Three-day Workshop The Manifesto of Everything

Young People’s Three-day Workshop The Manifesto of Everything

  • Workshop||Young People

29 October - 31 October 2014, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free
fully booked
Explore social issues, anarchy and identity inspired by Anarchy & Beauty and Grayson Perry.

Young People’s Showcase: The Manifesto of Everything

Young People’s Showcase: The Manifesto of Everything

  • Workshop||Young People

31 October 2014, 17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free no booking required

Young people from the three-day workshop share what they have produced. All ages welcome. 

Life Drawing: Life in Shadows

Life Drawing: Life in Shadows

A part of Late Shift
31 October 2014, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Working with a model, props and lighting, artist Viyki Turnbull creates a theatrical set inspired by the work of Angus McBean.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
31 October 2014, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take inspiration from the portraits and sketch in the Gallery.

Young People’s Sunday Session: Imagined Paper

Young People’s Sunday Session: Imagined Paper

  • Workshop||Young People
  • BSL

2 November 2014, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Taking inspiration from Anarchy & Beauty and materials from the Gallery’s archive, explore surfaces and textures to make your own free-form paper architecture piece.

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
7 November 2014, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take inspiration from the portraits and sketch in the Gallery.

Weekend Workshop: Embroidery: Arts and Crafts Style (Day One)

Weekend Workshop: Embroidery: Arts and Crafts Style (Day One)

8 November 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Historical embroidery expert Helen McCook takes inspiration from the classic designs of Morris & Co and the Arts and Crafts Movement in this two day practical workshop.

Weekend Workshop: Embroidery: Arts and Crafts Style (Day Two)

Weekend Workshop: Embroidery: Arts and Crafts Style (Day Two)

9 November 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Historical embroidery expert Helen McCook takes inspiration from the classic designs of Morris & Co and the Arts and Crafts Movement in this two day practical workshop.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
14 November 2014, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take inspiration from the portraits and sketch in the Gallery in this artist-led session.

Pick up a Pencil

Pick up a Pencil

  • Workshop||Young People

15 November 2014, 14:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Drop-in drawing session for young people, with the Gallery’s Youth Forum.

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 Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
21 November 2014, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take inspiration from the portraits and sketch in the Gallery.

The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room

  • Workshop

24 November 2014, 13:00-15:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Artist Marc Woodhead leads a drop-in drawing session for disabled visitors. Open to all abilities, materials provided.

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

Life Drawing: Four Paintings, Four Poses

Life Drawing: Four Paintings, Four Poses

A part of Late Shift
28 November 2014, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Explore how artists have historically approached pose and composition to represent personality with artist Grace Adam and work with a model to create your own dynamic drawings.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
28 November 2014, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take inspiration from the portraits and sketch in the Gallery.

Weekend Workshop: Classic Photographic Portraits (Day One)

Weekend Workshop: Classic Photographic Portraits (Day One)

29 November 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Taking inspiration from the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2014, hone your skills in this two-day practical workshop.

Weekend Workshop: Classic Photographic Portraits (Day Two)

Weekend Workshop: Classic Photographic Portraits (Day Two)

30 November 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Taking inspiration from the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2014, hone your skills in this two-day practical workshop.

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