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Beyond the Gallery (6)

For Richer for Poorer, for Better for Worse’: The National Portrait Gallery at Latitude Festival

For Richer for Poorer, for Better for Worse’: The National Portrait Gallery at Latitude Festival

16 July - 19 July 2015

A display featuring reproductions of a variety of portraits from the Gallery’s Collection will be shown at this year’s Latitude Festival. All portraits included in the display relate to this year’s Latitude theme: ‘For richer for poorer, for better for worse’. As part of the festival, the National Portrait Gallery's Choir in Residence, The Portrait Choir, will give a performance of music and readings inspired by the display.

Picture the Poet

Picture the Poet

  • Partnership exhibition

1 May - 2 August 2015
The Collection, Lincoln

Discover the faces of poets working today, including Benjamin Zephaniah, Simon Armitage and Carol Ann Duffy, in this touring exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery.

Artists in the Frame: Self-Portraits by Van Dyck and Others

Artists in the Frame: Self-Portraits by Van Dyck and Others

  • Partnership exhibition

21 May - 31 August 2015
Manchester Art Gallery
Free

Sir Anthony van Dyck's last Self-Portrait is one of the most remarkable self-portraits ever painted in Britain.  The portrait can now be seen at  Manchester Art Gallery where it forms the centrepiece of Artists in the Frame: Self Portraits by Van Dyck and Others.

The Modernist Face:  Smith, Dobson and British Portraiture, 1920 – 1960

The Modernist Face: Smith, Dobson and British Portraiture, 1920 – 1960

  • Partnership exhibition

5 June - 27 September 2015
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham
Free

Curated by University of Birmingham postgraduate students with the Barber Institute and the National Portrait Gallery, the exhibition features portraits of author Roald Dahl, actress Jean Simmons and textile designer Marian Dorn.
Royals: then & now

Royals: then & now

  • Partnership exhibition

28 February - 1 November 2015
Beningbrough Hall, York

Marking the 300th anniversary of the accession of King George I, Royals: then & now brings major contemporary portraits to Beningbrough Hall to create a dialogue between today’s royal family and their Hanoverian ancestors.

Pictured & Seen

Pictured & Seen

  • Partnership exhibition

15 March 2014 - 30 November 2015
Montacute House
Free

The display focuses on the relationship between objects and their representation in 16th and 17th century British portraiture.