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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016

  • Touring exhibition

8 July - 29 October 2017
The Beaney, Canterbury

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016 is the leading international competition, open to all, which celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography from around the world.

Speak its Name!

Speak its Name!

  • Partnership exhibition

9 September - 29 October 2017
Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Kent

Speak its Name! is a partnership display between the National Portrait Gallery and the National Trust at Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent. In the 50th anniversary year of the partial decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, the display marks the celebration of this significant step on the road to equal rights for LGBTQ people.

Copying Holbein

Copying Holbein

  • Partnership exhibition

5 March - 30 October 2017
Montacute House, Somerset

This display features portraits from the court of Henry VIII, all of which are copies after portraits by Hans Holbein the Younger. The display considers Holbein’s important legacy.

Director’s Choice

Director’s Choice

  • Partnership exhibition

4 March - 5 November 2017
Beningbrough Hall, York

To help Beningbrough celebrate its 300th birthday, Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, has curated a display of significant portraits from the Gallery’s Collection to represent each century.

BP Portrait Award 2017

BP Portrait Award 2017

  • Touring exhibition

4 October - 3 December 2017
Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter
Free

The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious international exhibition of contemporary portrait painting.

BP Portrait Award 2017

BP Portrait Award 2017

  • Touring exhibition

8 December 2017 - 19 March 2018
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Free

The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious international exhibition of contemporary portrait painting.

BP Portrait Award 2017

BP Portrait Award 2017

  • Touring exhibition

24 March - 17 June 2018
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
Free

The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious international exhibition of contemporary portrait painting.