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Guest DJ: Neil Prince

Guest DJ: Neil Prince

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
3 September 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Listen and unwind at the Late Shift bar as DJ Neil Prince creates a set in response to the works on display.

In Conversation: What Would Keir Hardie say?

In Conversation: What Would Keir Hardie say?

A part of Late Shift
3 September 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

To mark the centenary of Keir Hardie’s death and the Gallery’s current display, writer Melissa Benn and MP Keir Starmer discuss his political life and legacy, particularly for the Labour Party now.

Live Music: Jeremy Reed & The Ginger Light

Live Music: Jeremy Reed & The Ginger Light

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

The poet presents a response to the theme of People in Simon Schama’s Face of Britain.

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.

In Conversation: Painting in Britain 1500-1630: Production, Influences and Patronage

In Conversation: Painting in Britain 1500-1630: Production, Influences and Patronage

A part of Late Shift
10 September 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free ticket required.
Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Discussion on some of the highlights of the research from the Gallery’s Making Art in Tudor Britain project.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
10 September 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Live Music: Alba Duo

Live Music: Alba Duo

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

Baroque and Latin music from this dynamic flute and guitar duo.

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.

Guest DJ: Richard Osborne

Guest DJ: Richard Osborne

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
17 September 2015, 18:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

DJ Richard Osborne plays every genre of music within his sets, including pop, jazz, soul, disco and rock and roll.

Lecture: Simon Schama’s Face of Britain

Lecture: Simon Schama’s Face of Britain

A part of Late Shift
17 September 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Professor Simon Schama introduces the Gallery’s new themed displays.

Live Music: Late Shift Sessions: Audrey Hepburn

Live Music: Late Shift Sessions: Audrey Hepburn

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

Exploring the Audrey Hepburn exhibition with The Portrait Choir and leading musical theatre performers, including scenes from My Fair Lady.

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.

In Conversation: Friendship Portraits: Joffe and Myerscough

In Conversation: Friendship Portraits: Joffe and Myerscough

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
24 September 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

The artists discuss their very particular artistic collaboration with Contemporary Curator Sarah Howgate.

BSL Gallery Tour: Picture in Focus: Sir Henry Unton

BSL Gallery Tour: Picture in Focus: Sir Henry Unton

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
24 September 2015, 19:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Curator Charlotte Bolland discusses the findings of new research into this fascinating portrait. Interpreted into BSL.
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
24 September 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Live Music: Yair Avidor and Eva Caballero

Live Music: Yair Avidor and Eva Caballero

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

Baroque flute and theorbo music from the Court of Versailles.

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.

Guest DJ: John Sizzle

Guest DJ: John Sizzle

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
1 October 2015, 18:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

‘The Gallery is a special, quite sacred space so I like to start of with something gentle and soothingly familiar before moving onto more challenging and experimental pieces.'

In Conversation: Audrey Hepburn: International Cover Star

In Conversation: Audrey Hepburn: International Cover Star

A part of Late Shift
1 October 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Lucy Bolton, University of London, discusses an amazing collection of Audrey Hepburn magazines covers from 1948 until the present day with curator Terence Pepper.

Live Music: Inti Rowland

Live Music: Inti Rowland

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

Poetic, intimate yet full-bodied music from this singer-songwriter.

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.

In Conversation: A Portrait of Fashion

In Conversation: A Portrait of Fashion

A part of Late Shift
8 October 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Aileen Ribeiro and Cally Blackman are joined by Lucy Davies from the Telegraph newspapers to discuss how fashion, portraiture and the presentation of the individual have been intimately linked throughout the history of art.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
8 October 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Live Music: The Coach House Company

Live Music: The Coach House Company

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

Folk music from this five-piece band.

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.

Guest DJ: Ben Osborne

Guest DJ: Ben Osborne

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
15 October 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Ben Osborne plays an electronic set, from classic techno, punk-funk, galactic house, to deep down and dirty disco.

Lecture: Writing in the Rain: Weather and the Arts in England

Lecture: Writing in the Rain: Weather and the Arts in England

A part of Late Shift
15 October 2015, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £7 (£5 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Poets, novelists, playwrights and painters across the centuries, looking up at the same skies and walking in the same brisk air, have felt very different things.

Live Music: Flotilla

Live Music: Flotilla

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

A recital referencing early and folk music from this unique ensemble..

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.

Lecture: Inside Giacometti’s Studio

Lecture: Inside Giacometti’s Studio

A part of Late Shift
22 October 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Giacometti’s chaotic little studio behind Montparnasse was the absolute centre of the artist’s life and work from 1926 until his death forty years later.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
22 October 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Live Music: Les Bougies Baroques

Live Music: Les Bougies Baroques

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

The battle for musical supremacy between four great composers.

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.

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
29 October 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Mr Madam combines a range of musical styles to create his sets; from Thomas Tallis to Gracie Fields, Grace Jones to John Barry, Duke Ellington to Lord Creator; if you can hum it, he will try and play it.

In Conversation: On Liberty

In Conversation: On Liberty

A part of Late Shift
29 October 2015, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Shami Chakrabarti, Director of Liberty, discusses the people’s struggles for rights and freedom with writer Rachel Holmes.

BSL Gallery Tour: Face of Britain

BSL Gallery Tour: Face of Britain

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift
  • BSL

29 October 2015, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Chisato Minamimura leads a tour of Simon Schama’s Face of Britain. In BSL with interpretation into English.

Live Music: Luca Luciano

Live Music: Luca Luciano

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

Contemporary clarinet featuring Messiaen, Gershwin and original compositions by Luciano.

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.

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

A part of Late Shift
5 November 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Resident artist Sadie Lee and guest discuss works in the Collection which have a personal resonance.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
5 November 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Live Music: Syrinx

Live Music: Syrinx

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

Wind band present music by Handel and Telemann.

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.

Guest DJ: Neil Prince

Guest DJ: Neil Prince

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
12 November 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Listen and unwind at the Late Shift bar as DJ Neil Prince creates a set in response to the works on display.

Lecture: Giacometti: Pure Presence

Lecture: Giacometti: Pure Presence

A part of Late Shift
12 November 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Paul Moorhouse outlines his approach to the curating the exhibition and explores the importance of portraiture within Giacometti’s life and work.

Live Music: Nadine Khouri

Live Music: Nadine Khouri

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

Effortlessly powerful vocals and loop-based experimentation.

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.

In Conversation: New Commissions

In Conversation: New Commissions

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
19 November 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Contemporary Curator Sarah Howgate talks to Sean Henry and Rupert Alexander, artists recently commissioned by the Fund for New Commissions supported by J.P. Morgan.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
19 November 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Live Music: Musical Portraits

Live Music: Musical Portraits

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

Ignite, Wigmore Hall Learning's creative outreach ensemble perform compositions created by young people responding to portraits in the Gallery's collection.

In Conversation: Oliver Jeffers

In Conversation: Oliver Jeffers

A part of Late Shift
20 November 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Artist and illustrator Oliver Jeffers discusses his Dipped Paintings project.

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.

Guest DJ: Timberlina

Guest DJ: Timberlina

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
26 November 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Timberlina mixes a range of genres and music from across the ages to reflect the Collection.

In Conversation: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

In Conversation: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
26 November 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Head of Photographs Phillip Prodger assesses this year’s selection of the best in contemporary portrait photography with fellow judge Hannah Starkey and last year’s winner, David Titlow.

BSL Gallery Tour: Van Dyck: Transforming British Art

BSL Gallery Tour: Van Dyck: Transforming British Art

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
26 November 2015, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Join John Wilson for a tour of the display, led in BSL.

Live Music: Concordia Foundation

Live Music: Concordia Foundation

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

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

An evening of music and theatre in the spirit of a soiree musicale.

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.

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.

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