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Live Music: Royal College of Music

Live Music: Royal College of Music

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
9 December 2016, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre, Floor -2
Free

Composers from the RCM respond to the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

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

Join artist Marc Woodhead for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
15 December 2016, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

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

In Conversation Picasso’s Faces

In Conversation Picasso’s Faces

A part of Late Shift
15 December 2016, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Historian and writer Simon Schama discusses Picasso’s evocations of lovers, family and friends with writer and novelist Lisa Appignanesi, Chair of the RSL, reflecting on some of the differences between representing character in words and on canvas. In partnership with the Royal Society of Literature.

Live Music: Minna Weurlander

Live Music: Minna Weurlander

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

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

The Finnish accordion virtuoso performs music influenced by the Russian accordion tradition and Argentine Tango.

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.

Guest DJ: Timberlina

Guest DJ: Timberlina

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
22 December 2016, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Timberlina mixes a range of genres and music from across the ages to reflect the Collection – from spoken word to classical, via jazz, hip-hop, world, prog rock, new wave and contemporary.

Gallery Tour: Dickens and Christmas

Gallery Tour: Dickens and Christmas

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures

A part of Late Shift
22 December 2016, 19:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Lucinda Hawksley leads a tour of the Victorian galleries and talks about what made a true Victorian Christmas – and about how her great great great grandfather, Charles Dickens, captured the zeitgeist of the age with his campaigning novella A Christmas Carol.

Live Music: DOLLYman

Live Music: DOLLYman

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

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

Jazz-Classical-Rock group DOLLYman return for another alternative Christmas show.

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.

Live Music: Robert Taira Wilson

Live Music: Robert Taira Wilson

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

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

The singer songwriter launches his much-anticipated second studio album ‘Cold In The Heat’ with special guest accompaniment.

Guest DJ: Ben Osborne

Guest DJ: Ben Osborne

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
5 January 2017, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Richard Osborne plays every genre of music within his sets, including pop, jazz, soul, disco and rock and roll, creating sets that correspond to specific temporary exhibitions taking place at the Gallery.

Guest DJ: Richard Osborne

Guest DJ: Richard Osborne

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
5 January 2017, 18:00-21:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Richard Osborne plays every genre of music within his sets, including pop, jazz, soul, disco and rock and roll, creating sets that correspond to specific temporary exhibitions taking place at 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.

Live Music: Cerian

Live Music: Cerian

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

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

Acclaimed singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist sings  original songs inspired by poetry, literature, love, loss and life.
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
12 January 2017, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

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

Lecture: Lee Miller and Picasso

Lecture: Lee Miller and Picasso

A part of Late Shift
12 January 2017, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Antony Penrose, son of Lee Miller and Director, The Lee Miller Archives and The Penrose Collection, tells the story of the long relationship between his mother and Picasso, illustrated by her own photographs.

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.

Live Music: Adélaïde Ferrière

Live Music: Adélaïde Ferrière

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

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

Friday night live music. The French percussionist performs a range of music for the marimba.

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

  • Late Shift||LGBTQI||Music

A part of Late Shift
19 January 2017, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Mr Madam combines a range of musical styles to create his sets.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
26 January 2017, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

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

In Conversation: Picasso: A  Self Portrait

In Conversation: Picasso: A Self Portrait

A part of Late Shift
26 January 2017, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Art critic and broadcaster Alastair Sooke is joined by Professor Elizabeth Cowling, curator of Picasso Portraits, to look at Picasso’s life, career and art via the prism of his self-portraits.

BSL Gallery Tour: Luc Tuymans: Glasses

BSL Gallery Tour: Luc Tuymans: Glasses

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
26 January 2017, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Chisato Minamimura looks at the display of internationally renowned Belgian painter Luc Tuymans portraits of sitters wearing glasses. Led in BSL with interpretation into English.

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.

Live Music

Live Music

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

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

Friday night live music.

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.

Guest DJ: John Sizzle

Guest DJ: John Sizzle

  • Late Shift||LGBTQI||Music

A part of Late Shift
2 February 2017, 18:00
Main Hall
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: Queer Perspectives

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

A part of Late Shift
2 February 2017, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required. Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Gain a Queer Perspective on our Collection with resident artist Sadie Lee and her special guest as they discuss portraits which have a personal resonance.

Live Music: Catherine Lee and Joseph Warwick

Live Music: Catherine Lee and Joseph Warwick

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

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

The cello and guitar duo perform South American music from Piazzolla to Tom Jobim.

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.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
9 February 2017, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

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

Performance: John Hegley: Specs and Dogs and Figgy Rolls

Performance: John Hegley: Specs and Dogs and Figgy Rolls

A part of Late Shift
9 February 2017, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

John Hegley performs songs, stories and poems, old and newer. With spectacles, centre stage and peripheral.
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.

Live Music

Live Music

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

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

Friday night live music.

Guest DJ: Neil Prince

Guest DJ: Neil Prince

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
16 February 2017, 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: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016

In Conversation: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016

A part of Late Shift
16 February 2017, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Sabina Jaskot-Gill, Associate Curator, Photographs chairs a discussion assessing this year’s selection of the best in contemporary portrait photography.

Live Music: Musicke in the Ayre

Live Music: Musicke in the Ayre

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

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

Angela Hicks and Din Ghani celebrate lutesong composer-poet Thomas Campion’s 450th anniversary.

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.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
23 February 2017, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

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

Performance: Colour in the Darkness

Performance: Colour in the Darkness

A part of Late Shift
23 February 2017, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Set against the backdrop of war and economic chaos in the early years of the 19th Century, Colour in the Darkness tells the story of portrait artist Francis Wesley, his old apprentice and rival, Dutch artist Van der Pryss, a scandalous portrait and a dark secret.
BSL Tour: Reproducing Fame: Printmakers and the Nineteenth Century Stage

BSL Tour: Reproducing Fame: Printmakers and the Nineteenth Century Stage

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
23 February 2017, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Join John Wilson for a tour of prints depicting costumes, gestures and expressions of actors and singers from the Victorian Stage. Led in BSL.

Live Music: Adam Brown

Live Music: Adam Brown

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

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

Friday night music.

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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