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Lunchtime Lecture: 'Long to reign over us'

Lunchtime Lecture: 'Long to reign over us'

3 September 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £3 (£2 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Biographer Matthew Dennison examines parallels in the lives and reigns of two long-lived queens and asks what is the significance of their longevity and extended period of pre-eminence to their country.

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.

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.

Lunchtime Lecture: Liberté! The Life of Second World War Heroine Noor Inayat Khan

Lunchtime Lecture: Liberté! The Life of Second World War Heroine Noor Inayat Khan

17 September 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £3 (£2 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

As part of the programme of events complementing Creative Connections: Camden, Shrabani Basu, author of Spy Princess, traces the story of Noor Inayat Khan

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.

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.

Lunchtime Lecture: Van Dyck: Transforming British Art

Lunchtime Lecture: Van Dyck: Transforming British Art

1 October 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £3 (£2 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Emily Burns, Assistant Curator, explores how the seventeenth-century Flemish painter, Sir Anthony Van Dyck, transformed the face of British portraiture.

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.

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.

Lunchtime Lecture: Remembering Edith Cavell

Lunchtime Lecture: Remembering Edith Cavell

15 October 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £3 (£2 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Edith Cavell is remembered as a heroine of the first world war, executed in Brussels by the occupying German army for her role as a resistance worker.

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.

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.

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.

Lunchtime Lecture: Fashioning the Face of Britain: Clothing and Power at the Stuart Court

Lunchtime Lecture: Fashioning the Face of Britain: Clothing and Power at the Stuart Court

5 November 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £3 (£2 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

At Stuart court it was important to dress to impress if you wanted power and prestige.  Favourites such as George Villiers knew how to manipulate the language of clothing to get ahead.

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.

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.

Lunchtime Lecture: A Curious Colony: Leicester Square and the Swiss

Lunchtime Lecture: A Curious Colony: Leicester Square and the Swiss

19 November 2015, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £3 (£2 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Peter Barber, Former Head of Cartographic and Topographic Material at the British Library, looks at the history of the Swiss association with Leicester Square and its neighbourhoods.

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.

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.

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.

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