Dates are subject to change
6 September - 11 December 2016
This Spotlight forms part of Black Chronicles: Photographic Portraits 1862-1948 and includes works of dancer Ram Gopal.
19 February - 31 December 2016
This small display of paintings and miniatures explores the collars and ruffs that were such a striking feature of sixteenth and seventeenth century dress. Their design and scale changed continually over the period, with each decade heralding a new fashion that allowed sitters to demonstrate their wealth and style.
16 September 2016 - 8 January 2017
The National Portrait Gallery has the best collection of early British self-portraits in the world. This display, the second of three to be held at the Gallery as part of the tour of the recently acquired Van Dyck self-portrait, considers the painting in the context of this fascinating collection. It includes the earliest oil self-portrait painted in Britain, as well as works by Isaac Oliver, Sir Peter Lely and Mary Beale. A highlight will be the striking self-portrait by William Dobson, on loan from a private collection, which hung as a pair with the Van Dyck portrait for 300 years.
Organised with support from the Art Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund
4 October 2016 - 26 March 2017
A display of portraits of sitters wearing glasses made and selected by the internationally renowned Belgian painter Luc Tuymans.
18 May - 11 December 2016
Room 23, 31 and 33
Part of Autograph ABP’s The Missing Chapter programme, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
27 August 2016 - 2 July 2017
Room 24: case display
This display surveys the depiction and transmission of celebrity through print, highlighting the skill of printmakers who portrayed the ingenuity of the London stage.
6 September 2015 - 4 June 2017
Room 25: case display
22 March - 4 December 2016
Room 28: case display
This display shows the inventiveness and skill demonstrated by some of the Victorian period's most sought-after photographers.
17 October 2016 - 1 October 2017
From October 2016 the Gallery will celebrate photography with an installation dedicated to its extraordinary Photographs Collection.
21 June 2016 - 5 February 2017
Room 31: case display
This display marks one hundred years since the introduction of conscription by Herbert Asquith's government, in March 1916.
25 February - 20 November 2016
Included in the display are sensational portraits of the brilliant, ill-fated playwright Joe Orton, and two portraits of model Christine Keeler, whose suggestive erotic pose straddling a wooden chair became one of the defining images of the 1960s.
7 September 2016 - 21 May 2017
Antony Gormley – OBJECT comprises a cast-iron life-size sculpture cast from the artist’s body suspended from the ceiling of the Ondaatje Wing main hall alongside Fall, a selection of drawings depicting a solitary figure occupying a void.