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BSL Gallery Tour: Fashion as statement

BSL Gallery Tour: Fashion as statement

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

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

Serena Cant explores the significance of clothing in portraits with examples from different periods. Led in BSL with interpretation into English.

Sunday Session: Encountering Drawing

Sunday Session: Encountering Drawing

  • Workshop||Young People
  • BSL

3 September 2017, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Learn portrait drawing techniques such as silver-point, pen and ink, and chalk, with artist Robin-Lee Hall, inspired by The Encounter. Communication support available upon request. For ages 14 to 21 years only. To book your free place, email youthbookings@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Monday 7 August 2017.

Lunchtime Lecture: Courage, Respect and Kindness: The Life of Leonard Cheshire

Lunchtime Lecture: Courage, Respect and Kindness: The Life of Leonard Cheshire

21 September 2017, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £3 (£2 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

To mark the centenary of Leonard Cheshire’s birth, biographer Richard Morris examines how this distinguished Second World War RAF pilot came to create the Leonard Cheshire Disability charity, which supports disabled people in 54 countries.

BSL Gallery Tour: Émigrés: Twentieth-century Self-portraits by Artists from Abroad

BSL Gallery Tour: Émigrés: Twentieth-century Self-portraits by Artists from Abroad

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

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

Chisato Minamimura leads a tour of this display of distinctive work by artists who were refugees from Austria and Poland. Led in BSL.

Sunday Session: Turning Heads

Sunday Session: Turning Heads

  • Workshop||Young People
  • BSL

1 October 2017, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Make your own moving image selfie by drawing from the Collection and from life to make an animated GIF, working with special guest artist illustrator Sofia Niazi. For ages 14 to 21 years only. To book your free place, email youthbookings@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Monday 7 August 2017.

Holiday Activities: People and Places

Holiday Activities: People and Places

  • Family||Workshop
  • BSL

23 October 2017, 11:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required

A week of ticketed and drop-in sessions exploring painting, inspired by Cézanne Portraits. This workshop on Monday 23 October will be led by deaf artist Chris Sacre with BSL interpretation.

Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults.

Holiday Activities: People and Places

Holiday Activities: People and Places

  • Family||Workshop
  • BSL

23 October 2017, 14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required

A week of ticketed and drop-in sessions exploring painting, inspired by Cézanne Portraits. This workshop on Monday 23 October will be led by deaf artist Chris Sacre with BSL interpretation.

Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

BSL Tour: Creative Connections: Nottingham

BSL Tour: Creative Connections: Nottingham

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

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

A tour of this display which presents new work documenting insights into community identities in Nottingham. Led in BSL.

Sunday Session: Painted Identities

Sunday Session: Painted Identities

  • Workshop||Young People
  • BSL

5 November 2017, 13:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Work with professional artists Ed Sutcliffe and Peta Taylor to draw or paint multiple takes of the same subject, as seen in Cézanne Portraits. For ages 14 to 21 years only. To book your free place, email youthbookings@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483.

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Monday 7 August 2017.

BSL Gallery Tour: Julian Opie after Van Dyck

BSL Gallery Tour: Julian Opie after Van Dyck

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

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

John Wilson explores the influences of Van Dyck and his contemporaries upon Julian Opie’s work. Led in BSL with interpretation into English.