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Portrait of the Day: Joanna of Navarre

Portrait of the Day: Joanna of Navarre

  • Gallery Talk

23 April 2014, 12:00
First Floor Balcony Landing
Free

Very little is really known about Joanna of Navarre. What we do know is that she must have led an extraordinary life. Talk led by Anna Cusack.

Programme subject to change

Portrait of the Day: Mary English

Portrait of the Day: Mary English

  • Gallery Talk

24 April 2014, 12:00
Room 19
Free

Famous for visiting Waterloo in the aftermath of the English victory and trying on Napoleon’s dressing gown, Mary English was a beautiful and charismatic woman. Talk led by Rebecca Bearman.

Programme subject to change

Portrait of the Day: Michael Dahl

Portrait of the Day: Michael Dahl

  • Gallery Talk

25 April 2014, 12:00
Room 10
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details. Talk led by Anthony Meso.

Programme subject to change

Portrait of the Day: Wallis Simpson: Duchess of Windsor and Queen of Style

Portrait of the Day: Wallis Simpson: Duchess of Windsor and Queen of Style

  • Gallery Talk

26 April 2014, 12:00
Room 31
Free

"My husband gave up everything for me… I'm not a beautiful woman. I'm nothing to look at, so the only thing I can do is dress better than anyone else.” Wallis Duchess of Windsor. A talk on how Wallis used fashion to express and defend herself. Talk led by Estela Mendes.

Programme subject to change

Portrait of the Day: Mary I

Portrait of the Day: Mary I

  • Gallery Talk

27 April 2014, 12:00
Room 1
Free

Everyone is familiar with the more "bloody" aspects of Mary I's reign and she is often overshadowed by her sister's "Golden Age", but there was more to the reign of England's first anointed Queen. Talk led by Anna Cusack.

Programme subject to change

Gallery Talk: Shakespeare’s Birthday

Gallery Talk: Shakespeare’s Birthday

  • Gallery Talk

27 April 2014, 15:00-15:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free
Celebrate the anniversary of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with Blue Badge Guide Paul Metcalfe.

Portrait of the Day: Charles Darwin

Portrait of the Day: Charles Darwin

  • Gallery Talk

29 April 2014, 12:00
Room 27
Free

Charles Darwin is considered to be one of the greatest scientists of the 19th century. He was a naturalist who formulated the theory of evolution by natural selection; his Origin of Species (1859) made a meticulous survey of life-forms and the conditions which governed their development; and he wrote other important works on botany, zoology, geology, and evolution.

Programme subject to change

Portrait of the Day: Ellen Terry

Portrait of the Day: Ellen Terry

  • Gallery Talk

29 April 2014, 12:00
Room 26
Free

Born into a family of actors, Ellen Terry came to be known as one of the leading Shakespearean actresses of her day, gaining fame as Portia in The Merchant of Venice with Henry Irving's company. Talk led by Emma Burgess

Programme subject to change

Portrait of the Day: James I and VI

Portrait of the Day: James I and VI

  • Gallery Talk

30 April 2014, 12:00
Room 4
Free

When James VI of Scotland ascended to the English throne in 1603 he had already been King of Scotland for 34 years. Talk led by Anna Cusack.

Programme subject to change

Portrait of the Day

Portrait of the Day

  • Gallery Talk

3 May 2014, 12:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

Programme subject to change

Portrait of the Day

Portrait of the Day

  • Gallery Talk

4 May 2014, 12:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

Programme subject to change

Gallery Talk The Regency: Arts and Society

Gallery Talk The Regency: Arts and Society

  • Gallery Talk

4 May 2014, 13:15
Please check signage on the day for details
Free
Historian Clare Gittings introduces you to some of the key players of the Regency.

Gallery Talk: Queer Perspectives

Gallery Talk: Queer Perspectives

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
8 May 2014, 19:30-20:00
Room 20
Free

Stroll through the Gallery with Queer Perspectives resident artist Sadie Lee and special guest.

Portrait of the Day

Portrait of the Day

  • Gallery Talk

10 May 2014, 12:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

Programme subject to change

Portrait of the Day

Portrait of the Day

  • Gallery Talk

11 May 2014, 12:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

Programme subject to change

Gallery Talk Janey Morris: Pre-Raphaelite Muse

Gallery Talk Janey Morris: Pre-Raphaelite Muse

  • Gallery Talk

11 May 2014, 15:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Wife, mother, friend and lover, Pre-Raphaelite muse, business woman and talented embroiderer. Julie Barlow explores the world of Jane Morris, commemorating the centenary of her death.

Portrait of the Day

Portrait of the Day

  • Gallery Talk

17 May 2014, 12:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

Programme subject to change

Portrait of the Day

Portrait of the Day

  • Gallery Talk

18 May 2014, 12:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

Programme subject to change

Gallery Talk: Bold, Dashing and Handsome: Admiral Sir David Beatty

Gallery Talk: Bold, Dashing and Handsome: Admiral Sir David Beatty

  • Gallery Talk

18 May 2014, 15:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Find out more about David Beatty, naval hero of the First World War, with historian Lesley Rivett.

Portrait of the Day

Portrait of the Day

  • Gallery Talk

24 May 2014, 12:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

Programme subject to change

Portrait of the Day

Portrait of the Day

  • Gallery Talk

25 May 2014, 12:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

Programme subject to change

Gallery Talk: A Portrait of the Artist Through Time

Gallery Talk: A Portrait of the Artist Through Time

  • Gallery Talk

25 May 2014, 15:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Artist Alison Kusner discusses the portrait of the artist through time. What is the artist telling us? How do symbols change through setting, costume, gesture and technique?

The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room

26 May 2014, 11:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Artist-led drop-in drawing session for disabled people. Open to all abilities, materials provided. Meet in the Ondaatje Wing Main Hall.

Visualising Portraits: ‘No end of a lesson’ The Boer War, 1899–1902

Visualising Portraits: ‘No end of a lesson’ The Boer War, 1899–1902

29 May 2014, 14:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Picture description for visually impaired visitors.