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Live Music: Wellington: Piatti Quartet

Live Music: Wellington: Piatti Quartet

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
1 May 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

One of the UK's foremost young string quartets presents Beethoven's String Quartet No. 7Op. 59 No. 1 'Rasumovsky ‘, composed in 1806

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
1 May 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take inspiration from the portraits on display and sketch in the Gallery.

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
7 May 2015, 19:00
Room 20
Free

Join Queer Perspectives resident artist Sadie Lee as she talks to her special guest about works in the Collection which have a personal resonance.

Lecture: Sargent in Paris, 1874-1886

Lecture: Sargent in Paris, 1874-1886

A part of Late Shift
7 May 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Rescheduled from 12 March
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Richard Ormond, curator of Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends, investigates his great uncle’s training in Paris.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
7 May 2015, 18:00-20:45
Main Hall
Free

Photographer and DJ Eddie Otchere curates a music set inspired by the Gallery.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
8 May 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Artist Grace Adam leads our free, friendly drop-in, taking inspiration from the portraits on display. 

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
14 May 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Mr Madam combines a range of musical styles to create his sets; from Thomas Tallis to Gracie Fields; Grace Jones to John Barry; Duke Ellington to Lord Creator; if you can hum it, he will try and play it.

Lecture: Sargent’s Methods for Painting Portraits

Lecture: Sargent’s Methods for Painting Portraits

A part of Late Shift
14 May 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Tate Paintings Conservator, Rebecca Hellen, and Tate Conservation Scientist, Dr Joyce Townsend, share recent research into key works by Sargent in Tate’s collection

American Portraits

American Portraits

A part of Late Shift
15 May 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

As part of Museums at Night, enjoy a staged reading of American Portraits by Devon O’Brien, performed by RADA Graduate Workshops.

Museums at Night

Museums at Night

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
15 May 2015, 18:30-21:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late night opening by visiting an exhibition, meeting friends at the bar, enjoying live music and conversation, or participating in our popular Drop-in Drawing session.

Photo London

Photo London

  • Late Shift||Lecture

A part of Late Shift
21 May 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Further details and booking information to follow.

Join us for two evening sessions on portraiture chaired by Phillip Prodger, Head of Photographs, National Portrait Gallery.

Photo London

Photo London

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
22 May 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Further details and booking information to follow.

Join us for a second evening investigating contemporary photography with our partners, Photo London. Take part in discussions, listen to live music, meet friends at the Late Shift Bar or join our free Drop-in Drawing session.

Guest DJ: Tim Redfern

Guest DJ: Tim Redfern

  • Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
28 May 2015, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Relax and unwind as DJ Timberlina provides a soundtrack to your visit.

Lecture: The Africans of Georgian Britain: Active Agents of Change

Lecture: The Africans of Georgian Britain: Active Agents of Change

A part of Late Shift
28 May 2015, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Historian Onyeka tells the untold story of Africans in Georgian Britain and the role they played in the development of society. 

BSL Tour: Highlights of the Collection

BSL Tour: Highlights of the Collection

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
28 May 2015, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Chisato Minamimura leads a tour of the Collection, picking out highlights along the way. Led in BSL with interpretation into English.
Live Music: Kaz Simmons

Live Music: Kaz Simmons

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift

A part of Late Shift
29 May 2015, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

The jazz and folk influenced singer-songwriter returns to perform her ethereal and intimate original songs and selected covers from the likes of Rufus Wainwright and Billy Joel.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
29 May 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Artist Gayna Pelham leads tonight’s session. There is a short introduction at 18.30, but feel free to drop-in at any time. 

Life Drawing: Tackling Tone

Life Drawing: Tackling Tone

A part of Late Shift
29 May 2015, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Inspired by Goya's mastery of tonal contrast and line in his portrait of the Duke of Wellington, join artist Robin-Lee Hall for an evening of life-drawing capturing dramatic lights and darks.