A rich and engaging season of events, offering a contemporary perspective on one of the world's most vibrant, diverse and enigmatic countries. Highlights include a contemporary South Asian literary festival programmed by the Asian Word, a Singh Twins art master-class, a dance workshop for young people and animation workshops for families.

All events are £5/£4 concessions except where indicated. Book tickets online, call 020 7306 0055 or visit the Gallery in person.

Click on one of the links above to find out more about each event


Schools and Community Programme

To find out more about the schools and community programmes visit www.npg.org.uk/learning/schools

Thursday 18 March 17.30 -19.30
Teachers' Private View
CPD event for primary and secondary teachers, student teachers and college tutors

This is a FREE exclusive evening for teachers celebrating the opening of the exhibition The Indian Portrait and the display Contemporary Connections: The Singh Twins. Join us for a glass of wine, meet the Gallery's Learning team and liaise with colleagues. Collect resource packs, catalogue discounts and have the chance to win prizes. Special talks by Kapil Jariwala and Rosemary Crill, the curators of The Indian Portrait, and artists The Singh Twins, will be followed by exhibition viewings.

Call 020 7312 2483 or email education@npg.org.uk to reserve your place.

Maharaja Gulab Singh of Jammu and Kashmir, Lahore (detail), c.1845 - © V&A Images/Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Maharaja Gulab Singh of Jammu and Kashmir, Lahore (detail),
c.1845
© V&A Images/Victoria and Albert Museum, London