Events

A programme of special events including talks, tours and workshops complements the  exhibition.

All events are free except where indicated. Places are limited and available at the Gallery on a first-come, first-served basis. For charged events you can book tickets online, call 020 7306 0055 or visit the Gallery.

Family Trail and Labels

You can explore this year’s exhibition with our free family trail and labels, with drawings by illustrator Anna Hymas. The trail includes a range of activities inspired by the portraits on display, and the chance to win a goody bag with signed books from Anna.







Events (3)

3 events matching the search term BP Portrait Award

Weekend Workshop: Painting in Egg Tempera: An Introduction

Weekend Workshop: Painting in Egg Tempera: An Introduction

14 October - 15 October 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Artist Antony Williams, who won third prize for his portrait Emma in the BP Portrait Award 2017, introduces the traditional painting medium of egg tempera.

Pick up a Pencil The Big Draw: Living Lines

Pick up a Pencil The Big Draw: Living Lines

  • Drawing||Workshop||Young People

21 October 2017, 12:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Get drawing in the Galleries with our social sketching event, working with special guest artist, illustrator and film-maker Becca Human, and Youth Forum. Young People 14-21 years.

Weekend Workshop: Seeing Double - painting the same subject in different ways

Weekend Workshop: Seeing Double - painting the same subject in different ways

11 November - 12 November 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall to investigate Cézanne’s numerous experimental paintings using the same sitter. Paint a number of oil sketches from a live model exploring Cézanne’s approach through composition, colour and brushstrokes.