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 (7)

7 events matching the search term BP Portrait Award

Members

Members' Evening Private View: BP Portrait Award 2014 and Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision

  • For Members and Associates

1 September 2014, 18:30-20:30
Main Hall

Our Members’ Evening Private Views give you the chance to visit the Gallery after-hours and are a great way to see our current exhibitions away from the crowds.

Places are limited so please RSVP for these events.
Members are welcome to bring a guest.

In Conversation: BP Portrait Award

In Conversation: BP Portrait Award

9 September 2014, 18:45-19:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required, available in advance online.

The Gallery’s Contemporary Curator and BP Portrait Award judge, Sarah Howgate, will explore the annual competition from the differing perspectives of judge and exhibitor with Richard Twose
 

In Conversation: Portraits from Life: Catherine Goodman

In Conversation: Portraits from Life: Catherine Goodman

A part of Late Shift
18 September 2014, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Artist Catherine Goodman, whose portraits from life are currently on display, discusses the relationship between artists and sitter with Rachel Campbell-Johnston, Chief Art Critic at The Times and the Gallery’s Contemporary Curator, Sarah Howgate.
 

Weekend Workshop: Portraits from Life (Day One)

Weekend Workshop: Portraits from Life (Day One)

27 September 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Take a masterclass with artist Catherine Goodman during this two-day portraiture workshop. Taking inspiration from the Gallery and Goodman’s current display, Portraits from Life.

Weekend Workshop: Portraits from Life (Day Two)

Weekend Workshop: Portraits from Life (Day Two)

28 September 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Take a masterclass with artist Catherine Goodman during this two-day portraiture workshop. Taking inspiration from the Gallery and Goodman’s current display, Portraits from Life.

Weekend Workshop: Techniques of the Tudors (Day One)

Weekend Workshop: Techniques of the Tudors (Day One)

11 October 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Inspired by The Real Tudors display, join portrait artist Robin-Lee Hall on a journey through paint looking at the materials and methods of the Tudor artists.

Weekend Workshop: Techniques of the Tudors (Day Two)

Weekend Workshop: Techniques of the Tudors (Day Two)

12 October 2014, 11:00-17:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £125 (£100 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online or visit the Gallery in person.

Inspired by The Real Tudors display, join portrait artist Robin-Lee Hall on a journey through paint looking at the materials and methods of the Tudor artists.