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.

For further events with BP Portrait Award artists during August please visit cassart.co.uk/bp-portrait 




Events (16)

16 events matching the search term BP Portrait Award

Family Art Workshop: Patterned Portraits

Family Art Workshop: Patterned Portraits

  • Family||Workshop

30 July 2015, 11:30-13:00
Education Studio
Free

Explore the use of pattern in both the BP Portrait Award 2015 and the Collection to make a large scale print.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Family Art Workshop: Patterned Portraits

Family Art Workshop: Patterned Portraits

  • Family||Workshop

30 July 2015, 14:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Explore the use of pattern in both the BP Portrait Award 2015 and the Collection to make a large scale print.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Taster Session: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

Taster Session: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

  • Workshop||Young People

1 August 2015, 11:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Have a go at portraiture drawing in the Gallery with BP Portrait Award- winning artists. #BPNextGen npg.org.uk/bpnextgeneration

For ages 14–19. Free Booking is essential, please email bpnextgeneration@npg.org.uk or call 020 7312 2483

Family Art Workshop: Characters

Family Art Workshop: Characters

  • Family||Workshop

3 August 2015, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join Yasmeen Ismail, illustrator of this year’s BP Portrait Award Family Trail for a workshop exploring how to create characters for your stories. The 14.30 session will be BSL interpreted and there will be a book-signing in the Exhibition Shop at 13.30.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Family Art Workshop: Characters

Family Art Workshop: Characters

  • Family||Workshop
  • BSL

3 August 2015, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join Yasmeen Ismail, illustrator of this year’s BP Portrait Award Family Trail for a workshop exploring how to create characters for your stories. The 14.30 session will be BSL interpreted and there will be a book-signing in the Exhibition Shop at 13.30.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Family Art Workshop: Wishing Tree

Family Art Workshop: Wishing Tree

  • Family||Workshop

4 August 2015, 11:30-13:00
Education Studio
Free

Inspired by the BP Portrait Award 2015 exhibition, construct a wishing tree to pin your hopes and dreams.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Family Art Workshop: Wishing Tree

Family Art Workshop: Wishing Tree

  • Family||Workshop

4 August 2015, 14:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Inspired by the BP Portrait Award 2015 exhibition, construct a wishing tree to pin your hopes and dreams.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Young People’s Private View BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

Young People’s Private View BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

  • Workshop||Young People

4 August 2015, 18:30-20:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Exclusive after-hours viewing of the BP Portrait Award 2015, with artists, art activities, competitions, music, refreshments and much more. For young people, by young people. #BPNextGen npg.org.uk/bpnextgeneration. We are excited to have Bridgitte Amafoh performing and goody bags donated by Cass Arts!

FREE. For ages 14-19. RSVP essential. Please email bpnextgeneration@npg.org.uk with your full name, age and email address.

Family Art Workshop: Toby Jugs

Family Art Workshop: Toby Jugs

  • Family||Workshop

6 August 2015, 11:30-13:00
Education Studio
Free

Taking inspiration from the portraits in BP Portrait Award and the collection to make a clay jug with two faces.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Family Art Workshop: Toby Jugs

Family Art Workshop: Toby Jugs

  • Family||Workshop

6 August 2015, 14:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Taking inspiration from the portraits in BP Portrait Award and the collection to make a clay jug with two faces.

Suitable for ages 5+. Free ticket required and available one hour before event. Please note that spaces are limited to 20 places per session.

Weekend Workshop BP Portrait Award 2015 (Day One)

Weekend Workshop BP Portrait Award 2015 (Day One)

8 August 2015, 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.

Explore and take inspiration from this year’s BP Portrait Award 2015, to create your own portrait working from a model under the expert tuition of exhibiting artist Alan McGowan. Suitable for all abilities.

Weekend Workshop BP Portrait Award 2015 (Day Two)

Weekend Workshop BP Portrait Award 2015 (Day Two)

9 August 2015, 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.

Explore and take inspiration from this year’s BP Portrait Award 2015, to create your own portrait working from a model under the expert tuition of exhibiting artist Alan McGowan. Suitable for all abilities.

Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award

Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift

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

See this year’s selection of the very best of contemporary portraiture. Led by exhibiting artist Sophie Williams.

Drop-in Family Session: Portrait Painting

Drop-in Family Session: Portrait Painting

  • Family||Workshop

16 August 2015, 13:00-14:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Inspired by the BP Portrait Award, try out new paint techniques and processes to create a giant mural in our studio.

This session is aimed at children aged 3+. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Drop-in Family Session: Portrait Painting

Drop-in Family Session: Portrait Painting

  • Family||Workshop

16 August 2015, 15:00-16:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Inspired by the BP Portrait Award, try out new paint techniques and processes to create a giant mural in our studio.

This session is aimed at children aged 7+. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

BSL Gallery Tour: BP Portrait Award 2015

BSL Gallery Tour: BP Portrait Award 2015

  • Gallery Talk||Late Shift
  • BSL

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

See this year’s selection of the very best of contemporary portrait painting from around the world. Led by exhibiting artist Antony Williams. Interpreted into BSL.