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14–19 years old? Join the Next Generation of portrait artists

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Be creative at the National Portrait Gallery this summer –get involved in BP Portrait Award: Next Generation.

2014 is the fifth year of BP Portrait Award: Next Generation. This free project has so far engaged over one thousand young people aged 14-19-years-old and one hundred BP Portrait Award-winning artists in creative painted portraiture. This year, experience short Taster Sessions over June and July, weekend drop-in drawing, two three-day Summer Schools in August. For the second year, Next Generation presents the exclusive after-hours Young People’s Private View in BP Portrait Award, only for young people. Coming to the Gallery to see BP Portrait Award 2014  (26 June – 21 September 2014)? Don’t miss seeing young talent in our BP Portrait Award: Next Generation display outside the exhibition, running at the same time..

Booking information, dates and details will be released in early May 2014. #BPNextGen


Summer Schools
for 14-19-year-olds

Dates and details to be announced in May

Taster Sessions
for 14-19-year-olds

Dates and details to be announced in May

Regional Events

In 2012, BP Portrait Award: Next Generation visited Scottish National Portrait Gallery and RAMM Exeter