Events

Events (26)

Live Music: Concert Theatre: The Tenant

Live Music: Concert Theatre: The Tenant

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
28 April 2017, 18:30
Room 20, Floor 2
Free

A reimagining of Anne Brontë’s ‘The Tenant of Wildfell Hall’ through live classical music (piano) and performance.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
28 April 2017, 18:30
Room 5, Floor 2
Free

Join artist Marc Woodhead for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Life Drawing: Figure drawing for the Fearful

Life Drawing: Figure drawing for the Fearful

A part of Late Shift
28 April 2017, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall for a Life drawing session that takes the fear out of drawing the figure. Robin-Lee will guide you through a series simple exercises to help develop your creativity and confidence.

Guest DJ: Neil Prince

Guest DJ: Neil Prince

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
4 May 2017, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Listen and unwind at the Late Shift bar as DJ Neil Prince creates a set in response to the works on display.

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

A part of Late Shift
4 May 2017, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free ticket required. Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Resident artist Sadie Lee is joined by her special guest, author Alan Hollinghurst, as they discuss works in the Gallery’s Collection which have a personal resonance.

Live Music: Louisa Petais and Christopher Bundhun

Live Music: Louisa Petais and Christopher Bundhun

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
5 May 2017, 18:30
Room 12, Floor 2
Free

The soprano and guitarist explore the dynamic song traditions of Spain, Greece and England from the Renaissance to the twentieth century.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
5 May 2017, 18:30
Room 21, Floor 1
Free

Join artist Gayna Pelham for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
11 May 2017, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

In Conversation: Masked/Unmasked

In Conversation: Masked/Unmasked

A part of Late Shift
11 May 2017, 19:00
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Novelist and cultural critic Diran Adebayo, poet and novelist John Burnside, novelist Jay Griffiths and international teacher and director of theatre John Wright discuss how masks can both hide and reveal. This event will be British Sign Language interpreted.

 

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
12 May 2017, 18:30
Please check signage on the day
Free

Join artist Andy Pankhurst for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Live Music: Musike in the Ayre

Live Music: Musike in the Ayre

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
12 May 2017, 18:30
Please check signage on the day
Free

Emily Murphy and Din Ghani perform lute songs marking weddings and funerals of the Stuart era.

Screening: The Skin I Live In

Screening: The Skin I Live In

A part of Late Shift
12 May 2017, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £7 (£6 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Sadie Lee introduces this dark, surreal and visually stunning film. A departure from the camp melodrama of many of his earlier films, Almodovar presents an obsessive (and literally) surgical examination exploring the inherent and constructed elements of human identity. (Dir Pedro Almodóvar, 2011, 120 mins, cert 15.)

 

Gallery Tour: Photo London: A Century of Photography

Gallery Tour: Photo London: A Century of Photography

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures

A part of Late Shift
18 May 2017, 18:00
Meet in Room 29, Floor 1
Free

Phillip Prodger, Head of Photographs, leads this tour of A Century of Photography, 1840-1940 which features works by internationally renowned makers such as Edward Weston, Frederick Evans, Cecil Beaton and Madame Yevonde.

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

  • Late Shift||LGBTQI||Music

A part of Late Shift
18 May 2017, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

DJ Mr Madam combines a range of musical styles to create his sets.

In Conversation: Photo London: Newsha Tavakolian

In Conversation: Photo London: Newsha Tavakolian

A part of Late Shift
18 May 2017, 19:00
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Photographer Newsha Tavakolian (born 1981, Tehran) talks about her life and work with curator, writer and critic Vali Mahlouji. In partnership with Photo London.

Gallery Tour: Photo London: Before we were Men

Gallery Tour: Photo London: Before we were Men

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures

A part of Late Shift
19 May 2017, 18:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Photographer David Gwinnutt leads a tour of his display which chronicles the 1980s London art and club scene of Leigh Bowery, Derek Jarman, Ossie Clark and Gilbert and George. Gwinnutt photographed directors, writers, designers and artists who together formed a vibrant and influential underground gay culture. 

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
19 May 2017, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Grace Adam for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Live Music: Marielle Way

Live Music: Marielle Way

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
19 May 2017, 18:30
Please check signage on the day
Free

The flautist presents a recital of Baroque works for solo flute.

In Conversation: Photo London: William Klein

In Conversation: Photo London: William Klein

A part of Late Shift
19 May 2017, 19:00
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

The acclaimed painter, photographer and filmmaker William Klein talks to writer, curator and artist David Campany about his life and work over the last sixty five years. Newly revealed fashion works from the 1960s will be shown and discussed, along with unseen images taken in London and the UK. 

In partnership with Photo London.

In Conversation: Photo London: Gregory Crewdson

In Conversation: Photo London: Gregory Crewdson

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures

A part of Late Shift
20 May 2017, 16:00

Due to unforeseen circumstances Gregory Crewdson is unable to attend, so unfortunately the event has been cancelled. The Gallery apologises for any inconvenience or disappointment caused.

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
25 May 2017, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.

Performance: A Search For Perfection - Alexander Pope

Performance: A Search For Perfection - Alexander Pope

A part of Late Shift
25 May 2017, 19:00
Please check signage on the day
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Award winning blind storyteller Giles Abbott weaves the complexities of celebrated poet and savage satirist Alexander Pope’s life into a story of his art, his ambitions, his feuds with friends and literary rivals, exploring the conflicts both around and within this extraordinary man.

In partnership with Pope’s Grotto Preservation Trust.

BSL Gallery Tour: Speak its Name!

BSL Gallery Tour: Speak its Name!

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures||LGBTQI
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
25 May 2017, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

John Wilson leads a tour of a display which features portraits accompanied by quotations from the sitters discussing their own experience of ‘coming out’. Led in BSL.

Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Late Shift||Workshop

A part of Late Shift
26 May 2017, 18:30
Please check signage on the day
Free

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.

Live Music: Concordia Foundation

Live Music: Concordia Foundation

  • Friday Night Music||Late Shift||Music

A part of Late Shift
26 May 2017, 18:30
Please check signage on the day
Free

Concordia Foundation’s International Ensemble presents ‘Masquerade’ – a musical journey behind the mask.

Life Drawing: Pose/Counterpose

Life Drawing: Pose/Counterpose

A part of Late Shift
26 May 2017, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £9 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Led by artist Marc Woodhead, this session explores the influence of Classicism on pose and posture on British portraiture, and the modernist anti-classical movement in the 20th century.