Exhibitions

Every Thursday and Friday you can enjoy exploring our special exhibitions after hours until 21.00

View our paid exhibitions in the evening and show your ticket at the Late Shift Bar for 2 for 1 drinks. Plus students can enjoy discounted tickets every Thursday.

Exhibitions (4)

BP Portrait Award 2016

BP Portrait Award 2016

23 June - 4 September 2016
Wolfson Gallery
Admission Free

The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious international exhibition of contemporary portrait painting.

William Eggleston Portraits

William Eggleston Portraits

21 July - 23 October 2016
Porter Gallery

This exhibition of 100 works surveys Eggleston’s full career from the 1960s to the present day and is the most comprehensive display of his portrait photography ever.
Picasso Portraits

Picasso Portraits

6 October 2016 - 5 February 2017
Wolfson Gallery

Picasso’s portraits epitomise the astonishing variety and innovation of his art. This major exhibition of over eighty works focuses on the artist’s portrayal of family, friends and lovers and reveals his creative processes as he moved freely between drawing from life, humorous caricature and expressive painting from memory.
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016 - Call for entries

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2016 - Call for entries

17 November 2016 - 26 February 2017
Porter Gallery


First prize £15,000. Open to everyone aged 18 or over from around the world.

Exhibition of the very best contemporary portrait photographs, including the winner of the £15,000 first prize.