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17 events matching the search term Late Shift

Gallery Talk: Julian Opie after Van Dyck (Session 2)

Gallery Talk: Julian Opie after Van Dyck (Session 2)

A part of Late Shift
23 November 2017, 18:30-19:15
Room 7
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

In this gallery talk, artist Julian Opie discusses the subjects and processes behind his works currently on display in Julian Opie after Van Dyck.


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Gallery Talk: Julian Opie after Van Dyck (Session 1)

Gallery Talk: Julian Opie after Van Dyck (Session 1)

A part of Late Shift
23 November 2017, 19:30-20:15
Room 7
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

In this gallery talk, artist Julian Opie discusses the subjects and processes behind his works currently on display in Julian Opie after Van Dyck.


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Lecture: ‘Sit like an apple’: painting people as if they were things

Lecture: ‘Sit like an apple’: painting people as if they were things

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

Professor Paul Smith, University of Warwick, attempts to explain why Cézanne painted portraits, and apples, in the peculiar way he did.


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BSL Gallery Tour: Julian Opie after Van Dyck

BSL Gallery Tour: Julian Opie after Van Dyck

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

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

John Wilson explores the influences of Van Dyck and his contemporaries upon Julian Opie’s work. Led in BSL with interpretation into English.


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In Conversation: Learning to look

In Conversation: Learning to look

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

Tracy Chevalier, author of Girl With a Pearl Earring, speaks to writer, journalist and broadcaster Nicolette Jones.


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In Conversation: Creative Connections: Sir Paul Smith and Vicky McClure

In Conversation: Creative Connections: Sir Paul Smith and Vicky McClure

8 December 2017, 15:00-17:00
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Creative Connections: Nottingham, talk to journalist Paul Flynn about their lives, work and relationship with their home city.


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Lecture: Ma’am Darling: A Glimpse of Princess Margaret

Lecture: Ma’am Darling: A Glimpse of Princess Margaret

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

Writer and journalist Craig Brown creates a hilarious, unique and unconventional portrait of our most talked-about royal.


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Lecture: Charles Dickens and Christmas

Lecture: Charles Dickens and Christmas

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

What was Christmas like when Charles Dickens was a child? How did the changing celebrations of Christmas shape his life and works?


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In Conversation: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

In Conversation: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

A part of Late Shift
11 January 2018, 19:00
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Two of the competition’s judges assess this year’s selection of the best in contemporary portrait photography with exhibiting photographer Jon Tonks.


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Lecture: In Search of Mary Shelley: the Romantic self

Lecture: In Search of Mary Shelley: the Romantic self

A part of Late Shift
18 January 2018, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Poet and writer Professor Fiona Sampson examines the records kept by Mary Shelly and those around her to help us understand how a teenager could produce the canonical novel Frankenstein and its still-resonating archetypes.


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Lecture: The Painted Mask: How Cézanne invented modern art

Lecture: The Painted Mask: How Cézanne invented modern art

A part of Late Shift
25 January 2018, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Jonathan Jones, art critic for The Guardian, explores how Cézanne’s emotional struggles and artistic daring transformed the way we see ourselves.


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BSL Gallery Tour: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017

BSL Gallery Tour: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
25 January 2018, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Explore contemporary photographs through the lens of a photographer who will discuss this years’ Prize.


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In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

A part of Late Shift
1 February 2018, 18:00-21:00
Free ticket required: Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Queer Perspectives, an innovative and inclusive quarterly event hosted by artist and curator Sadie Lee, is turning 10.


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Lecture: The art of struggle: Sylvia Pankhurst and how art helped women get the vote

Lecture: The art of struggle: Sylvia Pankhurst and how art helped women get the vote

A part of Late Shift
8 February 2018, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

The red suffragette and second daughter of Emmeline was an accomplished artist as well as activist who shaped the visual iconography and radical aesthetics of the Suffragette movement.


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In Conversation: Bernard Kops

In Conversation: Bernard Kops

A part of Late Shift
15 February 2018, 19:00
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join Bernard Kops, now in his ninety-first year and one of Britain’s most celebrated and prolific authors, for an evening of conversation and readings from his new collection of poetry, Love, Death & Other Joys.


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Lecture: Queens of the Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens

Lecture: Queens of the Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens

A part of Late Shift
22 February 2018, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Historian Alison Weir tells the story of five Norman queens


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BSL Gallery Tour: Highlights tour with Alan Murray

BSL Gallery Tour: Highlights tour with Alan Murray

  • Late Shift||Talks and Lectures
  • BSL

A part of Late Shift
22 February 2018, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Historian Alan Murray explores Victorian achievements in this highlights tour. Led in BSL with interpretation.


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