EVENTS

A programme of special events 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 7321 6600 or visit the Gallery.



Events (18)

18 events matching the search term Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun

Family Art Workshop: Family Portraits (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Family Portraits (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

3 April 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Inspired by Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, another mask explore ideas around identity in this hands- on photography workshop using props and costume. At the end of the session you will have a print to take home.

Family Art Workshop: Family Portraits (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Family Portraits (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

3 April 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Inspired by Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, another mask explore ideas around identity in this hands- on photography workshop using props and costume. At the end of the session you will have a print to take home.

Family Art Workshop: Behind the Mask (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Behind the Mask (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

4 April 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults.

Inspired by Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, another mask create a new identity discovering/uncovering different aspects of your personality. Make a collaged mask to reveal the hidden you / the new you.

Family Art Workshop: Behind the Mask (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Behind the Mask (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

4 April 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults.

Inspired by Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, another mask create a new identity discovering/uncovering different aspects of your personality. Make a collaged mask to reveal the hidden you / the new you.

Family Art Workshop: Hand in Hand (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Hand in Hand (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

6 April 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Explore how we use our hands to express ourselves in this 3D mixed media workshop inspired by Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, another mask.

Family Art Workshop: Hand in Hand (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Hand in Hand (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

6 April 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Explore how we use our hands to express ourselves in this 3D mixed media workshop inspired by Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, another mask.

In Conversation: Claude Cahun’s ‘self-portraits’

In Conversation: Claude Cahun’s ‘self-portraits’

A part of Late Shift
6 April 2017, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre, Floor -2
Tickets: £8 (£7 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Dawn Ades, professor emeritus of art history at the University of Essex, discusses the complex nature of Claude Cahun’s ‘self-portraits’ with Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director, National Portrait Gallery.

 

Family Art Workshop: Surrealist Portraits  (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Surrealist Portraits (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

7 April 2017, 11:30-13:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Inspired by Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, another mask create a crazy Family portrait using collage and mixed media.

Family Art Workshop: Surrealist Portraits  (Ages 5+)

Family Art Workshop: Surrealist Portraits (Ages 5+)

  • Family||Workshop

7 April 2017, 14:30-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free ticket required and available 1 hour before event. 20 tickets available in each workshop for children plus accompanying adults

Inspired by Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, another mask create a crazy Family portrait using collage and mixed media

Weekend Workshop: Playing with the Camera

Weekend Workshop: Playing with the Camera

8 April - 9 April 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Photographer Kate Peters leads this two-day practical photographic workshop inspired by Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun.

 

Young People's Three Day Workshop: Masking Identities

Young People's Three Day Workshop: Masking Identities

  • Drawing||Workshop||Young People

11 April - 13 April 2017, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Work with special guest Liz Aggiss, cross-discipline performer, film maker, director and choreographer and photographer Anthony Luvera on the theme of gender and identity in this performance and photography workshop. Inspired by Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask.

 

Members’ Evening Private View: Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask and Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends

Members’ Evening Private View: Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the mask, another mask and Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends

19 April 2017, 18:30-20:30
Gallery Space
Please RSVP for this event here

These two exhibitions look at how portraiture is represented by use of different mediums and interpretations. 

Our Members’ evening private views allow you to view the exhibitions outside of Gallery opening hours. The Portrait Restaurant will also be open for Members and you can book a table in advance directly with them by calling 0207 312 2490.

Lunchtime Lecture: Claude Cahun – A Life Defiant

Lunchtime Lecture: Claude Cahun – A Life Defiant

20 April 2017, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £3 (£2 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Louise Downie, Jersey Heritage’s Director of Curation and Experience, uses the Jersey Heritage Cahun collection to explore the artist’s life and art from her beginnings as a precocious teenager, through her years living in the vibrant artistic hub of Paris to her resistance and imprisonment during the German Occupation of Jersey.

 

Screening: Orlando

Screening: Orlando

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

Writing in her diary in 1928, Virginia Woolf described her experimental novel as ‘a biography beginning in the year 1500 and continuing to the present day. Orlando (Dir Sally Potter, 1992, 93 minutes, cert PG)

 

Screening: Lover Other: The Story of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore

Screening: Lover Other: The Story of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore

A part of Late Shift
27 April 2017, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: Free, ticket required

1920s Surrealist artists Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore come to life in this hybrid documentary. Lesbians and step-sisters, the gender-bending artists lived and worked together all their lives. Heroic resisters to the Nazis occupying Jersey during the Second World War, they were captured and sentenced to death. (Dir Barbara Hammer, 2006, 55 minutes).

 

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.

 

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.)

 

Weekend Workshop: Me as Mask

Weekend Workshop: Me as Mask

13 May - 14 May 2017, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £75 (£60 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

In this day-long workshop, you will create your own self portrait – a life mask inspired by Gillian Wearing’s work. Led by sculptor Martin Hanson.