6 November 2008 - 15 February 2008: Admission Free


All Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2008 events are free except where indicated. To book ticketed events call 020 7306 0055 or visit the Information Desk in the Gallery. To find out more visit www.npg.org.uk/events

Exhibition tours

Free but tour tickets required and available on the night from 17.00 on a first come, first served basis.

Thursday 4 December, 19.00
Thursday 15 January, 19.00
Led by artist Marc Woodhead

Thursday 12 February, 19.00
Led by art critic Cherry Smyth

Photography Workshop

Thursday 29 January and Friday 30 January, 2009 18.00 – 20.30
or Saturday 31 January 2009, 10.00 – 17.00

This one day or two evening beginner’s photography workshop will be led by photographer Elizabeth Doak. Using the exhibition as a reference, tutorials will be held on the use of camera, digital/film and studio lighting and participants will create their own photographic portraits. No previous experience necessary, all equipment and materials provided.
Tickets: £50/£40 concessions and Gallery Supporters

Events for Young People (14-21)

Sunday 7 December, 13.00 – 16.00
Sunday Session
Public v Private

Explore the themes of the public and the private in this digital photography workshop inspired by the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2008 and Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life, 1990–2005. Led by artist Marc Woodhead and photographer Olivia Hemingway. Free, but booking required.
To book places, please visit www.npg.org.uk/youngpeople

Isabel with Camellia on Easter Sunday (detail)
from the series Flora by Colin Pantall, 2008 © the artist