Exhibition 2012


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 7306 0055 or visit the Gallery in person.

Thursday 21 November, 19.30
Exhibition Tour

Join a tour led by photographer David Graham exploring work selected for the exhibition.
Free tour ticket required, available from 18.00 on the day. Exhibition ticket must also be purchased.

Thursday 28 November, 14.00
Visualising Portraits

Picture description for visually impaired visitors.

Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 December, 11.00 - 17.00
Weekend Workshop: Classic Photographic Portraits


Taking inspiration from the exhibition, photographer David Graham leads a two-day practical photography workshop.

Friday 13 December, 18.30
Live Music: Royal College of Music

Composers from the Royal College of Music respond to the portraits in this year's exhibition.

Sunday 5 January, 13.00 - 16.00
Sunday Session: Digital Portraits

Visit the exhibition and take digital photographs with photographers Anthony Luvera and Marysa Dowling. For ages 14 - 21, to book places in advance please email [email protected] or call 020 7312 2483.

Thursday 16 January, 19.00
The Curated Ego: What Makes a Good Selfie?

A panel of academics and photographers investigate questions around self portraiture and personal identity followed by presentations from lens-based artists working with self portraiture.
In association with studioSTRIKE.

Andy Massaccesi, 2012 © the artist