Events

A programme of special events including talks, tours and workshops 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 (11)

11 events matching the search term BP

Weekend Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2018

Weekend Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2018

23 June - 24 June 2018, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Inspired by this year’s selection in the best of contemporary portrait painting from around the world.


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Visualising Portraits: BP Portrait Award 2018

Visualising Portraits: BP Portrait Award 2018

28 June 2018, 14:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Explore how contemporary artists’ are currently responding to portraiture.


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BP Portrait Award 2018 – Gallery Tour

BP Portrait Award 2018 – Gallery Tour

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
6 July 2018, 19:30
Free

Miriam Escofet, winner of the BP Portrait Award 2018, leads a tour of the exhibition in which she will speak about her portrait of her mother and pick out some favourites along the way.


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One-day Workshop: Michael Jackson

One-day Workshop: Michael Jackson

  • Workshop||Young People

7 July 2018, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Booking essential

Join photographer Othello De’souza-Hartley to explore the Michael Jackson exhibition together then create your own work about identity in the photography studio. Free. SLR digital cameras provided.


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BSL Tour: BP Portrait Award 2018

BSL Tour: BP Portrait Award 2018

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • BSL

A part of Friday Lates
13 July 2018, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Join John Wilson for a tour of the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world. Led in BSL.


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One-day Workshop: BP Portrait Award Next Generation

One-day Workshop: BP Portrait Award Next Generation

  • Workshop||Young People

31 July 2018, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free
Booking essential

Immerse yourself in a packed day of creativity. Learning from professional artists, discover new skills in life-drawing, create your own painting, meet artists and take a tour of the BP Portrait Award exhibition. If you like art and want to develop your skills, this is the workshop for you. Free. Choose one day. All art materials and lunch included.


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One-day Workshop: BP Portrait Award Next Generation

One-day Workshop: BP Portrait Award Next Generation

  • Workshop||Young People

1 August 2018, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free
Booking essential

Immerse yourself in a packed day of creativity. Learning from professional artists, discover new skills in life-drawing, create your own painting, meet artists and take a tour of the BP Portrait Award exhibition. If you like art and want to develop your skills, this is the workshop for you. Free. Choose one day. All art materials and lunch included.


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3-day Summer School: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

3-day Summer School: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

8 August - 10 August 2018, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Take your art practice to another level. This practical art workshop allows you to spend 3-days in the art studio at the Gallery, learning from professional artists and working from a model to create a portrait and learn new skills in composition, lighting and pose.


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Young People’s Private View: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

Young People’s Private View: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

14 August 2018, 18:30-20:30
Education Studio
Free

An invitation to a private view of the BP Portrait Award 2018 exhibition exclusively for 14-21 year olds. This after-hours art event includes DJs, art workshops, competitions, refreshments and a chance to meet artists and other young creatives. Free. Bring your friends.


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Summer Holiday Activities ABC

Summer Holiday Activities ABC

  • Workshop||Family

13 August - 27 August 2018, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free
Ticket required available at Gallery one hour before.

Our summer exhibitions Michael Jackson: On the Wall and the BP Portrait Award, and Rebel Women –celebrating a centenary of women getting the vote, provide inspiration for two weeks of fun, free, daily art and craft workshops.


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Members’ Evening Private View: BP Portrait Award 2018 and Michael Jackson: On the Wall

Members’ Evening Private View: BP Portrait Award 2018 and Michael Jackson: On the Wall

  • For Members

29 August 2018, 18:30-20:30
Main Hall, Porter, Learner and Wolfson Galleries

These two exhibitions juxtaposed make an exciting evening of contemporary portrait viewing. The Portrait Award showcases the very best in contemporary portrait painting with works on display from amateur artists to professionals. Alongside Michael Jackson: On the Wall, you will see how he has become the most depicted cultural figure in visual art by an extraordinary array of leading contemporary artists.

Please RSVP for this event from 1 July 2018.


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