Events

A programme of special events including talks, tours and workshops will complement 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 (9)

9 events matching the search term BP Portrait Award

Members’ Afternoon Preview: BP Portrait Award 2020

Members’ Afternoon Preview: BP Portrait Award 2020

  • For Members

20 May 2020, 14:00-16:00
Porter

The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world and represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting. The Award aims to encourage artists to focus upon and develop portraiture in their work. Over the years, this has attracted over 40,000 entries from more than 100 countries.

No need to RSVP, simply bring your Membership card to the entrance of the exhibition for admittance to this Members’ only preview.

 

 

 


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Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award 2020

Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award 2020

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
22 May 2020, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

See this year's selection of the very best of contemporary portrait painting from around the world led by an exhibiting artist.


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Young People: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation 3-Day Art Workshop

Young People: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation 3-Day Art Workshop

  • Workshop||Young People

29 May - 31 May 2020, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Fully booked

Take your art practice to another level. This practical art workshop allows you to spend three-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.

Please note that participants can either book to attend a One-Day workshop or the Three-Day workshop.


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Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award 2020

Exhibition Tour: BP Portrait Award 2020

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
5 June 2020, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

See this year's selection of the very best of contemporary portrait painting from around the world led by an exhibiting artist.


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Young People: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation 1-Day Art Workshop

Young People: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation 1-Day Art Workshop

  • Workshop||Young People

6 June 2020, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free, booking required

Immerse yourself in a packed day of creativity. Learn 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. All art materials and lunch included.

Please note that participants can either book to attend a One-Day workshop or the Three-Day workshop.


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Young People: BP Portrait Award:  Next Generation 1-Day Art Workshop

Young People: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation 1-Day Art Workshop

  • Workshop||Young People

7 June 2020, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free, booking required

Immerse yourself in a packed day of creativity. Learn 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. All art materials and lunch included.

Please note that participants can either book to attend a One-Day workshop or the Three-Day workshop.


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BSL Tour: BP Portrait Award 2020

BSL Tour: BP Portrait Award 2020

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • BSL

A part of Friday Lates
12 June 2020, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

John Wilson leads a tour of this year's BP Portrait Award exhibition, which celebrates the very best in contemporary portrait painting from around the world. Led in British Sign Language.


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Weekend Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2020

Weekend Workshop: BP Portrait Award 2020

13 June - 14 June 2020, 11:00-17:00
Education Studio
Tickets: £150 (£125 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

Inspired by this year’s selection in the best of contemporary portrait painting from around the world, spend two days in the studio working with a practicing artist

Priority booking for Gallery Members is open now. Public booking will open on Monday 10 February 2020.


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

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

  • Workshop||Young People

15 June 2020, 18:30-20:30
Education Studio
Free, booking required

Immerse yourself in a packed day of creativity. Learn 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. All art materials and lunch included.


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