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Exhibitions (6)

BP Portrait Award 2018

BP Portrait Award 2018

14 June - 23 September 2018
Lerner Galleries
Admission Free

The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious international exhibition of contemporary portrait painting.


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Michael Jackson: On the Wall

Michael Jackson: On the Wall

28 June - 21 October 2018
Wolfson and Lerner Galleries
Tickets with donation from: £17.50 - £22
Members Free

This landmark exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art, spanning several generations of artists across all media. Curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, the exhibition will open in the summer of 2018 to coincide with what would have been Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday (on 29 August 2018).

An illuminating Path, 1998 by David LaChapelle. Courtesy of the artist. © David LaChapelle (detail)


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Gainsborough’s Family Album

Gainsborough’s Family Album

22 November 2018 - 3 February 2019
Wolfson Gallery
Tickets with donation: £14.50 - £16.00
Tickets without donation: £12.50 - £14.00
Members Free

Featuring over fifty works from public and private collections across the world, Gainsborough’s Family Album will provide a unique insight into the private life and motivations of Thomas Gainsborough (1727–88), one of Britain’s greatest artists.


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Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver

Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver

21 February - 19 May 2019
Porter Gallery
Tickets without donation: £10.00
Free for Members and Patrons

The first major exhibition on Tudor and Jacobean portrait miniatures in the UK for over 35 years, Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver will bring together key works from the National Portrait Gallery and major loans from public and private collections to showcase the careers of the most skilled artists of the period, Nicholas Hilliard (1547? – 1619) and Isaac Oliver (c.1565 – 1617). 


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Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr

Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr

7 March - 27 May 2019
Wolfson and Lerner Galleries
Tickets without donation: £18.00
Free for Members and Patrons

A major new exhibition of works by Martin Parr, one of Britain’s best-known and most widely celebrated photographers. Only Human: Martin Parr, brings together some of Parr’s best known photographs with a number of works never exhibited before to focus on one of his most engaging subjects – people. 


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Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman

27 June - 15 September 2019
Wolfson and Lerner Galleries
Tickets without donation: £18.00
Free for Members and Patrons

A major new retrospective of works by leading contemporary artist Cindy Sherman will go on display in Summer 2019.


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