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Lecture: Jonathan Jones on the Top Ten British Portraits of all Time

Lecture: Jonathan Jones on the Top Ten British Portraits of all Time

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
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A part of Friday Lates
20 September 2019, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

British art has a passion for portraiture that threads through its history in a procession of remarkable people - and animals.


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Live Music: Luca Luciano: Contemporary Clarinet Recital

Live Music: Luca Luciano: Contemporary Clarinet Recital

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
27 September 2019, 19:00-20:00
Room 20
Free

Enjoy a contemporary solo clarinet recital by Luca Luciano in the splendour of Room 20. Luca introduces compositions from his latest releases.


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Screening: Cy Dear

Screening: Cy Dear

A part of Friday Lates
4 October 2019, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

Cy Dear pays homage to the prolific career of the Cy Twombly, an American artist from Lexington, Virginia who emerged as a prominent figure in the mid-1950s as a contemporary of Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns. 2018, Dir. Andrea Bettinetti, 92 minutes.


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Lecture: Famous and Anonymous Victorians in the Stereoscope

Lecture: Famous and Anonymous Victorians in the Stereoscope

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11 October 2019, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

The stereoscopic craze that swept over France and Britain from the mid-1850s to the 1862 Exhibition led to the production of millions of binocular photographs that are an invaluable help for anyone who wishes to study and understand the Victorian era


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BSL Tour: New Photography Acquisitions

BSL Tour: New Photography Acquisitions

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • BSL

A part of Friday Lates
11 October 2019, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

Chisato Minamimura explores some of the Gallery’s recent photography acquisitions, including portraits of Stormzy, Jorja Smith and Riz Ahmed. Led in British Sign Language (BSL) with interpretation.


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Exhibition Tour: Curator-led tour of Pre-Raphaelite Sisters

Exhibition Tour: Curator-led tour of Pre-Raphaelite Sisters

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
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18 October 2019, 18:00
Meet outside the exhibition
Free with a 18:00 exhibition ticket

Curator Jan Marsh leads a tour of the major new exhibition, Pre-Raphaelite Sisters.


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In Conversation: BP Portrait Award at 30

In Conversation: BP Portrait Award at 30

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
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A part of Friday Lates
18 October 2019, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

To mark the 30th anniversary of the BP Portrait Award, Chief Curator Alison Smith talks to past winners, James Lloyd and Ishbel Myerscough, and this year's winner, Charlie Schaffer.

 


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Exhibition Tour: Elizabeth Peyton Aire and Angels

Exhibition Tour: Elizabeth Peyton Aire and Angels

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
25 October 2019, 18:00
Meet outside the exhibition
Free

Curator Lucy Dahlsen leads a tour of Elizabeth Peyton Aire and Angels and explores the development of Peyton’s unique portraiture from the 1990s to the present day.


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Poetry Reading: Pre-Raphaelite Sisters in Poetry

Poetry Reading: Pre-Raphaelite Sisters in Poetry

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
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A part of Friday Lates
1 November 2019, 18:00-19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free with a 18:00 exhibition ticket
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Acting students from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama read poems featured in the exhibition Pre-Raphaelite Sisters by poets including Christina Rossetti, Elizabeth Siddal, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Alfred, Lord Tennyson and William Morris. Free with exhbition ticket.

 


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Lecture: Elizabeth Siddal: Poetry, Art, Life

Lecture: Elizabeth Siddal: Poetry, Art, Life

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
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1 November 2019, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Curator Jan Marsh, poet Gillian Allnutt, Dr Serena Trowbridge and journalist Alison Flood look at the poetry, art and life of Elizabeth Siddall.


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In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates||LGBTQI
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1 November 2019, 19:00
Room 20
Free ticket required Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Gain a Queer Perspective on our Collection with resident artist Sadie Lee and her special guest as they discuss portraits which have a personal resonance.


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Exhibition Tour: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2019

Exhibition Tour: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2019

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
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8 November 2019, 18:00
Meet outside the exhibition
Free with a 18:00 exhibition ticket

Take a tour of the the leading international photographic portrait competition, which celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography from around the world.


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BSL Tour: Portraying George Eliot

BSL Tour: Portraying George Eliot

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • BSL

A part of Friday Lates
8 November 2019, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

John Wilson leads a tour of the display that marks the bicentenary of the birth of George Eliot, one of Britain's most renowned novelists.


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In Conversation: Always Nearly Famous

In Conversation: Always Nearly Famous

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
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15 November 2019, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

What does it take for female artists of the past to become famous?

 


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Lecture: Ali Smith celebrates Jane Austen

Lecture: Ali Smith celebrates Jane Austen

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
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22 November 2019, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Novelist Ali Smith delivers the T. Edward Carpenter Lecture on Jane Austen. In partnership with Jane Austen's House Museum.


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Gallery Talk: Carla van de Puttelaar’s Women in the Art World

Gallery Talk: Carla van de Puttelaar’s Women in the Art World

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
29 November 2019, 18:00
Room 29
Free

Photographer Carla van de Puttelaar introduces work from her series Women in the Art World. Followed by book signing.


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