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Guest DJ: Neil Prince

Guest DJ: Neil Prince

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
10 April 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

Listen and unwind at the bar as DJ Neil Prince creates a set in response to the works on display.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
10 April 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Andy Pankhurst for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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BSL Tour: David Hockney: Drawing from Life

BSL Tour: David Hockney: Drawing from Life

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • BSL

A part of Friday Lates
10 April 2020, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

Chisato Minamimura leads a tour of the Gallery's new major exhibition David Hockney: Drawing from Life, which explores Hockney as a draughtsman from the 1950s to the present by focusing on depictions of himself and a small group of sitters close to him. Led in British Sign Language (BSL).


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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
17 April 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
17 April 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Gayna Pelham for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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Guest DJ: Timberlina

Guest DJ: Timberlina

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
24 April 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

DJ Timberlina mixes a range of genres and music from across the ages to reflect the Collection – from spoken word to classical, via jazz, hip-hop, world, prog rock, new wave and contemporary.


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Life Drawing: Hockney and his Influences

Life Drawing: Hockney and his Influences

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates||LGBTQI
  • Book now

A part of Friday Lates
24 April 2020, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre

Cancelled

Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

To coincide with the current major exhibition David Hockney: Drawing from Life, this Life Drawing session with artist Marc Woodhead explores the techniques, ideas and approaches of David Hockney, and the artists that have influenced, informed and inspired his work.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
24 April 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Alison Kusner for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
1 May 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.


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Gallery Tour: A History of British Versatility in Twelve Portraits

Gallery Tour: A History of British Versatility in Twelve Portraits

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
1 May 2020, 18:00
Meet in the Main Hall
Free

We all know that Leonardo da Vinci was a many-sided genius. But what of Britain's very own polymaths?


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
1 May 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Andy Pankhurst for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates||LGBTQI
  • Book now

A part of Friday Lates
1 May 2020, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free ticket required

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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Guest DJ: Aquila

Guest DJ: Aquila

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
8 May 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

Before Djing comes the music! Aquila began Djing around 2000 and plays for music lovers who appreciate hearing diverse, quality, eclectic and selective genres of music including soul and alt/pop/soft rock fused with jazz & Afro Beats.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
8 May 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Alison Kusner for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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BSL Tour: Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things

BSL Tour: Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • BSL

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

Cancelled

Free

Join Serena Cant for a tour of our major exhibition which explores the extravagant world of the glamorous and stylish 'Bright Young Things' of the twenties and thirties, seen through the eye of the renowned British photographer Cecil Beaton. Led in British Sign Language (BSL).


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In Conversation: Beaton Portraits with Sir Roy Strong and William Sitwell

In Conversation: Beaton Portraits with Sir Roy Strong and William Sitwell

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • Book now

A part of Friday Lates
15 May 2020, 17:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre

Cancelled

Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

Sir Roy Strong, former Director of the National Portrait Gallery, revisits Beaton Portraits, the wildly popular and ground-breaking 1968 exhibition he curated.


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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
15 May 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.


Find out more
Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
15 May 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Gayna Pelham for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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In Conversation: Tim Walker and Robin Muir

In Conversation: Tim Walker and Robin Muir

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • Book now

A part of Friday Lates
15 May 2020, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre

Cancelled

Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

Tim Walker’s  interest in photography began at the Condé Nast library in London where he worked as an intern on the Cecil Beaton archive for a year before university.


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Guest DJ: Mr Madam

Guest DJ: Mr Madam

  • LGBTQI||Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
22 May 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

DJ Mr Madam combines a range of musical styles to create his sets.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
22 May 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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In Conversation: Dressing Up

In Conversation: Dressing Up

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • Book now

A part of Friday Lates
22 May 2020, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre

Cancelled

Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

Cecil Beaton’s early studio portraits of debutantes and celebrities helped define the image of the ‘Bright Young Thing’, with elaborate backdrops and dramatic costumery.


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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

Cancelled

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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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
29 May 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.


Find out more
Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
29 May 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Alison Kusner for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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Life Drawing: Roger Fry and the Bloomsbury Group

Life Drawing: Roger Fry and the Bloomsbury Group

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates||LGBTQI
  • Book now

A part of Friday Lates
29 May 2020, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre

Cancelled

Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

Taking inspiration from the critic and painter Roger Fry’s aesthetic advice to express emotions through a work of art and design via five elements.


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Guest DJ: Daniel Oduntan

Guest DJ: Daniel Oduntan

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
5 June 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

South London interdisciplinary artist Daniel Oduntan has been releasing sound projects under various monikers since the mid 2000s with features on OkayAfrica, Boiler Room and We Buy Gold.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
5 June 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Marc Woodhead for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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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

Cancelled

Free

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


Find out more
Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
12 June 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.


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Screening: A Bigger Picture (Dir. Bruno Wollheim, 2009)

Screening: A Bigger Picture (Dir. Bruno Wollheim, 2009)

A part of Friday Lates
12 June 2020, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre

Cancelled

Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

Director Bruno Wollheim introduces David Hockney: A Bigger Picture. Filmed over three years, it captures the artist’s return from California to paint the East Yorkshire landscape of his childhood and his move away from photography to find renewal in nature.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
12 June 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Robin-Lee Hall for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


Find out more
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

Cancelled

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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Guest DJ: Timberlina

Guest DJ: Timberlina

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
19 June 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

DJ Timberlina mixes a range of genres and music from across the ages to reflect the Collection – from spoken word to classical, via jazz, hip-hop, world, prog rock, new wave and contemporary.


Find out more
Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
19 June 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Andy Pankhurst for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
26 June 2020, 18:00
Main Hall

Cancelled

Free

Take advantage of the Gallery’s late opening and enjoy Eddie’s set and a drink at our pop-up bar.


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Life Drawing: Drawing from Hockney

Life Drawing: Drawing from Hockney

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates||LGBTQI
  • Book now

A part of Friday Lates
26 June 2020, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre

Cancelled

Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters)

To coincide with the current major exhibition Drawing from Life, this Life Drawing session with artist Robin-Lee Hall explores the techniques, draughtsmanship and varied drawing materials used by David Hockney over the years. During the session, Robin will be drawing on her iPad to demonstrate Hockney’s different approaches to drawing the figure.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
26 June 2020, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details

Cancelled

Free

Join artist Gayna Pelham for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


Find out more