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Guest DJ Edward Adoo

Guest DJ Edward Adoo

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
24 August 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Known for his opinionated views on TV and dulcet tones on the radio, BBC Broadcaster Edward Adoo shares his ultimate Michael Jackson soundtrack with originals, re-edits and other artists who reflected the sound and influence of MJ including  Loose Ends, Soul II Soul and Cameo.


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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
31 August 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
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: Thriller

Life Drawing: Thriller

A part of Friday Lates
31 August 2018, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Our popular life-drawing sessions take place on the last Friday of each month in the Ondaatje Wing Theatre. Suitable for all abilities, all materials provided.


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Guest DJ: Sumsuch

Guest DJ: Sumsuch

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
7 September 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

A musician and producer for almost two decades, Sumsuch’s brand of deep-thinking electronic music has found favour with discerning DJs the world over


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In Conversation: Michael Jackson: They Don’t Care About Us

In Conversation: Michael Jackson: They Don’t Care About Us

A part of Friday Lates
7 September 2018, 18:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Dr Christine Checinska leads a panel discussion exploring the impact of Michael Jackson’s style and image on black culture.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
7 September 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Marc Woodhead 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
14 September 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
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
14 September 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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


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In Conversation: Mario Sorrenti

In Conversation: Mario Sorrenti

A part of Friday Lates
14 September 2018, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

On the occasion of the publication of a never-before-seen collection of portraits of Kate Moss.


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BSL Tour: Picturing Friendship

BSL Tour: Picturing Friendship

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • BSL

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

Join Alan Murray for a tour of Picturing Friendship which explores both historic and contemporary portraits that record and affirm the bonds of friendship. Led in BSL.


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Guest DJ: Claudia Wilson

Guest DJ: Claudia Wilson

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
21 September 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

A musician and producer for almost two decades, Sumsuch’s brand of deep-thinking electronic music has found favour with discerning DJs the world over


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
21 September 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Susan Wilson for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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In Conversation: Mayotte Magnus and Tracy Chevalier

In Conversation: Mayotte Magnus and Tracy Chevalier

A part of Friday Lates
21 September 2018, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

To celebrate the Gallery’s new display of her portraits of eminent women, photographer Mayotte Magnus talks to novelist Tracy Chevalier about her life and work.


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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
28 September 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
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
28 September 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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


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Life Drawing: Pose and Character

Life Drawing: Pose and Character

A part of Friday Lates
28 September 2018, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Taking inspiration from Doris Zinkeisen’s elegant self-portrait, join artist Alison Kusner for a session focusing on the model’s pose and character with a mixture of long and short poses and different drawing styles.


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Guest DJ: Ruby Savage

Guest DJ: Ruby Savage

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
5 October 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Listen and unwind at the bar as Ruby Savage creates a set in response to Michael Jackson: On the Wall.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
5 October 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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


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In Conversation: Seamus Heaney: Truth to Life

In Conversation: Seamus Heaney: Truth to Life

A part of Friday Lates
5 October 2018, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Poets Inua Ellams and Sinéad Morrissey celebrate the lasting power of Seamus Heaney’s verse and his ability to ‘credit marvels’.


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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
12 October 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
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
12 October 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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


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Lecture: Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Lecture: Churchill: Walking with Destiny

A part of Friday Lates
12 October 2018, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

The National Portrait Gallery has an incredibly rich collection of images of Sir Winston Churchill.


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BSL Tour: Black is the New Black

BSL Tour: Black is the New Black

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • BSL

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

Chisato Minamimura leads a tour of Black is the New Black.


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Guest DJ: Just Vibez

Guest DJ: Just Vibez

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
19 October 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
Free

Listen and unwind at the bar as Just Vibez create a set in response to Michael Jackson: On the Wall.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
19 October 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Marc Woodhead 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 October 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
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
26 October 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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


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Life Drawing: One Plus One

Life Drawing: One Plus One

A part of Friday Lates
26 October 2018, 18:30-20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Join artist Grace Adam for a session that explores how to record and evoke the relationship between two figures, with a focus on expression and gesture.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
2 November 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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


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Lecture: Jane Austen and the English Comic Tradition

Lecture: Jane Austen and the English Comic Tradition

A part of Friday Lates
2 November 2018, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Literary biographer and leading scholar of Jane Austen Dr Paula Byrne explores the novelist’s roots in the comic theatre, her own supreme comic gifts, and her influence on subsequent novelists such as Evelyn Waugh and Barbara Pym.


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In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

In Conversation: Queer Perspectives

A part of Friday Lates
2 November 2018, 19:00
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
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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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
9 November 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
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
9 November 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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


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BSL Tour: Votes for Women: Pioneers

BSL Tour: Votes for Women: Pioneers

  • Talks and Lectures||Friday Lates
  • BSL

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

John Wilson explores the Victorian women who were pioneers in the struggle for political representation. Led in BSL.


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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
16 November 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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


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Screening: Windrush Generations

Screening: Windrush Generations

A part of Friday Lates
16 November 2018, 19:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Rachel Wang, Co-Founder of Chocolate Films, introduces the latest cinema programme from the multi award-winning 1000 Londoners project.


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Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

Resident DJ: Eddie Otchere

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
23 November 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
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
23 November 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Join artist Grace Adam for our popular weekly drawing session in the Gallery.


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Exhibition Tour: Gainsborough’s Family Album: Curator-led Tour

Exhibition Tour: Gainsborough’s Family Album: Curator-led Tour

A part of Friday Lates
23 November 2018, 19:30
Meet in the Main Hall
Free with exhibition ticket
Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

Co-curators Professor David Solkin, Emeritus Professor of the Courtauld Institute of Art, and Dr Lucy Peltz, Senior Curator, 18th Century Collections and Head of Collections Displays (Tudor to Regency), lead a tour of the major new exhibition.


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Guest DJ: Timberlina

Guest DJ: Timberlina

  • Music||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
30 November 2018, 18:00
Main Hall
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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Drop-in Drawing

Drop-in Drawing

  • Drawing||Workshop||Friday Lates

A part of Friday Lates
30 November 2018, 18:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

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


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