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National Programme (5)

Faces of Change: Votes for Women

Faces of Change: Votes for Women

4 August - 31 October 2018
Killerton, Devon

The exhibition presents an overview of the campaign for Votes for Women from the late 19th century until 1918. Photographs, prints, drawings and paintings from the Gallery’s collection will be displayed with some of the items from each property’s own collection which brings portraiture and places together to share stories that neither partner can tell as fully on their own.


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Making Her Mark: Creative Women

Making Her Mark: Creative Women

3 March - 4 November 2018
Beningbrough Hall, York

A display of outstanding female artists, writers, actors, singers and dancers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Featuring Collection highlights including paintings of Judi Dench, Iris Murdoch and Darcey Bussell and photographs of JK Rowling, Grace Jones and Amy Winehouse.


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Elizabeth of Bohemia: The Winter Queen

Elizabeth of Bohemia: The Winter Queen

3 March - 14 December 2018
Montacute House, Somerset

This special display exploring Elizabeth’s life and portraits has been developed in partnership with the National Trust as part of the year of events exploring ‘Women and Power’.


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Faces of Change: Votes for Women

Faces of Change: Votes for Women

9 November 2018 - 3 February 2019
Mount Stewart, County Down

The exhibition presents an overview of the campaign for Votes for Women from the late 19th century until 1918. Photographs, prints, drawings and paintings from the Gallery’s collection will be displayed with some of the items from each property’s own collection which brings portraiture and places together to share stories that neither partner can tell as fully on their own.


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Exposed: The Naked Portrait

Exposed: The Naked Portrait

27 October 2018 - 3 March 2019
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

This exhibition of unclothed portraits from the National Portrait Gallery Collection invites questions about identity and gender, the real and ideal. It includes portraits of exposed sitters from Nell Gwyn to Naomi Campbell, Gilbert and George to John Lennon and Yoko Ono.


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