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Portrait of the Day: Gwen John

Portrait of the Day: Gwen John

  • Talks and Lectures

20 October 2018, 12:30
Room 28
Free

Painter; trained at the Slade School, 1895-8, and in Paris at Whistler's Académie Carmen, 1898-9; lived permanently in France after 1903 where she formed a passionate relationship with the sculptor, Rodin, and became acquainted with the leading figures of the artistic avant-garde.


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Portrait of the Day: Richard  III

Portrait of the Day: Richard III

  • Talks and Lectures

21 October 2018, 12:30
Room 1
Free

Richard III was the last king of England of the royal house of York.

Portrait of the Day talks are given by members of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team and last for up to 30 minutes. Talks are subject to change so please call 0207 306 0055 on the day or check signage in the Gallery.


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Portrait of the Day: Duro Olowu & Thelma Golden

Portrait of the Day: Duro Olowu & Thelma Golden

  • Talks and Lectures

22 October 2018, 12:30
Room 1
Free

Golden began her career at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, before joining the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1988.

Portrait of the Day talks are given by members of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team and last for up to 30 minutes. Talks are subject to change so please call 0207 306 0055 on the day or check signage in the Gallery.


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Portrait of the Day: Sir Edward Elgar

Portrait of the Day: Sir Edward Elgar

  • Talks and Lectures

23 October 2018, 12:30
Room 30
Free

Largely self-taught, Elgar came to prominence in the 1890s with high-profile commissions including the Imperial March for Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee (1897).

Portrait of the Day talks are given by members of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team and last for up to 30 minutes. Talks are subject to change so please call 0207 306 0055 on the day or check signage in the Gallery.


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Portrait of the Day: Mary Seacole

Portrait of the Day: Mary Seacole

  • Talks and Lectures

24 October 2018, 12:30
Room 23
Free

Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Seacole owes her reputation to her nursing activities during the Crimean war. Rebuffed when she tried to join Florence Nightingale's nursing sisters, she travelled independently to Balaklava where she helped open the British Hotel halfway between the harbour and British Headquarters.

Portrait of the Day talks are given by members of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team and last for up to 30 minutes. Talks are subject to change so please call 0207 306 0055 on the day or check signage in the Gallery.


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Portrait of the Day

Portrait of the Day

  • Talks and Lectures

25 October 2018, 12:30
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

A talk on a chosen portrait in the Gallery's Collection, check signage on the day for details.

Portrait of the Day talks are given by members of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team and last for up to 30 minutes. Talks are subject to change so please call 0207 306 0055 on the day or check signage in the Gallery.


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Visualising Portraits : Black is the New Black

Visualising Portraits : Black is the New Black

25 October 2018, 14:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free

Be inspired by contemporary Britons who have achieved greatness and explore these stunning new photographs by Simon Frederick.


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The Big Draw: Play

The Big Draw: Play

  • Family||Workshop

25 October 2018, 11:00-16:00
Please check signage on the day for details
Free drop-in

This October half term bring your family and friends to an art extravaganza! Celebrate the world's biggest drawing festival from The Campaign for Drawing with our team of artists


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Family Activity Base

Family Activity Base

  • Family||Workshop

22 October - 26 October 2018, 11:00-16:00
Main Hall
Free

Visit FAB – our Family Activity Base - and collect a range of free printed resources and art materials to take into the galleries and explore the Collection, exhibitions and displays together.


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