Events

A programme of special events including talks, tours and workshops complements the  exhibition.

All events are free except where indicated. Places are limited and available at the Gallery on a first-come, first-served basis. For charged events you can book tickets online, call 020 7306 0055 or visit the Gallery.

Family Trail and Labels

You can explore this year’s exhibition with our free family trail and labels, with drawings by illustrator Anna Hymas. The trail includes a range of activities inspired by the portraits on display, and the chance to win a goody bag with signed books from Anna.







Events (9)

9 events matching the search term BP Portrait Award

One-day Workshop: BP Portrait Award Next Generation

One-day Workshop: BP Portrait Award Next Generation

  • Workshop||Young People

31 July 2018, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free
Fully booked

Immerse yourself in a packed day of creativity. Learning from professional artists, discover new skills in life-drawing, create your own painting, meet artists and take a tour of the BP Portrait Award exhibition. If you like art and want to develop your skills, this is the workshop for you. Free. Choose one day. All art materials and lunch included.


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One-day Workshop: BP Portrait Award Next Generation

One-day Workshop: BP Portrait Award Next Generation

  • Workshop||Young People

1 August 2018, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free
Fully booked

Immerse yourself in a packed day of creativity. Learning from professional artists, discover new skills in life-drawing, create your own painting, meet artists and take a tour of the BP Portrait Award exhibition. If you like art and want to develop your skills, this is the workshop for you. Free. Choose one day. All art materials and lunch included.


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3-day Summer School: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

3-day Summer School: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

8 August - 10 August 2018, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free

Take your art practice to another level. This practical art workshop allows you to spend 3-days in the art studio at the Gallery, learning from professional artists and working from a model to create a portrait and learn new skills in composition, lighting and pose.


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Young People’s Private View: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

Young People’s Private View: BP Portrait Award: Next Generation

14 August 2018, 18:30-20:30
Education Studio
Free

An invitation to a private view of the BP Portrait Award 2018 exhibition exclusively for 14-21 year olds. This after-hours art event includes DJs, art workshops, competitions, refreshments and a chance to meet artists and other young creatives. Free. Bring your friends.


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ABC family activities: Decorate a white glove

ABC family activities: Decorate a white glove

  • Workshop||Family

13 August - 19 August 2018, 11:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free
Ticket required available at Gallery one hour before.
First session: 11.30 - 13.00
Second session: 14.30 - 16.00

Inspired by our summer exhibition - Michael Jackson: On the Wall, decorate a white glove in this fabric craft activity and show off your creation for a photograph to take home. All materials provided.


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ABC family activities: Pick up photography skills

ABC family activities: Pick up photography skills

  • Workshop||Family

20 August - 24 August 2018, 11:00-16:00
Education Studio
Free
Ticket required available at Gallery one hour before.
First session: 11.00 - 12.00
Second session: 12.15 - 13.15
Third session: 14.00 - 15.00
Fourth session: 15.15- 16. 15

Work with a photographer to create portraits of your family.


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ABC family activities: Design a t-shirt

ABC family activities: Design a t-shirt

  • Workshop||Family

25 August - 26 August 2018, 11:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free
Ticket required available at Gallery one hour before.
First session: 11.30 - 13.00
Second session: 14.30 - 16.00

Work with an artist to decorate your own t-shirt with slogans and designs inspired by our Votes for Women: Pioneers display. All materials provided.


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ABC family activities: Paint a portrait

ABC family activities: Paint a portrait

  • Workshop||Family

27 August 2018, 11:30-16:00
Education Studio
Free
Ticket required available at Gallery one hour before.
First session: 11.30 - 13.00
Second session: 14.30 - 16.00

Join artist Robin Lee Hall to learn to paint a portrait, taking inspiration from our summer exhibition BP Portrait Award. All materials provided.


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Members’ Evening Private View: BP Portrait Award 2018 and Michael Jackson: On the Wall

Members’ Evening Private View: BP Portrait Award 2018 and Michael Jackson: On the Wall

29 August 2018, 18:30-20:30
Main Hall, Porter, Learner and Wolfson Galleries

These two exhibitions juxtaposed make an exciting evening of contemporary portrait viewing. The Portrait Award showcases the very best in contemporary portrait painting with works on display from amateur artists to professionals. Alongside Michael Jackson: On the Wall, you will see how he has become the most depicted cultural figure in visual art by an extraordinary array of leading contemporary artists.

Please RSVP for this event from 1 July 2018.


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