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.

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Members’ Afternoon Preview: BP Portrait Award 2018

Members’ Afternoon Preview: BP Portrait Award 2018

  • For Members

13 June 2018, 14:00-16:00
Porter Gallery

Selected from thousands of entries by artists from around the world, this exhibition represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting. From informal and personal studies of friends and family to revealing images of famous faces, the exhibition always features a variety of styles and approaches to the contemporary painted portrait.

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