Past Events

Boys. Soho, London. 2006
by David Gwinnutt
© David Gwinnutt

Meet the Artist: David Gwinnutt

Wednesday 10 May 2017
11.00 – 12.30
Suitable for KS3+
£100 for 15-30 students
Booking Essential

David Gwinnutt will be speaking to students about his work and particularly his display in the National Portrait gallery, Before we were Men.

During his long career, photographer David Gwinnutt has known and photographed many of the most influential gay people from the last 30 years.

Guided by the artist, students will have the opportunity to interact with various, on the spot, practical photographic techniques including ‘selfies’.

Groups can only book a minimum of 15 to a maximum of 30. 1 ticket required per group. Maximum of two teachers per school group. Multiple school groups can book this event; maximum total of 130 students. For further details please call the Learning Department on 020 7312 2483

Cancellation and non-attendance charges apply.


Leyla Hussein

Inspiring Action: Leyla Hussein

Campaigning for gender rights and justice
Friday 10 March 2017

Bring your secondary students for a unique opportunity to meet Leyla Hussein, multi-award winning campaigner, writer and co-founder of Daughters Of Eve, non profit organisation, that works to advance the rights of young people from female genital mutilation practising communities. She is a practising psychotherapist, founder of the Dahlia Project.

Explore the impact of her work on issues of FGM, gender rights, and raising awareness of violence against women and children, protecting victims/survivors and bringing perpetrators to justice. Learn about people in the National Portrait Gallery Collection who have inspired her. Asking your students: What they can do to change their world?