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BP Portrait Award 2018BP Portrait Award 2018BP Portrait Award 2018The popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 39th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual open competition, which regularly attracts over 2,500 entries, is one of the most prestigious prizes in the world for portrait painting. The shortlisted portraits are shown alongside around 50 or so selected works in a free exh2018-06-24T00:00:00+01002018-09-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting†|†PRICINGFree
DATES14th June to 23rd September 2018
The popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 39th year at the National Portrait Gallery. The highly successful annual open competition, which regularly at...†More about this event
Michael Jackson: On the WallMichael Jackson: On the WallMichael Jackson: On the WallAlmost a decade after his death, and coinciding with what would have been his 60th birthday, on 29th August 2018, Michael Jackson: On the Wall sees the National Portrait Gallery stage a major exhibition on the man in the mirror. Over 40 works by an extraordinary array of leading contemporary artists from Andy Warhol to Grayson Perry are included in2018-06-28T00:00:00+01002018-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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PRICING£15.50-£20
DATES28th June to 21st October 2018
Almost a decade after his death, and coinciding with what would have been his 60th birthday, on 29th August 2018, Michael Jackson: On the Wall sees the Nationa...†More about this event
Marc MacMarc MacThe DJ spins dance music in response to Michael Jackson: On the Wall.2018-06-29T18:00:00+01002018-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Free EventOn Soon
Marc Mac
Mr ThingMr ThingThe DJ spins dance music in response to Michael Jackson: On the Wall.2018-07-13T18:00:00+01002018-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Free EventOn Soon
Mr Thing
Eddie OtchereEddie OtchereHouse, hip hop, jungle, acid jazz and soul courtesy of the resident DJ.2018-07-20T18:00:00+01002018-07-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Free EventOn Soon
Eddie Otchere
Sophie CallisSophie CallisThe DJ spins dance music inspired by Michael Jackson.2018-07-27T18:00:00+01002018-07-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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Sophie Callis
Gainsborough's Family AlbumGainsborough's Family AlbumGainsborough's Family AlbumThe National Portrait Gallery brings together all surviving portraits of Thomas Gainsborough's daughters for the first time for its major new exhibition, Gainsborough's Family Album. The exhibition will showcase the twelve portraits, which feature the Gainsborough girls as young children right through to fashionable adults. Items such as The Artist2018-11-22T00:00:00+00002019-02-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Portrait Gallery, † St Martin's Place† † † WC2H 0HE
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Portraits and Portraiture
PRICINGWith donation: £14.50-£16 | Without donation: £12.50-£14
DATES22nd November 2018 to 3rd February 2019
The National Portrait Gallery brings together all surviving portraits of Thomas Gainsborough's daughters for the first time for its major new exhibition, Gains...†More about this event
 
 

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