Join artist Caren Florance and discover the fascinating process of letterpress printing. Create a crazy calling card to impress your friends and family.
Free activities inspired by Dempsey’s people for families to enjoy together.
Curator Dr David Hansen explores the lives and appearances of the poor of Regency Britain. Discover the new approach of John Dempsey, a journeyman portraitist working for culturally ambitious middle class patrons.
Consider how our emotions are affected by colour, pose and shape by exploring portraits through drawing and creative activity in the galleries.
The winter season of our favourite program for the littlest portrait people. Little children and their parent or carer join in playful activities in the galleries exploring faces, colour, sound, and movement.
Join Curator, Associate Professor David Hansen for an exclusive preview and introduction to this rare and historic exhibition.
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Hold your event in one of our gorgeous spaces, day or evening.
All about our history, building, employment and governance.
Wherever you are, the app is a great way to explore our collection.
The Portrait Gallery's own products as well as books, designer jewellery, ceramics and textiles, stationery and intelligent toys.
Unwind and enjoy freshly prepared foods to suit all tastes and dietary requirements.
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