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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Workshops and drawing

Wednesday 24 February 2021 – Friday 24 February 2023

Robert Drewe (in the swell), 2006 Nicholas Harding
Robert Drewe (in the swell), 2006 Nicholas Harding
Robert Drewe (in the swell), 2006 Nicholas Harding
Robert Drewe (in the swell), 2006 Nicholas Harding
Sat 27 February

Focus on the face with Nicholas Harding

IRL drawing workshop

10:30am

Join us in the Gallery for an intimate drawing workshop with British-Australian artist Nicholas Harding.

Bookings required
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Focus on the face with Nicholas Harding

IRL drawing workshop

Sat 27 Feb
10:30am
Bookings required
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Study for John Bell as King Lear, 1998-2001 Nicholas Harding
Study for John Bell as King Lear, 1998-2001 Nicholas Harding
Study for John Bell as King Lear, 1998-2001 Nicholas Harding
Study for John Bell as King Lear, 1998-2001 Nicholas Harding
Sat 27 February

Focus on the face with Nicholas Harding

Virtual drawing workshop

2:00pm

Join us from wherever you are for an intimate, online drawing workshop with British-Australian artist Nicholas Harding.

Free.
FREE
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Focus on the face with Nicholas Harding

Virtual drawing workshop

Sat 27 Feb
2:00pm
FREE
V
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Doctor Stovepipe at Gorman House. Photo by Adam Thomas.
Doctor Stovepipe at Gorman House. Photo by Adam Thomas.
Doctor Stovepipe at Gorman House. Photo by Adam Thomas.
Doctor Stovepipe at Gorman House. Photo by Adam Thomas.
Sun 7 March

Drawn in

Doctor Stovepipe

1:00pm

Draw while listening to music. Be swept away in the moment and let colour become your instruments, line become your melody and create your own visual composition.

Free.
FREE
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Drawn in

Doctor Stovepipe

Sun 7 Mar
1:00pm
FREE
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Sun 4 April

Drawn in

As Famous As The Moon

1:00pm

Draw while listening to music. Be swept away in the moment and let colour become your instruments, line become your melody and create your own visual composition.

Free.
FREE
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Drawn in

As Famous As The Moon

Sun 4 Apr
1:00pm
FREE
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Mrs Grey, c. 1845 Theresa Walker
Mrs Grey, c. 1845 Theresa Walker
Mrs Grey, c. 1845 Theresa Walker
Mrs Grey, c. 1845 Theresa Walker
Sat 1 May

Chiselled features

IRL sculpture workshop

10:30am

Join artist Ellis Hutch in the Gallery for a hands-on workshop with a nod to the ancient art of relief carving.

Bookings required
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Chiselled features

IRL sculpture workshop

Sat 1 May
10:30am
Bookings required
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Sir George Grey, c. 1845 Theresa Walker
Sir George Grey, c. 1845 Theresa Walker
Sir George Grey, c. 1845 Theresa Walker
Sir George Grey, c. 1845 Theresa Walker
Sat 1 May

Chiselled features

Virtual sculpture workshop

2:00pm

Join artist Ellis Hutch from wherever you are for a hands-on workshop with a nod to the ancient art of relief carving.

Free. Bookings required
FREE
V
W

Chiselled features

Virtual sculpture workshop

Sat 1 May
2:00pm
Bookings required
FREE
V
W
Sun 9 May

Drawn in

Jorge Bontes and Cicilia Kemezys

1:00pm

Draw while listening to music. Be swept away in the moment and let colour become your instruments, line become your melody and create your own visual composition.

Free.
FREE
W

Drawn in

Jorge Bontes and Cicilia Kemezys

Sun 9 May
1:00pm
FREE
W

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Saturday 25 February 2023 – Monday 24 February 2025

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.