Daily 30 minute tours of the exhibition.
Meet for conversation and sharing of ideas around selected portraits, facilitated by members of the National Portrait Gallery Access and Learning team.
Fashion historian Hilary Davidson explores the significance of the fraying collars, patched coats, and ill-fitting shoes of Dempsey’s people, in the context of early 19th century clothing cultures.
Designed to create an ambient aural experience in the entry hall, Senior Curator Christopher Chapman loops soft environmental recordings overlaid with gentle percussive and synthesiser elements. Come and go as you please.
Choral music performed by the professional vocal ensemble, Clarion, led by Tobias Cole.
Little children and their parent or carer are invited to join a Learning Facilitator for playful activities in the galleries.
Have you joined the Circle of Friends in the past months? You are invited to meet the Membership Coordinator and join an introductory tour of the Gallery.
Enjoy all the benefits of belonging to this vibrant, creative gallery!
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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