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Midnight Hotel Shakespeare to Winehouse Package

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Experience a little bit of luxury and a whole lot of love with the Midnight Hotel Shakespeare to Winehouse Package.

Midnight Hotel Shakespeare to Winehouse Package

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Experience a little bit of luxury and a whole lot of love with the Midnight Hotel Shakespeare to Winehouse Package.

Shakespeare to Winehouse: Icons from the National Portrait Gallery, London

Announcing Shakespeare to Winehouse

24 November 2021
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More than eighty treasures from the National Portrait Gallery London will travel to Canberra for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from March 2022.

Tim Fairfax

Tim Fairfax, 2018

by Russell Shakespeare
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Commissioned with funds provided by The Calvert-Jones Foundation 2018

Visiting the Gallery

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The Gallery

COVID-19 information, location, accessibility and amenities.

William Shakespeare, c. 1600-1610  associated with John Taylor

Audio described exhibition portraits

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Shakespeare to Winehouse: Icons from the National Portrait Gallery, London

In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester

Photography and filming

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As long as it for personal use, you can take photos of any of the portraits (except the ones with the No Photos icon or in the Shakespeare to Winehouse exhibition).

The Lambert

The Lambert

Beards

Barbering manuals of the turn of the century might describe this style as a ‘Van Dyck’, named after the Dutch painter Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641) who is known to have adopted this look.

William Shakespeare, c. 1600-1610  associated with John Taylor

Selected images

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Take a peek at a selection of the portraits you can see in the exhibition.

Portrait School

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Here’s where your students will discover Australia’s most creative and innovative thinkers and achievers.

Jessica Mauboy

National Portrait Gallery unveils twenty new portrait commissions to celebrate twenty years

18 October 2018
Archived media releases 2018

The National Portrait Gallery has unveiled twenty new portrait commissions of Australian leaders and individualists as part of its twentieth birthday celebrations in a new exhibition, 20/20: Celebrating twenty years with twenty new portrait commissions.

Monkey business, 2011 by Alina Gozin'a

Alina Gozin'a

NPPP 2012 learning resource

An interview with the photographer.

Jacki Weaver

Jacki Weaver, 2018

by John Tsiavis
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Commissioned with funds provided by Marilyn Darling AC 2018

Virtual Excursions

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Live, interactive learning programs coming soon wherever you are.

Announcing.... In their own words

24 November 2020
Archived media releases 2020

Inspiring Australians tell their own stories in a unique new gallery audio tour, developed in collaboration with the National Library of Australia.

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