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The National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery is an art gallery in London housing a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people. It was the first portrait gallery in the world when it opened in 1856.

The National Portrait GAllery host a variety of free events including:

  • Enjoy art, music, talks, drawing and history or relax with a drink at Late Shift every Thursday and Friday until 9pm
  • Feed the mind with our Thursday lunchtime lectures.
  • Get creative in the studio with our monthly painting and photography workshops.
  • Bring your group to the Gallery and enjoy talks and exhibition lectures with artists and historians.
  • The Gallery works regularly with University groups through partnership projects, talks and group visits.

Lecture times: various

Lecture topics: Art, History

Location: St Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE

Phone: 020 7306 0055



Saturday - Wednesday 10am - 6pm

Thursday to Friday 10am - 9pm

Price: £0