Descriptive tour and workshop consisting of a 90 minute tour in the morning, followed by a lunch break and a 2.5 hour practical workshop in the afternoon. Guides, chairs and refreshments will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
Free but booking essential.
The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world and represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting. With a first prize of £35,000, and a total prize fund of £74,000, the Award is aimed at encouraging artists to focus upon and develop portraiture in their work. Over the years this has attracted over 40,000 entries from more than 100 countries.
A fixture at the National Portrait Gallery, London for 39 years – 29 of which have been sponsored by BP – the BP Portrait Award is now in its ninth year at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, and continues to be an unmissable highlight of the annual art calendar.
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- The galleries offer a monthly artist led tours and practical workshops. The programme offers a descriptive tour of an exhibition with an artist led tour in the afternoon.
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
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