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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.

Venue discount information
Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions.
Event Meeting Place
Meet at main entrance

Venue Hearing System

Type of Hearing System
Conversor Pro fm portable loop system. Available for small group tours.
Hearing System Collection Point
varies with event

How to Book


Organiser:
National Galleries of Scotland
Organiser Phone:
0131 624 6560
Organiser Email:
informationdesk@nationalgalleries.org
Organiser Website:
http://www.nationalgalleries.org

Venue

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Phone number:
0131 624 6200
Email:
pginfo@nationalgalleries.org
Venue website:
http://www.nationalgalleries.org

Visit venue web page for access information

Contact for access information:
communities@nationalgalleries.org or call 0131 624 6560

Euan's Guide web page for Scottish National Portrait Gallery


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