Reframing Narratives: Women in Portraiture

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Step into a world of wonder and inspiration at the National Portrait Gallery's latest exhibition, Reframing Narratives: Women in Portraiture.

Event Info

Date & Time

June 22

Open daily from 10:30am to 6:00pm, except Fri & Sat until 9:00pm.


National Portrait Gallery, Saint Martin's Place, London, UK

Tel: +44(0)20 7306 0055

Thanks to a partnership with the CHANEL Culture Fund, this ground-breaking project brings to light the stories of women who have shaped British history and culture but have often been overlooked.

Led by the esteemed Chanel Curator for the Collection, Dr Flavia Frigeri, Reframing Narratives dives deep into the Gallery's collection to enhance the visibility of select female figures, acquire portraits of women not yet represented, and commission new portraits of trailblazing contemporary women. With a complete re-presentation of the entire Collection and a significant refurbishment of the building, visitors can expect an immersive and awe-inspiring experience when the Gallery reopens in 2023.

As you explore the exhibition, prepare to have your perceptions challenged as Reframing Narratives delves into the cultural, institutional, social, and political factors that shape differences, including class, race, gender, and sexuality.

Discover incredible female artists and their work, and learn about the women who have made significant contributions to British society but have been overlooked by history.

Don't miss your chance to be a part of this ground-breaking project.

Mark your calendars for June 22nd, when the National Portrait Gallery re-opens its doors and presents "Reframing Narratives: Women in Portraiture". Plan your visit now and be inspired by the incredible women who have shaped our world.

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