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Summer Family Festival: framing faces

This summer, the National Portrait Gallery invites families to get creative at the Summer Family Festival: Framing Faces, part of the 2024 Herbert Smith Freehills Portrait Award.

Event Info

Date & Time

August 05 - August 09



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

Tickets & Prices

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Join the National Portrait Gallery for fun, hands-on activities where you can explore the colours, patterns, and textures of the amazing portraits in the exhibition. With lots of exciting things to make and do, there will be plenty of inspiration for everyone.

Event Details:

Free to attend

  • Limited availability: first come, first served
  • A full schedule of activities will be available soon.
  • Supported by The Loveday Charitable Trust

Come along and let your creativity shine as you dive into the world of portrait art this summer!

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The National Portrait Gallery sits seconds away from Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square, London. It was the first portrait gallery in the world when it opened in 1856 and houses the world's largest collection of personalities and faces, from the late Middle Ages to the present day.

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