#National Portrait Gallery

Museum Stories

Around the World with the National Portrait Gallery: Africa

The National Portrait Gallery in London closed its doors on June 29th, 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment works will take three years. ...

Joanna Kaszubowska 7 August 2021

Fashion

Fashion like a Russian: Kokoshnik, a Traditional Headdress

We all know the proverb Clothes speak for men. In the Russian national costume, a headdress called Kokoshnik played a significant role: it completed ...

Elizaveta Ermakova 27 July 2021

History

Lady Anne Clifford: Portraits of a 17th Century Feminist

During the early modern period of European history (ca. 1500-1800), women experienced different freedoms depending on where they lived and the laws ...

Rachel Witte 11 August 2020

Women Artists

Pre-Raphaelite Sisters: Five Female Painters to Know

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, an all-male artistic fraction active during the second half of the 19th century, has become synonymous today with ...

Anastasia Tsaleza 18 June 2020

Museum Stories

Around the World with the National Portrait Gallery – P.6 APAC

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors from 29 June 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment works will take three ...

Joanna Kaszubowska 3 March 2020

Museum Stories

Around the world with the National Portrait Gallery – P.5 Europe

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors from 29 June 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment works will take three ...

Joanna Kaszubowska 24 February 2020

Museum Stories

Around the World with the National Portrait Gallery – P.4 Americas

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors starting 29 June 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment works will take ...

Joanna Kaszubowska 18 February 2020

Museum Stories

Around the World with the National Portrait Gallery – P.2 Europe

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors temporarily as of June 29th, 2020. The Inspiring People gallery redevelopment will ...

Joanna Kaszubowska 18 January 2020

Museum Stories

Around the World with the National Portrait Gallery – P.1 The Extremes

The National Portrait Gallery in London is due to close its doors starting 29 June 2020. The Inspiring People gallery re-development works will take ...

Joanna Kaszubowska 4 January 2020

Museum Stories

National Portrait Gallery in London

You have approximately six months until the National Portrait Gallery shuts down for a three year renovation (29 June 2020 - Spring 2023)! If you've ...

Isla Phillips 14 December 2019

Museum Stories

Becoming Immortal – Michael Jackson: On The Wall

When I hear the phrase the King of Pop only one name comes to my mind. I’m sure the younger generation may argue, but for me, it is still Michael ...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 August 2018