@npglondon - Twitter Profile Analysis

Analysis of 200 tweets by Portrait Gallery, from 06 May 2021 to 29 Jul 2021.

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Top Tweets by @npglondon

Portrait Gallery
“We are bringing back women to the centre." Hear from #CHANEL Curator for the Collection Dr. Flavia Frigeri about how we’re working to enhance the representation of women in the Collection, with the support of the #CHANELCultureFund.
29 Jul, 2021 - 09:58 AM UTC
Portrait Gallery
“What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood?” Writer, artist and conservationist Beatrix Potter was born #onthisday in 1866 📖 ⭐Which of her tales is your favourite? 🎨Beatrix Potter by Delmar Banner, 1938 © National Portrait Gallery, London
28 Jul, 2021 - 10:30 AM UTC
Portrait Gallery
Our book Icons and Identities draws together the most famous faces from British history, from Queen Elizabeth I to The Beatles📚 Explore how artists & sitters have investigated ideas of fame, power, love & loss, identity, innovation and the self-portrait: https://t.co/V36U05piEF
27 Jul, 2021 - 04:37 PM UTC
Portrait Gallery
Today's #portraitoftheday is of Dame Kelly Holmes 🏅 Since 1994, Holmes has won 12 medals at the Commonwealth Games, European and World Championships as well as the Olympic Games.⁠ Are you watching this year's #Olympics? ⁠ 🎨 Kelly Holmes by Craig Wylie, 2012 © NPG, London⁠
27 Jul, 2021 - 09:30 AM UTC
Portrait Gallery
Happy Birthday to Stormzy, who is captured here with his mother Abigail Owuo🎈 This portrait was taken by @oliviarosephoto shortly before Stormzy's speech to the Oxford Guild in 2016. 📸Abigail Owuo; Stormzy by Olivia Rose, 2016 © Olivia Rose
26 Jul, 2021 - 10:10 AM UTC
Portrait Gallery
Born #onthisday in 1920, Rosalind Franklin was a chemist and crystallographer best known for her role in the discovery of the structure of DNA 🧬 📸 Rosalind Franklin by Vittorio Luzzati, 1950 © National Portrait Gallery, London
25 Jul, 2021 - 11:05 AM UTC
Portrait Gallery
Ira Aldridge, the first Black actor to play Othello in Britain, was born #onthisday in 1807 🎭⁠ 🎨Ira Aldridge after James Northcote, circa 1826, Private Collection; on loan to the National Portrait Gallery, London⠀ #NPG #Portraiture
24 Jul, 2021 - 10:30 AM UTC
Portrait Gallery
With the #Olympics having kicked off, we're looking back on the 2012 London Games when we invited photographers to create portraits that celebrated exceptional British athletes, coaches & those working behind the scenes🏅 📸 The National Portrait Gallery/BT Road to 2012 Project
23 Jul, 2021 - 03:26 PM UTC
Portrait Gallery
Which portrait from our Collection would you want to step into on a summer's day? Do you fancy relaxing in a garden and getting lost in a book? Or finding somewhere in the shade to snooze? Vote below for where you'd go on your #MuseumStaycation 👇 #LetsDoLondon
23 Jul, 2021 - 11:31 AM UTC
Portrait Gallery
We're taking inspiration today from Bloomsbury Group member Lytton Strachey, as his double deck chair combination feels like the best thing to do in this heat ☀️ 📸 Lytton Strachey by Unknown photographer, 1915-1916 © National Portrait Gallery, London
22 Jul, 2021 - 11:00 AM UTC
Portrait Gallery
Today's #portraitoftheday is Paralympian, four-time Grand Slam singles champion and ten-time Grand Slam doubles champion, wheelchair tennis player Alfie Hewett 🎾 🏅Which sport are you most excited to follow this summer? 📸 Alfie Hewett by William Greiner, 2017© William Greiner
21 Jul, 2021 - 10:45 AM UTC
Portrait Gallery
Calling all film-lovers📽️ ⁠ ⁠ Can you name which film, starring Maggie Smith, this quote is from:⁠ ⁠ “Flowers? What do I want with flowers? They... They only die. I've got enough on my plate without flowers.” ⁠ Let us know your answers below!
20 Jul, 2021 - 09:01 AM UTC
Portrait Gallery
This #SouthAsianHeritageMonth, we're spotlighting British South Asians featured in our Collection. This includes poet Imtiaz Dharker, who was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in 2014. ⁠ 📸Imtiaz Dharker by Lucinda Douglas-Menzies, 2015 © Lucinda Douglas-Menzies / NPG
19 Jul, 2021 - 11:28 AM UTC
Portrait Gallery
From Virginia Woolf to @malorieblackman, many authors in our Collection inspire us. Which writers do you love? ✏️ 📸Virginia Woolf by George Charles Beresford, 1902 ©NPG 📸Malorie Blackman by Simon Frederick, 2016 © Simon Frederick / NPG
18 Jul, 2021 - 06:10 PM UTC
Portrait Gallery
Born #onthisday in 1918, Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for his involvement in the resistance to apartheid. He later became South Africa's first Black head of state. #MandelaDay 📷 Nelson Mandela by Ian Homer Walters, 2008 © National Portrait Gallery, London
18 Jul, 2021 - 10:30 AM UTC

Top Retweets by @npglondon

Brent Museum and Archives
We are so proud of the @England squad for all that they have achieved this #EURO2020- reaching the final, standing against racism and supporting pride. We can’t wait to display this portrait of @MarcusRashford from @NPGLondon this autumn, and show love not hate for our players.
13 Jul, 2021 - 08:53 AM UTC
🏓 Visit York ☀️
BIG NEWS! 🎉 The iconic portrait of Richard III is coming to York for the first time ever this summer. On loan from @NPGLondon, it will be displayed at the @YorkshireMuseum from tomorrow until 31 October! 🖼️ Book your tickets here: https://t.co/sbWgx6x6sY
08 Jul, 2021 - 10:25 AM UTC
Yorkshire Museum
2 WEEKS TO GO! Our new display 'Richard III: Coming Home' opens 9 July, featuring the world-famous 16th century portrait of Richard III from @NPGLondon displayed with our collections associated with the King! > https://t.co/TdRnqcPfkA #PortraitsComingHome #westonloanprogramme
25 Jun, 2021 - 10:06 AM UTC
Misan Harriman
I am truly honoured for my images to now be in the permanent collection at @NPGLondon it was a team effort lead by @Edward_Enninful and his team at @BritishVogue we did this ! ❤️ 🙏🏾 #shotbymisan @ItsDWallace 👏🏽
13 Jun, 2021 - 09:20 AM UTC
The Lowry
Don't forget, our galleries are now open at weekends. (11am-4pm) Come & join us tomorrow & Sunday to check out our #DaysLikeThese exhibition & the permanent #LSLowry collection - including this great work on loan from @NPGLondon as part of their #PortraitsComingHome project.
11 Jun, 2021 - 03:05 PM UTC
Speakers for Schools
Calling all art fans! We are excited to welcome Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of @NPGLondon to our broadcast series. Join us to hear more about Nicholas' role and career in the world of art. Sign up here: https://t.co/NstHKLJj5p #NationalPortraitGallery @NPGSchools @JasonElsom
09 Jun, 2021 - 01:01 PM UTC
St James’s London
Have you tried your hand at @theartofldn's Augmented Reality Art Gallery? Situated throughout central London you'll find artworks from @NationalGallery, @NPGLondon and @royalacademy, alongside contemporary works from artists from Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year.
04 Jun, 2021 - 06:40 PM UTC
Dr Alexandra Woodall
Here’s my review of @SheffMuseums Cecil Beaton's Bright Young Things @NPGLondon https://t.co/XHQUnrOLiB via @faveplaces
04 Jun, 2021 - 04:55 PM UTC
NPG Youth
The @NPGLondon has partnered with @theartofldn, @NationalGallery, @RoyalAcademy & @SkyArts to launch The Art of London Augmented Gallery, a free London AR trail featuring 20 key pieces from the galleries’ collections. #AOLArtTrail 📱 Download today ➡️ https://t.co/7eMjdtWIlX
31 May, 2021 - 10:02 AM UTC
NPG Schools
Opportunity for 18-20 years-old in #towerhamlets #newham #hackney or #walthamforest - join The Line Youth Guides. https://t.co/lfuSjWFLxw
26 May, 2021 - 10:02 AM UTC
Artscapes UK
One week until our talk with award-winning artist George Butler on June 1, 6:30pm! Tickets: https://t.co/eB3Msbt1X1 George will discuss his astonishing career as a reportage artist, going into conflicts to capture the stories of victims of war. 50% of profits go to @UNRWA
25 May, 2021 - 04:13 PM UTC
Royal Museums Greenwich
One week to go until #TudorsToWindsors opens! Have you booked your tickets to Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits 👑 https://t.co/cxVHvQtnhL 📷: Elizabeth II by Dorothy Wilding, hand coloured by Beatrice Johnson, 1952 @NPGLondon
21 May, 2021 - 10:32 AM UTC
NPG Youth
Explore @NPGLondon sculptures in 360° 🔄⁠ ⁠ You can virtually view sculptures from our Collection from all angles, including this aluminium head of poet Edith Sitwell. 👤 ⁠ Explore the Collection ➡️⁠ https://t.co/vhhGfin5Wl ⁠ 👤 by Maurice Lambert
19 May, 2021 - 10:15 AM UTC
The Lowry
Did you see the #LSLowry self-portrait we're getting on loan from the @NPGLondon. Come and check it out in the galleries. Weekends from 22 May. #PortraitsCOMINGHOME
16 May, 2021 - 02:56 PM UTC
NPG Youth
It's #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek and we’re sharing writing and artworks created by Youth Forum in 2021. ⁠ Forum member Nia wrote this piece during a virtual workshop led by @ceciliaknapp, Young People’s Laureate for London. #NationalPortraitGallery @STWevents
13 May, 2021 - 10:02 AM UTC



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2 - the_bookfairies
2 - The_Lowry
2 - YorkshireMuseum
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17 - #portraitoftheday
17 - #onthisday
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9 - #HoldStill2020
8 - #NPG
7 - #NationalPortraitGallery
6 - #LGBTQ
5 - #MuseumWeek
5 - #PrideMonth


2 - @SheffMuseums
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