Art Tour

About Face: Free Tours

31 Mar 2018 – 16 Jun 2018

Event times

11 am start

Cost of entry


Rugby, United Kingdom


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About Face: Portraits from The National Portrait Gallery, The Lowry and the Rugby Collection.


Free informal exhibition tours of About Face every Saturday at 11 am.

This Spring Rugby’s renowned collection of 20th century and contemporary British art is being exhibited and curated around the theme of portraits. Telling the story of some of the artists within the Rugby collection with help from loans from The National Portrait Gallery and The Lowry. The loans, which are all self-portraits, include Lucian Freud, Edward Bawden, Eduardo Paolozzi and Lowry.

The exhibition will also showcase new works added to the Rugby Collection, as well as some of the old favourites.

Visitors will also be able to get involved with the exhibition by adding their own ‘selfie’ to the changing gallery of faces.

Exhibiting artists

Claudette Johnson

Winston Branch

Lucien Freud

LS Lowry

Eduardo Paolozzi

Lubaina Himid

Taking part

The Lowry

The Lowry

Manchester, United Kingdom

National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery

London, United Kingdom

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