Our temporary exhibitions draw on the National PhotographyCinematography and Television Collections in our care, and complement our permanent galleries.

  • In Your Face

    23 July – 30 October 2016

    What can you tell by looking at the expression on someone’s face? Do different people see faces in different ways? How (and why) do people change their faces? Join us this summer to investigate these questions – and more – through a pick-and-mix adventure of interactive demos, displays and activities.

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  • Teresa de Jesus Serrano, Chalatenango, August 2014 © Mike Goldwater

    El Salvador: Between Revolution and War

    1 September – 17 October 2016

    Mike Goldwater’s photographs of El Salvador, taken at the height of the country's civil war in the 1980s, explore the dichotomy between revolutionary aspirations and the reality of waging war. El Salvador: Between Revolution and War aims to reconstruct a history of the conflict together with members of the communities it affected, provoking conversations about memory, history, and voice.

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