It’s all about music at Dulwich Picture Gallery this week, with viola da gamba player Liam Byrne performing a series of concerts to tie in with our musically themed Dou in Harmony display. So to celebrate these two art forms joining forces, here are some of the most interesting examples of music and art inspiring one another.
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Dulwich Picture Gallery and The London Festival of Architecture today announce a competition inviting talented, emerging architects to create a ‘Dulwich Pavilion’ a temporary events structure in the Gallery’s historic grounds.
Assistant Curator, Helen Hillyard, announces the launch of our new Dutch and Flemish Catalogue.
"It was a revelation" says Sarah Crompton on Exodus, our sell-out dance performances choreographed by Dane Hurst.
Learn how to create your own Van Dyck-inspired portrait with Ann Witheridge, artist and founder of London Fine Art Studios, in our step-by-step video guide of how to paint like Old Master.
Drawing inspiration from 'Dou in Harmony', viola da gamba player Liam Byrne will be performing a evening of contemporary meets classical music. Find out more about his creative process in his recent interview for the Gallery's Friends' magazine...
Ahead of 'Exodus' Lee Coppack, Editor for 'In View', catches up with Dane Hurst to find out more about his creative process.
Assistant curator, Helen Hillyard, intreprets the meaning behind two of Gerrit Dou's finest musical-themed paintings in line with our "Dou in Harmony" exhibition. Read to find out more...
As the Gallery launches a week-long exhibition of work created in Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, Susan Mulholland, Director of Art at Dulwich College tells us about her experience of the camp and the role that art can play.
In the second "Making Discoveries" display, "Rubens Ghost", Assistant Curator Helen Hillyard examines the X-ray analysis to reveal Rubens' creative process.
Nicolas Poussin was a perfectionist. Every juxtaposition was carefully considered by the artist – this is no more evident than in his first series of the Seven Sacraments, three of which are now on display at Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Charlotte Walsh, Press Intern, writes about her experience of crocheting with Arne and Carlos and Friday’s Scandinight
Hazel Vidler, our Curatorial Intern, explains the significance of the mysterious provenance and history behind one of our founders' favourite paintings, Sleeping Venus.
We catch up with Sasha Siem ahead of Scandimania to find out more about her experience of Norway and how it has influenced her music.
Dulwich's charming Keeper's Cottage will open its doors to the public this weekend for Artist's Open House, showcasing professional work by two of the Gallery's teaching artists.
Ever wondered what a typical day might be like for the Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery? Ian Dejardin reveals all...
Just what is it about Scandi that has the UK hooked?
Ahead of our exclusive author event for ‘The Strawberry Girl’ by Lisa Stromme, here is an excerpt to whet your appetite...
Aspiring young fashion designers from East London learned the skills of fashion design over six months, interpreting the permanent collection with a needle and thread...
Throughout 2016's run of "Making Discoveries" displays - exploring Dutch and Flemish artists in the Gallery's collection - our assistant curator, Helen Hillyard, will be writing a series of essays putting specific works in greater focus. Read to find out more...
The leafy grounds of Dulwich might not quite reach the freezing temperatures of Nikolai Astrup’s Norway, but that hasn’t stopped the Gallery from introducing a little Hygge* into your visit....
Ahead of the Leif Ove Andesnes concerts at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Professor Gunnar Danbolt discusses the intimate connection between radical Norwegian artist, Nikolai Astrup and music.
A small display of photographs of Jølster by award winning photographer, Oddleiv Apneseth is now on at the Nordic Bakery in central London.
See all the action from the opening week with photos of HM the Queen of Norway's visit and our fire garden extravaganza...
Step into a magical world where nature and man become one.
Find out more about our latest Off The Wall session, where teens drew on the working methods of M.C. Escher to retell memories.
We recently held a celebration at the Gallery marking 10 years of the Gallery’s Good Times programme for older people.
Street artist Thierry Noir has created a vibrant mural inspired by Poussin’s 'The Triumph of David'.
This post, from artist and educator Chris Watson, will tell you all you need to know about the basic principles of tessellation and, more importantly, how you can have a go yourself!