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...
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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!
Over the past year we've been working with the Google Cultural Institute to build a wholly emersive, virtual reality experience of Dulwich Picture Gallery, which anyone, anywhere can access using their smartphone and Google Cardboard.
2016 will see a slate of understudied artists brought to the fore, as well as exciting new approaches to familiar artists in the Gallery's collection.
This autumn, South East London became home to street-artist Phlegm’s latest creation; a fantastical street-art piece inspired by M. C. Escher.
On 16 and 17 October, award winning dancer and choreographer Dane Hurst and composer Tom Rowland will team up to stage two spectacular evenings of dance, music and life drawing at Dulwich Picture Gallery, inspired by the stunning work of Pierre-Paul Prud’hon.
I was lost for words when I saw the newly restored frame for Titian’s Venus and Adonis for the first time last week. Having seen pictures of the frame before restoration, it was in a state of disrepair and nothing quite prepares you for the impact of the transformation! Now the frame is a beacon of 16th century craftsmanship, equally as beautiful as the artwork displayed within its four corners.
This year’s Summer Arts Academy has culminated in the creation of two silent films, currently on display in the Gallery’s ‘Keepers Cottage’ until the end of October. Created by young people, the films draw inspiration from Hitchcock’s mysterious cinematic masterpieces and Ravilious’s shadowy landscapes.
As Ravilious reaches its final weeks at the Gallery, we asked Art Historian Tim Challans to share his MA dissertation on 'Eric Ravilious and the English landscape between the wars'. In the following excerpt he considers one of Ravilious's most famous paintings, Westbury Horse.
Experience the joy of this year's Visual to Vocal project in our brand new film which features scenes from the dramatic final performance as well as moving interviews with participants and their families.
Kent resident Carol Lockwood recently got in touch with us regarding her father’s log book which contains records of the flights he piloted during the Second World War- one of which was the fateful mission in 1942 on which Eric Ravilious was a passenger.
Visitors to Dulwich Picture Gallery have the exciting opportunity to appear in a brand new illustration of the Gallery by London-based illustrator Natsko Seki.
Sonia Kiourtzidis is Head of Retail at Dulwich and looks after our much acclaimed gift shop. We decided to gain some insider knowledge of what her job entails. Her enthusiasm could leave you considering a career change…
The idea of writing and composing an opera inspired by an art gallery sounds like quite a challenge to undertake. But that’s exactly what a group of people living with dementia and their carers are currently doing at Dulwich Picture Gallery for this year’s Visual to Vocal project.
Fancy coming to Dulwich Picture Gallery for a Halloween adult lock-in? We’re planning an other-worldly evening of immersive storytelling but we need your help to make sure it happens!
We spent a spring afternoon chatting to the artist about his journey from workshop to studio, his new sculptures in Dulwich Park and the Gallery as a unique setting for his modern sculptures.
Don’t miss the second in a series of talks exploring the depiction of black people in art from the 18th century to today.