Earlier this year Painting Conservator and Restorer, Sophia Plender was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for recognition of her services to the arts.
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Haida people give traditional performance in the run up to Emily Carr exhibition
In the lead up to her lecture at Dulwich Picture Gallery, celebrated author Anne Sebba tells us why in Churchill's case, 'mother knew best'.
With the launch of our new room fragrance in the Gallery shop, we caught up with our Head of Retail to find out how this unique product came to fruition.
Full of life project at Dulwich Picture Gallery celebrates U.N. International Day of Older Persons
Potter and writer Julian Stair joins renowned figures from the art world for Art and Life symposium on 6th September
“All forms of art must co-exist”- so were the words of 2004 Turner Prize winner, Jeremy Deller at ‘ART Now’, an event which took place at the Gallery on 26 March. The conceptual artist joined Peter Bazalgette, the Chairman of the Arts Council, Liz Gilmore, Director of the Jerwood Gallery and the Gallery’s new Deputy Director, Andrew Macdonald, to chair a debate with a sold out audience of 140.
Tom Proctor, the Gallery's frame conservator is currently restoring the frame of our recently rediscovered Titian masterpiece, Venus and Adonis.
Earlier this year, young people aged 11-15 explored David Hockney’s iconic prints in our exhibition Hockney, Printmaker in a five week project. Inspired by the artist’s use of the digital in his work, the group used photo and animation iPad applications to find new ways to reinterpret Hockney’s printmaking techniques.
Over the past three years, Dulwich Picture Gallery has worked with Rambert, a National Company for Contemporary Art, hosting a series of short dance residencies for community groups.
On the 12th December 2013, surrounded by baroque masterpieces in the Gallery’s impressive enfilade, Dulwich Picture Gallery hosted a unique concert which saw people with dementia and their carers performing a unique concert.
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to celebrate your marriage in the presence of some of the most famous paintings in the world, then let Nick and Helena’s story paint a picture for you.
A new acquisition shows the Gallery’s spectacular enfilade as it would have been in the 1830s. The watercolour by James Stephanoff (c. 1788-1874), includes some of our most celebrated works including Gainsborough’s Linley Sisters hanging above the entrance, and the recently restored Saint Cecilia.