Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery England's first public art gallery, the Dulwich Picture Gallery is home to masterpieces by the likes of Rembrandt, Rubens, Gainsborough and Van Dyck.
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Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world’s first purpose-built public art gallery: it was founded in 1811 when Sir Francis Bourgeois RA bequeathed his collection of old masters “for the inspection of the public”. Today the Gallery is a vibrant cultural hub hosting some of the UK’s leading exhibitions alongside its Permanent Collection of Baroque masterpieces while staging a wide-ranging programme of public events, practical art and community engagement. We are open! Book now to see #Unearthed: Photography's Roots and our freshly presented collection and displays

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On next Friday, 18 June we have our #Journeys digital Late! Celebrate stories of migration across cultures with a make-u...
11/06/2021

On next Friday, 18 June we have our #Journeys digital Late! Celebrate stories of migration across cultures with a make-up masterclass, learn movements from traditional Palestinian dance and enjoy music from Bradley Zero.

Book your 🆓 ticket: http://dpg.art/journeys-late
Part of #RefugeeWeek

Ever heard of a phantom bouquet or skeleton leaves? This popular victorian pursuit involved stripping the vegetable matt...
09/06/2021

Ever heard of a phantom bouquet or skeleton leaves? This popular victorian pursuit involved stripping the vegetable matter from plants and arranging them as semi-transparent bouquets.

Discover more curiosities like this in #unearthed: http://dpg.art/unearthed

📷 John Moffat, Still Life with Anatomised Flowers Under a Bell Jar, c.1862, stereocard, 83 x 172mm, Private collection

Ever heard of a phantom bouquet or skeleton leaves? This popular victorian pursuit involved stripping the vegetable matter from plants and arranging them as semi-transparent bouquets.

Discover more curiosities like this in #unearthed: http://dpg.art/unearthed

📷 John Moffat, Still Life with Anatomised Flowers Under a Bell Jar, c.1862, stereocard, 83 x 172mm, Private collection

As part of our recent Unearthed at Home late, we asked the Houseplants DJs (Soho Radio, NTS) to create a mix of music in...
07/06/2021
Houseplants - Unearthed at Home Mix

As part of our recent Unearthed at Home late, we asked the Houseplants DJs (Soho Radio, NTS) to create a mix of music inspired by the natural world.

You can listen back to it here in full - ideally in a shady garden! 🌴 http://dpg.art/houseplants-mix

As part of our recent Unearthed at Home Late, we recently asked Houseplants DJs (Soho Radio, NTS) to create a mix for us exploring plants and creativity. Tune in for a mix featuring like Mort Garson's

04/06/2021
On Reflection: an Interview with Ori Gersht

Renowned video artist Ori Gersht uses modern technology to create dialogues between serene classicism and intensely political modern art. We interviewed him about On Reflection, the explosive installation which is being shown for the first time in the UK in our mausoleum.

Part of Unearthed: Photography's Roots
Until 30 August 2021
Find out more at https://dpg.art/unearthed

Discover more original audio-visual content from #unearthed in our guide on the free Bloomberg Connects app: dpg.art/bloomberg-connects

Join the team! Want to work at the world's first purpose-built public art gallery? We're hiring.We're currently looking ...
03/06/2021

Join the team! Want to work at the world's first purpose-built public art gallery? We're hiring.

We're currently looking for a Digital Marketing Manager, IT and Systems Officer and Exhibition Coordinator. Find out more about these opportunities here: https://dpg.art/workwithus

Join the team! Want to work at the world's first purpose-built public art gallery? We're hiring.

We're currently looking for a Digital Marketing Manager, IT and Systems Officer and Exhibition Coordinator. Find out more about these opportunities here: https://dpg.art/workwithus

We’re delighted to announce that Bamidele Awoyemi, Farouk Agoro and Livia Wang, a collective of artists from South Londo...
02/06/2021

We’re delighted to announce that Bamidele Awoyemi, Farouk Agoro and Livia Wang, a collective of artists from South London, have been chosen to create a large-scale artwork for the Tessa Jowell Health Centre in East Dulwich.👏

The Collective’s winning design entitled ‘The Health Centre’s Quilt’ will use fabric patterns to celebrate different cultures and will be revealed in August 2021.

Find out more: http://dpg.art/TJHCWinner

We’re delighted to announce that Bamidele Awoyemi, Farouk Agoro and Livia Wang, a collective of artists from South London, have been chosen to create a large-scale artwork for the Tessa Jowell Health Centre in East Dulwich.👏

The Collective’s winning design entitled ‘The Health Centre’s Quilt’ will use fabric patterns to celebrate different cultures and will be revealed in August 2021.

Find out more: http://dpg.art/TJHCWinner

Tomorrow at 7pm, curator Helen Hillyard, artist Sara Shamma and activist, researcher and public speaker Sereena Abbassi ...
02/06/2021

Tomorrow at 7pm, curator Helen Hillyard, artist Sara Shamma and activist, researcher and public speaker Sereena Abbassi will be taking part in a fascinating online talk exploring the experiences of artists that have migrated to England.

Book a free ticket: http://dpg.art/everyjourney
#refugeeweek2021

To scale his mobile phone photos up to an exhibitable size, photographer Nick Knight used a new form of AI to enhance hi...
29/05/2021

To scale his mobile phone photos up to an exhibitable size, photographer Nick Knight used a new form of AI to enhance his photos with details scoured from other images on the web.

Discover more ground-breaking photos like this as part of #unearthed this bank holiday weekend: http://dpg.art/unearthed

Nick Knight, Monday 29th May 2017, 2019, hand coated pigment print, 1525 x 1525 mm. Photo credit © Nick Knight. Courtesy of the Artist and Albion Barn

To scale his mobile phone photos up to an exhibitable size, photographer Nick Knight used a new form of AI to enhance his photos with details scoured from other images on the web.

Discover more ground-breaking photos like this as part of #unearthed this bank holiday weekend: http://dpg.art/unearthed

Nick Knight, Monday 29th May 2017, 2019, hand coated pigment print, 1525 x 1525 mm. Photo credit © Nick Knight. Courtesy of the Artist and Albion Barn

Need a creative activity to keep your kids entertained this weekend? Why not try one of our free online #artsundays sess...
28/05/2021

Need a creative activity to keep your kids entertained this weekend?

Why not try one of our free online #artsundays sessions? This Sunday artist Francesca Centioni-Dene will be showing you how to make your own zoetrope.

http://dpg.art/art-sundays

Need a creative activity to keep your kids entertained this weekend?

Why not try one of our free online #artsundays sessions? This Sunday artist Francesca Centioni-Dene will be showing you how to make your own zoetrope.

http://dpg.art/art-sundays

How has migration affected artists throughout history?On Thursday 3 June, curator Helen Hillyard, artist Sara Shamma and...
25/05/2021

How has migration affected artists throughout history?

On Thursday 3 June, curator Helen Hillyard, artist Sara Shamma and activist Sereena Abbassi will be exploring the subject in a fascinating online talk.

Part of our #journeys events series, ahead of #RefugeeWeek2021.
Book your free ticket: http://dpg.art/everyjourney

🍾  AND WE'RE OPEN! Visitors are here enjoying #Unearthed, our freshly presented collection and displays.Pay us a visit: ...
19/05/2021

🍾 AND WE'RE OPEN! Visitors are here enjoying #Unearthed, our freshly presented collection and displays.

Pay us a visit: http://dpg.art/opening-times

It's #InternationalMuseumsDay! The paintings collected by our founders were left for the “inspection of the public” lead...
18/05/2021

It's #InternationalMuseumsDay! The paintings collected by our founders were left for the “inspection of the public” leading to the gallery's creation in 1811.

We're so pleased that you can look at their paintings again from tomorrow: http://dpg.art/unearthed

Our Director Jennifer Scott is this Monday's muse on The Wick Culture. Ahead of our reopening this Wednesday, read about...
17/05/2021
Interview Jennifer Scott shares Dulwich Picture Gallery’s plans

Our Director Jennifer Scott is this Monday's muse on The Wick Culture.

Ahead of our reopening this Wednesday, read about her inspirations during a difficult year and what you can enjoy at the Gallery now and in the future.

http://dpg.art/monday-muse

The Wick meets the Sackler director of the world’s oldest purpose-built public art gallery, the Dulwich Picture Gallery, Jennifer Scott for this weeks Monday Muse.

'I wanted to create a work seen and experienced through multiple viewpoints, entering and exiting the gallery'. Artist S...
17/05/2021

'I wanted to create a work seen and experienced through multiple viewpoints, entering and exiting the gallery'. Artist Sinta Ta**ra on her mural The Grand Tour, which adorns our new entrance hall.

Learn more about it, before we reopen in 2 days! http://dpg.art/meet-sinta

5 days to go...Here's some great weekend reading: Aesthetica Magazine recently interviewed video artist Ori Gersht, whos...
14/05/2021

5 days to go...

Here's some great weekend reading: Aesthetica Magazine recently interviewed video artist Ori Gersht, whose piece On Reflection is on display in the UK for the first time as part of #unearthed.

http://dpg.art/aesthetica-ori-gersht

5 days to go...

Here's some great weekend reading: Aesthetica Magazine recently interviewed video artist Ori Gersht, whose piece On Reflection is on display in the UK for the first time as part of #unearthed.

http://dpg.art/aesthetica-ori-gersht

6 days to go! ⏳Today we're highlighting our new British Portrait Room, which brings together our deep collection of work...
13/05/2021

6 days to go! ⏳

Today we're highlighting our new British Portrait Room, which brings together our deep collection of works spanning the Tudor, Stuart, Georgian and Regency periods for the first time in years. Access to our freshly presented collection is included in your ticket.

Book now: http://dpg.art/unearthed

6 days to go! ⏳

Today we're highlighting our new British Portrait Room, which brings together our deep collection of works spanning the Tudor, Stuart, Georgian and Regency periods for the first time in years. Access to our freshly presented collection is included in your ticket.

Book now: http://dpg.art/unearthed

We reopen in exactly one week!Ahead of that, we spoke to artist Joy Gregory, whose lumen print of a clover featured in #...
12/05/2021

We reopen in exactly one week!

Ahead of that, we spoke to artist Joy Gregory, whose lumen print of a clover featured in #Unearthed was made in 2020. Her work explores the threads between nature and culture, perhaps the most urgent topic of the past year.

http://dpg.art/joy-gregory

Book your ticket for #unearthed: http://dpg.art/unearthed

We reopen in exactly one week!

Ahead of that, we spoke to artist Joy Gregory, whose lumen print of a clover featured in #Unearthed was made in 2020. Her work explores the threads between nature and culture, perhaps the most urgent topic of the past year.

http://dpg.art/joy-gregory

Book your ticket for #unearthed: http://dpg.art/unearthed

Ahead of our reopening next week (!) this Wednesday our Director Jennifer Scott will be in conversation with the curator...
10/05/2021

Ahead of our reopening next week (!) this Wednesday our Director Jennifer Scott will be in conversation with the curator of #unearthed, Alexander Moore as part of #virtualdulwichfestival.

Book now: http://dpg.art/unearthed-in-conversation

Following the first round of our sold-out #Unearthed event season, we’ve just launched a new series of digital and in-pe...
06/05/2021

Following the first round of our sold-out #Unearthed event season, we’ve just launched a new series of digital and in-person talks, workshops and activities, from DIY ink and dye making, outdoor family sessions to analogue photography.

Get booking! http://dpg.art/whats-on

On Wednesday 12 May our Director Jennifer Scott and curator of #unearthed Alexander Moore will be in conversation as par...
05/05/2021

On Wednesday 12 May our Director Jennifer Scott and curator of #unearthed Alexander Moore will be in conversation as part of #VirtualDulwichFestival. Focusing on how photographers have been inspired by springtime, they'll be exploring the themes of the exhibition. What would you ask them?

dpg.art/unearthed-in-conversation

On Wednesday 12 May our Director Jennifer Scott and curator of #unearthed Alexander Moore will be in conversation as part of #VirtualDulwichFestival. Focusing on how photographers have been inspired by springtime, they'll be exploring the themes of the exhibition. What would you ask them?

dpg.art/unearthed-in-conversation

Richard Learoyd makes use of the oldest of photographic processes, the camera obscura, to create unprecedentedly authent...
30/04/2021

Richard Learoyd makes use of the oldest of photographic processes, the camera obscura, to create unprecedentedly authentic portraits, which walk a line between classicism and discomposure.

We spoke to him about his fascinating Poppies series, featured in #unearthed: http://dpg.art/learoyd

Richard Learoyd makes use of the oldest of photographic processes, the camera obscura, to create unprecedentedly authentic portraits, which walk a line between classicism and discomposure.

We spoke to him about his fascinating Poppies series, featured in #unearthed: http://dpg.art/learoyd

News just in! 📣 Earlier this year we launched a new series of commissions inviting artists to create and develop site-sp...
28/04/2021

News just in! 📣

Earlier this year we launched a new series of commissions inviting artists to create and develop site-specific work for the Tessa Jowell Health Centre in East Dulwich. Today we announce the three shortlisted artists who are in the running to create 2D artwork for the Centre’s reception area:

Bamidele Awoyemi, Farouk Agoro & Livia Wang Collective
Adalberto Lonardi
Abigail Hunt

Stay tuned for updates and find out more about the project and DulwichPictureGallery+ here: http://dpg.art/TJHCCommission

Images: Bamidele Awoyemi, Farouk Agoro & Livia Wang Collective, Adalberto Lonardi and Abigail Hunt

While many of us will be de-weeding our overgrown gardens this weekend, it’s worth considering that the most humble plan...
22/04/2021

While many of us will be de-weeding our overgrown gardens this weekend, it’s worth considering that the most humble plants can be beautiful.

Karl Blossfeldt’s stunning macrophotography used weeds and wildflowers found near the railway tracks by his house to reveal the intricate patterns and textures found in nature. #EarthDay

20/04/2021

It's official, tickets to Unearthed: Photography's Roots are now on sale! 🌹 We can't wait to welcome you back to enjoy this five-star exhibition from 19 May.

Book in advance at https://dpg.art/unearthed
FRIENDS GO FREE
#Unearthed

We can’t wait to welcome visitors back to our Gallery Shop this weekend! This is Sophie, our Head of Commercial, who’s b...
16/04/2021

We can’t wait to welcome visitors back to our Gallery Shop this weekend! This is Sophie, our Head of Commercial, who’s been busy getting our shelves ready for you. Shop nature-inspired gifts in our Unearthed range, quality books, art prints and much more!

Every purchase supports the Gallery.

Open weekends, 10am-5pm.
Find out more at https://dpg.art/opening-times

We can’t wait to welcome visitors back to our Gallery Shop this weekend! This is Sophie, our Head of Commercial, who’s been busy getting our shelves ready for you. Shop nature-inspired gifts in our Unearthed range, quality books, art prints and much more!

Every purchase supports the Gallery.

Open weekends, 10am-5pm.
Find out more at https://dpg.art/opening-times

Join us tomorrow for our first ever digital late. We have a fascinating panel talk ft. #unearthed curator Alexander Moor...
15/04/2021

Join us tomorrow for our first ever digital late.

We have a fascinating panel talk ft. #unearthed curator Alexander Moore, artist Joy Gregory, art historian Giovanni Aloi and artist Lorrenzo Vituri; a drawing masterclass from Dan Whiteson and a podcast from the great Houseplants DJs.

Book your free tickets: https://dpg.art/unearthed-late

Image: Lorenzo Vitturi, Yellow and Red Bokkom Mix #2, 2013, giclée print mounted on wooden board, 440 x 295 mm. © Lorenzo Vitturi, courtesy of Flowers Gallery.jpg

Join us tomorrow for our first ever digital late.

We have a fascinating panel talk ft. #unearthed curator Alexander Moore, artist Joy Gregory, art historian Giovanni Aloi and artist Lorrenzo Vituri; a drawing masterclass from Dan Whiteson and a podcast from the great Houseplants DJs.

Book your free tickets: https://dpg.art/unearthed-late

Image: Lorenzo Vitturi, Yellow and Red Bokkom Mix #2, 2013, giclée print mounted on wooden board, 440 x 295 mm. © Lorenzo Vitturi, courtesy of Flowers Gallery.jpg

We had a fantastic amount of entries to our #unearthedathome still life photography competition, and we were blown away ...
14/04/2021

We had a fantastic amount of entries to our #unearthedathome still life photography competition, and we were blown away by the standard of work. After much deliberation we've decided on the winners!

Hear from the winners, and what our judges had to say about them: http://dpg.art/unearthed-at-home-winners

In partnership with
Aesthetica Magazine

Did you miss out on our #unearthed curator's talk last month? For a small fee, you can watch curator of Unearthed:Photog...
12/04/2021

Did you miss out on our #unearthed curator's talk last month?

For a small fee, you can watch curator of Unearthed:Photography's Roots Alexander Moore give his fascinating insight into the story of photography and its relationship to the natural world (and get a sneaky peek of the exhibition).

dpg.art/curators-talk-on-demand

Did you miss out on our #unearthed curator's talk last month?

For a small fee, you can watch curator of Unearthed:Photography's Roots Alexander Moore give his fascinating insight into the story of photography and its relationship to the natural world (and get a sneaky peek of the exhibition).

dpg.art/curators-talk-on-demand

Are you an artist living, working or studying in Southwark, Lambeth or Lewisham?There's still time to apply to our #open...
06/04/2021

Are you an artist living, working or studying in Southwark, Lambeth or Lewisham?

There's still time to apply to our #opencall at Tessa Jowell Health Centre for artwork to adorn the Centre’s reception area.

Deadline: Friday 9 April 2021
Apply here: http://dpg.art/TJHC
#callforartists

Are you an artist living, working or studying in Southwark, Lambeth or Lewisham?

There's still time to apply to our #opencall at Tessa Jowell Health Centre for artwork to adorn the Centre’s reception area.

Deadline: Friday 9 April 2021
Apply here: http://dpg.art/TJHC
#callforartists

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Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world’s first purpose-built public art gallery: it was founded in 1811 when Sir Francis Bourgeois RA bequeathed his collection of old masters “for the inspection of the public”. Today the Gallery is a vibrant cultural hub hosting some of the UK’s leading exhibitions alongside its Collection of Baroque masterpieces, while staging a wide-ranging programme of public events and community engagement.

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Have stopped following as it’s so boring seeing all the items you add in your shop and I can’t work out how to stop getting whilst getting news from you.
I loved 'The flood that really happened' ☸️ I look forward to the new one. Well worth a look for just £8.99.
Very limited opening. Kitchen not open, v limited and basic take away food available, only a few tables in the garden, loos not open and shop also v limited. Disappointing visit.
With times like this, hard and sad at the same time, where criminality increasing, riots, protest and distraction. Our great London City needs protection. “WE ARE HERE FOR YOU”
Are you a current or former museum and gallery professional working in the UK or internationally? We are inviting colleagues in the sector to complete a survey that aims to explore the perspectives and experiences of current and former museum and gallery professionals in relation to graduate employability in the sector. Our survey can be accessed at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdekeCXoKtluvSF-r1Y_JXOKTMVaTZ36UB8PKlpjhWyGI3QwQ/viewform here (closing date: 18th of June). We would appreciate if you could take the time to complete our survey and circulate it amongst your colleagues. This survey is part of the project Curating Expertise: Towards a Museum Forum @ King’s, with which we aim to build an interdisciplinary Museum Studies teaching and research agenda at King’s College London. We are interested in colleagues’ thoughts about the knowledges, skills and experience that museum studies graduates should possess to be employable in the sector today. We are particularly keen to hear from those interested in contributing, in one form or another, to the delivery of a London-based but globally focused new Museum Studies teaching provision. Whilst we are interested in collaborating with London-based institutions / professionals, we would be delighted to also hear from colleagues across the UK and internationally. Whilst we appreciate this is a time of uncertainty for the sector, it seems a critical moment to reflect on how we can train future generations of resilient museum professionals. If you wish to get in touch, you can reach us at [email protected] and [email protected]. Best wishes, Dr Stuart Dunn (DDH) and Dr Serena Iervolino (CMCI)
I've been keeping busy during lockdown, working on this crochet/embroidery copy of one of the paintings in the collection. Big thanks to Kelly Robinson, Head of Community Engagement, who let me have a photocopy to work from.See the journey at https://jobodley.blogspot.com/
Is the picture gallery air conditioned please?
Ribera exhibition was fantastic!
Debo conocer esta gran Galería!!!
Get to know this great Scottish painter.