Dulwich Picture Gallery Articles

Staying Power: Portraiture and the portrayal of Africans in Art

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The title of this unprecedented series in conjunction with Dulwich Picture Gallery and The Black Cultural Archives comes from Peter Fryer’s groundbreaking book of 1948, Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain who […]

Free Lunchtime concerts at the Gallery

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Music has been a key element of education at Dulwich College since its foundation in the early 17th Century. All three Foundation Schools (Dulwich College, JAGS, Alleyn’s) provide exceptional opportunities for hundreds of pupils to […]

Dulwich Picture Gallery challenges you to spot the fake painting

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Dulwich Picture Gallery is encouraging you to take a closer look at their Permanent Collection. One of the artworks will be replaced by a Chinese replica hanging among the 270 Old Master paintings on display. The Gallery will temporarily remove […]

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By 1927, Emily Carr had given up her boarding house and was making a living breeding bobtails (sheepdogs) and making and selling pottery knick-knacks decorated with ‘Indian’ designs to tourists keen to acquire a piece […]

Noah’s Ark; The secrets finally revealed after thousands of years

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Dr Irving Finkel’s book The Ark before Noah is a great read but the story how the author got hold of the facts for his exciting tale is worth another book. Irving Finkel is the […]

A Woman of All Sorts

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Emily Carr’s time in England appeared to have been a failure. The artist who returned to Victoria in 1904 was a changed woman whose increasing idiosyncrasies, which now included habits as unladylike as smoking and […]

Your Christmas shopping done in one day – and all in Dulwich!

Forget the traffic of the West End, the usual offerings of gift packs and pre-Christmas queues and inflated prices. Dulwich can offer so much more and all within walking distance. The Friends of Dulwich Picture […]

South London’s leading ensemble finally appears at Dulwich Picture Gallery

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Dominic Moore, the musical director of the renowned St George’s Chamber Ensemble, is also one of the three founders of St George’s Chamber Orchestra. Just days before our chat they had a celebration concert to […]

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