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In Town, an exciting series of lectures organised by Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery

Landscape from a Dream 1936-8 Paul Nash 1889-1946 Presented by the Contemporary Art Society 1946

In Town, is a series of lectures about major exhibitions in other London galleries. Experts will talk in depth about the artists, their background and influences. Jessica Saraga, Tate guide and a painter herself, writes here […]

Two young ladies meet after 350 years to finally hear the music


One of the most loved paintings in Dulwich Picture Gallery is Gerrit Dou’s A woman playing a clavichord, but it has a sister painting, Young Lady playing the Virginal. This famous work of art is […]

GalleryFilm: A season of delights for film lovers


Liz Buchanan leads the team behind GalleryFilm but it is the choice of the team, and sometimes on advice from the audience, that films are picked. “I hate the word iconic, but that is what […]

Harmoniemusik – acclaimed ensemble known for its versatility and entertaining concerts


Paul Guinery has a voice like spiced honey and according to a radio critic he is the voice of BBC Radio 3. Someone at the upper echelons of the radio station must have heard that […]

David Cairns: Sir Thomas Beecham made England a more musical nation

The well-known and revered music critic David Cairns admits freely that he is a devotee of Sir Thomas Beecham, and maybe that is not too strong a phrase as David Cairns has admired the British […]

Forget Scandi Noir, it is good design that is the hallmark of Scandinavia

Coffee set consisting of coffee pot, ladle & creamer; silver; 
by Georg Jensen; 
Danish (Copenhagen); 
1909 - 14.

And it is Scandinavia which is the flavour of the season at Dulwich Picture Gallery. The exhibition of one of Norway’s most loved painters, Nikolai Astrup, opens on 5 February and introduces the British to […]

Titian Returns to DPG in a Glorious new Frame


Frame restorer Tom Proctor says  ‘Restoring this special frame is the highlight of my career so far’ Tom Proctor, a well-known restorer, has an exciting story to tell. When he was asked to restore the frame […]

Will this ugly duckling turn into a swan?


Drew Colby is coming back to Dulwich Picture Gallery with his special hand show which has entranced young and old each Christmas at the gallery. Thus year he will present The Ugly Duckling, the well-known […]

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