Staff Speak Articles

Behind the Scenes at Dulwich Picture Gallery: The Restoration of an 18th Century Frame

I recently visited Tom Proctor, Dulwich Picture Gallery’s frame conservator, who is currently restoring the frame of the Gallery’s recently rediscovered masterpiece made in Titian’s studio, Venus and Adonis. Tom took me through the various […]

‘Hockney, Printmaker’ Introduction by Ian Dejardin

Ian Dejardin, the Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery introduces the Gallery’s spring exhibition ‘Hockney Printmaker’. 5 February – 11 May 2014. “This exhibition reminds us that, alongside that dazzling career as Britain’s favourite painter, Hockney’s parallel […]

Art on the road – no limits for the Artmobile with city nippiness!

This week saw the official launch of the Dulwich Picture Gallery Artmobile, an outreach vehicle that will allow the Gallery’s education work to reach an increased number and diversity of community settings. The project launched […]

In memory of Rosalind Hudson

This model of Dulwich Picture Gallery, made by the late Rosalind Hudson (née Latham 31 July 1926 – 7 July 2013) in 2000, is now on display with its new specially commissioned plinth in the […]

A “Stirling” Bit of Marketing

A wave of excitement rippled through the Dulwich Picture Gallery offices last week. A revered name was excitedly passed between nervous lips – Michael Palin was in the building! At hearing this news I realised […]

There’s Art Everywhere!

Have you spotted an Emin on your way to work? Or a Turner on the underground? I ask because magnificent examples of British art were yesterday unveiled in some 20,000 locations across the country, printed […]

Crosswords and Social Media

This week I have properly embraced, for the first time, a profoundly significant aspect of Dulwich Picture Gallery office culture. I have caught the Guardian crossword bug. The ravages of this addiction can be daily […]

Teach Me To Communicate! (An Intern’s Perspective)

My first four weeks as a Communications Intern at Dulwich Picture Gallery have been a little busy to say the least. And so it is only now that I have found a moment to take […]

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