Assistant curator, Helen Hillyard, intreprets the meaning behind two of Gerrit Dou's finest musical-themed paintings in line with our "Dou in Harmony" exhibition. Read to find out more...
As the Gallery launches a week-long exhibition of work created in Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, Susan Mulholland, Director of Art at Dulwich College tells us about her experience of the camp and the role that art can play.
Nicolas Poussin was a perfectionist. Every juxtaposition was carefully considered by the artist – this is no more evident than in his first series of the Seven Sacraments, three of which are now on display at Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Hazel Vidler, our Curatorial Intern, explains the significance of the mysterious provenance and history behind one of our founders' favourite paintings, Sleeping Venus.
Charlotte Walsh, Press Intern, writes about her experience of crocheting with Arne and Carlos and Friday’s Scandinight
We catch up with Sasha Siem ahead of Scandimania to find out more about her experience of Norway and how it has influenced her music.
Dulwich's charming Keeper's Cottage will open its doors to the public this weekend for Artist's Open House, showcasing professional work by two of the Gallery's teaching artists.
Ever wondered what a typical day might be like for the Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery? Ian Dejardin reveals all...
Just what is it about Scandi that has the UK hooked?
Ahead of our exclusive author event for ‘The Strawberry Girl’ by Lisa Stromme, here is an excerpt to whet your appetite...
Aspiring young fashion designers from East London learned the skills of fashion design over six months, interpreting the permanent collection with a needle and thread...
Visitor Notice: the Collection, cafe and Astrup exhibition are closed all day on Tuesday 8 March for the Leif Ove Andsnes concert. All scheduled events will be on as advertised.
Throughout 2016's run of "Making Discoveries" displays - exploring Dutch and Flemish artists in the Gallery's collection - our assistant curator, Helen Hillyard, will be writing a series of essays putting specific works in greater focus. Read to find out more...
The leafy grounds of Dulwich might not quite reach the freezing temperatures of Nikolai Astrup’s Norway, but that hasn’t stopped the Gallery from introducing a little Hygge* into your visit....
Ahead of the Leif Ove Andesnes concerts at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Professor Gunnar Danbolt discusses the intimate connection between radical Norwegian artist, Nikolai Astrup and music.
A small display of photographs of Jølster by award winning photographer, Oddleiv Apneseth is now on at the Nordic Bakery in central London.
See all the action from the opening week with photos of HM the Queen of Norway's visit and our fire garden extravaganza...
Step into a magical world where nature and man become one.
Find out more about our latest Off The Wall session, where teens drew on the working methods of M.C. Escher to retell memories.
We recently held a celebration at the Gallery marking 10 years of the Gallery’s Good Times programme for older people.
Street artist Thierry Noir has created a vibrant mural inspired by Poussin’s 'The Triumph of David'.
This post, from artist and educator Chris Watson, will tell you all you need to know about the basic principles of tessellation and, more importantly, how you can have a go yourself!
Over the past year we've been working with the Google Cultural Institute to build a wholly emersive, virtual reality experience of Dulwich Picture Gallery, which anyone, anywhere can access using their smartphone and Google Cardboard.
2016 will see a slate of understudied artists brought to the fore, as well as exciting new approaches to familiar artists in the Gallery's collection.
This autumn, South East London became home to street-artist Phlegm’s latest creation; a fantastical street-art piece inspired by M. C. Escher.
On 16 and 17 October, award winning dancer and choreographer Dane Hurst and composer Tom Rowland will team up to stage two spectacular evenings of dance, music and life drawing at Dulwich Picture Gallery, inspired by the stunning work of Pierre-Paul Prud’hon.
I was lost for words when I saw the newly restored frame for Titian’s Venus and Adonis for the first time last week. Having seen pictures of the frame before restoration, it was in a state of disrepair and nothing quite prepares you for the impact of the transformation! Now the frame is a beacon of 16th century craftsmanship, equally as beautiful as the artwork displayed within its four corners.
This year’s Summer Arts Academy has culminated in the creation of two silent films, currently on display in the Gallery’s ‘Keepers Cottage’ until the end of October. Created by young people, the films draw inspiration from Hitchcock’s mysterious cinematic masterpieces and Ravilious’s shadowy landscapes.
As Ravilious reaches its final weeks at the Gallery, we asked Art Historian Tim Challans to share his MA dissertation on 'Eric Ravilious and the English landscape between the wars'. In the following excerpt he considers one of Ravilious's most famous paintings, Westbury Horse.
Experience the joy of this year's Visual to Vocal project in our brand new film which features scenes from the dramatic final performance as well as moving interviews with participants and their families.