Did you know?
We are the world's first purpose-built public art gallery.
Did you know?
We are licenced for wedding ceremonies in the Gallery. Get married amongst the old masters!

About Learning

The Gallery welcomes over 35,000 people each year through its schools, public and community engagement programmes with a reputation for excellence in ground-breaking initiatives that push the boundaries of what galleries and museums can achieve including a range of creative workshops, courses, tours, talks and a vibrant outreach programme.

The Education Department at Dulwich Picture Gallery was established in 1984 and since then the Gallery has been awarded over twenty awards and commendations for its work. If you would like to help the Gallery continue its education work please support us.

Synchronised, a project working across generations to help change lives through art, is a recent example:

Practical art on-site: The Sackler Centre for Arts Education

The Sackler Centre for Arts Education, our practical art studio, opened in May 2000. The Centre enables the provision a range of innovative and traditional creative activities to an ever-growing number of people. Find out what you can learn

How it started

Education at Dulwich Picture Gallery began in 1984 with the secondment of Gillian Wolfe, CBE: Director, Learning and Public Affairs to the Gallery for the purpose of making the collection more accessible to London schools.

Learn more about Gillian Wolfe and her background here