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6 incredible facts about Dulwich Picture Gallery

IMG_0100tWhile the rest of the world is constructing false truths on April Fool's Day, we thought we'd share some fun facts about the Gallery’s history and collection, some of which are hard to believe are true.

Helen Frankenthaler's Madame Butterfly

IMG_0100tMadame Butterfly is Helen Frankenthaler’s woodcut print masterpiece. Radical Beauty Curator Jane Findlay explores the painstaking process behind this enormous work.

Mother’s Day gift guide 2022

IMG_0100tStruggling to know what to treat your loved ones to this Mother’s Day? Get inspiration from our selection of unique, inspiring and artful gifts for all budgets.

Canaletto's London

IMG_0100tIn November, Dulwich Picture Gallery welcomed a pair of Canaletto’s finest view paintings. Made during the artist’s visits to England from 1746 to 1755, the two works allow us to step back in time to an impression of eighteenth-century London, where beauty is privileged over gritty urban life.

Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover, KG

IMG_0100tDulwich Picture Gallery was deeply saddened to hear of the death of the Gallery’s Patron, Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover, KG. He was Chair of Trustees at the Gallery (1994 - 2000) during a formative period in its history.

2021 Christmas Gift Guide

IMG_0100tGet your Christmas shopping wrapped up early this year with our guide to the ultimate art-inspired gifts.

Bronze Oak Grove

IMG_0100tThis month Dulwich Picture Gallery welcomes a work by Rob and Nick Carter. The husband-and-wife artistic duo have been collaborating for over twenty years and their work has been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide, including the Frick collection in New York.

Unlocking the secrets of an eighteenth-century French clock

IMG_0100tFor a long time, the identity of the enigmatic figure standing behind the pendulum of the Dulwich clock has been a mystery. However, recent research has led to an important discovery about who this character could be. The answer may lie in the collection of the Louvre, Paris…

Light Fantastic

IMG_0100tWe explore how thinking about light has influenced works in our collection and even the gallery architecture itself.

Tender Opportunity: Dulwich Picture Gallery Café

IMG_0100tWe are inviting expressions of interest from ambitious and creative companies who can provide a high-quality food and drink offer that will propel the Gallery Café into being a destination in its own right.

Unique Mother's Day gift ideas

IMG_0100tTreat the wonderful mums in your life this Mother’s Day with our selection of unique, inspiring and artful gifts.

A Stitch in Time: Our Historical Fashion Guide

IMG_0100tMany of us see fashion as a vital part of the way we project our identity. In this article we explore portraits from our collection in which the sitters considered their clothes in the same way.

Unearthing the world's first female photographers

IMG_0100tWho were the first female photographers? Discover the work of early female photographers Sarah Anne Bright, Cecilia Glaisher and Anna Atkins, who all feature in our major exhibition Unearthed: Photography’s Roots.

Unearthed At Home: Photography Competition

IMG_0100tArtists throughout history have turned to still life to find magic in the mundane. We're encouraging you to create your own still life photographs at home, using plants, flowers and objects you have to hand, and a camera - the one on your phone will do!

2020 Christmas Gift Guide

IMG_0100tWe've wrapped up our favourites from the Gallery Shop to help make your gift-buying this year a doddle!