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Living with Dementia: the power of art and music

IMG_0100tOur ground-breaking Visual to Vocal project recently returned for a fifth year, uniting people living with dementia, their carers, and young people from two local schools—Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich and Dulwich College.

In Remembrance of Ingrid Beazley

IMG_0100tIngrid Beazley, former Chairman of the Friends of Dulwich Picture Gallery from 2005 – 2008, and founder of the Dulwich Outdoor Gallery, has died aged 67. Ellie Manwell, Head of Communications and Audience Development, remembers her work with the Gallery.

We meet renowned designer, Cressida Bell

IMG_0100tWhat better way to celebrate the major new show of work by Vanessa Bell, than with a new and exclusive range of accessories designed by Bell's granddaughter and renowned designer, Cressida Bell. Alex Morrison went to meet Cressida at her studio in Hackney to find out more...

Spotlight on the architects: IF_DO

IMG_0100tAhead of the final round of judging for the Gallery's first Pavilion competition, we find out a bit more about the four shortlisted practices. Today we hear from IF_DO, a young, RIBA chartered architecture practice based in South East London.

Painter Profile: Murillo

IMG_0100tHe was Europe's most popular artist for two centuries and the Gallery has five of his paintings and another seven by people trying to copy him. But who was he?

Meet the designer

IMG_0100tWe caught up with Emma Sewell to find out about how she works, what inspires her and how one goes about translating a seventeenth century landscape painting into a luxury lambswool scarf...

The world's longest landscape in just one minute!

IMG_0100tWith your help, Dulwich Picture Gallery set out to create the World's Longest Landscape. We've put together a video of the event so that you can see all the hard work that went into creating this mixed media masterpiece.

Giles Waterfield (1949-2016)

IMG_0100tDulwich Picture Gallery was deeply saddened to learn of the death of the art historian, curator and novelist, Giles Waterfield (1949-2016), who led the Gallery as director from 1979 until 1996.

Creative Companions: 5 times art and music inspired one another

IMG_0100tIt’s all about music at Dulwich Picture Gallery this week, with viola da gamba player Liam Byrne performing a series of concerts to tie in with our musically themed Dou in Harmony display. So to celebrate these two art forms joining forces, here are some of the most interesting examples of music and art inspiring one another.