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Volunteer Interpretation Programme

Our Volunteer Interpretation Programme (VIP for short!) is an opportunity for local young people aged 14-21 to get involved in the interpretation of the Gallery as part of our Unlocking Paintings Project, creating, investigating and developing new ways to share and explore the stories behind our incredible collection.

As a young interpretation volunteer young people gain experience in how we interpret our Collection whilst at the same time helping us tell new stories that resonate with them. They work with the Gallery to test and create different methods of interpretation, and recent projects have included delivering pop up tours for visitors, creating audio guide content and testing family resources.

You can join the programme at two points in the year, April and September, when we run activities and open days where you can meet our current volunteers and find out more about the project. 

Theresa Lola

Over the next 6 months Theresa Lola will be leading our VIP programme. She'll be exploring how we can use poetry to interpret our collection. We’ll be writing together, discussing, and absorbing art.

The 6-month long creative project is inspired by our upcoming Soulscapes exhibition. We will be exploring the subject of ‘Landscape’ starting with our collection of landscapes and seeing if it can inspire conversations on how our bodies and mind interact with our landscapes in our present day. 

To find out more or to sign up to the programme you can contact Myles via Dulwich Creatives

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Youth Volunteer Interpretation Programme is supported by the 29th May 1961 Charity.