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Exhibitions

Soulscapes
14 February - 2 June 2024

A contemporary retelling of landscape by artists from the African Diaspora. With Hurvin Anderson, Phoebe Boswell, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Kimathi Donkor, Isaac Julien, Marcia Michael, Mónica de Miranda, Alberta Whittle and more.

Yoshida: Three Generations of Japanese Printmaking
19 June - 3 November 2024

The first exhibition of the Japanese printmaking dynasty in the UK and Europe opening at Dulwich Picture Gallery in 2024.

Displays

ORACLES
5 March - 14 July 2024
Tuesday, 5 March 2024

Our new Gallery 12 exhibition ORACLES features an interactive installation that invites visitors to seek advice and wisdom from a unique set of oracle cards.

Adult courses & workshops

Beaded embroidery with Imogen Melissa
Friday, 1 March 2024

Join Imogen, founder of imogen melissa for an introduction to 3D beading and embroidery and create your very own beaded world.

Mother's day Doodling with Lisa Stickley
Tuesday, 12 March 2024

We’re partnering up with author/illustrator Lisa Stickley to bring you a special online workshop, with inspiration from Dulwich Picture Gallery, specially created for Mother’s Day.

Botanical Face Mask Workshop
Thursday, 14 March 2024

Join us for a blissful afternoon creating natural powdered face masks using earth-derived herbal botanicals, clays, and minerals.

Sculptural Bouquet workshop with Filth Florists
Sunday, 7 April 2024

Join Rosy, studio director at Filth and learn how to make a Filth bouquet.

Decorative Tableware with Ayse Habibe Kucuk
20-21 April 2024
Saturday, 20 April 2024

Create your own functional and decorative tableware such as serving plates, breakfast bowls, and cups in this two-day introduction to soft slab building and pinch & coil techniques, led by Ayse Habibe Kucuk, inspired by the Soulscapes exhibition.

Flower Pressing with JamJar Edit
Friday, 26 April 2024

Learn the art of flower pressing with JamJar Edit in this hands on workshop.

Lectures & talks

Online Curator's Talk: Soulscapes
Thursday, 29 February 2024

Join Lisa Anderson, curator of Soulscapes for an inspiring online introduction to this major contemporary exhibition of landscape art.

Curator's Talk: Soulscapes
Thursday, 7 March 2024

Join Lisa Anderson, curator of Soulscapes, for an inspiring introduction to the exhibition.

Soulscapes: In Conversation
Saturday, 9 March 2024

Nancy Durrant, Lisa Anderson, Kimathi Donkor and Phoebe Boswell will be in conversation.

Out of Frame

Out of Frame: LGBTQI+ Tour
17-27 February 2024
Monday, 26 February 2024

Join historian and mythology nerd Sacha Coward for a queer history tour of Dulwich Picture Gallery.

After hours

Soulscapes Late
Friday, 31 May 2024

Catch the Soulscapes Late with music from Tony Njoku, urban foraging with Earthchild Remedies, DJ sets, creative workshops, a pop-up bar and much more.

Seasonal Specials

Sanctum x Lie Down and Listen
10-11 May 2024
Friday, 10 May 2024

Start your morning with a Sanctum workout in the stunning grounds of the Gallery, followed by a Lie Down and Listen experience in the Gallery.

Lie down and Listen (Friday PM sessions)
Friday, 10 May 2024

A gentle, evening Lie Down & Listen experience. With sessions beginning at 6 and 8pm, choose the experience to suit you.

Lie down and Listen (Saturday PM)
Saturday, 11 May 2024

A gentle, evening Lie Down & Listen experience.

Tours & walks

Pacific Encounters Gallery Tour at the National Maritime Museum
Thursday, 25 April 2024

Enjoy a tour of the newly created (2018) and critically acclaimed Pacific Encounters Gallery at the National Maritime Museum.

Chelsea Physic Garden Tour
Wednesday, 15 May 2024

This private guided walking tour will be led by one of Chelsea Physics Garden’s volunteer guides.

Friends

Four Paintings to Start Friday with Dr Lucy West
Friday, 8 March 2024

Kick off your Friday with a fascinating walking tour exploring our collection with Assistant Curator Dr Lucy West.

Family events

Under 5s Explore: Mini Masterpieces
29 February - 30 May 2024
Thursday, 29 February 2024

Playful painting for little creatives under 5, there are new themes each month to keep them engaged.

Art Sundays
25 February - 26 May 2024
Sunday, 31 March 2024

Get inspired to make art together as a family in these free monthly creative activities at the Gallery.

Family Festival: Joyful Landscapes
Saturday, 6 April 2024

Explore landscape art as a Family, whilst releasing its transformational power to promote wellbeing and help us better connect with our planet.

Access Talks

Dementia Friendly Creative Conversations
14 March - 6 June 2024
Thursday, 14 March 2024

Guided by one of our dementia friendly guides we invite you to take a closer look at paintings from our collection or exhibition and share your opinions, stories and impressions.

Picture Description Talk: Collection
Friday, 15 March 2024

Picture Description talks are designed for blind or visually impaired visitors. Delivered by our trained guides, each talk introduces paintings from the Collection followed by a group discussion.

BSL Talk: Soulscapes
21 March - 16 May 2024
Thursday, 21 March 2024

This BSL talk will explore highlights from Soulscapes, a major exhibition of contemporary landscape art by leading artists from the African Diaspora. You will have the opportunity to visit the exhibition independently following the talk. This talk is for deaf and hard-of-hearing British Sign Language users – it will be delivered in BSL and does not include a voiceover.

Music

Lunchtime Concert Series
27 September 2023 - 27 March 2024
Wednesday, 6 March 2024

Talented students from local schools will entertain and impress with their musicianship in the spectacular surroundings of Christ’s Chapel.

Chilingirian String Quartet
Saturday, 16 March 2024

Join us for an evening of captivating classical music performed by the Chilingirian String Quartet.

On Demand

Curator's Talk (On Demand)
24 April 2023 - 31 December 2024
Monday, 26 February 2024

Join Dr Lois Oliver, co-curator of Berthe Morisot: Shaping Impressionism, for an inspiring online introduction to the exhibition.

Online Curators' Talk: Rubens and Women
25 October 2023 - 31 December 2024
Monday, 26 February 2024

Join Ben van Beneden, co-curator of Rubens & Women, for an inspiring online introduction to the exhibition.

In the Gardens

Bronze Oak Grove

Set within the greenery of the Gallery Gardens, Bronze Oak Grove by Rob and Nick and Carter is arranged in a circlular formation, the sculpted trees create space for people to spend time sitting, standing, and relaxing day to day.

Walking the Dog I, II & III

Carved from glacial erratic boulders by the British sculptor Peter Randall-Page, Walking the Dog I, II & III is situated permanently in the Gardens for everyone to enjoy. The sculpture was commissioned in celebration of the Gallery’s bicentenary in 2011 with support from the Art Fund and was our first piece of major contemporary sculpture.