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What to see on your visit

Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty
Until 18 April 2022

In 2021 Dulwich Picture Gallery hosts the first major UK exhibition of woodcuts by leading Abstract Expressionist, Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011).

Monet x Frankenthaler
11 September 2021 - 18 April 2022

To coincide with our major new exhibition Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty, this two work display brings together work by Claude Monet and Frankenthaler to reveal similarities in the artists' ambition and approach.

Exhibitions

Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty
Until 18 April 2022

In 2021 Dulwich Picture Gallery hosts the first major UK exhibition of woodcuts by leading Abstract Expressionist, Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011).

Reframed: The Woman in the Window
4 May - 4 September 2022
The on sale date for tickets will be announced via our website and social media channels a few months prior to exhibition opening. 

In Spring 2022, we present 'Reframed: The Woman in the Window', the first exhibition to explore the enigmatic motif of the ‘woman in the window’.

Lectures & talks

Picture Description Talk: Gallery 12
Thursday, 11 November 2021

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

British Sign Language Talk: Helen Frankenthaler
Thursday, 18 November 2021

This BSL talk led by John Wilson will look at highlights from the exhibition Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty.

Alexander Nemerov: Fierce Poise
Thursday, 2 December 2021

Join acclaimed art historian Alexander Nemerov, in a fascinating online authors talk about his book ‘Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York’.

Adult courses & workshops

Printmaking with Alex Booker
16-23 October 2021
Saturday, 23 October 2021

Join artist and printmaker Alex Booker for this two-day workshop exploring woodcut printmaking. Get inspired by Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty whilst exploring the woodcut printmaking process and all its possibilities.

Colour Theory and Abstract Painting
4 November - 2 December 2021
Thursday, 4 November 2021

Blending theory and practice in this five-week introductory colour course, Amanda Bracken will guide you in exploring colour to develop your skills in abstract painting.

Abstract Expressions
20-27 November 2021
Saturday, 20 November 2021

Join artist Crystal Fischetti for this two-day workshop exploring abstract art with a therapeutic twist.

Tours & walks

Highlights Tour of Museum of London Docklands
Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Our highlights tour of the Museum of London Docklands will be led by a gallery host and will provide an overview of London’s river, port and people.

Displays

The Grand Tour

Artist Sinta Tantra's new mural The Grand Tour greets you as you step inside our newly designed welcome hall.

Monet x Frankenthaler
11 September 2021 - 18 April 2022

To coincide with our major new exhibition Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty, this two work display brings together work by Claude Monet and Frankenthaler to reveal similarities in the artists' ambition and approach.

Family events

Under 5s Explore: Mini Masterpieces
Thursday, 28 October 2021

Join these exploratory session for under 5s. Each session begins with a journey through the Gallery to discover all the different people, places and animals in the Gallery’s paintings, followed by an art-making activity.

Family Friday: Expressive Art
Friday, 29 October 2021

Join artist Crystal Fischetti for this free workshop exploring abstract art with a therapeutic twist.

Art Sundays
Sunday, 31 October 2021

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