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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’.

M.K. Čiurlionis: Between Worlds
21 September 2022 - 19 March 2023
The on sale date for tickets will be announced via our website and social media channels a few months prior to exhibition opening. 

This September, Dulwich Picture Gallery will present M.K. Čiurlionis: Between Worlds, the first major UK exhibition of work by the Lithuanian artist and celebrated composer.

Lectures & talks

Helen Frankenthaler: Curator's Talk (On Demand)
19 October 2021 - 18 April 2022

This is a second chance to watch Jane Findlay, curator of Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty give an exciting introduction to the exhibition. Through this online talk, Jane will shine a light on the processes involved in Frankenthaler’s ground-breaking woodcuts.

Towards Abstraction: Frankenthaler, Monet and the Old Masters
Thursday, 24 February 2022

Join Jennifer Scott in this revealing talk exploring our Gallery 12 special display, featuring Claude Monet’s Water Lilies and Agapanthus and Helen Frankenthaler’s Feather.

British Sign Language Talk: Monet x Frankenthaler
Thursday, 3 March 2022

This BSL talk led by John Wilson will look at our Monet x Frankenthaler display.

DPG x Camberwell College of Arts: Symposium
Saturday, 26 March 2022

Join an exciting line-up of international and nationally acclaimed art historians and artists in this day of talks.

Picture Description Talk: Collection
Thursday, 21 April 2022

Our Picture Description talks unlock paintings in our Collection for blind or visually impaired visitors, delivered by trained guides and our learning team.

Adult courses & workshops

Printmaking with Alex Booker
16-23 October 2021
Saturday, 22 January 2022

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.

Explorations of Painting, Colour and Form
Sunday, 23 January 2022

In this one-day workshop artist Nikki Gardham will guide you in an exploration of approaches used by Helen Frankenthaler.

Risograph Printed Zine Making
Saturday, 12 February 2022

Come along to this Riso Printed Zine workshop to create, chat, and learn with  like-minded creatives.

DPG x Camberwell College of Arts: Workshop
Saturday, 5 March 2022

Get a taste of printmaking at Camberwell College of Arts in this short introductory course inspired by Frankenthaler's innovative printmaking techniques.

Abstract Expressions
12-19 March 2022
Saturday, 12 March 2022

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

After hours

Exclusive view and In Conversation with Katy Hessel and Jane Findlay
Thursday, 27 January 2022

Join us, after hours, for an exclusive view of the Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty exhibition with a free drink in hand. Explore the theme of feminism in art and Frankenthaler’s artistic approach with art historian, broadcaster, and curator Katy Hessel and exhibition curator Jane Findlay.

No Rules Late! Frankenthaler Festival of Colour
Friday, 25 February 2022

Come along and join in our No Rules Late! Frankenthaler Festival of Colour.

Music

Lunchtime Concert Series
19 September 2021 - 16 March 2022
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
Chilingirian String Quartet: 50th Anniversary Concert
Thursday, 10 February 2022

Join us for an evening of captivating classical music performed in the beautiful Soane Gallery.

Displays

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

Art Sundays
Sunday, 23 January 2022

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

Under 5s Explore: Mini Masterpieces
Thursday, 27 January 2022

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.

No Rules! Family Festival

Come along and join our No Rules! Family Festival. Get creative and explore our Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty exhibition through workshops, storytelling and much more!

Family Friday: Expressive Art
Friday, 18 February 2022

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