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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
Monday, 15 April 2024

Our new Gallery 12 display ORACLES by YARA + DAVINA  transforms the gallery space into an Oracle Card reading room, inviting visitors to seek advice and wisdom from a bespoke set of oracle cards inspired by Dulwich Picture Gallery’s collection.

Adult courses & workshops

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.

Collaging Imagined Landscapes
Saturday, 11 May 2024

Join artist Ailsa Munro for this one-day course which will guide you through experiments with different forms of collage, exploring various textures, materials, and mixed media to create two-dimensional and three-dimensional work.

Wellness Doodling with Lisa Stickley
Wednesday, 15 May 2024

We’re partnering up with author/illustrator Lisa Stickley to bring you a special workshop, with inspiration from Dulwich Picture Gallery, specially created for mental health awareness week.

Ceres Studio 1: Design and Print with Natural Dyes
18-19 May 2024
Saturday, 18 May 2024

Explore screen printing onto paper using natural dyes.

Botanical Cyanotype in the Gardens with London Alternative Photography Collective
Sunday, 2 June 2024

In this creative workshop you will experiment with pressed flowers and plants, paper cut-outs and other found objects to shape and form new interpretations of landscapes.

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

Salad Days Market
20-21 April 2024
Saturday, 20 April 2024

Salad Days Market returns on 20 & 21 April 2024 for a special spring edition. Salad Days Market (formerly A South London Makers Market) is an award winning market based in South London run by twin sisters Daisy and Liv Tinker.

Oracle Card Readings with artist duo YARA + DAVINA
17 March - 23 June 2024
Sunday, 21 April 2024

Book a free Oracle card reading with artists YARA + DAVINA, based on their new ORACLES project, now on display in Gallery 12.

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.

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

Art Competition
2 April - 2 August 2024

In celebration of 70 years of friendship, Dulwich Picture Gallery is holding an art competition for its Friends. The theme is ‘What does Friendship mean to you?’

Family events

Heritage Cheese Kids Club
Saturday, 20 April 2024

Heritage Cheese Kids Club comes to the Gallery.

Under 5s Explore: Mini Masterpieces
29 February - 30 May 2024
Thursday, 25 April 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, 28 April 2024

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

Access Talks

Dementia Friendly Creative Conversations
14 March - 6 June 2024
Thursday, 2 May 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: Soulscapes
Friday, 3 May 2024

This is an introduction to Soulscapes, a major exhibition of landscape art by contemporary artists from the African Diaspora. Picture Description Talks are for blind or visually impaired visitors, delivered by our trained guides.

On Demand

Curator's Talk (On Demand)
24 April 2023 - 31 December 2024
Monday, 15 April 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, 15 April 2024

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

Online Curators' Talk: Soulscapes
20 March 2024 - 31 December 2025
Monday, 15 April 2024

Join Lisa Anderson, curator of Soulscapes for an inspiring introduction to the exhibition from the comfort of your device or screen.

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.