Wednesday 1 February 2017

Dulwich Picture Gallery - Vanessa Bell, the Dulwich Pavilion & February What's On..

This February:
Meet the 'bohemian rebel' Vanessa Bell 
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Opens 8 Feb  £14 / £11.50 / £7
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Our February newsletter kicks off with a burst of colour, bohemian flair and Bloomsbury style with our major Vanessa Bell exhibition opening its doors from 8 Feb.
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Legacy: Photographs by Vanessa Bell
& Patti Smith
"A match made in heaven" - Time Out
Legacy: Photographs by Vanessa Bell and Patti Smith will bring together photographs by two women known for their defiance of social mores and their unflinching creative visions.
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IF_DO win the Dulwich Pavilion competition 
A new venture between Dulwich Picture Gallery and the London Festival of Architecture, in partnership with Almacantar.
"A cool rival to the Serpentine’s standout structures" - Evening Standard
In June, the Gallery will become a hub of cultural activity and architectural innovation thanks to IF_DO's 'edgy but engaging' creation.
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What's On: February

Half Term Courses:
With half-term around the corner, keep the little ones happy with our crafty courses!

6-9 yrs: Self-portraits in the classical style: 15 Feb - 16 Feb.
10.30am – 12.30pm. £30

10-12 yrs: DPG in CMY (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow): 15 Feb - 16 Feb.
2 - 4pm. £30
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Lectures & Talks:

Eileen Cooper, Keeper of the Royal Academy8 Feb. 10.30-11.30am. £12 / £10

Thinkers' London, After Waterloo: 21 Feb. 10.30-11.30am. £12 / £10

InTown: Clash of the Titans: 23 Feb. 7pm for 7.30pm. £12 / £10
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Family events:

Gallery Stories12 & 26 Feb
Free with Gallery ticket

Mini Masterpieces7 & 23 Feb
£16 per adult & child

ArtPlay5 & 19 Feb
Free with Gallery ticket

Gallery Film:

East of Eden (1955).
13 Feb. 7.00pm. £9 / £7

Based on the novel by John Steinbeck, a wilful young man vies for the affection of his deeply religious father against his favoured brother until it all goes horribly wrong. 
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Gallery Music:

Why we need Performing Arts LIVE
2 Feb. 7.30pm. £14 / £12

Long-time opera critic Tom Sutcliffe will share his thoughts about the future of live classical music.
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The Café: New Year, New Hours,
 New Treats
The Gallery café is now open during weekdays from 8am, so grab a freshly roasted Union coffee or enjoy a healthy start to the day with a chia and oat porridge. For all those late risers, relax over brunch with smashed avocado on sourdough.

Sample the café's new winter menu featuring British favourites such as bubble & squeak and stilton rarebit, while enjoying exceptional craft beers from local Herne Hill micro-brewery, Canopy Beer Co.
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