Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Dulwich Picture Gallery - Alternative Lates & lectures to expand your mind

Ah September... shorter days, colder nights – you’re probably starting to think about the next series to binge on. But it doesn’t have to be this way! We’ve got some seriously good things happening this autumn, kicking off with our new series of alternative Gallery Lates.

The Female of the Species
1 Sept, 6-10pm, £12 / £10 Friends & Concessions
With Herstory / Wild Life Drawing / Iszi Lawrence

Draw a tarantula, make a clay bust, and take part in an interactive installation to celebrate the deadly females and unsung 'sheroes' of our Collection.

We recently caught up with Alice Wroe, founder of Herstory, ahead of her unique intervention at the Gallery - read the Q&A here.
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Dulwich Books: Marion Deuchars and Kassia St Clair on Colour
27 Sept, 7–8.30pm, £12 / £10 Friends & Concessions
What makes a colour work? Join us as Kassia St Clair and Marion Deuchars discuss the shades and hues of this fascinating subject.
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Sargent's Watercolours with Lachlan Goudie and Ben Street
6 Sept, 7pm, £12 / £10 Friends & Concessions
Lachlan Goudie, award-winning artist and judge on the BBC’s The Big Painting Challenge will be in-conversation with art historian, Ben Street, discussing the technique and historical context behind Sargent’s watercolours.
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Contextual Lecture Series: Continental Culture: The Road to Europe
All lectures Tuesday mornings, 10.30–11.30am, £12 / £10 Friends
Throughout this series we examine facets of European development, social and political unrest and the remapping of the content.

Britain and the EU
12 Sept
As the UK negotiates its departure from the European Union, Dr Simon Usherwood reflects on the dynamics of the relationship and the future direction it might take.

George Peabody in Victorian London
26 Sept
Stephen Howlett will retell the story of the Peabody Trust - a social history of London from Victorian times to now.
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5 & 21Sept, 
10–11am & 11.30am–12.30pm, £12 per adult & child
Explore the Gallery with your little one and create your own mini masterpiece - or giant mess, depending on your outlook - in our arts workshop tailored for toddlers. 
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Art Sundays
3, 10, 17 & 24 Sept,
 2-4pm, £3 per child
Join us every week for our drop-in workshops and make something special to take home, including a pocket-sized 3D landscape, a nature-inspired stamp and screen-printed canvas bag - all created by you!  
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For 7-10 years: Watercolour Worlds
20 Sept - 18 Oct,
 4.30-6pm, £75
Take inspiration from Sargent's watercolours and explore a different subject each week using watercolours in fun and experimental ways!
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Are you ready for a close encounter of the furry kind? Inspired by the many dogs in our Collection, we will bringing British Lupine dogs on-site for two special drawing sessions - one for families and one for adults.

Accompanied by an artist and canine behavioural scientist, you can brush up on your skills while meeting and learning about the lives of these extraordinary animals. But hurry, last few tickets remaining!

Family Session
2 Sept, 11am-1pm, Adult £20, Child £20

Adults Session
2 Sept, 2-4pm, £25
The Way We Were
11 Sept, 7pm, £9 / £7 Friends; ticket includes a glass of wine
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Cutlers' Hall
11 Sept, 11am-1pm, £20 / £18 Friends
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