Archive for the ‘News’ Category

New Acquisition, Dora Gordine, Seated Baby 1937-8

Seated Baby, 1937-8, bronze ion display in the Modelling studio, Dorich house

NEW ACQUISITION DORA GORDINE, SEATED BABY (1937-8) Thanks to the generosity of private patrons, Dorich House Museum recently acquired one of Gordine’s early public sculptures, Seated Baby (1937-8), which is now on display in the Modelling Studio. Commissioned in autumn 1937, by H.S.E. Vanderpant, the Mayor of Westminster, Seated Baby was Gordine’s second public commission […]

80th Anniversary House-Warming Celebrations with Hilary Lloyd

Hilary Lloyd - Awful Girls exhibition, poster on a modelling studio wall

80TH ANNIVERSARY HOUSE-WARMING CELEBRATIONS WITH HILARY LLOYD Following their marriage at Chelsea Registry Office on 6 November 1936, Dora Gordine and her husband Richard Hare moved into Dorich House, the modern studio-home she had designed for them a ‘deer’s leap’ from Richmond Park. It was to be their home and shared workplace for the rest […]

Russian Winter Weekend, 15-17 December

The Rostov Miracle Workers, Russian Icon

RUSSIAN WINTER WEEKEND, 15-17 DECEMBER THURSDAY 15 DECEMBER Museum Open: 11am-5pm, last entry at 4.30pm RUSSIAN WINTER WEEKEND CONCERT Doors 6.30pm, start 7.30pm An evening of Russian music and poetry featuring Alena Lugovkina (flute), Anne Denholm (harp) and Susan Porrett (narrator). Tickets £20 (including glass of prosecco and admission to the museum) Booking is essential […]