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An Evening with Trader Faulkner, Saturday 28 January

TRADER FAULKNER

AN EVENING WITH TRADER FAULKNER Saturday 28 January 2017 Actor Trader Faulkner will share memories of his friendship with Dora Gordine, his experience modelling for her at Dorich House in the 1950s, and their shared love of dance – hers for ballet and his for Flamenco, to which he introduced her.  Trader, who spent his […]

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 […]

Artist’s Studio Museum Network: Celebrating Women Artists

Betzy Akersloot Berg, Tromp’s Huys, The Netherlands (© Tromp’s Huys, The Netherlands)

ARTIST’S STUDIO MUSEUM NETWORK A glimpse into the artist’s studio ‘Finding Trewyn Studio was a sort of magic’, wrote the Wakefield-born Barbara Hepworth of her Cornwall studio. ‘Here was a studio, a yard and garden where I could work in open air and space’. Hepworth’s studio is now open to the public as the Barbara […]

Halloween 2016, The Case of the Missing Monsters

Poser of event at Dorich House; HALLOWEEN: THE CASE OF THE MISSING MONSTERS WITH TEA BREAK THEATRE AND MUSEUMS AT NIGHT

HALLOWEEN: THE CASE OF THE MISSING MONSTERS WITH TEA BREAK THEATRE AND MUSEUMS AT NIGHT Working with Tea Break Theatre we will be staging a spooky Hallowe’en evening at Dorich House Museum. The candles are lit, the lights are low and Dorich House’s resident librarian is ready to tell a spooky Hallowe’en story. There is […]

Last chance to see Unit 5’s Seminar Pavilion

Pavilion in the museum’s garden (designed as apart of Kingston University Degree Show 2016, Unit 5 of the School of Architecture and Landscape Design.)

LAST CHANCE TO SEE UNIT 5’S SEMINAR PAVILION The Seminar Pavilion, built by Kingston University Architecture Students, which has been on display in the garden since June will be taken down in mid-October. If you haven’t been to see it yet or would like to see it again, don’t miss out. The Pavilion is open […]

Dorich House Museum is open for Heritage Open Days 2016

picture of balloons with Heritage Open Days logo (photo for Heritage Open Days 2016)

Dorich House Museum will be open for Heritage Open Days 2016 8-11 September, 11am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm) Free Entry for all Guided Tours Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 11.30am Please contact the Museum to book a tour

Origami Children’s Activity at Dorich House Museum

photo for a event, sculpture with a origami crane (for a Japanese inspired afternoon of fun creating Origami animals, a tradition paper Crane, a cat or dog, or the ever popular at Dorich House Museum, a squirrel

ORIGAMI CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY AT DORICH HOUSE MUSEUM Saturday 30th July, 2pm Join us at Dorich House Museum on Saturday 30th July 2pm-4pm for a Japanese inspired afternoon of fun creating Origami animals. Learn to make a tradition paper Crane, a cat or dog, or the ever popular at Dorich House Museum, a squirrel! This will […]

Dorich House Museum Pavilion and London Festival of Architecture

Pavilion in the museum’s garden (designed as apart of Kingston University Degree Show 2016, Unit 5 of the School of Architecture and Landscape Design.)

DORICH HOUSE MUSEUM PAVILION AND LONDON FESTIVAL OF ARCHITECTURE As part of Kingston University Degree Show 2016, Unit 5 of the School of Architecture and Landscape Design have designed a new pavilion for the museum’s garden. Unit 5 continue the 1:1 construction project work established by tutors Takeshi Hayatsu and Simon Jones during their teaching […]