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Roaring 1920’s in Russia. Coming in March 2018

ROARING 1920’s IN RUSSIA: ART, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE. COMING IN  March 2018 Dorich House Museum is collaborating with GRAD to host a series of three fascinating lectures on Soviet Film, Fashion and Architecture in the 1920’s. The era of the New Economic Policy (NEP), from the end of the Russian Civil War in 1921 to the onslaught of […]

West London Wonders: How many will you visit?

West London Wonders

West London Wonders: How many will you visit? Dorich House Museum is pleased to be part of West London Wonders, a group of eleven museums, galleries and heritage sites in west London (Headstone Manor & Museum, Gunnersbury Park & Museum, London Museum of Water & Steam, Fulham Palace, Kingston Museum, the Hearsum Collection at Pembroke […]

Job Vacancy: Dorich House Museum Venue & Events Coordinator

Dorich House, Kingston Hill

JOB VACANCY The Museum is currently looking for a part-time Venue and Events Coordinator to take responsibility for the effective coordination of operational activities at the venue, the successful delivery of internal University events, and the development and delivery of external hire events generating vital income. The job purpose includes: acting as first point of […]

Russian Winter Weekend, 7 – 9 December 2017

Russian Winter Concert 2016

DORICH HOUSE MUSEUM PRESENTS RUSSIAN WINTER WEEKEND 2017 THURSDAY 7 DECEMBER RUSSIAN WINTER CONCERT, 7.30pm An evening of music for flute and harp by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and more, and readings of Russian poetry and literature with Alena Lugovkina (flute), Anne Denholm (harp) and Susan Porrett (reader) in conjuction with 7 Star Arts. Doors open 7pm, start 7.30pm Tickets: […]

Hallowe’en 2017, The Case of the Missing Monsters

Case of the Missing Monsters 2017

HALLOWEEN: THE CASE OF THE MISSING MONSTERS WITH TEA BREAK THEATRE AND MUSEUMS AT NIGHT A spooky, immersive Hallowe’en adventure for all the family. Join us to find out what happens when monsters escape from their books! The candles are lit, the lights are low and Dorich House’s resident librarian is ready to tell a spooky […]

Open House London, Saturday 16 September 2017

Dorich House Museum will be participating in Open House London 2017 on Saturday 16 September 2017. Museum entry will be free all day with a guided tour at 11.30am (limited capacity, booking advisable). More information about Open House London can be found here.  

31 Candles Jessi Reaves 7 September – 4 November 2017

Jessi Reaves & Bradley Kronz
 Nuna's Disturbance w/ Curtain (2016)(detail) Goat fur boots, corsets, boxes, silk curtain, curtain rod, trashcan, foam, velvet, luggage rack

31 CANDLES JESSI REAVES FEATURING BRADLEY KRONZ & JESSI REAVES (WAITING FOR BOOTS) 7 September – 4 November 2017 Launch: Saturday 9 September, 2-5pm We are excited to present the first UK institutional solo show by artist Jessi Reaves (b. 1986). Commissioned by our University partner venue Stanley Picker Gallery, this new body of work is conceived site-specifically […]

Oreet Ashery Shortlisted for The Jarman Award 2017

Oreet Ashery Revisiting Genesis

OREET ASHERY SHORTLISTED FOR THE JARMAN AWARD 2017 Stanley Picker Fellow Oreet Ashery has been shortlisted for the prestigious Jarman Award 2017, which recognises and supports the most innovative UK-based artists working with moving image. Oreet Ashery is a UK based interdisciplinary visual artist born in Israel, whose personally and politically charged exhibitions, performances, videos and […]

Open Garden Squares Weekend, Saturday 17 June

Dorich House

Dorich House Museum will be taking part in Open Garden Squares Weekend this year alongside other Kingston University campuses. Saturday 17 June come and explore the Museum and our heritage orchard. Contact the Museum if you’d like to complete your visit with a space on our guided tour at 11.30am. See Open Garden Squares Weekend’s […]

Roger Partridge: Selected Works, 3 June – 29 July 2017

Ricordi, Travertine Marble, 3.2m, 1993

LAUNCH EVENT: Saturday 3 June, 4-6pm Roger Partridge: Selected Works is a retrospective exhibition of works displayed around the house and garden. The exhibition will launch on Saturday 3 June in conjunction with the 2017 Kingston School of Art Degree Show. Roger Partridge (1959-2015) studied sculpture at Camberwell School of Art 1979-81 and at The […]