Russian Collection Tour with Dr Louise Hardiman, 3 February 2018

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RUSSIAN COLLECTION TOUR WITH DR LOUISE HARDIMAN

SATURDAY 3 FEBRUARY

Dorich House Museum will be holding a specialist tour focusing on the Russian collection acquired by the Hon. Richard Hare and Dora Gordine which is currently on display at the Museum.

Leading the tour is Dr Louise Hardiman MA (Lond) PhD (Cantab) who is an art historian specialising in Russian art and culture. Alongside writing and lecturing projects as an independent scholar, she currently works part-time as research assistant on a project at Oxford University called ‘Russomania: British Modernism and the Translation of Russian Culture’. In 2014 she was a consultant to Watts Gallery on the exhibition ‘A Russian Fairy Tale: The Art and Craft of Elena Polenova’; more recently, she was adviser to BBC4 on the documentary ‘Empire of the Tsars: Romanov Russia with Lucy Worsley’ (2016). In 2017 she was a postdoctoral Fellow at the Paul Mellon Centre, and in 2018  will be an independent scholar working on her book on the history of Russian art in Victorian and Edwardian Britain.

Date: Saturday 3 February, 2pm

Museum entry: £5 Adults, £3 Concessions

Booking is essential for this tour as spaces are limited; please contact the Museum to reserve your space