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Victoria Beckham Photoshoot at Dorich House Museum

  KINGSTON UNIVERSITY ALUMNA BRINGS VICTORIA BECKHAM BRAND TO DORICH HOUSE MUSEUM  Kingston University alumna Laura Wedlake (shown left with our Director David Falkner) works as Content & Production Manager for Victoria Beckham, and was instrumental in recognising the potential of Dorich House Museum as the prime setting for the brand’s SS19 Ready to Wear and Eyewear […]

Russian Winter Weekend, 6 – 8 December 2018

  DORICH HOUSE MUSEUM PRESENTS RUSSIAN WINTER WEEKEND  6 – 8 DECEMBER  2018 A Russian themed weekend of events and activities for the whole family including a Pop Up Café serving Tea, Coffee and Russian inspired cakes on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 December. Thursday 6 December  From Russia with Love Kingston 6.30 – 9.00pm A seasonal […]

Jasper Morrison assists with new Dorich House Museum Studio Café

NEW STUDIO CAFE TO FEATURE FURNITURE BY RENOWNED UNIVERSITY ALUMNUS JASPER MORRISON We are excited to be launching our new Dorich House Museum Studio Cafe in January 2019. Following preliminary discussions with designer Jasper Morrison’s team, we will be installing 24 of his brand new 1” Reclaimed Chairs alongside his versatile Super Fold tables. Jasper […]

Mantelpiece Modernism: The Omega Workshops, Bloomsbury, and Gordine

MANTELPIECE MODERNISM: THE OMEGA WORKSHOPS, BLOOMSBURY, AND GORDINE 27 SEPTEMBER – 17 NOVEMBER 2018 This exhibition reimagines the mantlepieces and overmantels by exploring the creative boundaries between domestic and studio interiors, and the ways artists curate and engage with their own environments. Here the mantelpiece and its surrounding architecture is explored as a site of public […]

Dora: Dialogues on Women’s Creative Practice and Thinking

RELEASE OF SECOND SET OF PAPERS Dora: Dialogues on Women’s Creative Practice and Thinking AUTUMN 2018 We are delighted to announce the release of a second set of Dora papers. Contributions include: Fran Lloyd, ‘Dora Gordine and Barbara Hepworth: Connections across Time and Space’; Laura Mulvey, ‘Time at a Crossroads’; Penny Sparke, ‘Nature Inside: Plants and Flowers […]

Head to Head Exhibition, Holt Festival July 2018

Dora Gordine Black Orchid (1956) Bronze Photography: Ellie Laycock

HEAD TO HEAD Holt Festival 21 – 29 July 2018 Now in its tenth year, the Holt Festival in Norfolk will again play host this July to a rich and diverse programme of arts events and performance from the fields of theatre, music, comedy, literature, politics and fine art. A particularly exciting feature of this […]

Dorich House Museum Summer Garden Party, 2 June 2018

SATURDAY 2 JUNE 2018, 4-7pm ALL WELCOME Please join us in the grounds of Dorich House Museum for refreshments and live music by Kingston University music students, celebrating the Kingston School of Art 2018 Degree Shows, with a Yatai created by Unit 5 students from the School of Architecture, and launching our inaugural Studio Residency […]

Cathie Pilkington Studio Residency, 2 June – 28 July 2018

CATHIE PILKINGTON LIFE-ROOM: WORKING FROM HOME 2 June – 28 July 2018 (Extended until Saturday 8 September) Launch Event: Saturday 2 June 4-7pm, All welcome Dorich House Museum launches its annual Studio Residency with artist Cathie Pilkington. A figurative sculptor who constructs uncanny and ambivalent forms, from a wide variety of materials and cultural references, […]

Surbiton Yatai: Postgraduate Architecture Project

SURBITION YATAI: BUILDING COMMUNITY IDENTITY Department of Architecture and Landscape, Kingston University London Summer 2018 Unit 5, a postgraduate architecture unit led by the tutors Takeshi Hayatsu and Jim Reed at Kingston University, have been working with the local group Community Brain in Surbiton, to create a large mobile wooden structure, which will provide an identifiable […]

Women’s Art Practice and Thinking: A Staged Event

WOMEN’S ART PRACTICE AND THINKING: A STAGED EVENT WEDNESDAY 2 MAY 2018 Hosted in collaboration with Kingston University’s Contemporary Art Research Centre, Dorich House Museum welcomes you to Women’s Art Practice and Thinking: A Staged Event. Women’s Art Practice and Thinking: A Staged Event re-imagines the structure of symposium as a live event – a […]