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Nadia Hebson: ‘Light enters my eye when I speak as a building’

We are pleased to announce the ninth contribution to Dora: Dialogues on Women’s Creative Practice and Thinking, ‘Light enters my eye when I speak as a building’ from our current Studio Resident Nadia Hebson. “An ellipse of light enters one of my eight semicircular eyes, hazed through the branches of the park’s established oaks. Mornings get tangled […]

Russian Winter Weekend | Icons in the Dorich House Museum Collection

RUSSIAN WINTER WEEKEND | ICONS IN THE DORICH HOUSE MUSEUM COLLECTION As part of this year’s Russian Winter Weekend we have added new photography of our fascinating collection of icons to the museum’s collections pages for you to enjoy. Icons were used as devotional objects in the Orthodox Greek Church from around the seventh century […]

Russian Winter Weekend | Get Creative | Art and Cooking

RUSSIAN WINTER WEEKEND | GET CREATIVE | ART AND COOKING Christmas Collection Colouring Book Museum Assistant and artist Kyle Campbell-Pope has created a bespoke Christmas Collection Colouring Book. Kyle presents a twist on artefacts from the Museum’s Russian Collection personalised with seasonal designs.Colour and illustrate the pages as you wish. This is a fully downloadable […]

Russian Winter Weekend 2020 | Online

Dorich House Museum is delighted to announce an exciting free online programme of Russian themed talks and activities for the whole family. Highlights will include: Online Talk by Cynthia Coleman Sparke, ‘Fabergé: Objects of Desire’ Friday 4th December The name Fabergé brings to mind exquisitely designed jewellery and decorative objects and the celebrated Easter eggs […]

Job Vacancy: Dorich House Museum Coordinator

JOB VACANCY Dorich House Museum Coordinator Dorich House Museum is looking for an excellent administrator with strong IT and digital marketing skills for a part-time Museum Coordinator role. You will be a confident communicator who enjoys working in a public-facing role and supporting others to deliver a consistent, high quality visitor experience. You must be […]

Open House London 2020 | Dorich House Museum

OPEN HOUSE 2020 | DORICH HOUSE MUSEUM  Dorich House is the 1930s former studio home of the sculptor, artist, and designer Dora Gordine and her husband the Hon. Richard Hare. The name ‘Dorich’ is an amalgam of Dora and Richard. Now Grade II listed and an exceptional example of a modern studio house created by […]

Heritage Open Days 2020 Hidden Nature | The Dorich House Plot

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS 2020 ‘HIDDEN NATURE’ | THE DORICH HOUSE PLOT Each year, Dorich House Museum participates in Heritage Open Days, England’s largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,000 organisations, 5,500 free events and 46,000 volunteers. Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, […]

Paid Opportunity: Undergraduate Kingston University Student Researcher

PAID OPPORTUNITY: UNDERGRADUATE KINGSTON UNIVERSITY STUDENT RESEARCHER We are looking for a Kingston University undergraduate student to help develop and deliver a research project for the university’s Dorich House Museum and Stanley Picker Gallery. Black, Asian and minority ethnicity students are currently under-represented among the students we support and our project seeks to address this […]

Culture of Food | Cooking with Dora Gordine

Whilst we are temporarily closed to the public, we are working with our partner venue Stanley Picker Gallery to compile a weekly newsletter highlighting previous projects, collection items and activity suggestions to keep you inspired and creative at home. The theme for today’s newsletter, Thursday 30 July, is the Culture of Food in society and […]

Onsite/Online | Virtual Tours, Twitter Exchanges and Online Workshops

ONSITE/ONLINE | VIRTUAL TOURS, TWITTER EXCHANGES AND ONLINE WORKSHOPS The theme for today’s newsletter with our partner venue Stanley Picker Gallery, Thursday 16 July is Onsite/Online. As we plan to re-open our venues after the Summer, we have been reflecting upon recent digital initiatives to inform a future programme that integrates work shown physically (Onsite) with its digital presence (Online). The Museum is currently preparing for its annual involvement in Heritage […]

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