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Dorich House Snowflake Template | Russian Winter Weekend

We had a wonderful Russian Winter Weekend 2021 at Dorich House Museum. We were thrilled to be able to host some in-person events this year, and we had a great turnout at our talks and our afternoon self-guided visits. We had such an enthusiastic response to our snowflake papercutting activity on Saturday afternoon that we […]

Erika Tan | Exhibition at Taipei Fine Arts Museum

In advance of her show at our partner venue Stanley Picker Gallery in Spring 2022, Stanley Picker Fellow Erika Tan is currently presenting elements of her fellowship project in Taiwan. Tan’s Stanley Picker fellowship project ‘Barang-Barang’ speculatively imagines a meeting between four female artists: Dora Gordine, Georgetta Chen, Kim Lim and the artist’s mother Fay Tan, and reflects upon […]

Presenting Dorich: the Film by Annaleena Piel Linnå

We are pleased to introduce a new film by London-based Swedish-British filmmaker and multi-disciplinary artist Annaleena Piel Linnå. Titled Dorich, the creative documentary tells the story of how Dora Gordine met Richard Hare and the subsequent inception of Dorich House. This is not the first occasion on which Annaleena has explored the topic. In 2018 […]

Russian Winter Weekend | 2nd-4th December 2021

Dorich House Museum is delighted to announce an exciting free programme of Russian themed talks and activities for the whole family. Highlights will include: An Object Talk by Lauren Warner | Wood and Paper Treasures in the Russian Collection 11:30am Thursday 2nd December 2021 Lauren’s talk explores three objects in the Russian collection. She will […]

Art Fund | Jonathan Ruffer Curatorial Grant

We are delighted to announce that Dorich House Museum has been awarded a Jonathan Ruffer curatorial grant by Art Fund. The funding will support the research and cataloguing of the museum’s unique collection of Russian porcelain, established by Richard Hare at Dorich House from the 1940s, which includes examples of Imperial Manufactory tableware, Russian Easter […]

Heritage Open Days 2021 | Dora Gordine’s Recipes

Dora Gordine took great pride in cooking and entertaining. When Dorich House was built, she equipped the kitchen with new American style appliances, with the exception of a traditional Russian coffee pot that she used to ceremoniously prepare coffee for guests. Even towards the end of her life, when she didn’t have much interest in […]

Heritage Open Days 2021 | Dorich House Museum

We are excited to welcome visitors back to Dorich House Museum for this year’s Heritage Open Days, taking place from the 10th-18th September. We will be open for free self-guided one hour visits on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout the festival, with free guided tours at 11am on the 11th, 17th, and 18th of September. […]

Open House Festival 2021 | Dorich House Museum

We are delighted that Dorich House Museum will be opening its doors to visitors and participating in Open House London 2021 on Saturday 04 and 11 September. Museum entry will be free all day with a guided tour at 11.00am (limited capacity). Pre booking is essential for all visits. For booking and information about timings, […]

Dorich House Museum Reopening 2 September | Booking Information

Following our summer closure, we are happy to announce that Dorich House Museum will be reopening on Thursday 2 September for free pre-booked one hour self-guided visits on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout the autumn, as well as guided tours at 11am on some Fridays and Saturdays. September will be a particularly exciting month to […]

National Lottery Open Week | Friendship, Life & Legacy Video

To celebrate National Lottery Open Week, and as a thank you to the National Lottery Heritage Fund and the National Lottery players who have helped fund our Squatter Years project, we have made one of our most popular online talks available as a video for anyone who may have missed the live event. Dora Gordine […]

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