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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 […]

Online Talk | Hidden Histories: Squatting and Raves at Dorich House

On Thursday 22nd April, we will be hosting a free online talk from 6:30-8pm. Hidden Histories: Squatting and Raves at Dorich House in the 1990s will complement the Hidden Histories strand of our NLHF Squatter Years Project, and will feature artist Laura Grace Ford in conversation with Omar Karmi, Luke Moreton, Amy Schofield and Tat Whalley. The […]

Get Creative | Thumbs Up It’s Thursday February Half Term 2021

Dorich House Museum is pleased to be participating once more in Thumbs Up It’s Thursday – a programme of free activities for primary aged children and their families which takes place across different venues in the Royal Borough of Kingston every Thursday during school holidays.  For February half term, Museum Assistant Maria Val De Los Rios has […]

Online Talk | Dora Gordine & Dorich House: Friendship, Life & Legacy

As part of our project ‘The Squatter Years: Recovering Dorich House Museum’s Recent Past’, we will be holding a free online talk on Saturday 30th January, at 4pm. This talk will be a unique opportunity to hear from three fascinating individuals who have approached the enigmatic life of Dora Gordine from different perspectives: Tim Harrison, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rescheduled: Nadia Hebson | The [Virtual] Reading Circle

NADIA HEBSON | THE [VIRTUAL] READING CIRCLE  1pm, Friday 1 May, Friday 15 & Friday 29 May Free, Limited places, RSVP via Eventbrite to receive joining instructions Following Kingston University guidelines regarding government advice on the spread of Covid-19, these events will now take place virtually.  As part of her 2020 Studio Residency, Nadia Hebson is […]

Kingston University Music Students | Lunch Time Concert

KINGSTON UNIVERSITY STUDENTS | LUNCH TIME CONCERT Dorich House Museum is delighted to announce it will be hosting a lunch time music concert at 1pm on Thursday 5 March, with vocal and instrumental performances by music students from Kingston University’s Department of Performing Arts, Kingston School of Art. The programme was purposely chosen by the […]

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