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Dorich House Museum Summer Garden Party | 18 June 2022

Summer Garden PartySaturday 18 June 2022 4 – 8pmAll Welcome | Free Entry Please join us for refreshments and live music to celebrate our Studio Residency with artist Nadia Hebson and Kingston Artists Open Studios weekend, thank the fantastic staff, volunteers and participants in our recent ‘Squatter Years’ project, and pay tribute to artist Elaine Wilson, […]

Free Online Event | Artists’ Homes in Kingston: Gordine and Muybridge

We are excited to announce a free online event taking place on Friday 10 June at 6:30pm. This event, which is the final event of a three part series on the theme of HOME, will feature members of Kingston University’s Visual and Material Culture Research Centre in conversation with guest speakers exploring the various homes […]

Free Music Performance | Dorich House Museum

Dorich House Museum will host a free concert performed by students from Kingston University’s Music Department at 1pm on Friday 29 April in the museum’s modelling studio. The concert is inspired by the students’ responses to Dorich House and its former owners, Dora Gordine and Richard Hare, and features a line up of recorder, flute, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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