Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Sound Installation | Solstice ’93 by Laura Grace Ford

We are delighted to present a new site-specific sound installation by artist Laura Grace Ford. Solstice ’93 responds to the events of summer 1993, when Dorich House was occupied by squatters and used for raves. Interweaving music, memory and imagined events, it represents the experience of the rave scene of the early 1990s and immerses listeners in […]

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 […]

Paid Opportunity | Museum and Gallery Assistants

Dorich House Museum and Stanley Picker Gallery are currently recruiting Museum and Gallery Assistants to join our team from September 2022. Please note that applicants must be students at Kingston University for the 2022-23 academic year. This is a part-time role that will involve working across both venues and helping with all aspects of public […]

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, […]

Installation | Stanley Picker Fellow Erika Tan’s ‘Barang-Barang’

‘Barang-Barang’, a multi-faceted installation by Stanley Picker Fellow Erika Tan, opened last week at our partner site Stanley Picker Gallery. The project focuses on the legacies of four female artists: Dora Gordine, Georgette Chen, Kim Lim, and Fay Tan. The centrepiece of the installation is a film exploring a speculative encounter between these four women, which […]

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 […]

Sign up to our newsletter