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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 […]

Stanley Picker Gallery and Dorich House Advisory Group Opportunity

Call for Expressions of Interest: Seeking Two New Members for the Stanley Picker Gallery & Dorich House Museum Advisory Group Upcoming Deadlines: 5pm Thursday 10 June 2021 and 5pm Thursday 2 September 2021. Kingston University’s Stanley Picker Gallery is one of the leading university galleries and commissioning venues in the UK, working with artists, designers, students, academics and […]

Remembering Trader Faulkner | Actor, Dancer & Friend of Dora Gordine

Ronald “Trader” Faulkner, who passed away earlier this month aged 93, was an Australian actor best known for his work in the UK on the stage and television. A student and protégé of Peter Finch, Trader arrived in London in 1950 where he remained and spent his stage career working with some of the leading […]

Andrew Bick: ‘For Marlow Moss’ | Dora Volume One

We are pleased to announce that the tenth contribution to our publication Dora: Dialogues on Women’s Creative Practice and Thinking has now been published online. ‘For Marlow Moss’, by artist and curator Andrew Bick, focuses on Marlow Moss, a pre-war British Constructivist artist known for flouting the gender conventions of the early-mid 20th century by […]

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 […]

University Mental Health Day 2021 | Reading by Nadia Hebson

To support University Mental Health Day on 4th March 2021, we are offering an online reading by Nadia Hebson, Dorich House Museum Studio Resident 2020, to provide an opportunity for you to take a few minutes out of your day to relax and listen. Nadia is reading ‘Light enters my eye when I speak as […]

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