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Evening Listening Event | Solstice ’93 by Artist Laura Grace Ford

Evening Listening Event | Solstice ’93 by Artist Laura Grace Ford | free |  BOOK HERE Taking place on Thursday 29 February and 14 March, an evening self-guided tour of the house followed by a listening event inspired by the squatting and rave years at Dorich House. As part of AMP Kingston heritage trail, we […]

Porcelain Easter Eggs at Dorich House | Guided tour by Dr Louise Hardiman

11:30 Thursday 21 March | Saints, Sashes, and Ciphers: Porcelain Easter Eggs at Dorich House |£5 | BOOK HERE Easter Egg with Virgin and Child in Deep Blue and Gold. Image credit: Ellie Laycock Saints, Sashes, and Ciphers: Porcelain Easter Eggs at Dorich House. This tour begins by looking closely at a set of five porcelain […]

Free Drop-in Craft Workshop | 10 FEB | 1.30 -3.30

For this Valentines day what could be more unique than making a love or friendship token for someone special in your life? In a relaxed workshop, with personal guidance from artist Anna Milgrom (@annagmilgrom), you’ll be shown step by step the traditional and easy technique of embossing on thin golden sheets of tin. Your personal […]

Ariadne’s Thread at Dorich House Museum | 2024

Participatory Needlework We’re delighted to welcome back Ariadne’s Thread on the 18th and 19th of January 2024. Ariadne’s Thread is a support group for the migrant and refugee community, working together to preserve cultural heritage and promote a brighter future through creativity. The initiative was set up by a local curator and educator, Magdalena Glowacka, as a response to […]

KU Student Design Competition | 2024

Dorich House Museum is welcoming design submissions from Kingston University students for new museum crockery. The design must taken inspiration from Dorich House Museum. You can draw inspiration from the museum collections, the former owners, surrounding orchard garden of Dorich House – or adjacent Richmond Park. The winning design will be reproduced on cups & […]

Winter Weekend | 30 November – 2 December 2023

We are delighted to announce the programme for Dorich House Museum’s Winter Weekend 2023. Join us for a tour, music concert or craft activity – or simply stop by the museum to see our latest exhibition Parasites and browse our pop-up shop. You can also enjoy coffee and cake in our Studio Café, and enjoy […]

Host & Parasites | Onsite & Offsite: 7 October – 22 December 2023

Host by Flo Kasearu at Stanley Picker GalleryParasites by Flo Kasearu & Elīna Vītola at Dorich House Museum Launch Event – Saturday 7 October / All Welcome11am – 12.30pm at Dorich House Museum, Kingston University12.30 – 2pm at Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University For Flo Kasearu’s first UK solo show “Host”, visitors will not be able to visit her major […]

Call for New Advisory Group Environmental Champion

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Seeking a New Environmental Champion to Join the Stanley Picker Gallery & Dorich House Museum Advisory Group Open to Kingston University Staff Only Closing Date: Thursday 31 August 2023 Kingston University’s Dorich House Museum is the 1930s former studio home of the sculptor Dora Gordine and her husband the Hon. Richard Hare. An […]

Decorative Arts Society | Collections Access Grant

We are pleased to announce that Dorich House Museum has been awarded a Collections Access Grant by the Decorative Arts Society. The grant will support further research and cataloguing of the museum’s unique collection of Russian art, established by Richard Hare at Dorich House and focusing on our holdings of glassware, metalware, papier-mâché, folk art […]

Ariadne’s Thread at Dorich House Museum | KAOS 2023

We’re delighted to welcome back Ariadne’s Thread on the 11th-13th and 18th-20th May from 11am-3pm for this year’s Kingston Artists Open Studios (KAOS). Ariadne’s Thread is a Polish-Ukrainian community group founded by a local curator, Magdalena Glowacka, as a response to the invasion of Ukraine. Their work focuses on the strength and resilience of women, […]

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