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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, […]

Exhibition | Studio Portraits by Anne-Katrin Purkiss

Dorich House Museum’s current exhibition is Studio Portraits, a series of photographs of women sculptors in their studios taken by Anne-Katrin Purkiss. Anne-Katrin has a longstanding interest in documenting people in the context of their working environments and occupations and is especially drawn to spaces created and inhabited by artists. Anne-Katrin’s photographs will be displayed […]

In Conversation | Dame Darcey Bussell and Anna Meadmore

As part of our Spirit of the Ballet collaboration with The Royal Ballet School, we are delighted to host a conversation on the evening of Wednesday 8 March between Dame Darcey Bussell and Anna Meadmore. Darcey and Anna will be discussing Darcey’s life in dance and Darcey will be sharing her personal recollections of some […]

Artists in Conversation | Kendra Haste and Sinta Tantra

Join us on Thursday 16 March for Artists in Conversation, a free talk featuring artists Kendra Haste and Sinta Tantra, held in conjunction with Aurora Metro Publications and Books on the Rise, Richmond’s new independent bookshop. Kendra and Sinta, who both undertake large-scale public commissions, will be speaking on the theme of working at larger […]

Spirit of the Ballet | Sculpture from The Royal Ballet School Special Collections

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new ballet trail showcasing selected sculpture from Dorich House Museum and The Royal Ballet School Special Collections in collaboration with our near neighbours, The Royal Ballet School at White Lodge in Richmond Park. The Royal Ballet was founded by Ninette de Valois in 1926. White Lodge […]

Dorich House Museum’s Winter Weekend | 1st-3rd December 2022

We are excited to announce the programme for Dorich House Museum’s Winter Weekend 2022. Join us for one of our talks or activities or simply stop by the museum to browse our pop-up shop, have cake and coffee in our Studio Café, and enjoy the Christmas tree in our Modelling Studio. Highlights will include: Pop-Up […]

Dorich House Museum on Bloomberg Connects | Free Mobile App

We are excited to announce that Dorich House Museum is now part of the Bloomberg Connects free mobile app, which features over 100 museums and galleries from around the world. The Bloomberg Connects app provides an exciting new way to discover Dorich House Museum and includes detailed room guides, additional information about many of the […]

Nadia Hebson, Studio Sympathique | Opening and Public Talk

Saturday 24 September, 2pm Free event. All welcome.  Please join us at Dorich House Museum on Saturday 24 September at 2pm for the opening of Studio Sympathique and a public talk by artist Nadia Hebson. Studio Sympathique concludes Nadia’s Dorich House Museum Studio Residency. Begun in February 2020 pre-pandemic, an initial six-month residency grew into a […]

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, […]

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 […]

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