Dulwich Picture Gallery

Museum Portrait: Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Location: South London, UK

Founded in: 1811

Designed by: Sir John Soane


Permanent collection:

More than 600 art pieces including works by Pieter de Hooch, Rembrandt van Rijn, Peter Paul Rubens, John Constable, William Hogarth, Anthony van Dyck, Nicolas Poussin, Giovanni Battisti Tiepolo and Canaletto.

Dulwich Picture Gallery - photo: Bridgeman

Dulwich Picture Gallery – photo: Bridgeman


Current Exhibition:

From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia (Nov 1, 2104 – March 15, 2015)


Special programmes:

Practical art courses for adults and young people

11-18 yrs: “Off the wall”

Lectures and Talks

Piano Recitals

Innovative education programme

Research programme “Museum and Health” with a special focus on dementia

Current ongoing evaluation:

Visual to Vocal (2014) Partnership with English Touring Opera, Gallery Performance Project for 20 people with dementia and their carers

Camic, P.M. Canterbury Christ Church University


Digital presence:

Website: www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk

Digital catalogue of the collection in high resolution

Blog: www.dulwichonview.org.uk

Social Media Profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Flickr

Most active Social Media Profile: Twitter @DulwichGallery with 24.700 followers

 

 

Baudouin, La Lecture
Johannes Vermeer, A Lady writing a Letter

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