Dulwich Picture Gallery  

 
 
ADDRESS
Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 7AD
 
 
TELEPHONE
 
TWITTER
 
OPENING TIMES
Tue to Fri 10am-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-5pm, Bank Holidays 11am-5pm | Closed 1 January and 24-26 December
 
PRICES
FREE () | £5 (Adults), £5 (Concs), FREE (Children Under 18) | Special exhibitions: £9 (Adults), £8 (Seniors), £4 (Concs), FREE (Children)
 

Nearby

 
 

Dulwich Picture GalleryDesigned by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated collections of European Old Master paintings. Works by Rubens, Poussin, Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Watteau and Gainsborough contribute to the collection of European Old Master paintings spanning the 1600s and 1700s. Originally part of a portfolio of paintings amassed by the King of Poland in the 1790s, the works were transported to the 'clean air of Dulwich' for safekeeping when Poland was partitioned. Soane's design for the gallery proved highly influential. The use of natural and overhead lighting combined with a clear layout of interlinked rooms set a precedent for gallery design world-wide. Don't be fooled by the out-of-town location of the gallery; Dulwich - a pretty 18th century village on the edge of the capital - proves the ideal setting for this small, traditional collection which cautiously hints at its universal significance rather than shouting it from the rooftops. Throughout the year the gallery mounts critically-acclaimed, crowd-pulling exhibitions.

Best for:
European Old Master paintings, John Soane gallery design and architecture, acclaimed events and exhibitions.

 

Dulwich Picture Gallery events

 
Ribera: Art of ViolenceRibera: Art of ViolenceRibera: Art of ViolenceThe first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque artist and printmaker, Jusepe De Ribera (1591-1652), bringing together his most sensational, shocking and masterfully composed work. Ribera, also known as lo Spagnoletto or 'the little Spaniard', has long been celebrated for his images of human suffering. This Dulwich Picture Gallery exhibition shows2018-10-16T10:00:00+01002019-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
Category: event
On Soon

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
PRICING  £16.50, OAP £15.50, concs £8
DATES  26th September 2018 to 27th January 2019
The first UK show of work by the Spanish Baroque artist and printmaker, Jusepe De Ribera (1591-1652), bringing together his most sensational, shocking and masterfully composed work. Ribera, also known as lo Spagnoletto or 'the little Spaniard', has long been celebrated for his images of human suffering. This Dulwich Picture Gallery exhibition shows... More about this event
 
Lunchtime Concert SeriesLunchtime Concert SeriesStudents from local schools perform in the spectacular surroundings of Christ's Chapel.2018-10-17T13:30:00+01002018-11-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Lunchtime Concert Series
Skin DeepSkin DeepJoin Matt Lodder, tattoo historian, and Alex Binnie, tattoo artist, for an in-depth exploration of tattoos.2018-10-19T19:00:00+01002018-10-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
Category: event
On Soon
Skin Deep
Make A MonsterMake A MonsterLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2018-10-23T10:00:00+01002018-10-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
Category: event
On Soon
Make A Monster
Grim GhoulsGrim GhoulsLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2018-10-23T14:00:00+01002018-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
Category: event
On Soon
Grim Ghouls
GrotesqueGrotesqueExhibitions & Art, Crafts.2018-10-25T10:00:00+01002018-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
Category: event
On Soon
Grotesque
Art AdventurersArt AdventurersExhibitions & Art, Crafts.2018-10-26T10:00:00+01002019-02-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
Category: event
On Soon
Art Adventurers
Magnard EnsembleMagnard EnsembleThe wind quintet, founded in 2012, performs Haydn, Bach and Gershwin.2018-11-07T19:30:00+00002018-11-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
Category: event
On Soon
Magnard Ensemble
Griefcast: A Live RecordingGriefcast: A Live Recording2018-11-16T18:00:00+00002018-11-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
Category: event
 
Griefcast: A Live Recording
Under The SkinUnder The Skin2018-11-23T18:00:00+00002018-11-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Dulwich Picture Gallery,   Gallery Road  Dulwich Village    SE21 7AD
Category: event
 
Under The Skin
 

Dulwich Picture Gallery images

Dulwich Picture Gallery   

   
Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery  


LondonTown.com - Dulwich Picture Gallery Location Map

 
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
West Dulwich Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
North Dulwich Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Dulwich Picture Gallery on LondonTown.com

 
London Events 2018

Discover what's on in London 2018 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2018 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Alternative Art Galleries nearest Dulwich Picture Gallery

Nearest to Dulwich Picture Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
MOCA London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
113 Bellenden Road, SE15 | 31 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Founded in 1994 as a project based museum, MOCA - or The Museum of Contemporary Art, London - got its first home, in the Bellenden Renewal ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Copeland Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Copeland Road, SE15 | 37 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
A large, partitioned white-walled gallery space within Copeland Park, home to the Bussey Building, the Copeland Gallery is an ideal space ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rod Barton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
41-45 Consort Road, SE15 | 37 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Rod Barton, one of the heads of Julian Opie's studio, runs this gallery which relocated from a Georgian garage in between Clerkenwell and Islington to south ... More
 
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Dulwich Picture Gallery

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Dulwich Picture Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horniman Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
100 London Road, SE23 | 23 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Victorian tea trader Frederick John Horniman collected specimens and artefacts from his travels around the world in the 1860's. His personal collection became the foundation of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horniman Aquarium
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 | 23 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
The basement aquarium at The Horniman follows a long history of marine life at the museum. Sealife has been on display here since 1903 when the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brixton Windmill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 31 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Brixton Hill was still relatively rural when the Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 by John Muggeridge and Sons and the area remained largely agricultural until ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Dulwich Picture Gallery

Near Dulwich Picture Gallery
On Soon
Lunchtime Concert Series
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 17th Oct, 7th Nov, 14th Nov, 21st Nov and 28th Nov 2018 - 1.30pm-2pm
Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | Same location as Dulwich Picture Gallery
Students from local schools perform in the spectacular surroundings of Christ's Chapel....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Art Sundays
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th May to 16th December 2018 - 2pm-4pm
Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | Same location as Dulwich Picture Gallery
...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Unlocking Paintings: The Art Of Work
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th September 2018 to 13th January 2019 - 10am-5pm
Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | Same location as Dulwich Picture Gallery
Low Country paintings which offer a snapshot of ordinary people and working life, from fishing and farming to brick-making and ironmongering....More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Dulwich Picture Gallery

Near Dulwich Picture Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hootananny Brixton
London > Entertainment > Pubs
95 Effra Road, SW2 | 26 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Hootananny Brixton is the sister venue to one of the Scottish Highlands' most successful venues, Hootananny in Inverness. Revamped and refurbished, it's fast-establishing itself as one ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ritzy Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 31 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
If the Ritzy were a cat, it would have used up most of its nine lives. The cinema started life in 1910 as the Electric Pavilion, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
O2 Academy Brixton
London > Entertainment > Live Music
211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 35 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
This former cinema with its art deco interior, proscenium arch and 140ft dome is London's most celebrated venue for live music, winning Best Live Venue at ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Dulwich Picture Gallery

The best shops and markets near Dulwich Picture Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
1 Calton Avenue, SE21 | 7 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Hazel Broadfoot's and Julian Toland's run a superb, high class bookshop in the heart of Dulwich Village. All the staff have a real enthusiasm, thirst for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 16 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
This East Dulwich branch of Moxon's fishmongers in Lordship Lane is a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced fish and is regarded as one of the best ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spray Rose
London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 18 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Based in sleepy Dulwich, London’s number one mail order florist offers a comprehensive service across the city, the country and the world! And you won’t find ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Dulwich Picture Gallery

What are the best dining options near Dulwich Picture Gallery London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pavilion Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Dulwich Park, College Road, SE21 | 1 minute from Dulwich Picture Gallery
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
94 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 3 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Café Rouge - Dulwich
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
84 Park Hall Road, Dulwich, SE21 | 13 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
With a combination of delicious food, great wines and a real ambience, Café Rouge has embodied the style and je ne sais quoi of French dining ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Dulwich Picture Gallery

Near Dulwich Picture Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.3 miles from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 2.5 miles from Dulwich Picture Gallery
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Music Everything Ltd
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Parchmore Place, CR7 | 3 miles from Dulwich Picture Gallery
This popular, affordable music school delivers short and intensive part time courses in music production/technology, sound engineering, vocal techniques and keyboard/guitar/dj skills. They also have studios to ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Croquet Club
London > Leisure > Games
Burbage Road, SE21 | 7 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
A million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Circus, the peace and quiet of leafy Dulwich is a great place to enjoy a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 7 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
One of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, the Herne Hill Velodrome was built way back in 1891 and still hosts regular training for local ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dulwich Road, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 16 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Community greenhouses within Brockwell Park.... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Dulwich Picture Gallery

The best pubs near London Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 3 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
The Crown & Greyhound in Dulwich Village (also known as 'The Dog') is a large pub - really, it's an amalgamation of two: The Crown and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rosendale
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Rosendale Road, SE21 | 15 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
The winner of the Time Out Award for Best Gastropub 2007 is indeed a truly splendid restaurant, with a short menu of hip modern cuisine made ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Commercial
London > Nightlife > Pubs
212 Railton Road, SE24 | 16 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel of Brixton The Commercial is perfectly suited to its ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 30 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 31 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brixton Beach
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 | 31 minutes from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Each summer, Londoners can enjoy the charms of the seaside without leaving the city at the rooftop Brixton Beach . I nspired by the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Dulwich Picture Gallery

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | Same location as Dulwich Picture Gallery
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 3.3 miles from Dulwich Picture Gallery
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 3.5 miles from Dulwich Picture Gallery
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery, Dulwich Picture Galery
 
 

Hotels Near

Dulwich Picture Gallery

 
 
Near Dulwich Picture Gallery
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

New on LondonTown

 
 
IT Ibiza London
IT Ibiza London
Dining 

A popular eatery on the White Isle, IT Ibiza comes to the UK with the ...More

 
Dead Man's Party
Dead Man's Party
Seasonal | From 31st October 

Smoke & Salt

This October, award-winning restaurant Smoke & Salt transforms its POP Brixton container into a culinary ...More

 
Redchurch Townhouse
Redchurch Townhouse
Hotels 

A new addition to Soho House with 37 stylish bedrooms and a Cecconi's Italian restaurant....More

 
A Christmas Carol
Theatre | From 27th November 

Old Vic Theatre

Matthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' timeless classic, which has been adapted from the stage by Jack Thorne, returns to the Old Vic for the festive season. Four ghosts visit Scrooge on Christmas Eve and ...More

De Vere Selsdon Estate
De Vere Selsdon Estate
Hotels 

Part of Principal Hotel Company's De Vere portfolio, De Vere Selsdon Estate is a historic, ...More

 
Christmas in Leicester Square
Christmas in Leicester Square
Seasonal | From 9th November 

Leicester Square

The festive feeling returns as Christmas in Leicester ...More

 
The Great British Fry Up
The Great British Fry Up
Foodie Events | On 4th November 

MEATliquor KX

The nation's favourite fried breakfast is given a day of its own as The Great ...More

 
MEATliquor KX
Dining 

In an old tram shed on St. Chad's Place, MEATliquor KX is (as the name suggests) mad about two things: burgers and booze....More

Royal Opera: Simon Boccanegra
Royal Opera: Simon Boccanegra
Concerts | From 15th November 

Royal Opera House

Elijah Moshinsky's Renaissance production of Verdi's tragedy about ...More

 
St James's and Wallpaper*: Art and Design Walk
St James's and Wallpaper*: Art and Design Walk
Exhibitions | From 17th October 

Christie's Fine Art Auctioneers

This autumn, St James's and Wallpaper* are collaborating ...More

 
Circus 1903
Circus 1903
Kids Events | From 19th December 

Southbank Centre

The award-winning puppeteers from War Horse present the European premiere of Circus 1903 as part ...More

 
EartH Kitchen
EartH Kitchen
Dining 

Housed in an old art deco cinema in Dalston, EartH Kitchen is a sunny, 150-seat ...More

 
EartH
Entertainment 

Multi-arts space in what was once the derelict Savoy Cinema on Dalston's bustling Stoke Newington Road....More

Balthoween at Balthazar
Balthoween at Balthazar
Seasonal | From 29th October 

Balthazar

New York style brasserie Balthazar brings 'Balthoween', their all-American All Hallows' Eve celebration to London. ...More

 
Lily Vanilli: Chocolate Tarts with Meringue Ghosts
Lily Vanilli: Chocolate Tarts with Meringue Ghosts
Seasonal | On 28th October 

Lily Vanilli

Direct your broomstick to Lily Vanilli's Bakery on ...More

 
Cattivo
Dining 

Laid back Italian cafe in Brixton with a basement cocktail bar, from the team behind Canova Hall next door....More

Scary Fish
Scary Fish
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Sexy Fish

Renowned for putting on a superb Halloween party, Sexy Fish hosts Scary Fish for the ...More

 
Due East
Due East
Dining 

Due East, the all-day restaurant and bar The East London Hotel, has partnered with local ...More

 
The East London Hotel
The East London Hotel
Hotels 

An affordable, stylish place to stay, The East London Hotel has an informal bar and ...More

 
Bethnal Green Underground Station
Bethnal Green Underground Station
Transport 

Served by the Central line between Liverpool Street ...More

 
Best Events in London for October Half Term
Best Events in London for October Half Term
Article 

From Storystock at Battersea Power Station to The ...More

 
London Hotels for Art Lovers
London Hotels for Art Lovers
Article 

Bespoke art works and Instagram worthy interiors. ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
London Hotels

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star hotels see our discounts for Dulwich Picture Gallery hotels, including Hilton London Tower Bridge from 64% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960