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Exhibition: Eric Ravilious – 1 April – 31 August 2015

Prud’hon: Napoleon’s Draughtsman – 23 June – 15 November 2015

Friends Events

Gallery Film: Screenings and much more

Bar opens at 7pm and screening at 7.30pm

£9, £7 Friends includes a glass of wine, snacks and film notes

The Mark of an Angel (2008) Cert PG, 95 mins

Monday 13 July

Directed by Safy Nebbou with Sandrine Bonnaire, Catherine Frot and Antoine Chappey

Based on a true story, this film shows Elsa Valentin in the middle of a brutal divorce and custody battle when she is struck by the appearance of a pretty young girl named Lola. Her interest in the child grows into obsession, and she finds any possible excuse to be near her. When Lola’s mother Claire grows unnerved by this, Elsa admits that she believes Lola is the daughter she thought she had lost in a hospital fire seven years ago, and wants to find a way to prove it.

Visits and Walks

Paxton and Crystal Palace

Friday 10 July 11am- 12.30pm

£10, Friends £8

This year is the 150th anniversary of Joseph Paxton’s death. To mark the event, this walk will visit the Crystal Palace Museum as well as looking at the site of Rockhills, Paxton’s House, and what remains of the old Crystal Palace – and speculate on its future.

Sutton House, Hackney

Thursday 16 July 10 – 11am

£12, Friends £10 includes coffee and biscuits

Originally known as ‘Bryck Place’, Sutton House was built in 1535 by Sir Ralph Sadleir, Principal Secretary of State to Henry VIII, and is the oldest residential building in Hackney. A rare example of a Tudor red-brick house, it features oak panelling, painted staircase, carved fireplaces and Jacobean wall paintings. At the age of 14, Ralph was placed in the household of Thomas Cromwell, now both of Wolf Hall fame, where he learnt the skills that would later lead to a long political career.

The Fan Museum, Greenwich

Thursday 30 July 11-12.30pm

£15, Friends £13

The Fan Museum is the only museum in the world devoted entirely to every aspect of fans and fan making. It has a collection of more than 3,500 fans from around the world – dating from the 11th century to the present day. Our guided tour will explain how and why fans have been used as ceremonial tools, fashionable accessories, status symbols, commemorative presents and advertising giveaways. Morning coffee will be served on arrival.


First and last Sunday of every month 2pm-4pm

Storytelling and special art trails for Children

Free admission with Gallery ticket

Tickets are available online at www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk or from Friends Desk or phone 020 8299 8750 10am–4.00pm