Dulwich Picture Gallery will host a new season of themed Lates on the first Friday of the month throughout Autumn. Following a string of sold-out summer Lates in the Gallery's Pavilion, this new and ambitious series will bring visitors up close and personal with the Permanent Collection through immersive activities, talks and workshops and feature exciting collaborations with creatives and performers, including AVM Curiosities and Wild Life Drawing.
1 September, 6-10pm
The series kicks off with a night celebrating deadly females, dangerous women and queen bees. Taking inspiration from Cristofano Allori’s powerful portrait, Judith, visitors can discover the unsung ‘sheroes’ of time gone by with feminist art project, Herstory and draw Mother Nature’s matriarchs with live animal drawing from Wild Life Drawing.
6 October, 6-10pm
A multi-sensory evening inspired by Antonio de Pereda’s Two Figures at a Kitchen Table, a 17th century masterpiece filled with exquisite details. Visitors can make their own edible masterpiece, interact with a feasting-inspired installation and take part in a smelling and tasting tour of the collection with AVM Curiosities.
3 November, 6-10pm
The ultimate Halloween Late which will explore our complex and contradictory attitudes to death through the paintings in Dulwich Picture Gallery's collection and its mausoleum where the Gallery's founders are buried. The line-up will include talks and tours, death cafés, memento mori workshops and macabre salons.