BUSTER KEATON AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM
plus: GAS ART SHOW AT LOWIE IN HERNE HILL…WHAT’S ON AT DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY SEPTEMBER 2015
AT THE CINEMA MUSEUM
The Blinking Buzzards present The Cameraman Sat 8th Aug 16:00
Quarterly meeting of the UK Buster Keaton Society dedicated to the appreciation of the silent comedian. The main presentation will be The Cameraman (1928). This was the first film Keaton made under his MGM contract, and the directing credit went to Edward Sedgwick. In it, Buster plays a still photograph who falls for a secretary (Marceline Day), who works for MGM Newsreels, and tries to join the film crew to be near her.
Entry free to members with £10 annual membership available at the door.
Transgender Film Festival Sat 15th Aug 18.00
Our second year celebrating diversity by screening films about transsexuals that give insight into the trans life. The programme consists of a number of films includingCarl(a) (2011), Brace (2013) and Roxanne (2014). Full details of all films in the programme on the Museum website.
Wotever DIY Film Festival Fri 21st – Sun 23rd Aug
The Festival is part of Wotever World – a queer arts, performance and activism collective based in London. Wotever DIY Film Festival returns for three days of the best queer DIY films, showcasing work for and by the community. Our mission is to bring queer film to the universe and beyond. We’re constantly working towards greater inclusivity and accessibility and believe that filmmaking and viewing should be for everyone, regardless of your budget. Tickets from £5. Full details onwww.woteverfilmfest.co.uk.
The Vito Project presents Stud Life (2012) Wed Aug 26th 19:30
ReShape and the Cinema Museum have launched the VITO Project, a series of free monthly screenings bringing generations of LGBTs together to watch films and share ideas. This month’s film is Stud Life (2012), directed by Campbell X, and starring T’Nia Miller, Kyle Treslove, Robyn Kerr, and Simon Savory.
In this romantic comedy about LGBT life in East London, JJ (Miller), a ‘Stud’ Lesbian, and her best friend Seb (Treslove), a gay pretty boy, work as wedding photographers. When JJ falls in love with a beautiful diva, JJ’s friendship with Seb is tested, and she is forced to chose between him and her hot new lover.
The film will be followed by an open discussion.
This is a free event, but donations to the Museum will be welcome.
The Cinema Museum
2 Dugard Way
London SE11 4TH
www.cinemamuseum.org.uk Tel: 020 7840 2200
Email: [email protected]
GAS ART SHOW AT LOWIE IN HERNE HILL
WEST NORWOOD – based GAS art and design are holding a small showcase of prints at the ethical fashion store LOWIE in Herne Hill from August 19th to August 30th.
GAS ART SHOW AT LOWIE’S 19-30 AUGUST 2015
115 DULWICH ROAD, HERNE HILL LONDON SE24 0NG
OPENING TIMES: Tue 11-5 Wed – Sat 10-6 Sun 11-5
WHAT’S ON AT DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY SEPTEMBER 2015
Pierre-Paul Prud’hon: Napoleon’s Draughtsman
Timed to coincide with London’s commemorations surrounding the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo we present ‘Prud’hon: Napoleon’s Draughtsman’, the first UK exhibition devoted to Pierre-Paul Prud’hon (1758-1823), a painter and draughtsman who, through his distinctive and unconventional vision, emerged as one of the most exceptional talents working in post-Revolutionary Paris.
Until 15 November
LECTURES AND TALKS
InTown Lecture Series
A series of lectures about major exhibitions in other London galleries.
Single lecture: £12, £10 Friends.
Includes a glass of wine
7pm for 7.30pm Linbury Room
Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World
The Barbara Hepworth retrospective now on show at Tate Britain emphasises the artist’s prominence in the international art world. Lecturer Ros Whyte will chart her progress, from small carvings to the magnificent bronzes that form part of the great sculpture collections of the world.
Thursday 10 September
Goya: The Portraits at the National Gallery Curated by Dr Xavier Bray
Join Dr. Xavier Bray, Dulwich’s Arturo and Holly Melosi Chief Curator, for a look at his reappraisal of Goya’s genius in Goya: The Portraits opening in October. From early beginnings to his final years his approach to painting human likenesses often broke from tradition.
Tuesday 15 September
Chris Wilkinson: Drawing what I think
The habit of drawing and painting brings huge benefits for architects says Chris Wilkinson RA. To coincide with his exhibition at the Royal Academy and the publication of a book, the Dulwich resident will talk about the importance of drawing in Architecture.
Thursday 17 September
Gould Piano Trio
For over twenty years the Gould Piano has remained at the forefront of the chamber music scene, described as ‘musical fire that ignites from the first bar’. Enjoy an evening of masterpieces from their repertoire to including Beethoven’s ‘Archduke’ Trio. Includes a glass of wine.
In association with Dulwich Festival
Wednesday 23 September
£20, £18 Friends/Concessions
Lunchtime concert series
From Blues to Bach
From the Blues to the baroque masterpieces of Bach, talented musicians from Dulwich schools: James Allen’s Girls School, Dulwich College and Alleyn’s will perform special concerts in the impressive surroundings of Christ’s Chapel. Enter from the cloister in Dulwich Picture Gallery
Wednesday 30 September
1.30pm – 2.00pm/ Christ’s Chapel
ART FOR ADULTS
Prud’hon: Figure Drawing
Experience the joy of figure drawing. Study and sketch from Prud’hon’s master drawings in
the Gallery and create drawings from a life model in the studio. Work in Prud’hon’s preferred
mediums of pencil, charcoal, chalk and conte crayon and create a portfolio of finished
drawings. With artist Jo Lewis
5 Tuesdays from 8 September to 6 October
10.30am – 12.30pm
£125, £120 Friends & Concs.
Learn to draw in Prud’hon
Join talented art instructors for informal sketching surrounded by the works of Pierre-Paul Prud’hon! Working from Prud’hon’s drawings as well as live models, learn techniques and expand your knowledge of drawing and sketching. Materials are provided, but you may bring your own sketchbook; pencils only. Instruction provided at the start of every session, with one – on – one instruction throughout the class. Open to visitors of all ages.
Friday 4 September:
7 – 9.30pm
Sunday 27 September:
11am – 1pm
£12 per session
*Live model drawing during Friday night session only. Classes are limited to 25.
Explore the techniques of several renowned artists including Cezanne and Klee. Investigate
watercolour techniques such as layering and mark–making using an array of subject matter, brush
stroke technique and colour. Ideal for both experienced and novice watercolour painters.
With artist Rebecca Allen
Five Mondays from 21 September to 19 October
10.30am – 12.30pm
£125 / £120 Friends & Concs.
Discover the fascinating technique of traditional mosaic making. Develop skills in designing, cutting and assembling ceramic and glass mosaics to create decorative pieces that explore colour, pattern and texture. With artist Jo Veevers
Five Tuesdays, 8 September to 6 October
7 – 9pm
£125 / £120
ART FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
After School Workshops
Classes take place in the the Sackler Centre for Arts Education. Book online atdulwichpicturegallery.org.uk or by phone on 020 8299 8750
Drawing Like Prud’hon (15-18 Yrs Old)
Broaden your approach to drawing, studying the work of Prud’hon to explore figure drawing in a variety of scales and media. Expand your knowledge of drawing materials and work with pencil, charcoal and ink on paper to create large-scale drawings. Ideal for those hoping to build a strong portfolio as well as beginners interested in figure drawing. With artist Jo Lewis
Five Tuesdays from 8 September to 6 October
4.30 – 6pm
Prud’hon: Storytelling Through the Figure (11 – 14yrs)
Take inspiration from Prud’hon’s drawings, spend time exploring the figure and make dynamic and creative responses in 2 and 3D. Experiment with materials and techniques to create drama and atmosphere, and carve out figures to create monumental and statuesque works! With artist Nikki Gardham
Five Thursdays from 10 September to 8 October
4.30 – 6pm
ART FOR FAMILIES
Pick up your FREE family trail on the front desk, at the Friends desk or ask a Gallery Assistant. Trails are updated frequently, and are available on both the temporary exhibition and permanent collection.
Tuesday 8 September: Windows and Light: Exploring the Architecture of Dulwich Picture Gallery
10.30am – 12pm
Experience the delights of our collection with your child age 6-18 months. Enjoy sensory interactive discovery though art sessions tailored for you and your baby, followed by an informal and child-friendly gallery visit.
£12 per adult and child (booking essential)
Sackler Room and Gallery
On the first and last Sunday of every month families with a Gallery ticket can now enjoy a range of free drop-in activities.
2 – 4pm
Free with Gallery Ticket
First Sunday of every month: Get creative together at Artplay, our practical drop-in session, making everything from bunting to block prints.
Sunday 6 September: Paper Windmills
Sunday 27 September
2.30pm & 3.10pm
Free with Gallery ticket
Participate in interactive storytelling in the main gallery. Please meet the storyteller at the gallery ticket desk.
Enjoy a free tour of the permanent collection on Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm (Gallery admission charges apply). Alternatively book a private tour for your group with one of our gallery guides, bycalling 020 8299 8732 or by emailing [email protected]