WALK TO RAISE MONEY FOR YOUR LOCAL MUSEUM – AND COME DRESSED IN 17TH CENTURY FASHION! / GODZILLA IN THE CINEMA MUSEUM / GAS ART AND DESIGN ARE MOVING
WALK TO RAISE MONEY FOR YOUR LOCAL MUSEUM – AND COME DRESSED IN 17TH CENTURY FASHION!
On Sunday 22 March 2015, Dulwich Picture Gallery will host a three mile walk through 17th-century actor and manager Edward Alleyn’s country estate, hosting a range of cultural activities along the way.
The event is part of Art Miles, a new fundraising initiative launched by the Art Fund with the aim of getting members of the public walking to raise money for their local museum.
Chiswick House and Gardens, Osterley Park and House, and William Morris Gallery are also participating in the scheme, hosting walks on the same day in their surrounding area.
Starting at Dulwich Picture Gallery with an introduction to its fascinating history, the walk will take you through parkland stopping to look at some of the notable historic buildings, trees and sites.
Returning to the Gallery at the end there will be an opportunity to enjoy some delicious food and fantastic falconry, as well as free entry to the gallery. Walkers are encouraged to come along with the family and dress in costume of the period: fantastic ruffs, cuffs, bodices and beards!
Dulwich Picture Gallery is not in receipt of any regular government funding and with all cultural institutions under pressure, community fundraising has become a vitally important ingredient to ensuring that local museums continue to survive and flourish.
A recent piece of research, co-commissioned with the National Museum Directors Council, showed that although 90 per cent of museum visitors give to charity, only 40 per cent give to museums and galleries.
Stephen Deuchar, director of the Art Fund which is the national fundraising charity for art , said: “Local museums are under increasing pressure to find new ways to raise funds and to bring their local community through their doors, particularly given that fundraising often makes up a substantial percentage of overall museum income.
“As the national fundraising charity for art, we hope that Art Miles will galvanise both existing and new supporters, helping communities to enjoy beautiful buildings, parks and art on their doorsteps.”
Registration is now open for the new initiative at www.artfund.org/artmiles. Participants should sign up online. The £20 registration fee includes entry to the Art Miles event at their chosen venue and an Art Miles bag.
Sponsorship raised on top of the registration fee will go directly to the museum or gallery where the individual has chosen to gain their ‘Art Miles’. All proceeds go directly to the selected museum.
• Arrive at Dulwich Picture Gallery from 10am to register in the café. The walks will start at 11am
• The entry fee for Art Miles if £20 for an adult, free for under-16.
• Walkers can enter via the Art Miles webpage at www.artfund.org/artmiles or via a download form, available from the same website
• Participants are encouraged to raise sponsorship of at least £50pp which goes directly to the chosen museum
• For more information please go to www.artfund.org/artmiles (Source: Dulwich Picture Gallery press release)
GODZILLA IN THE CINEMA MUSEUM
Rochester Kino presents Godzilla – Mar 17th & French Sundaes: The Little World of Don Camillo 22nd Mar
Rochester Kino presents classic Japanese cinema: Godzilla
Tue 17th 19:30
Rochester Kino presents a series of classic Japanese cinema films. Curated by Nick Walker, who will introduce the film and lead the post-film discussion. Tonight’s film is Godzilla (1954), directed by Ishiro Honda, and starring Takashi Shimura. Godzilla is the roaring granddaddy of all monster movies. It’s also a remarkably humane and melancholy drama made in Japan at a time when the country was still reeling from nuclear attack and H-bomb testing.
Doors open at 18.30 for a 19.30 start. Tickets (£5) may be purchased from Billetto.
French Sundaes: Le Petit Monde de Don Camillo
Sun 22nd 14:30
Le Petit Monde de Don Camillo (“The Little World of Don Camillo”) (1952) is the first in the “Don Camillo” series of films directed by Julien Duvivier, of Pépé le Moko (1937) fame. Beautifully photographed in Italy with the brilliant French actor Fernandel playing the pugnacious padre and Gino Cervi in the role of the bull-headed Communist Mayor, the film plays out as a vigorous and amiable conflict between two strong personalities. This is one of our French Sundaes series of screenings, with accompanying talks by Jon Davies.
Doors open at 13:30 for a 14:30 start. Tickets £8.50 (£6.50 concessions) may be purchased from Billetto.
The Cinema Museum
2 Dugard Way
London SE11 4TH
www.cinemamuseum.org.uk Tel: 020 7840 2200
Email: [email protected]
GAS ART AND DESIGN ARE MOVING
As from 16 March GAS ART AND DESIGN will be offering viewings by appointment at Park Hall business centre in Dulwich at 40 Martell Road London, SE21 8EN.
“For London clients we are able to offer viewings in your home or workplace – call us to discuss further on 020 3627 2350 and speak to Gina Cross.”