Guided tour of Dorich House Museum in Kingston

Date/Time
Date(s) - Wednesday 26 June 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location
Dorich House Museum

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We will be visiting Dorich House Museum, 67 Kingston Vale, SW15 3RN on Wednesday 26 June at 10 am. This is a private visit limited to 15 people including a guided tour from the curator, refreshments and a guide book for each visitor. the cost is £15.

One of London’s hidden gems, Dorich House Museum at Kingston University is located a ‘Deer’s Leap’ from Richmond Park, along Kingston Vale in south-west London. Dorich House is the former studio home of the sculptor Dora Gordine and her husband, the Hon Richard Hare, a scholar of Russian art and literature.

Now Grade II listed, the building was completed in 1936, to Gordine’s design, and it is an exceptional example of a modern studio house created by and for a female artist. Following Gordine’s death in 1991 the house was acquired and renovated by Kingston University and is now open to the public as a fully accredited museum.

To get to the Museum:

By train and bus: from Kingston station take bus 85 or K3 from Cromwell Rd bus station. The stop for Dorich House is Woodview Close.

By car: The Museum is on Kingston Vale close to Robin Hood roundabout on the A3. From the A3 take the A308 exit marked Kingston. There is limited free parking on site.

To reserve a place on this visit, please email Liz Velluet: rich.hist@yahoo.co.uk