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Art Unlocked Q&A with Leigh Warnick
Friday 2 October 2020

Art Unlocked Q&A with Leigh Warnick

Art Unlocked 02-04 – A response to the unfurling of Covid-19 by the Artists, Designers and Makers of Richmond Art House Open Studios. Below, we asked Art Unlocked artist Leigh Warnick, a few questions about his…
Art Unlocked Q&A with Ali Clarke
Friday 2 October 2020

Art Unlocked Q&A with Ali Clarke

Art Unlocked, October 02-04 – A response to the unfurling of Covid-19 by the Artists, Designers and Makers of Richmond Art House Open Studios. Below, we asked Art Unlocked artist Ali Clarke, a few questions about…
Art Unlocked Q&A with Gill Smith
Friday 2 October 2020

Art Unlocked Q&A with Gill Smith

Art Unlocked, October 02-04 – A response to the unfurling of Covid-19 by the Artists, Designers and Makers of Richmond Art House Open Studios. Below, we asked Art Unlocked artist Gill Smith, a few questions about…
Black History Month
Thursday 1 October 2020

Black History Month

Black History Month is a month of events in October which celebrate the culture, history and achievement of Britain’s African and Caribbean communities. In October 2020 Richmond Arts Service will be celebrating artists who have…
Collection Focus – Twickenham by Moonlight
Tuesday 15 September 2020

Collection Focus – Twickenham by Moonlight

Our Study Gallery houses almost 100 artworks from the Richmond Borough Art Collection, including the subject of this week’s Collection Focus, Henry Pether’s Twickenham by Moonlight.  Our volunteer Madeleine details the Pether family’s familiarity with moonlit…
Collection Focus – Cardinal Wolsey in Disgrace and History Painting
Tuesday 8 September 2020

Collection Focus – Cardinal Wolsey in Disgrace and History Painting

Our Collection Focus series returns, with volunteer Madeleine detailing a captivating work from the Borough Collection, Cardinal Wolsey in Disgrace.
Sunday Afternoon Art – How to make an Origami Bird
Sunday 6 September 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – How to make an Origami Bird

Sunday Afternoon Art, our monthly session for families, is back today! You can find details of sessions to book in our What’s On page. Families will be completing a socially distanced trail of the gallery…
Richmond Lit Fest is Back
Saturday 5 September 2020

Richmond Lit Fest is Back

Save the Date! 6 – 27 November 2020 #RichLitFest is a festival of books and words, tales, talks and ideas taking place across Richmond upon Thames every November. In a year when books have been more…
Art Unlocked: The Video Diaries
Sunday 30 August 2020

Art Unlocked: The Video Diaries

This October Art Unlocked, an exhibition and response to the unfurling of Covid-19, will fill Orleans House Gallery. Championing the work of one of Richmond’s most prolific creative assets, our visual arts community, Art Unlocked…
Open Bank Holiday Monday
Wednesday 26 August 2020

Open Bank Holiday Monday

Orleans House Gallery will be open this Monday for the bank holiday, 10am-5pm. Please check @orleanshousecafe for café opening hours.
Twickenham Luminaries: A Virtual Lecture Series
Monday 24 August 2020

Twickenham Luminaries: A Virtual Lecture Series

We are delighted to be collaborating with Marble Hill House, Pope’s Grotto, Strawberry Hill House and Turner’s House to deliver a week of online lectures about an important individual associated with each historic building. Talks…
In conversation with Jonathan Roson
Friday 21 August 2020

In conversation with Jonathan Roson

Jonathan Roson is the artist behind our next exhibition, Octagon 300. It will be celebrating the 300th anniversary of the Grade 1 Listed Octagon Room that is part of the Orleans House Gallery site. Here we…
The Stables Café has reopened
Wednesday 5 August 2020

The Stables Café has reopened

We look forward to welcoming you for a snack, coffee, cake and ice cream – or perhaps a nice glass of afternoon rosé!
Face Coverings
Wednesday 5 August 2020

Face Coverings

As per Government restrictions, from Saturday 8 August face coverings are compulsory in galleries for adults and children over 11 years of age.
Sunday Afternoon Art – Viewfinders
Sunday 2 August 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Viewfinders

Sunday Afternoon Art is our monthly art drop-in session which is usually held at the Gallery for families to take part in on the first Sunday of every month.  The August session comes straight to…
Art Unlocked – Save the Date
Thursday 23 July 2020

Art Unlocked – Save the Date

Art Unlocked – A response to the unfurling of Covid-19 by the Artists, Designers and Makers of Richmond Art House Open Studios. 2 – 4 October 2020 at Orleans House Gallery.
We are reopening on 21 July
Thursday 16 July 2020

We are reopening on 21 July

We are pleased to announce Orleans House Gallery and shop will open to visitors from Tuesday 21 July. For your safety we have made the following changes to your visit: As per Government restrictions, face…
#TheirOpenStudio20 Winners Announced
Thursday 16 July 2020

#TheirOpenStudio20 Winners Announced

With hundreds of entries and just 3 places on the podium we are delighted to share the work of the winning students.
In conversation with Roger Hutchins
Wednesday 15 July 2020

In conversation with Roger Hutchins

This week we continue our ‘in conversation’ with artists featuring in our Beyond the Frame exhibition.  This week we talk to Roger Hutchins, a local artist, illustrator and teacher. Roger tells us why he chose ‘Wedding…
Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!
Monday 13 July 2020

Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!

Learn more about the artists, makers and producers that are featured in our gallery shop. This week, we look at the Octagon Room mug that is a mainstay in the gallery shop.
Children’s Art Week – Connecting Across Generations
Friday 10 July 2020

Children’s Art Week – Connecting Across Generations

We continue to celebrate Children’s Arts Week and this week’s theme of ‘Connecting Across Generations’. Today we share activities that you can do together. We have been sharing online activities for families to do together at…
In conversation with Tahira Mandarino
Wednesday 8 July 2020

In conversation with Tahira Mandarino

In this Beyond the Frame interview we talk with a local artist who delights in the use of many different media to express their artistic vision.   Welcome artist, author, educator, filmaker and yoga teacher, Tahira Mandarino. 
Collection Focus – Castelnau House
Tuesday 7 July 2020

Collection Focus – Castelnau House

Volunteer Jason dives into the Borough Collection to look at a range of images that catalogue a forgotten landmark in Barnes – Castelnau House.
Children’s Art Week – The Natural World
Sunday 5 July 2020

Children’s Art Week – The Natural World

To celebrate Children’s Art Week, Orleans House Gallery are sharing some of our favourite activities that relate to the natural world – the theme of this year’s children’s art week. We have been sharing activities…
See Saw @ Home – Balance
Friday 3 July 2020

See Saw @ Home – Balance

Welcome to another See Saw @ Home – fun activities, encouraging you to See, Imagine and Create, for ages 5 and under to enjoy at home with a grown-up. This week our theme is Balance.…
Covid-19 Update
Wednesday 1 July 2020

Covid-19 Update

We are delighted that the recent Government announcement means museums and galleries can open their doors from July 4th. Orleans House Gallery, café and shop are currently closed, however we are busy working behind the…
In conversation with Mandy Prowse
Wednesday 1 July 2020

In conversation with Mandy Prowse

This week we speak with South West London artist, Mandy Prowse whose sculpture piece for our current Beyond the Frame exhibition was inspired by the fencing shoe of Victorian explorer, Sir Richard Burton whose 200th…
Collection Focus – A View of the Wilderness
Tuesday 30 June 2020

Collection Focus – A View of the Wilderness

Kew Gardens and its iconic Pagoda is the subject of this week’s Collection Focus, as volunteer Richard looks at the history of the buildings depicted in this work from William Marlow.
Sunday Afternoon Art – Mindful Play 2
Sunday 28 June 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Mindful Play 2

Sunday Afternoon Art is our monthly art drop-in session which is usually held at the Gallery for families to take part in on the first Sunday of every month. Whilst the Gallery is closed, we…
See Saw @ Home – Mass and Volume
Friday 26 June 2020

See Saw @ Home – Mass and Volume

Join us on Friday for activities for under 5s to do together with a grown up.  We will be exploring line, colour, shape, pattern, texture, design and composition, mass and volume and balance in fun…
In conversation with Chris Frost
Wednesday 24 June 2020

In conversation with Chris Frost

This week we are ‘in conversation’ with artist, illustrator and observant commuter Chris Frost, whose work exhibited in Beyond the Frame juxtaposes a side portrait of William Austin (1802-1857), adopted son of Queen Caroline, George…
Collection Focus – The Art of Attribution
Tuesday 23 June 2020

Collection Focus – The Art of Attribution

This week we bring you a unique Collection Focus article from volunteer Madeleine. Learn about how two artists were attributed to our portrait of Queen Caroline, and their artistic styles.
Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!
Monday 22 June 2020

Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!

Learn more about the artists, makers and producers that are featured in our gallery shop. We feature artist Jill Storey and her local scenes in this week’s article.
Sunday Afternoon Art – Mindful Play
Sunday 21 June 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Mindful Play

Sunday Afternoon Art is our monthly art drop-in session which is usually held at the Gallery for families to take part in on the first Sunday of every month. Whilst the Gallery is closed, we…
See Saw @ Home – Design and Composition
Friday 19 June 2020

See Saw @ Home – Design and Composition

Welcome to another SeeSaw @ Home – 9 weeks of activities for ages 5 and under to do at home with a grown-up. This week we’re exploring Design and Composition. Scroll down to find the…
Sunday Afternoon Art – Create a Flower Wheel
Thursday 18 June 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Create a Flower Wheel

Join us for this extra Sunday Afternoon Art walk through, created in conjunction with the mindful activities coming up this weekend. Sunday Afternoon Art is our monthly art drop-in session which is usually held at…
In conversation with Julia van den Bosch
Wednesday 17 June 2020

In conversation with Julia van den Bosch

Thinking back to your early years and where you lived, were you influenced then by nature and art? I was very lucky to live in the weald of Kent with its beautiful countryside.  This meant…
Collection Focus – Thames at Richmond
Tuesday 16 June 2020

Collection Focus – Thames at Richmond

Volunteer Will takes us through the local areas depicted in two landscapes by Ramsay Richard Reinagle in our latest Collection Focus.
Covid-19 Update
Monday 15 June 2020

Covid-19 Update

We currently remain closed until further notice. We look forward to welcoming you back and will release more details regarding the gallery’s reopening when this is available.
Sunday Afternoon Art – Reassembling the Collection: Fantastic Fez
Sunday 14 June 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Reassembling the Collection: Fantastic Fez

Sunday Afternoon Art is our monthly art drop-in session which is usually held at the Gallery for families to take part in on the first Sunday of every month. Whilst the Gallery is closed, we…
See Saw @ Home – Pattern
Friday 12 June 2020

See Saw @ Home – Pattern

Join us on Friday for activities for under 5s to do together with a grown up.  We will be exploring line, colour, shape, pattern, texture, design and composition, mass and volume and balance in fun…
In conversation with Louise Vale
Wednesday 10 June 2020

In conversation with Louise Vale

In our latest interview from the Beyond the Frame exhibition, we meet an artist who is exhibiting for the first time professionally. This week we speak with gardener, writer and photographer Louise Vale. Louise shows…
Collection Focus – Louis Philippe during his visit to Queen Victoria of Britain
Tuesday 9 June 2020

Collection Focus – Louis Philippe during his visit to Queen Victoria of Britain

In this week’s Collection Focus, volunteer Michele investigates the important history behind this lithograph, with Louis Philippe and his connection with Britain.
Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!
Monday 8 June 2020

Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!

Learn more about the artists, makers and producers that are featured in our gallery shop. Silversmith Karenmary is the highlight of this week’s article.
Sunday Afternoon Art – Reassembling the Collection: Accidental Owls
Sunday 7 June 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Reassembling the Collection: Accidental Owls

Sunday Afternoon Art is our monthly art drop-in session which is usually held at the Gallery for families to take part in on the first Sunday of every month. Whilst the Gallery is closed, we…
See Saw @ Home – Texture
Friday 5 June 2020

See Saw @ Home – Texture

Welcome to another SeeSaw @ Home – 9 weeks of activities for ages 5 and under to do at home with a grown-up. This week is all about Texture. Scroll down to find the artwork​…
In conversation with Louise Anderson
Wednesday 3 June 2020

In conversation with Louise Anderson

Our ‘in conversation’ this week is with artist, printmaker, teacher and gardener, Louise Anderson who took inspiration on the photos of the garden at Byfield House on Church Road in Barnes from the Leslie Paton…
Collection Focus – Wedding at Twickenham Church
Tuesday 2 June 2020

Collection Focus – Wedding at Twickenham Church

Following on from last week’s Collection Focus, volunteer Madeleine discusses the life of Osmund Caine and offers another view on his work, Wedding at Twickenham Church.
Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!
Monday 1 June 2020

Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!

Learn more about the artists, makers and producers that are featured in our gallery shop. This week we take a look at ethical and eco-friendly handmade brand Nkuku.
Sunday Afternoon Art – Terrible Tom and the Hidden Treasure
Sunday 31 May 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Terrible Tom and the Hidden Treasure

Sunday Afternoon Art is our monthly art drop-in session which is usually held at the Gallery for families to take part in on the first Sunday of every month. Whilst the Gallery is closed, we…
See Saw @ Home – Shape
Friday 29 May 2020

See Saw @ Home – Shape

Join us on Friday for activities for under 5s to do together with a grown up.  We will be exploring line, colour, shape, pattern, texture, design and composition, mass and volume and balance in fun…
In conversation with Jeremy Morgan
Wednesday 27 May 2020

In conversation with Jeremy Morgan

In this interview with artists from our Beyond the Frame exhibition, we speak with Oxfordshire based artist Jeremy Morgan. We ask painter, printmaker and graphic designer Jeremy about his route to where he is now artistically; “I think something in…
Collection Focus – Wedding at Twickenham Church
Tuesday 26 May 2020

Collection Focus – Wedding at Twickenham Church

Volunteer Will brings us the first of two analyses into an incredibly popular piece from the collection – Osmund Caine’s Wedding at Twickenham Church.
Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!
Monday 25 May 2020

Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!

Learn more about the artists, makers and producers that are featured in our gallery shop. Frances Kiernan is this week’s focus, who produces handmade paper based products.
Sunday Afternoon Art – When the Queen Comes for Tea
Sunday 24 May 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – When the Queen Comes for Tea

Sunday Afternoon Art is our monthly art drop-in session which is usually held at the Gallery for families to take part in on the first Sunday of every month. Whilst the Gallery is closed, we…
See Saw @ Home – Colour
Friday 22 May 2020

See Saw @ Home – Colour

We are pleased to bring you SeeSaw @ Home – 9 weeks of activities for ages 5 and under to do with a grown-up. New activities will be released on Friday mornings and we’ll explore…
Burton: Exploring without Boundaries
Thursday 21 May 2020

Burton: Exploring without Boundaries

In view of next year’s bicentenary of the birth of Victorian explorer Sir Richard Burton, Emily Lunn, Heritage Project Manager for the Environment Trust, talks to Chris Burton, our Exhibitions and Collections Arts Officer, about…
In conversation with Mike Cole
Wednesday 20 May 2020

In conversation with Mike Cole

Continuing our conversations with the artists exhibiting at Beyond the Frame, local artist Mike Cole takes time to explain why he started painting, the creative process behind his work and how Hilditch’s ‘Richmond Bridge from…
Collection Focus – James Gibbs
Tuesday 19 May 2020

Collection Focus – James Gibbs

Our volunteer Megan takes a look at a portrait of prolific architect and designer of the Octagon Room – James Gibbs.
Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!
Monday 18 May 2020

Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!

Learn more about the artists, makers and producers that are featured in our gallery shop. Today we look at Jennie Ing, who works with relief printing.
Sunday Afternoon Art – Octagon Room Colouring
Sunday 17 May 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Octagon Room Colouring

Sunday Afternoon Art is our monthly art drop-in session which is usually held at the Gallery for families to take part in on the first Sunday of every month. Whilst the Gallery is closed, we…
See Saw @ Home – Line
Friday 15 May 2020

See Saw @ Home – Line

Join us on Friday for activities for under 5s to do together with a grown up.  We will be exploring line, colour, shape, pattern, texture, design and composition, mass and volume and balance in fun…
In conversation with Loraine Monk
Wednesday 13 May 2020

In conversation with Loraine Monk

Continuing our chats with artists from our Beyond the Frame exhibition, we (virtually) meet up with academic and artist Loraine Monk. Growing up in Kingston Upon Thames, Loraine gives us an insight into the part luck, as well as personal and social history, played in giving inspiration…
Collection Focus – Statue of Diana
Tuesday 12 May 2020

Collection Focus – Statue of Diana

In another article looking at our Borough Collection, our volunteer Megan has chosen a unique item to discuss – the statue of Diana located in the grounds, outside the Octagon.
Sunday Afternoon Art – Make Your Own Paintbrush
Sunday 10 May 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Make Your Own Paintbrush

Sunday Afternoon Art is our monthly art drop-in session which is usually held at the Gallery for families to take part in on the first Sunday of every month. Whilst the Gallery is closed, we…
Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!
Friday 8 May 2020

Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!

Learn more about the artists, makers and producers that are featured in our gallery shop. Jewellery maker Helen Delanghe is today’s focus.
See Saw @ Home – Collections
Friday 8 May 2020

See Saw @ Home – Collections

Join us every Friday for the next 9 weeks for activities for under 5s to do together with a grown up.  We will be exploring line, colour, shape, pattern, texture, design and composition, mass and…
In conversation with Bessie Millar
Wednesday 6 May 2020

In conversation with Bessie Millar

Continuing with our conversations with the artists from Beyond the Frame this week it is Bessie Millar’s turn to tell us more about her beautiful en plein air pastels. Bessie chose as inspiration a book of…
Sunday Afternoon Art – Recycled Rockets
Sunday 3 May 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Recycled Rockets

Inspired by our Sunday Afternoon Art sessions, we are posting easy art activities for families online.    Today we are taking inspiration from Richmond Council’s ‘Ask an Astronaut’ interview with Helen Sharman and their project to use…
Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!
Friday 1 May 2020

Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!

Learn more about the artists, makers and producers that are featured in our gallery shop. Today’s post highlights ceramics artist, Charlotte Stockley.
Art Skills – Visual Analysis
Thursday 30 April 2020

Art Skills – Visual Analysis

Following on from our Collection Focus articles, our volunteer Madeleine has written a guide to visual analysis, so you can learn how to analyse the components of an artwork and gain a greater understanding of…
In conversation with Tabitha Macbeth 
Wednesday 29 April 2020

In conversation with Tabitha Macbeth 

Continuing our look at the artists from the Beyond the Frame exhibition we share a cup of tea with Tabitha Macbeth.  Taking a well earned break from the building work on her house and all the other…
Sunday Afternoon Art – Miniatures
Sunday 26 April 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Miniatures

Looking for something creative to do this weekend?  Inspired by our Sunday Afternoon Art sessions, we are posting easy art activities for families online. Today we are taking inspiration from our miniatures gallery activity from…
Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!
Friday 24 April 2020

Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!

Learn more about the artists, makers and producers that are featured in our gallery shop. Today’s post highlights Twickenham artist, Jem Panufnik.
In conversation with Jem Panufnik
Wednesday 22 April 2020

In conversation with Jem Panufnik

During this time of stay at home visits to museums, galleries and theatres, the team here at Orleans House Gallery thought that this would be the perfect time to find out a little more about…
Collection Focus – Henry Ye 7th
Monday 20 April 2020

Collection Focus – Henry Ye 7th

In the second of our articles exploring an artwork from the Richmond Borough Collection Art, our volunteer Jason examines a portrait of Henry VII by an unknown artist.
Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!
Friday 17 April 2020

Found in the Orleans House Gallery Shop!

Learn more about the artists, makers and producers that are featured in our gallery shop. Today’s post looks at Fiona Dickson, who provides Richmond Park honey.
Sunday Afternoon Art – Doodle with Poodle
Friday 17 April 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Doodle with Poodle

It’s Sunday afternoon, and time to get creative again! Below is the second of our Sunday Afternoon Art digital activities released on our website every weekend. This activity is suitable for all ages! You will…
Collection Focus – George Hilditch
Wednesday 15 April 2020

Collection Focus – George Hilditch

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be bringing you a range of articles about the gallery, from looking at the Richmond Borough Art Collection and our exhibitions, to some of the makers featured in our…
Sunday Afternoon Art – Process Weaving
Thursday 9 April 2020

Sunday Afternoon Art – Process Weaving

Sunday Afternoon Art takes place at Orleans House Gallery and is a chance for families to get creative. While the gallery is closed, we will be sharing activities every Sunday for you to do at…
Their Open Studio 20
Monday 16 March 2020

Their Open Studio 20

Richmond Art House Open Studios Festival and Star Print Twickenham: Young Artist Schools & Colleges Competition for Year 7-13 Building on the success of the inaugural competition last year Art and DT teachers in Richmond…
Artist Opportunity – Covid-19 Update
Monday 9 March 2020

Artist Opportunity – Covid-19 Update

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic we have taken the decision to cancel this exhibition and so we are no longer looking for artist responses.  Thank you for your interest in the Orleans House Gallery and…
We’re open late on Thursday 12 March
Wednesday 26 February 2020

We’re open late on Thursday 12 March

Orleans House Gallery will be open until 8pm on Thursday 12 March. This is your chance to see Beyond the Frame and Robin MacFarlan’s Views from a Playroom outside of normal hours. The café will…
Beyond the Frame
Monday 24 February 2020

Beyond the Frame

Beyond the Frame presents new work by eighteen artists. Each taking a piece from the Richmond Borough Art Collection as a starting point, they invite you to wander beyond the physical and conceptual confines of…
Join in, engage with and explore!
Monday 3 February 2020

Join in, engage with and explore!

With Spring teasingly on the horizon our minds peek into June and Art House Open Studios Festival taking place 19- 21 & 26-28. Art House is a great way into our thriving local creative community.…
Richmond Literature Festival 2019 is over and out!
Thursday 12 December 2019

Richmond Literature Festival 2019 is over and out!

Last month we held 42 literary events in beautiful locations across the borough including, libraries, Bingham Riverside, The National Archives and Strawberry Hill House, and sold over 4000 tickets! Huge thank you to all our…
Christmas Opening at the Gallery
Friday 22 November 2019

Christmas Opening at the Gallery

If you’d like to visit the gallery over Christmas and the New Year, we’ll be open on the following days: Friday 27 December (10.00am – 1.00pm) Saturday 28 December Sunday 29 December Tuesday 31 December…
Beyond the Frame – Exhibition Submissions
Thursday 21 November 2019

Beyond the Frame – Exhibition Submissions

We’re seeking artists to create works in response to the Richmond Borough Art Collection for a new exhibition for the main gallery space running from February – May 2020. The collection of over 4,400 works…
Richmond Art House Open Studios – Calling all artists: What do you think?
Monday 21 October 2019

Richmond Art House Open Studios – Calling all artists: What do you think?

We have been talking to facilitators & artists throughout Richmond upon Thames, have you got involved yet? Do you make art? If so join in the conversation as we review how to make our annual…
Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival 1- 24 November 2019 – Box Office now open!
Wednesday 2 October 2019

Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival 1- 24 November 2019 – Box Office now open!

Join us this November at the Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival, the borough’s annual celebration of books and words, tales, talks, poetry and ideas designed to capture the imagination. Enjoy this year’s thrilling line up…
Arts in Care Homes
Thursday 26 September 2019

Arts in Care Homes

For the first National Day for Arts in Care Homes hosted on Tuesday 24thSeptember, the Education Team hosted a busy day of activities within three local care homes. These workshops demonstrated the impact the arts can have…
CREATE Reimagine
Tuesday 20 August 2019

CREATE Reimagine

In response to Orleans House Gallery’s exhibition Reimagine in which eleven artists explored a variety of approaches to reimagine artworks from the Richmond Borough Art Collection, patients from West Middlesex University Hospital created their own…
Richmond Art House Open Studios 2019
Friday 2 August 2019

Richmond Art House Open Studios 2019

Over the final two weekends in June more than 70 studios welcomed six and half thousand visitors to  every corner of the borough.  Stretching from Hampton to Barnes and across from Whitton to Ham the…
Richmond Art House Open Studios Festival 2019
Tuesday 18 June 2019

Richmond Art House Open Studios Festival 2019

Open your door over these final two weekends in June and take part in our annual art adventure. From any point in Richmond upon Thames within a short walk you will arrive at one of…
Grottos Talks
Monday 17 June 2019

Grottos Talks

Florencia Nannetti is an Artist and Art Historian, with a proven ability to develop engaging learning experiences for varied audiences. Florencia is passionate about sharing art in all its forms, and is an experienced interpreter…
Alexander Pope Public Art Tribute
Monday 17 June 2019

Alexander Pope Public Art Tribute

Did you know? There is a lovely tribute to Alexander Pope at Champion’s Warf. His most famous quotes can be seen carved into beautiful curved seats which surround a sculptural representation of an urn that…
Secret Paths, Hidden Treasures
Monday 10 June 2019

Secret Paths, Hidden Treasures

We take pride in our interesting history here at Orleans House Gallery and we love sharing quirky facts with you (one of our favourites is that Nellie Ionides, who saved the gallery from demolition, named…
Summer is here! Dates for your Diaries
Thursday 30 May 2019

Summer is here! Dates for your Diaries

Welcome June! Your Summer starts here… grab a pen and add these dates to your diary today. We have plenty of FREE unique creative opportunities for all ages as Grottos season commences.
Meet our Main Gallery Artists
Tuesday 28 May 2019

Meet our Main Gallery Artists

We are excited to announce our new Main Gallery artists, James Wignall and Bradley Moore working in collaboration with Eley Williams, Fiona Williams and Nicholas Tufnell. From July – October our Main Gallery will be…