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New Extraordinary Women Tour
Tuesday 11 September 2018

New Extraordinary Women Tour

On 29th August 1729, the bejewelled Queen Caroline swept into the shimmering Octagon Room and dined with her female friends in an intimate but elaborate banquet. Not only could Caroline command a room, but a…
‘Collection Curiosities’
Friday 24 August 2018

‘Collection Curiosities’

Curiosity (noun): an unusual or interesting object or fact. Spark your curiosity and discover some of our more unusual pieces in Collection Curiosities, an exhibition which celebrates the weird and wonderful from the Richmond Borough…
Last chance to see ‘Richmond: People and Places’
Friday 17 August 2018

Last chance to see ‘Richmond: People and Places’

Have you explored Richmond: People and Places yet? The vibrant contemporary open exhibition includes a variety of media and styles celebrating the people and places of Richmond, past and present, through portraits, landscapes and a…
First World War Village Stories Creative Project Coordinator
Friday 3 August 2018

First World War Village Stories Creative Project Coordinator

We are seeking an experienced Creative Project Coordinator to lead the final stages of Richmond’s First World War Commemoration programme: Village Stories. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for handling and creating content for a…
Fun for under-fives all summer long!
Wednesday 4 July 2018

Fun for under-fives all summer long!

Come and play all summer long at See Saw, our weekly art, music and storytelling session on Friday mornings! This summer there’s even more fun to be had as sessions will take place in our…
New Opening for Children’s Drama and Art Party Entertainers
Thursday 21 June 2018

New Opening for Children’s Drama and Art Party Entertainers

Please note before reading: applications for this position are now closed. Check back here for future job opportunities or, if you would like to find out about volunteering at the gallery take a look at…
Art House Open Studios 2018
Tuesday 19 June 2018

Art House Open Studios 2018

Art House Open Studios is Richmond Upon Thames’ annual art extravaganza, celebrating creative talent in the borough. The borough’s finest artists will be opening up their homes, galleries, studios and gardens to the public, showcasing…
Art Play Schools Competition!
Monday 4 June 2018

Art Play Schools Competition!

Orleans House Gallery invites budding young artists and designers in schools across Richmond, Kingston and Hounslow to enter our Make It Your Shelf competition for our Art Play exhibition opening on 5 July 2018. Inspired by the…
Jason Taylor: Artist in Residence
Monday 4 June 2018

Jason Taylor: Artist in Residence

Jason Taylor is the latest Artist in Residence at Orleans House Gallery, working towards this summer’s Art Play exhibition opening on 5 July 2018. Jason works with everyday objects to transform them into opportunities for…
Main Gallery closed for exhibition change over
Wednesday 23 May 2018

Main Gallery closed for exhibition change over

The Main Gallery, Shop, Study Gallery and Octagon Room will be closed from Tuesday 29 May to Friday 1 June for exhibition change over. The Stables Gallery and Education Centre will be open as usual.…
New animations celebrate the history of Orleans House
Tuesday 3 April 2018

New animations celebrate the history of Orleans House

The refurbished Orleans House Gallery includes a new interpretation area outside the Octagon Room exploring the history of the site and its former residents. Pride of place are two specially commissioned animations created by animator…
Panini in the Evening Standard
Wednesday 7 March 2018

Panini in the Evening Standard

Did you catch our recreated Panini in the Evening Standard last week? The missing 18th century painting was copied by artist Fred Fordham using a black and white photograph of the original and existing similar…
Explore Orleans House through time
Wednesday 28 February 2018

Explore Orleans House through time

After many months of construction and many years of planning our Transforming Orleans House project is at an end! Visitors can now explore the history of the house and surrounding area through exciting new interpretation.…
Orleans House Gallery now open!
Wednesday 28 February 2018

Orleans House Gallery now open!

As of Thursday 1 March Orleans House Gallery will be open 10am–5pm Tuesday to Sunday. Following the Transforming Orleans House restoration project, made possible by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the main gallery…