Image credit: Tove Jansson, Cover for a comic book, 1957. Moomin Museum, Tampere Art Museum Moominvalley Collection. Photo: Jari Kuusenaho / Tampere Art Museum. © Moomin Characters™

Exhibitions and Displays

Tove Jansson
The first UK retrospective of one of the most celebrated illustrators of the 20th century, Tove Jansson (1914–2001). Known internationally as the creator of the Moomin characters and books, Jansson’s broader output of graphic illustrations and paintings are relatively unseen outside her home country of Finland.
25 October 2017 – 28 January 2018
The Private Made Public: Jacopo Bassano, The Adoration of Kings
Usually accessible by appointment only at Burghley House in Lincolnshire, this dazzling renaissance treasure is given the spotlight.
10 Oct 2017 – 21 Jan 2018


Moomin Winter Weekend 
15 – 17 Dec
In celebration of our Tove Jansson exhibition, join us for a wintry weekend of Moomin-themed adventures and explore the wisdom and wonder of Jansson’s most celebrated characters.A Moomin Winter’s Eve
15 Dec6 – 10pm, £15.50 Standard, £12.50 Friends / Concessions
Enjoy talks, workshops and more exploring the magical tales of Moominvalley.Moomins and the Comet (Live Re-Score}
15 Dec, 10 – 11.30pm, £8
Join us for an exclusive screening and live re-score of the cult 1983 stop-motion animation The Moomins and the Comet performed by the original composer, Graeme Miller.A Moomin Winter’s Day
16 & 17 December10am – 5pm, Exhibitions & Activites: Family ticket £26, Adult £14, Senior Citizens £13, Concessions £6.25, Children FREE. Activities only ticket: Adult £8, Senior Citizens £7, Children FREE.
Celebrate the festive period with a variety of Moomin-themed activities including puppetry, storytelling and creative drop-in workshops.


Lectures & Talks

Contextual Lecture Series: Continental Culture: The Road to Europe
All lectures, Tuesday mornings 10.30 – 11.30am, £12, £10 Friends
Throughout this series, we examine facets of European development, social and political unrest and the remapping of a continent.Professor AC Grayling
The European Idea: History, Culture and Place
12 Dec
Europe has gone through many upheavals in its tumultuous and world-changing past. What does the logic of history tell us about the coming phase of European culture and history?​

Gallery Film

Each sociable evening includes a complimentary glass of wine, snacks and film notes. Bar opens at 7.00pm. Screenings at 7.30pm. Linbury Room. £9; £7 Friends

High Society
11 Dec

Early Years

Mini MasterpiecesTove Jansson and the World of the Moomins 
5 Dec
10am – 11am and 11.30am – 12.30pm
£12 per adult & child
Experience the delights of our Collection with your child aged 6-24 months. Enjoy the exhibition with creative activities tailored for you and your baby, followed by a hands-on, sensory art session.Early Introductions: Tove Jansson
8 Dec, 8.30 – 10am, Adults standard exhibition entry charge, children FREE
Gain exclusive access to Tove Jansson (1914–2001) with your little ones! Buggies, roaming toddlers and excited squeals encouraged. Enjoy a flower garland-making activity and a Moomin playhouse in this relaxed, family-friendly viewing.

Family Events

Art Sundays
2 – 4pm, £3 per child, Suggested ages: 3yrs+
Sunday is art day! Join us every week for our drop-in workshops and make something special to take away. This month we will be making traditional Christmas decorations from the time the Gallery opened 200 years ago using evergreens, fruits and spices, and creating magical framed windows for you to light up with candles at home!

Off The Wall

Discuss, debate and have your say!

Meet new people, work with a professional artist and engage in lively discussion as you challenge the role of galleries for young people today. Working in the Gallery you will explore universal themes such as love, power, beauty and equality, using our Permanent Collection and temporary exhibitions as your stimuli.

Saturday 16 Dec, 2 – 4pm. Free

For more information and to join the booking email list for this course please contact creatives@dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk

Download Listings Sheet here
You can book tickets for all forthcoming events online at www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk





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