Stanley Picker Gallery

Stanley Picker Gallery
Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Kingston University, Knights Park
Kingston upon Thames




020 85478074

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Established in 1997, The Stanley Picker Gallery at the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture, Kingston University, works with artists, designers, students and academics to facilitate and provide access to a broad programme of exhibitions, collaborative projects, events and education initiatives.

The Stanley Picker Fellowship Programme occupies a strategic role within the organisation. Each year the scheme provides leading Fine Art and Design practitioners with the opportunity to develop an innovative project of international standing that is premièred at the Stanley Picker Gallery.

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Opening hours

Tue-Fri 12:00-18:00
Sat 12:00-16:00
Mon - by appointment

Admission charges


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The House of Fairy Tales: The Misplaced Museum

  • 5 February — 28 March 2015 *on now

The House of Fairy Tales has flown through time and space and all 15 dimensions to take up residency on the Stanley Picker Gallery Island, as part of a programme of events and exhibitions happening across the Borough of Kingston throughout February and March for Histories in the Making: Celebrating 140 years of Kingston School of Art.

During their residency the Characters, Philosophers and Boffiins of this universe-famous space-ship have inspired, cajoled and google-blasted the students of Kingston University into making a series of curious museums and exquisite troves of learning. These are receptacles, coffers and cases of whimsy and miniature worlds, caskets of jewel-bright objects, models and artefact and moving new-streams of fabulous, fascinating ideas and information, surreal and poetic treasures guaranteed to inspire the youngest and the oldest of minds. Each Trove will be a living 3-dimensional mood-board of inspiration and creative innovation: a giant Lilliputian collaboration with a thousand authors.

Let your imagination run riot in The Misplaced Museum! Investigate the clues and the mysteries of the dream world from the sleepwalking detectives at The Somnambulant Detective Bureau, conjured up by the brains of Oliver Wallace, MA History of Art and MA Creative Practice students.

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