Colour Palace at the Dulwich Picture Gallery opening soon!

The Dulwich Picture Galleries newest temporary event space, The Colour Palace is currently under construction and will open to the public on the 12th June, remaining in situ until the 22nd September.

Access is free and the space will be open to the public throughout the summer months, The Colour Palace was created by Pricegore Architects and designer Yinka Ilori and is a fusion of West African and European influences, inspired by the buzz of fabric markets in Lagos, Nigeria, and incorporating symmetry, curves and right-angles – all elements present in Sir John Soane’s iconic 1811 design of the Gallery. On each side of the Pavilion, brightly coloured timber slats create layers that shift when viewed from different angles, bringing the Gallery’s grounds into technicolour life.

The structure
The Colour Palace is a 10 metre high cube with a bold geometric pattern, standing on four huge red cylinders. At its core is an atrium, creating an arena where visitors can view the structure from many different perspectives, including from an interior raised viewing platform.

The Colour Palace is available for commercial and private hire for evening events from 6.00pm until 10.00pm and is perfectly suited for drinks and canape events for up to 150 people. We would also be happy to discuss BBQ or buffet events in the gardens with use of the Pavilion.

Please do contact us for more details about venue hire and options.

At the moment we only have architects impressions of the space, but actual photos will be available very soon, in early June – we can’t wait!