Come and explore the gallery after dark! A rare opportunity to enjoy the Orleans House Gallery and the historical site under moonlight. To celebreate Museums at Night 2011, Orleans House Gallery extends its hours from 5:30 to 9:00pm on Friday, 13th May 2011 and offers a free event. Visit the gallery for a late night viewing of exhibitions and free book cover design event for families. The Karmarama cafe will be open and offering a selection of delicious suppers. Why not enjoy an artful evening at the gallery?

  • Journeys: Stories of the World Young people respond to the theme of journeys through the life of explorer Sir Richard Burton and contemporary works of Piyali Ghosh, Maha Malluh and Gerard Quenum.
  • Deep South Seven artists camptures the wild, icy beauty of Antarctica in paint, ceramic, photography and print.
  • The Little Soldier Come listen to the story of The Little Soldier, a Kyrgyz tale. After the storytelling, design your own book cover for the story.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information about the event, please contact Orleans House Gallery at 020 8831 6000 or email