Helen Hillyard
Curator, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
Helen Hillyard is the Curator at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, where she is responsible for the Gallery’s world-renowned collection of historic paintings, including works by Rembrandt, Raphael, Canaletto and Gainsborough. She is also leading the Gallery’s new contemporary programme, which seeks to build a dialogue between artists of the past and present. She has previously worked in the curatorial departments at the National Gallery, London, and Birmingham Museums, and studied at the University of Cambridge and the Courtauld Institute of Art.
Keeping historical collections relevant and curating for local audiences
Helen works to make the oldest public gallery in London welcoming to all audiences while keeping local people at the forefront. She does so by making the historical collection relevant to contemporary viewers and creating a dialogue between the past and present
Bonus episode / 42:52 / 9 March 2021
SEASON 6 / Episode 3 / 36:31 / 23 March 2023