There's always something new to see at Burgh House & Hampstead Museum!

Here you will find information about our current and upcoming exhibitions.

Our beautiful 18th-century Christopher Wade Room and Art Gallery display temporary exhibitions that explore various themes relating to the history of Hampstead and its inhabitants. The modern Peggy Jay Gallery exhibits local, contemporary art created by a variety of groups and individuals who hire the space.

Don't forget to keep checking as things get added all the time!

7 exhibitions

Current (3 exhibitions)

  • Until 10 May 2020

    In 1829, John Constable painted a portrait of his doctor, Dr. Herbert Norman Evans, and sometime later an identical-sized portrait of Dr. Evans' mother, Deborah Mascall.


  • Until 29 March 2020

    Hampstead has been a place of refuge, reflection and community for centuries. A melting pot for some of the most creative minds of the last few hundred years, this exhibition aims to show the extraordinary reaction of some of those individuals to the tumultuous political events of the early twentieth century


  • I & Thou of Mountains & Man

    Until 20 December 2019

    'If he sees nothing within, then he should stop painting what is in front of him.' - Caspar David Friedrich


Coming soon (4 exhibitions)

  • Traces and Evidences

    19 to 23 February 2020

    Roy Clark and Heidi Ferid are engaged with the natural world and issues of climate change. Decay and renewal are recurring themes for both artists.


  • Picture This

    12 to 16 February 2020

    Helen is a polymath. Actress, presenter and artist. Oxford University Fine Art graduate. Best known as Mrs Miggins in “Blackadder 111”, twice nominated Best Female Performer by the British Comedy Awards. This is her first London Show.


  • The Reflection of Differences

    29 January to 9 February 2020

    An exhibition by two artists who thrive to bond their different styles. Both with a mutual aim of reflecting their cultural backgrounds.


  • drawingthefigure

    15 to 26 January 2020

    We are a group of artists who attend life class at the Islington Arts Centre. The figure is our inspiration.