Exhibitions

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!

9 exhibitions

Current (2 exhibitions)

  • Until 31 March 2019

    An exhibition celebrating the women who worked, lived and thrived in Hampstead. Artists, writers, medical professionals, politicians, more.

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  • Margaret Calkin James

    Until 25 November 2018

    Margaret Calkin James 1895-1985, calligrapher, graphic designer, textile printer, watercolour painter and printmaker lived in Hampstead until 1970.

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Coming soon (7 exhibitions)

  • Brin Edwards - Birds and Landscapes

    20 to 31 March 2019

    Bright lively oil paintings of birds and landscapes with a contemporary feel.

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  • Toktam Faramarzifar and Alison Ludlow

    13 to 17 March 2019

    An exhibition of mixed media works exploring the cultural and environmental influences of two artists born in different countries

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  • Ilana Crome

    27 February to 10 March 2019

    Ilana’s exhibition draws on a range of artistic influences from the different countries and cultures where she has lived and travelled.

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  • Simone Landsman Sculptures

    20 to 24 February 2019

    My stories start with natural materials, exposing what I see inside without damaging the integrity, and so incorporate rough with smooth, aiming to make the work tactile and sensual

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  • LINE AND TEXTURE

    13 to 17 February 2019

    An exhibition of Gaby Guz’s life drawings and ceramic vessels inspired by both Western and Eastern art. Her Naked Raku pots are made on the potter’s wheel and the surface decoration is created through a westernized version of the ancient Japanese Raku method of firing.

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  • All that Glisters is...

    23 January to 3 February 2019

    Gold. Romantically on fingers. Glittering on canals. Photography and jewellery celebrate its magic. In Mike's photographs, reflections are filigree and fluid jewels in St Petersburg’s waterways. Polly's 22ct designs pay homage to the great classical civilisations.

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  • Christmas Present

    5 to 9 December 2018

    This exhibition brings together a select group of artists to present a collection of artworks that evoke all those memories, feelings, sounds and smells from Christmas.

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