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 (1 exhibition)

  • Until 8 September 2019

    Margaret Rowney’s work, woven together with that of other artists in the Burgh House collection, providing a colourful exploration of aspects of her life and art.


Coming soon (6 exhibitions)

  • 25 September 2019 to 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


  • Medusa & her Sisters

    9 to 20 October 2019

    An exhibition of original drawings by Natalie Sirett, celebrating the publication of the book Medusa & her Sisters, a collaboration between the artist and fourteen award winning contemporary poets.


  • Delicate Nature

    2 to 6 October 2019

    Nature’s imperfections and the captivating sight of seasons changing make for a delicate nature. Three artists explore its essential qualities: Claudia Luque (Ceramics), Clara Hancock (Glass and Silk) and Lettie Gardiner (Painting).


  • Hampstead Photographic Society Annual Exhibition 2019

    18 to 29 September 2019

    Members of the Hampstead Photographic Society, some of them nationally and internationally renowned, will showcase their work in the Society’s annual exhibition at Burgh House during September.


  • Under the Skin of a Lemon Sky

    4 to 15 September 2019

    There are secret depths glowing within the hearts of our daily lives. A beachcomber makes his lonely pilgrimage through the fire of the dying day. A woman floats over the lunar surface of a gasholder. Scratched lines suggest electic pylons, mid-march . We share with you our particular view.


  • The Holly Bush Emerging Woman Painter Prize Exhibition 2019

    28 August to 1 September 2019

    Twenty-one artists from across the UK and EU are chosen from entries to the Holly Bush art competition to form part of this exhibition in the Peggy Jay Gallery.