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!

8 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


  • Medusa & her Sisters

    Until 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.


Coming soon (5 exhibitions)

  • I & Thou of Mountains & Man

    11 to 20 December 2019

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


  • The Path Less Travelled

    4 to 6 December 2019

    An exhibition of oil paintings exploring paths through the woods, known and unknown, their temptations and prohibitions, reflecting our experience of life.


  • Alan Lancaster Plein Air Paintings 2019

    13 November to 1 December 2019

    A series of oil plein air painting executed in North London, Greece and Venice.


  • Anne Higgins “Art to Wear”

    6 to 10 November 2019

    A collection - one-off hand knits in linen and wool, silk and linen dresses and elegant rubber macs.


  • Painting & Pottery

    23 October to 3 November 2019

    A joint show brings together paintings from the Russell Square series by Andy Parker, accompanied by the contemporary ceramics of noted North London potter, Pauline Finnegan.