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!

13 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


  • 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.


Coming soon (10 exhibitions)

  • 29 April to 6 September 2020

    This major exhibition highlights Randolph Schwabe’s (1885-1948) distinguished contribution to the practice and spirit of twentieth century British art through his skill as a painter, draughtsman and illustrator as well as his career as art educator, having succeeded Henry Tonks as Professor and Principal of the Slade School of Fine Art in 1930. It draws on his richly detailed diaries which he commenced immediately prior to his Slade appointment and continued until his untimely death in post in 1948 to offer insights into the artistic and literary circles of which he was a part.


  • Five Ways with Colour

    30 September to 4 October 2020

    5 artists sharing a passion for colour, pattern and form exhibit together, displaying Prints, Collage, Glass, Ceramics and Textiles.


  • Seasons on a Spectrum

    22 April to 3 May 2020

    Sue works in oil and mixed media. The exploration of light captures moments of translucence and opaqueness in her paintings.


  • Three Studios

    15 to 19 April 2020

    A three artist exhibition expressing a diversity of style, medium and influence in response to their shared passion for creativity


  • Italy, England, Still Life

    8 to 12 April 2020

    Lotta's first solo show, her figurative oil studies painted from life seek to remind viewers to appreciate the beauty in the every day.


  • Printmakers Inc. presents

    25 March to 5 April 2020

    Printmakers Inc. is a group of London based professional artist-printmakers. In this exhibition they will be showcasing their latest collection of mixed media, intaglio, relief and planographic works.


  • Rina Bakis: Movements of the Nature

    18 to 22 March 2020

    An exhibition of abstract oil paintings, full of energy which explore space and time by transforming colours and forms.


  • For the love of horses...and other exquisite creatures

    11 to 15 March 2020

    Joanna's paintings indulge the world's love of the beauty, dynamism and spirituality, mainly of the horse, as well as the other beautiful creatures that walk our Earth.


  • Body of work

    4 to 8 March 2020

    A mutual fascination for the human body, both the seen and the unseen, the expressed and unexpressed, is the focus of this exhibition of sculpture and print. Three artists explore this in different ways: Miranda Barber, Suzie Edwards and Claire Norton.


  • Skylark Artists

    26 February to 1 March 2020

    Skylark is an artists collective with two galleries located between the Tate Modern and the London Eye.