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!

14 exhibitions

Current (4 exhibitions)

  • Until 17 December 2017

    An exhibition showcasing a project devised by artists Rosy Coleman and Judit Prieto, about people who have left their home countries and are either working, staying or living in Hampstead.


  • Until 15 October 2017

    This exciting new exhibition will bring to life the story of Romney’s House on Holly Bush Hill, an iconic local building.


  • Object of the Month

    Until 1 October 2017

    Acme Scout Whistle (1930)


  • Maria Dolores Gregori

    Until 22 October 2017

    A collection of paintings, drawings and photographs present an investigation of the dynamics of light as a means to create pictorial space.


Coming soon (10 exhibitions)

  • 1 November to 17 December 2017

    Exhibition showcasing the pastimes and pleasures of Hampstead's residents 120 years on from the foundation of the Hampstead Heath Protection Society.


  • Poetry and Hampstead

    17 January to 25 March 2018

    Exhibition exploring the links between Hampstead's environment and some of its most notable poets.


  • Not the Whole Story

    6 to 10 December 2017

    A collection of paintings and a collection of stories, begging the question which comes first?


  • Object of the Month

    29 November to 17 December 2017

    Dr Williamson's Christmas Card of Burgh House (1906)


  • Martin Atkinson

    22 to 26 November 2017

    Exhibition by artist Martin Atkinson, painting in oil and pastel and inspired by landscapes and people, shapes and movement, and especially water.


  • Metamorphosis of Nature

    7 to 19 November 2017

    Sue and Carola present paintings which explore the luminous qualities of changing seasons


  • Object of the Month

    1 to 26 November 2017

    Hampstead Carnival Programme (1898)


  • Land and Sea 2

    25 October to 5 November 2017

    An exhibition of land and seascape oil paintings by Sandra Peterken


  • Object of the Month

    4 to 29 October 2017

    Wooden Pot from the 'Great Storm' (1987)


  • Literature: Writers and History in Hampstead

    27 September to 17 December 2017

    An exhibition exploring the impact of Hampstead on writers, and the way in which writers have influenced Hampstead