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!

12 exhibitions

Current (4 exhibitions)

  • 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.

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  • Until 3 September 2017

    The sixth in a series of exhibitions by The Heath & Hampstead Society, drawing on the extraordinary wealth of material collected and maintained over many years by Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre at Holborn.

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  • The Figure

    Until 30 July 2017

    This exhibition displays the representation of the figure in equally diverse ways and over several mediums: some are distinctly contemporary, some classical and others experiment with the human form. Ultimately, they are all engaging and thought provoking.

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  • Object of the Month

    Until 30 July 2017

    BLAST magazine - War Issue , 1915

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Coming soon (8 exhibitions)

  • 13 September to 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.

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  • Metamorphosis of Nature

    7 to 19 November 2017

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

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  • 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

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  • Object of the Month

    6 September to 1 October 2017

    Acme Scout Whistle (1930)

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  • Maria Dolores Gregori

    6 September to 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.

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  • Still Life and Abstraction

    23 to 27 August 2017

    By the 19th Century Cézanne was reworking the Still Life by painting an arrangement of objects from multiple viewpoints: this work led to Cubism and eventually pure abstraction. The work displayed in this exhibition represents traditional Still Life, Still Life in the tradition of Cézanne and a double play on ‘Still’ Life

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  • Hampstead Photographic Society 80th Anniversary Exhibition

    2 to 20 August 2017

    A showcase of the Hampstead Photographic Society's work, celebrating their 80th Anniversary.

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  • Object of the Month

    2 August to 3 September 2017

    Hampstead Theatre Club (1970)

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