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 (5 exhibitions)

  • Until 9 July 2017

    An exhibition considering how several of the collection’s female artists are tied together through their art, study and neighbourhood.


  • Until 11 June 2017

    A reinterpretation and re-display of our permanent collection, including a dedicated space that tells the story of Burgh House, and all those who have lived and worked here since it was built in 1704.


  • John Ridley

    24 to 28 May 2017

    A collection of works by artist John Ridley.


  • Object of the Month

    Until 1 June 2017

    The Object of the Month for April is a Victorian Doll named Polly.


  • Youth, Objects and Identity

    Until 4 June 2017

    In collaboration with The Winch charity, Burgh House's Learning and Access Officer creates a series of workshops for young people. resulting in this exhibition, created and curated by the teens.


Coming soon (9 exhibitions)

  • 21 June to 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.


  • 14 June to 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.


  • Hampstead Photographic Society 80th Anniversary Exhibition

    2 to 20 August 2017

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


  • Alan Lancaster Plein Air Paintings 2017

    12 to 23 July 2017

    Alan Lancaster paints in the open air capturing the fleeting qualities of light as it changes throughout the day.


  • Women in Art

    28 June to 9 July 2017

    Ecclestone Art Agency in conjunction with Burgh House host a celebration of established and emerging women artists.


  • Belinda King: Light on the Land

    14 to 25 June 2017

    Belinda King’s colourful, stylised, emotionally-charged and sometimes abstracted oil paintings explore the changing moods and rhythms of landscape.


  • Charles Ellis: Presence

    7 to 11 June 2017

    Presence is an exhibition of atmospheric abstract paintings by North London artist Charles Ellis


  • Object of the Month

    2 June to 2 July 2017

    The Object of the month this month is the ‘Hampstead Heath’ booklet by C.W. Ikin.


  • St Martins Five: A Collective

    31 May to 4 June 2017

    An exhibition bringing together five artists from the Central School of St Martins.