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 (2 exhibitions)

  • Until 26 March 2017

    Ishbel McWhirter was born in 1927 and lives and works in Hampstead, London and Anglesey, North Wales. Showcasing works spanning from the 1940s to the present, this exhibition will be the first comprehensive survey of her work across seven decades.


  • Until 19 March 2017

    The Hampstead painter Lancelot Ribeiro was one of the most original of the Indian artists who settled in Britain in the post-war period. A new temporary exhibition of his works at Burgh House will launch a year-long Retracing Ribeiro programme of events, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and being celebrated as part of the 2017 UK-India Year of Culture, in partnership with The British Museum, V&A, Central Saint Martins and Camden Archives.


Coming soon (11 exhibitions)

  • 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


  • John Ridley

    24 to 28 May 2017

    A collection of works by artist John Ridley.


  • Body Language

    26 to 30 April 2017

    Exhibition featuring the works of the Hampstead Life Drawing classes.


  • Kaleidoscope

    12 to 24 April 2017

    A selection of affordable, accessible artwork by Caroline Smith & Non Worrall supporting charity InterAct Stroke Support.


  • Colour and Form

    5 to 9 April 2017

    A collection of artists work featuring variety in colour and form.


  • A Catalogue of Obsessions

    22 to 26 March 2017

    Photography exhibition by Louis M. Champion.


  • Archie Prentice: Natural Abstractions in Colour

    22 March to 2 April 2017

    A Solo Show by Archie Prentice.


  • Recent work by Heidi Ferid and Louise Whittles

    15 to 19 March 2017

    Louise Whittles works with triggered expressions of thought and the careful placing of abstracted objects . Heidi Ferid explores the possibilities of visual imagination often bridging the gap between the figurative and the abstract.


  • Jun Takai: Life in Suetsugi 末続 暮らしの写真展

    1 to 12 March 2017

    The exhibition Life in Suetsugi 末続 暮らしの写真展 focuses on people’s ordinary lives in Suetsugi, and features pictures taken by photographer Jun Takai after the devastating 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku.