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!

15 exhibitions

Current (3 exhibitions)

  • 24 January to 27 May 2018

    Supported by Arts Council England, The Making of an Englishman is the first UK retrospective of Uhlman’s work in 50 years and the first exhibition of the artist’s work in Hampstead.

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  • The Spy and Other Stories

    16 to 27 May 2018

    A photographic exhibition exploring aspects of her subconscious alliance with the natural world.

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  • A Totally Preposterous Parson

    Until 24 June 2018

    A small exhibition curated by Reverend Alan Walker

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Coming soon (12 exhibitions)

  • 4 July to 28 October 2018

    The first retrospective in 40 years will explore the life and art of Archibald Ziegler, who lived and worked in Hampstead from the 1950s onwards

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  • 6 to 24 June 2018

    Curated by a Burgh House intern, this 'pop up' exhibition in our Art Gallery on the ground floor will showcase items from the collections that are all ordinarily kept in our stores.

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  • 60 What? 60 Years

    26 to 30 September 2018

    This exhibition is the culmination of Robert’s artistic production thus far and is intended to display the place that art has played in his life and reveal his incredulity at now being 60 years of age, as well as illustrating the career he now aspires to - for as long as his paints and canvasses last out.

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  • Earth Song

    22 August to 2 September 2018

    Our paintings reflect what is before us and what is within us; our eyes wide open, our minds in tune with the earth. Landscapes rise and form in our imagination, strange and new.

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  • Hampstead Photographic Society Summer Exhibition 2018

    1 to 19 August 2018

    Members of the Hampstead Photographic Society showcase their work in the Society’s annual summer exhibition .

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  • Year of the (rescue) Dog

    11 to 15 July 2018

    All Dogs Matter invite you to celebrate the Year of the Dog at our exhibition at Burgh House.

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  • The Secrets of the Cut

    4 to 8 July 2018

    The Cut model railway returns to the Peggy Jay Gallery providing the centrepiece for an exhibition of Laura Beaumont’s thought provoking book sculptures.

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  • Smooth and Striated

    27 June to 1 July 2018

    Overviews of the African landscape by Apostolia Vorgianiti

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  • Girls and Boys Come Out to Play

    27 June to 2 September 2018

    A mini exhibition exploring the experiences of children in Hampstead from the Victorian age to now.

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  • I Love London

    13 to 24 June 2018

    Four artists exhibit work inspired by all of London and its history.

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  • Nicholas Garnham

    6 to 10 June 2018

    A prolific painter of abstract works, Nicholas also applies his individual approach to Still Life and Landscape

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  • The Heart is a Bloom

    30 May to 3 June 2018

    An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Ray Walker and Camila Walker

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