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!

11 exhibitions

Current (5 exhibitions)

  • Until 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Martin Atkinson

    Until 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.

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  • Object of the Month

    Until 26 November 2017

    Hampstead Carnival Programme (1898)

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  • Literature: Writers and History in Hampstead

    Until 3 December 2017

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

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Coming soon (6 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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  • A Totally Preposterous Parson

    14 March to 27 June 2018

    A small exhibition curated by Reverend Alan Walker

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  • Transition : Visual Enquiries

    31 January to 11 February 2018

    Featuring Fields of the World : Judit Prieto and Ten Thousand Leaves : Rosy Coleman

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  • Poetry and Hampstead

    17 January to 25 March 2018

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

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  • Not the Whole Story

    6 to 10 December 2017

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

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  • Object of the Month

    29 November to 17 December 2017

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

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