Hayward Gallery

Hayward Gallery is a world-renowned contemporary art gallery and a landmark of Brutalist architecture.

The exhibition programme focuses on presenting a wide range of adventurous and influential artists from across the world. Its rich history includes exhibitions by modern pioneers such as Paul Klee, Lucio Fontana, Francis Bacon, Bridget Riley, and Anthony Caro.

Hayward Gallery Refurbishment 

Since September 2015, Hayward Gallery has been closed for essential repairs and refurbishment, including the replacement of the Brutalist building’s 66 iconic pyramid roof lights. When it reopens in 2018, the upper galleries will be flooded with daylight.

Find out how you can help support our campaign to Let The Light In

Andreas Gursky Exhibition

25 Jan - 22 Apr 2018

Hayward Gallery reopens in January 2018, and marks its 50th anniversary with the first major UK retrospective of the work of acclaimed German photographer Andreas Gursky. 
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Free Gamelan and Poetry workshop for Lambeth Schools


Various times | 19 Sep 2017 - 17 Jul 2018
Children & Young people
Talks & Topics
We invite Lambeth primary schools to free gamelan and poetry workshops
Various times | 9 Sep 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
Get a group together to have a go at playing the Javanese gamelan


2:00 pm | 19 Sep 2017
Health & Wellbeing
Whether you think you can dance or not, you can join our fun afternoon tea dance


2:00 pm | 20 Sep 2017
Celebrate the opening of Inside at this exhibition launch
6:00 pm | 20 Sep 2017
Seek out centuries of poetry hidden in this area of London
8:00 pm | 20 Sep 2017
Contemporary Classical
Be the first to hear the acclaimed pianist’s new album live


Various times | 21 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
Talks & Topics
Gender Politics & Equality
Help us plan the eighth WOW London
7:00 pm | 21 Sep 2017
See the nation’s most coveted poetry prizes awarded live on stage


Various times | 15 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
A session of nursery rhymes and stories for under-5s and their carers


1:00 pm | 22 Sep 2017
See self-taught multi instrumentalist Chisara Agor this lunchtime



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