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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Various times | 18 Sep 2017 - 16 Jul 2018
Talks & Topics
Children & Young people
Shake, rattle and gong with your little ones
6:30 pm | 25 Sep 2017
Join us for a classical music salon featuring discussion, performance and insights from experts
7:00 pm | 25 Sep 2017
Classical music
Can the ultimate betrayal ever be forgiven? The OAE explores Judas and Christ’s last days
7:30 pm | 25 Sep 2017
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Simon Johnson, the organist of St Paul’s Cathedral, performs music by Bach and Reubke
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
Various times | 25 Apr 2017 - 26 Sep 2017
Get in touch with your creativity in poet Rachel Long’s workshops for women of colour
Various times | 3 Sep 2017 - 27 Sep 2017
What does Royal Festival Hall have in common with an eggbox?
7:30 pm | 27 Sep 2017
Classical music
Contemporary Classical
Jan Vogler and the LPO perform Britten’s Symphony for cello & orchestra, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski


Various times | 30 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
Classical music
Play this public sculpture and musical instrument by British artist Paul Jefferies



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