Visit the 36th Annual Open Exhibition

What's on   //  Lake Gallery   //  Dilston Gallery
Fani Parali Short-clawed, Long-clawed, 2020
10 October - 13 December 2020   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

LAST CHANCE TO SEE: AONYX and DREPAN & THE MINDERS OF THE WARM
Fani Parali

Exhibition Open:  Thursday - Sunday 11-4pm (Performances Fri-Sun only)

Exhibition: THE MINDERS OF THE WARM 10 October – 13 December 2020 Lake Gallery // Thursday 10 – Sunday 13 December, 11am – 4pm Face masks mandatory and no booking required, but we are limiting capacity to allow for safe social distancing.

Indian ink watercolour painting of a rainbow on paper
2 December 2020, 3pm - 31 January 2021, 5pm   //   Lake Gallery

36th Annual Open Exhibition

Preview:  Wednesday 2 December // 3pm Instagram Live Exhibition Open:  Online

To navigate the Moving Image playlist above please click on the three horizontal lines in the top right corner to switch between artworks. View 2D & 3D artworks in the 36th Annual Open Exhibition This much-loved show usually receives around 250 entries

A pink background with two headless line drawn people, one is kicking the other in the arse. Text in black around the illustration reads 'Arse Kicking Session for British Artists Who Say Ass'

New Limited Edition by Bedwyr Williams

NEW LIMITED EDITION Bedwyr Williams // Arse Kicking Session for British Artists Who Say Ass (2020). Buy now from our online shop. Bedwyr Williams, whose exhibition at Southwark Park Galleries is postponed due to Covid-19 to Spring 2021, has been helping us

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Listen // Woman Peeling Turnips; A Portrait of my Father

Richard Scott’s ‘Woman Peeling Turnips; A Portrait of my Father’ is the result of the poet’s residency at Southwark Park Galleries in August 2019, Queer Pilgrims. This new text forms a poetic investigation into ekphrasis*, father-figures and the violence of creation. Using Chardin’s 1738

Silhouettes of birds flying in white on a dark blue background.

Big Draw Festival 2020

// Downloadable Digital Packs on the Environment

This year The Big Draw Festival theme is Climate of Change. Southwark Park Galleries’ location in Southwark Park means we are connected to the local flora and fauna that exists here, some of which is endangered, and pushes us to develop creative

A magazine cutting with the title 'The British Empire' in blue print, in the left-hand corner and a 1823 painted scene of men in Barbados pushing barrels of sugar and rum on the shore, ready to be shipped to England. In the left-hand corner, a paragraph in small print reads: 'Barrels of sugar and rum, brought in carts from the remote plantations to the nearest beach, are rolled in dinghies and rowed out to lighters moored in the shallow water. These small boats took their cargoes round the coast to the island's two ports, where deep-draught merchantmen awaited them. There, the barrels were stowed for the last leg of their journey to England, where the agents of the plantation-owners sold the contents'.
  //   Garden & Bothy

Listen // To Us It Just Looks Like A Lemon
Holly Graham

To Us It Just Looks Like A Lemon is a collection of reflections on the Mayflower and other colonial strategies, and is the outcome of Holly Graham‘s residency at Southwark Park Galleries in 2019. Pulling together her ongoing research into histories and legacies

Design  //  Long Story Short