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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

36th Annual Open Exhibition ‘Best in Show’

We’re excited to announce that the Annual Open 2020 Best in Show, selected by the artist Bedwyr Williams from over 900 entries, goes to Dominic Watson for his video, Fleshy Eaters. You can watch Dominic’s video above. Bedwyr has also selected eight

Fani Parali Short-clawed, Long-clawed, 2020
10 October - 15 November // Extended Dates 10 December - 13 December 2020   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

AONYX and DREPAN & THE MINDERS OF THE WARM
Fani Parali

Exhibition Open:  Thursday - Sunday 11-4pm

AONYX and DREPAN & THE MINDERS OF THE WARM is Fani Parali’s largest solo show to date. The exhibition spans both our galleries and sees the artist reach bold new heights in her extraordinary production methods, testing the limits of scale and

Black and white public park sign directing onwards in every direction by Marcia Farquhar
Launched 13 September 2018   //   Public Art

Onwards
Marcia Farquhar

‘Onwards’ was commissioned as part of Marcia Farquhar’s 2018 first ‘non-survey’ show DIFFIKUΛT. Much of her work makes frequent and subversive use of familiar cultural forms, ‘Onwards’ is no stranger to this leading us in five different directions with a single recurring

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

Temporary Closure

Please note that due to the national restrictions announced on 31 October, we are now closed to the public until further notice. Please stay in touch via social media and check back here on our website for updates as to when we

Teal squares on a white background dissolving by pixel over the number 36 in black font.

36th Annual Open Online Submission Guidelines

2D & 3D Online Submission Form This year has been an unexpected challenge in many ways, for everyone. We have had to learn new skills and find new ways of supporting each other. The long-held tradition of our Annual Open Exhibition, founded

Launched 29 June 2018   //   Garden & Bothy

Bermondsey Bothy

In 2018 we launched our Bermondsey Bothy, a permanent outdoor art workshop and residency site built by Scottish artist Bobby Niven (co-founder, Bothy Project) to host a Residency Programme for artists. This programme provides a unique environment in which we can support their development by providing

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'.
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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

A large photographic print by Martin Creed of two dogs. Next to the framed print are two people with a dog viewing another work at Southwark Park Galleries // Lake Gallery for DOG SHOW 2019

Plan Your Visit // Keeping you and our team safe

We are now open with Fani Parali’s ANOYX and DREPAN & THE MINDERS OF THE WARM. Keeping everyone safe during this time is our top priority; therefore we have the following precautions in place for the benefit of our visitors and staff:

Home Interventions // Seniors Art School

Online Zoom Sessions // 16 & 23 October 2020 // 11am - 1pm each day // Flora Duley

Join artist Flora Duley in a two-part workshop over Zoom, from the comfort of your own home. Using domestic spaces as a point of departure for story-telling, you will discuss the art term ‘art interventions’ and look at developing new ideas and

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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

Design  //  Long Story Short