Acrylic painting with heavy brush strokes of a faded sphere in the background on top of this are geometric vibrant blocks of colour; purple, orange and blues.
28 July - 29 August 2021   //   Lake Gallery

A Fine Day for Seeing //
Group exhibition presenting ten pairs of poets and artists

Preview:  Sunday 25 July // 2–5pm (Poetry readings 3–4pm) Exhibition Open:  Wednesday // Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am - 5pm

‘A Fine Day for Seeing’ takes its title from the New York School poet and curator Frank O’Hara, who bridged literary and artistic worlds in the late 1950s. In this spirit of collaboration between word and image, the exhibition presents ten pairs

19 May - 11 July 2021   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

MILQUETOAST
Bedwyr Williams

Preview:  Closing Event: Saturday 10 July // 2-6pm Exhibition Open:  Wednesday // Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am - 5pm

This major new exhibition by Welsh artist Bedwyr Williams interrogates and satirises the role of cultural establishments within contemporary society. Via sculpture, video, painting and drawing, Williams parodies the often fetishistic architectural motifs and bureaucratic hierarchies appropriated within the culture sector and

4-6 & 11-14 August // 11am-5pm   //   Garden & Bothy

Wampanoag Power
Habib Hajallie

The narrative of the pilgrims’ arrival and settlement from the UK to the United States is a historical retelling that omits the enslavement and brutality inflicted upon the native Wampanoag population in Massachusetts. Through the lens of racial empowerment, artist Habib Hajallie

Multiple jesmonite cultural buildings in a line, lit with small street lights on a black trestle table.⠀
Saturday 10 July 2021   //   Lake Gallery

Bedwyr Williams’ Second Jab: Performance Event Afternoon

Exhibition Open:  2pm-6pm

Bedwyr Williams’ Second Jab: Performance Event Afternoon Saturday 10 July, 2pm-6pm Join artist Bedwyr Williams on the closing weekend of MILQUETOAST for a new reading-performance about encounters with architectural models – a recurrent theme of his exhibition at Southwark Park Galleries. Performances

17 June -11 July 2021   //   Garden & Bothy

The Noise of the Mayflower
Radio Anti

Exhibition Open:  Bothy Installation: open 2-4 & 9-11 July Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am–5pm

The Noise of the Mayflower is a piece of aural research about the Mayflower crossing in 1620, an event whose historical ‘signals’ are still heard today in discussions about colonialism and national identity. But what about noise? Can we still hear the

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

This much-loved show usually receives around 250 entries but this year the response has seen an explosion in entries with over 900 artworks by artists of all backgrounds from across the UK. The pandemic means that this year the exhibition has gone

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

IN REVIEW
29 Feb - 1 March 2020   //   Lake Gallery

IN REVIEW
RCA: Print MA Interim show

Preview:  Friday 28 Feb // 6-8pm Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am-4pm

IN REVIEW is the first of two exhibitions in association with the Royal College of Art and continues a long-standing partnership between Southwark Park Galleries and the RCA Print Department. This annual features student’s of the second year MA programme and offers

Against the Grain
7 March - 8 March 2020   //   Lake Gallery

Against the Grain
RCA: Print MA Interim show

Preview:  Friday 6 March // 6-8pm Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am-4pm

Against the Grain is the second of two exhibitions in association with the Royal College of Art and continues a long-standing partnership between Southwark Park Galleries and the RCA Print Department. This annual features students of the second year MA programme and

DONT PANIC - Part 2 Camberwell Fine Art Second Years
25-26 January 2020   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Don’t Panic – Part 2
Camberwell Fine Art - Second Years

Preview:  Sunday 26 January 2-4pm Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am - 4pm

Camberwell College of Arts returns to Southwark Park Galleries with their second year Fine Art student exhibition Don’t Panic; a two-part exhibition featuring Camberwell’s four Fine Art specialities: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture & Photography over two weekends presented across both Dilston Gallery and

Don't panic - camberwell second years 2020
18 & 19 January 2020   //   Lake Gallery  //  Dilston Gallery

Don’t Panic – Part 1
Camberwell Fine Art - Second Years

Preview:  Sunday 19, 2-4pm Exhibition Open:  Saturday // Sunday // 11am - 4pm

Camberwell College of Arts returns to Southwark Park Galleries with their second year Fine Art student exhibition Don’t Panic; a two-part exhibition featuring Camberwell’s four Fine Art specialities: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture & Photography over two weekends presented across both Dilston Gallery and

20 November-8 December 2019   //   Lake Gallery

35th Annual Open

Preview:  Sunday 17 November // 2-4pm Exhibition Open:  Wednesday // Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am - 4pm

Now in its 35th year, The Annual Open exists to encourage artists at all stages of their career from across the UK to submit their work as part of a large-scale annual salon show. The Annual Open is a key date in

26 September - 10 November 2019   //   Dilston Gallery

Mars Year Zero
Plastique Fantastique

Preview:  Sunday 22 September // 3-6 pm with a performance by Plastique Fantastique at 5:30pm Exhibition Open:  Thursday // Friday // Saturday // Sunday // 11am - 5pm

Not everyone has a choice… not everyone can stay where they are and face their troubles, or leave their troubles behind and jump to a new world… Some have a purpose not of their own design… For them, choice is not an