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, no booking required

Closing Event, Saturday 10 July, 2-6pm //  Bedwyr Williams’ Second Jab: Architecture Competition & Performance Event Afternoon Visitor Information // The exhibition is free and does not require booking, but we are limiting capacity to ensure safe social distancing The ‘Militia’ video

Multiple concrete cultural buildings in a line, lit with small street lights on a black trestle table.⠀
Saturday 10 July 2021   //   Dilston Gallery  //  Garden & Bothy

Bedwyr Williams’ Second Jab: Architecture Competition & Performance Event Afternoon

Exhibition Open:  2pm-6pm

Bedwyr Williams’ Second Jab: Architecture Competition & Performance Event Afternoon Saturday 10 July, 2pm-6pm (please note you may have a short wait to view the exhibition if galleries are at capacity) Architecture Competition Display // Dilston Gallery Patio Drop-in, no booking required

17 June -11 July 2021 // 11am-5pm   //   Garden & Bothy

The Noise of the Mayflower
Radio Anti

Exhibition Open:  Bothy Installation: 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

Pre-schooler gardening with his mum in Southwark Park Galleries' Gallery Garden
Every Friday until October 2021 // Two slots 10-10.45am and 11-11.45am   //   Garden & Bothy

Family Allotment Club

Our popular Allotment Club for families with pre-schoolers is back and after so long, we cannot wait to get our hands back in the soil! Join us every between 10am and 12pm in our beautiful garden, to grow together. You can expect

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:  TBC 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 50s. In this spirit of collaboration between word and image, the exhibition at Southwark Park Galleries

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

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

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

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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

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