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

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

Marcia Farquhar, Onwards (2018)

‘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

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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

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

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

  //   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

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