South London Gallery

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“One of the most elegant art spaces in London”, Adrian Searle, The Guardian

The South London Gallery is an internationally acclaimed contemporary art space which has been free to the public since its foundation in 1891. The gallery opened on its present site on Peckham Road in 1891 as the South London Fine Art Gallery and Library. Its founding mission to “bring art to the people of south London” is a vision which continues to hold true to this day and with a particular emphasis in the past twenty years, in showing challenging new work by emerging and established British and international artists.

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Opening hours

Tuesday-Sunday 11am-6pm
Wednesdays 11am-9pm

Admission charges

Free admission

Additional info

Café & Restaurant

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Film and Media, Fine Art, Performing Arts

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Heather and Ivan Morison, Shadow Curriculum, 2013-15

Heather and Ivan Morison: Shadow Curriculum

  • 2 October — 29 November 2015 *on now

Heather and Ivan Morison’s exhibition documents their 2013-15 project Shadow Curriculum, as part of SLG Local. The artists worked in close partnership over a two year period with teachers and students at Highshore School, a mixed needs special secondary school in south London. Students worked alongside the artists whilst they transformed a Douglas fir tree into a permanent work for the school’s new premises, which opened in October 2014.

Sponsored by Bloomberg as part of SLG Local.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Thea Djordjadze, As sagas sa, 2012 (detail)

Thea Djordjadze: Ma Sa i a ly e a se - de

  • 2 October — 29 November 2015 *on now

For her solo show at the SLG, Thea Djordjadze has created a new sculptural installation in direct response to the specific character of the main exhibition space. It represents the latest development in an art practice which she sees as being a continuous process, repeatedly drawing on existing works and materials, reconfigured into fresh iterations in combination with entirely new pieces. Thea Djordjadze, born in 1971 in Tbilisi, Georgia, and currently based in Berlin, is the recipient of the second Outset Artist Residency at the SLG.

Supported by Outset Contemporary Art Fund, The Henry Moore Foundation and Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen. With thanks to Sprüth Magers and kaufmann repetto.

Suitable for

  • Any age


South London Gallery
65-67 Peckham Road
Greater London





020 7703 6120

Recorded information line

020 7703 9799


020 7252 4730

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