Current Exhibitions

Image of flyer advertising Adventure Playground exhibition.
Celebrating Hackney’s Adventure Playgrounds

Come and find out about adventure playgrounds – unique spaces for children to play, create, explore.

This display shares personal stories, photographs and objects from people who created, used and worked in adventure playgrounds from the 1950s to today.

You can learn about how adventure playgrounds are created, can share your memories, and get hands-on with creative play activities.

Exhibition closes Saturday 1st June

At Home in Hackney: A community photographed 1970-today

From 1970s activism to the current party scene, the exhibition displays five decades of Hackney life through a camera lens.

Featuring work from established and emerging photographers connected with Hackney, including Tom Hunter, Hackney Flashers, Neil Martinson, Dennis Morris, Rachel Whiteread and contemporary youth voices, the pictures provide a fascinating insight into the celebrations, disruptions and everyday lives of the borough and its people.

**Exhibition extended to Saturday 15 June 2024**