The South London Gallery

The South London Gallery is one of the leading institutions for contemporary art in London, showcasing a wide range of forward-thinking exhibitions alongside a slice of south London’s historic background.

The gallery was founded in the 19th century by philanthropist William Rossiter to ‘bring art to the people of south London’. Today the gallery comprises its original site at 65 Peckham Road; the Fire Station just 120 metres away at 82 Peckham Road; Art Block, a space for local children and families on Sceaux Gardens Estate and an artist-designed garden.

 


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What’s on?

Check out the gallery’s current exhibitions and upcoming events, talks and workshops.

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Orozco Garden
Orozco Garden

Buildings & Gardens

Discover the SLG’s beautiful high-ceilinged 19th-century gallery space in the Main Building, the RIBA Award winning Fire Station and an urban garden designed by leading international artist Gabriel Orozco.

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Children and families

The gallery offers free, regular creative events and activities for children of all ages.

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Membership

Become a member of the SLG to receive café, shop and ticket discounts, and deepen your understanding of contemporary art.

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South London Gallery extension launch private view_Dan Weill Photography 38 web 1500×960

The South London Gallery Fire Station

 

The South London Gallery Fire Station is a beautifully designed contemporary arts space, just 120 metres from the Main Building. The newly renovated Grade II listed building was once a fire station, and now hosts gallery spaces, an archive room, an artist’s studio and community and education facilities.

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