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What's On

Exhibitions / Off-Site Projects
Storyteller in Residence | Dr Nazneen Ahmed

11 February - 27 July 2019

Over the course of six months, Dr Nazneen Ahmed will be exploring how the construction of language and space affect visitor and staff experiences in the gallery, inviting staff and visitors to share their stories with her in conversation and...
Community Takeover

01 May - 06 July 2019

Community and learning are at the heart of John Hansard Gallery. From May to July, come and experience a vibrant range of creative ideas and talents presented in nineteen different events by local groups, artists and partners. Hands-on...
Learning / Community
Colourful Walkway

09 May - 01 June 2019

A lively display of entries to our Colourful Walkway competition, as part of our Community Takeover.  In 2018 we invited Southampton based children aged 4-11 to design elements for a public art work – a road crossing which will be...
Resist: be modern (again)

25 May - 17 August 2019

Curated by Alice Maude-Roxby and Stefanie Seibold, 'Resist: be modern (again)' explores the practices of women artists, designers and writers of the 1920s and 30s through the work of contemporary artists.   These early...
Make Our Selves At Home: Creative Drop In Sessions with Storyteller in Residence, Nazneen Ahmed

30 May - 29 August 2019

As John Hansard Gallery's Storyteller in Residence, Nazneen is designing ways in which gallery visitors and staff can feel at home in the gallery and share their stories. Make Our Selves At Home is a peaceful, informal creative drop in, where...
Events / Children & Families
Space to Create! Colourful Walkway

01 June 2019

Visitors are invited to contribute to an evolving artwork in Gallery 1, exploring what you might want public art in Southampton to look like. Artist Gemma Gore will be leading two drop-in, interactive workshops and during the week visitors are...
Art Asia: Mela Making

05 June - 08 June 2019

Celebrate the vibrancy of the Southampton Mela Festival in this colourful display of costumes, saris, musical instruments and photographs. Drop in and develop new skills  in designing and making large scale banners to be displayed at the...
Skate Southampton

25 June - 29 June 2019

Skate Southampton are taking over Gallery 1 with a packed programme full of interactive displays, exhibitions, workshops, talks, screenings  and demonstrations to celebrate the art of skateboarding, shining the spotlight on...