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Art galleries and studios in the borough

A list of art galleries and studios in the borough.

Acme Studios

Over 130 artists studios at Childers Street make this the largest affordable studio building in south east London. Open studio events are held regularly.
165 Childers Street, Deptford SE8 5JR
Tel: 020 8981 6811 / Email: mail@acme.org.uk

Age Exchange Reminiscence Centre

A showcase of everyday life in the first half of the 20th century, full of authentic articles and fascinating objects including clothes, music and wartime memorabilia. Host to regular interactive exhibitions, theatre performances, film shows, festivals and local heritage projects.
11 Blackheath Village SE3 9LA
Tel: 020 8318 9105 / Email: administrator@age-exchange.org.uk

APT Studios

Art in Perpetuity Trust has secure studios and high quality exhibition space. It aims to foster a creative environment, forging links and collaborations.
Harold Wharf, 6 Creekside, Deptford SE8 4SA
Tel: 020 8694 8344

Arch Gallery

Housed in a railway arch under Deptford station, the gallery/project space hosts both curated shows and a programme of solo shows by emerging artists.
15 Resolution Way, Deptford SE8 4NT
020 8469 0260

Artful Pelican Gallery

143 Lee Road, Blackheath SE3 9DJ
020 8852 0467

Art Hub Studios and Gallery

A non-profit, community interest company offering affordable studios and gallery space to artists and small creative businesses. The gallery presents a diverse range of exhibitions by members, local artists and students and graduates.
5–9 Creekside, Deptford SE8 4SA
Email: projects@arthub.org.uk

Artist Village Brockley

1 Dragonfly Place, Brockley SE4 2DP
Tel: 020 8694 1644

The Artworks Creekside (Studios)

3 Creekside, Deptford, London SE8 4SA
020 3757 7777 


A vibrant hotbed of activity. Artists are selected for their response to popular culture and philosophy with a conceptual and narrative framework to their work.
154 Deptford High Street, Deptford SE8 9PQ
Tel: 020 8694 8097 / Email: exhibitions@bearspace.co.uk

Beckenham Place Park Mansion

Artists' studios.

Blackheath Gallery

A showcase for accomplished local artists, but has developed dramatically and now provides a showcase for a mix of talented UK and international artists.
34a Tranquil Vale, Blackheath SE3 0AX
Tel: 020 8852 1802 / Email: james@blackheath-gallery.co.uk

Bow Arts

Leegate House, Burnt Ash Road SE12 HRF

Bow Arts DEK

Catford SE6 4RU 

Call and Response

50 Resolution Way, London SE8 4AL 

Canvas and Cream

An artist designed 'up-cycled' café/community dining room and dedicated gallery space with community workshop and events programme. It has eight artist/artisan studios at the rear adjoining Havelock Walk.
Email: info@canvasandcream.com

Ceramics Studio Co-Op

Units 14C and 17C, Juno Way Industrial Estate, Juno Way, London SE14 5RW
020 8691 6421 

Cockpit Arts

18–22 Creekside, Deptford
London, SE8 3DZ 
020 8692 4463

Cue B Gallery

325 Brockley Road, London SE4 2RA
Phone: 07956 412910 

Deptford Does Art

28 Deptford High St, London SE8 4AF


A new gallery alongside artists' studios and project spaces run by the temporarycontemporary group. Resolution Way, Deptford, SE8 4NT Email: info@tempcontemp.co.uk

Forma Arts & Media, Forest Hill Artists Studios 

Visual arts organisation and studio provider in Forest Hill.

127 Stanstead Road, London, SE23 1HH

email: studios@forma.org.uk

The Gallery, London

A newly opened space where you can discover and buy affordable, original paintings and sculptures by British artists. Relax and enjoy a coffee in the café, or simply drop in to the gallery for a look around.
132 Hither Green Lane, Hither Green, SE13 6QA
Tel: 020 0011 1174

Gallery 136

136 Hither Green Lane, London SE13 6QA
020 8297 2600

Harts Lane Gallery and Studio

17 Hart's Lane, London SE14 5UP

Havelock Walk

14 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3JA

Horniman Museum

A mix of permanent exhibitions and regularly changing collections and events, the Horniman is the place to go for a wider appreciation of the world and its people, cultures and environments.
100 London Road, Forest Hill SE23 3PQ
Tel: 020 8699 1872 / Email: enquiry@horniman.ac.uk

Jupiter Woods Gallery

61 Rollins Street, SE15 1EP.

Email: info@jupiterwoods.com

Ladywell Arch Studios

Hidden away under Ladywell bridge just a minutes’ walk from Ladywell train station hides a small community of artists and creative small businesses. Developed to offer affordable, creative spaces in an established studio we aim to help keep artists in the capital.

59 Ladywell Road, London, SE13 7UT

Email: hello@ladywellarchstudios.com

Lewisham Arthouse

Studio and gallery space for emerging local artists, with regular exhibitions, courses and workshops.
140 Lewisham Way SE14 6PD
Tel: 020 8244 3168 / Email: info@lewishamarthouse.org.uk

Lewisham Arts Café

Manor Park, SE13 5QZ
07947 786217

Limelight Gallery

199–201 Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6LG
020 7928 1000

MMX Gallery

448 New Cross Road, London SE14 6TY
020 8692 6728

no format Gallery

The gallery programme supports artists, craft makers and designers, curators, students, local schools and colleges, and other arts organisations through exhibitions, talks, studio visits, and other events.
Arch 29 Rolt Street, London SE8 5JB
07946 554574

Place Ladywell

261 Lewisham High St, London SE13 6AY 


A non-commercial visual art space dedicated to exhibiting installation art. SE8 works closely with international established and emerging artists, supporting them in all aspects of production to create new ambitious site specific work. As a project space that embraces experimentation they welcome collaboration with organisations, artists, curators and academics.
171 Deptford High Street, Deptford SE8 3NU
Tel: 020 8469 4140 / Email: info@se8.org.uk

SET Lewisham

SET Lewisham opened in January 2019 and is based in the former Mother Care Centre in Lewisham retail park. Spanning 12,000 sq ft, it's home to over 50 members working in a variety of practices from multi-media installation to video production, floristry and participatory performance. SET Lewisham has a 20x30ft project space which is home to Movement Possession a weekly dance a movement workshop, alongside regular exhibitions by guest curators and members.
Unit 1 Lewisham Retail Park, London SE13 7RZ
Email: info@setspace.uk

SET New Cross

Housed in a former Plumbase on New Cross Road, the centre opened in late 2020 and is home to over 30 artists working with sculpture, video, performance, music, textiles and more. SET New Cross has a large outside space and a 20x20 sq ft project space which is home to SETs main exhibition programme, residencies and workshops.
52 - 54 New Cross Road, London SE14 5BD
Email: info@setspace.uk


A gallery where the best of the burgeoning local talent meets international contemporary art.
52 Honor Oak Park SE23 1DY
Tel: 020 8291 6094

The Agency

The Agency represents British and international artists. Their aim is to present and nurture emerging art, promote it internationally and place works in private and public collections.
66 Evelyn Street, Deptford SE8 5DD
Tel: 020 8692 0734 / Email: info@theagencygallery.co.uk

The Old Police Station

This do-it-yourself art centre is housed in the old Edwardian Deptford Police Station, with 42 artists' studios, a gallery, independent project spaces, a radio station, band rehearsal space and pop-up cocktail bar.
114 Amersham Vale SE14 6LG
Tel: 07971 292817 / Email: studio@tempcontemp.co.uk

V22 Forest Hill Library

Darmouth Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3HZ

V22 Louise House

Dartmouth Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3HZ 

V22 Manor House Library

Manor House Library, 34 Old Road, London SE13 5SY

Whirled Studios

118 Stanstead Road, SE23 1BX

Window 135

135 New Cross Road, London SE14 5DJ
07722 705083 

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