Exhibitions and installations
Winter festival installations
Our popular exhibition celebrating winter at home returns to the Museum!
From Tuesday 9 November through until Sunday 9 January
Enjoy a series of events and visit one of our Rooms Through Time showing how a Sephardi Jewish family may have celebrated Hanukkah in the 1700s
Light up the Museum
A major light installation by multi award winning lighting designer Jessica Hung Han Yun
A pawsome pet adventure for all the family
Until Sunday 31 October 2021, buy your tickets now
The Soft Prison
An exhibition in partnership with Artangel
Until Sunday 28 November 2021
Waiting for myself to appear
A new film commission by Michael McMillan
In the Almshouse chapel
An ever changing composition of word and sound by writer Maria Fusco with composer Olivier Pasquet
In the Undercroft
What's your cup of tea?
A project by YARA + DAVINA, working with the local community to create a custom tea blend
Rhymes Through Time
Exploring the role of children in the home through poetry and interactive design
Throughout the Rooms Through Time
The Cell Quilt
This quilt was meticulously sewn by prisoners and shows a scale recreation of a two-man prison cell.
A multimedia artwork created with the local schoolchildren exploring ideas of what Hackney might be by 2050.
Our Homes Our Stories
A new artist commission by Alaa Alsaraji, drawing on the Museum's Stay Home material
From Tuesday 26 October
Discover how our homes could support us, our communities and our planet in 2050
From Saturday 20 November