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Happening at the Horniman: January 2018

It's a new year at the Horniman so find out what we've got planned for January.

Exhibitions

  • 02.27_PORTRAITS_BWPA_Peeking_Red_Fox_Cub (c) Luke_Wilkinson, This beautiful image was selected for the British Wildlife Photographers Award exhibition, and is on display in the Portraits category., Luke Wilkinson
    This beautiful image was selected for the British Wildlife Photographers Award exhibition, and is on display in the Portraits category., Luke Wilkinson

Be sure to visit our display of photography from the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017, A free exhibition of over 100 photographs that showcase the beauty and diversity of wildlife in Britain.

  • CoralFabricoftheReef (c) KarenDodd. Photo by SophieGladstone_, Sophie Gladstone− © Karen Dodd
    , Sophie Gladstone

Inspired by the Horniman's Aquarium and Natural History collection, artist Karen Dodd's exhibition 'Coral: Fabric of the Reef' uses woollen fabric to draw attention to coral and coral reefs.

  • Happening at the Horniman: June 2017, India Unplugged
    India Unplugged

Don't miss your chance to see India Unplugged. This photography exhibition showcasing traditional music making in Punjab, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, and Kerala will be leaving the Horniman on 7 January.

  • Happening at the Horniman: June 2017, Bengal Tiger, On loan from the Natural History Museum
    Bengal Tiger, On loan from the Natural History Museum

Drop into the Natural History Gallery to see a new taxidermy loan from the Natural History Museum, a stunning Bengal tiger

Coming up this month

Our weekly Farmers' Market will return from Saturday 13 January so join us to purchase some of the best fresh produce from local and independent traders.

Our Libary will be open on Sunday 7 January for the Library Open Day. There is no need to make an appointment - just pop in to browse our collection to chat with our Librarian and see some of the Library's treasures. 

Music Matters! kicks off this year on Thursday 18 January with a workshop on 'Fortune, Empress of the World!'.

Join us on Tuesday 30 January as Marta López performs on our harpsichord for the first Hear it Live! of 2018.

Regular Family Activities

Be whisked away to far off places with A World of Stories every Sunday in January.

Art Makers will give you the chance to create some amazing art every Saturday through January.

The Hands on Base will be open every weekend for you to explore our Handling collection.

Please Note

The Museum is now open from 10am every morning for visitors. The closing time remains 5.30pm.

The Gardens open at 7.15am from Monday to Saturday, and from 8am on Sundays, and close at 4.20pm.

Our African Worlds and Centenary Galleries remain closed as we undergo major new development as part of our Anthropology redisplay. Find out how these changes might affect your visit.