Garden of Reason

Set in the stunning grounds of Ham House, Garden of Reason is an exciting interactive exhibition that offers challenging new ways to interpret heritage, open space and modern art.

Weight of Air, Ruth Proctor © Ruth Proctor / Photo: Jamie Woodley

Weight of Air, Ruth Proctor

Inspired by the 17th century gardens and the socio-political context of Ham House's history, eight contemporary artists present themes including horticultural innovation, the development of scientific knowledge and the impact of the Restoration on women's rights.

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Ham House will also be hosting a rolling programme of live art, talks and tours by participating artists and curators throughout the season.

Venue details

Ham House and Garden Ham Street, Richmond upon Thames London TW10 7RS 020 8940 1950

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £9.90)


20 Feb – 31 May
Sat – Thur, 12 noon – 4pm (tours of selected rooms only)

2 June – 16 Sept
Sat – Thur, 12 noon – 5pm

17 Sept – 1 Nov
Sat – Thur, 12 noon – 4pm