Current Exhibitions

Freud and Latin America

An exciting exploration of the impact that Freud had on culture, society, art, and psychoanalysis in Latin America.

Forthcoming Exhibitions

Women & Freud: Patients, Pioneers, Artists

A dazzling new exhibition that highlights the women who helped Freud invent psychoanalysis and their legacy in its practice - as well as in the arts and literature through to our own time.

Past Exhibitions

Tracing Freud on the Acropolis

Tracing Freud on the Acropolis opens on July 26, 2023, and will bring together archives, images and objects exploring Freud’s journey to Greece, and his encounter with the Acropolis. 

Freud’s Antiquity: Object, Idea, Desire

A new exhibition, with an accompanying digital archive, exploring the crucial role that Freud’s collection of antiquities played in his development of the concepts and methods of psychoanalysis.

Freud and China

A major new exhibition at the Freud Museum London explores Sigmund Freud's fascination and relationship with China. It showcases new research into Chinese art and objects, the history of psychoanalysis and links to China, and its relevance in Greater China today.

Code Name Mary: The extraordinary life of Muriel Gardiner

Little known now, Muriel Gardiner had an extraordinary, multi faceted life – as a young American woman who courageously fought fascism in 1930s Austria, as a post war psychoanalyst in the US, with a close relationship to Freud’s most famous patient the Wolf Man, and as the founder of the Freud Museum London. She is also believed to be the model for the Lillian Hellman’s character Julia, in the 1977 Oscar winning film.

1920/2020: Freud and Pandemic

One hundred years ago, Sigmund Freud lived through a global pandemic. This topical new exhibition explores the similarities between Freud’s experience of the Spanish Flu and the current COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on mental health and the response by psychoanalysts.


Exhibition of works commissioned by UCL’s Psychoanalysis Unit that explores the significance of melancholia in creativity and psychoanalysis.