Public Programmes develop interpretation and educational resources and events for Hayward Gallery and Hayward Gallery Touring exhibitions and the Arts Council Collection in collaboration with artists, curators, teachers, ethical furniture companies, community leaders, specialist advisers and partner venues.

They aim to provide a rich variety of programmes for a wide range of audiences including Interactive Interpretation, New Media Initiatives, Talks and Events, Outreach Programmes, Interdisciplinary Resources, Artist-led Tours and Student Debates.