Prescot Museum collection inspires new artwork by Owl Project

Owl Project at Prescot Museum

Prescot Museum is commissioning collaborative artists Owl Project  to create work inspired by collection as part of Meeting Point2 project. Prescot Museum has been selected as one of ten museums in the North of England to be part of the Meeting Point2 project. Funded through Arts Council England’s Resilience Fund, it aims to equip museums […]

Be a Friend of Kirkby Gallery & Prescot Museum

Friends of Kirkby Gallery and Prescot Museum

Would you like to be a Friend of Kirkby Gallery and Prescot Museum? Kirkby Gallery is one of the best contemporary art galleries in the North West of England. The gallery stages 3 – 4 major exhibitions per year, all of which are supported by a robust educational offer for young people, families and adults. […]

Kirkby Gallery is to host Willy Russell’s first solo art exhibition

Willy Russell painting

In 2015, Kirkby Gallery held an exhibition celebrating the life and work of Knowsley playwright, Willy Russell. It was a combination of items on loan from Liverpool John Moores Archives, The Liverpool Playhouse, and Willy himself; displays included original scripts, posters, props, costumes, ephemera, photographs, awards, and two paintings by Willy which revealed another of his creative […]

10 Artists Commissioned for Meeting Point2 Announced

10 ARTISTS COMMISSIONED TO WORK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NORTHERN MUSEUMS 10 artists have been selected to work in partnership with museums in the North of England, each creating a new piece of work in response to the museum and its collections. The artists, who have been commissioned through the Meeting Point2 project, will work with […]

A History of Lancashire in 70 Objects

Framed chronometer and watch hands

We are thrilled to announce that our beautiful framed watch and chronometer hands made by William Preston have been selected to be part of “A History of Lancashire in 70 Objects”! Prescot Museum will now be included in a special trail around Lancashire, telling the story of the County Palatine. Our object represents the thousands […]

Prescot Museum has a new website!

Welcome to Prescot Museum

This new website will enable the Culture Development and Events Service to welcome new audiences, spread information and help people find out about Knowsley’s local history as well as the range of events and exhibitions on offer at Prescot Museum, Kirkby Gallery and Huyton Gallery. We will continue to add to the website over the […]