Knowsley has two of the best contemporary art galleries in Merseyside and the North West of England.

The first floor of The Kirkby Centre is home to the stunning Kirkby Gallery and Huyton Gallery is located within the Huyton Library building.

The galleries display work by local, regional, national and international artists including touring exhibitions from the Hayward Gallery, Knowsley’s Annual Open Exhibitions, schools, and community arts projects. Knowsley council also works in partnership with other arts agencies to deliver exhibitions such as Liverpool Biennial and pan-Merseyside projects.

Kirkby Gallery

The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Kirkby L32 8XY

Opening times: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm (please note: last admission is at 4.30pm), Saturday: 10am – 1pm (last admission at 12.30pm).   

Accessibility: Kirkby Gallery can be accessed via stairs or lift. There are no steps into the building. There are accessible toilets on site.

How to find Kirkby Gallery

Winds of Change

Huyton Gallery

Civic Way, Huyton L36 9GD

Opening times: Huyton Gallery is currently closed while the Open Art Exhibition is being installed; it will open on Monday 13 November.

Accessibility: Huyton Gallery is accessed via a ramp. There are no steps in the building. There is an accessible toilet on site.

How to find Huyton Gallery

Knowsley Open Art

Coming soon to Huyton Gallery – 17th Knowsley Open Art Exhibition. Find out more here

Below is a selection of our previous exhibitions…