Liverpool & Knowsley Book Art exhibition: Frankenstein 2018

Liverpool & Knowsley Book Art

Kirkby Gallery, The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Kirkby, Knowsley L32 8XY Liverpool Book Art is delighted to present Frankenstein 2018 in partnership with Liverpool Central Library and Kirkby Gallery, Knowsley. The theme of the exhibition marks 200 years since the first edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus was published. Frankenstein is a […]

Modelling in Clay – Adult Workshop

Clay

Kirkby Gallery The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Kirkby L32 8XY This fabulous one day workshop with Liverpool sculptor Philip Garrett gives adults the opportunity to try their hand at modelling in clay. This workshop costs £35 and includes tuition and all materials. Booking is essential. Contact Tina Ball tina.ball@knowsley.gov.uk We recommend that participants wear old/short […]

Watercolour Course for Adults (Basic)

Kirkby Gallery The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Kirkby L32 8XY This is an 8 week course, Wednesdays 10.30am – 12.30pm, starting on Wednesday 11 July. Our friendly tutor, artist Gill Cowley, will demonstrate a new task each week and encourage you to look at things in a selective way, giving you the skills to record […]

Children’s Sculpture Course

Kirkby Gallery The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Kirkby L32 8XY Every Saturday, 10.30am – 12.30pm, until Saturday 28 July We have limited places left on our fun, creative sculpture course – on now! This course provides an enjoyable and structured introduction to sculpture using a wide range of media and methods. Encouraging children to look […]

Five exhibition

Five exhibition Kirkby Gallery

Kirkby Gallery, The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Kirkby, Knowsley L32 8XY Kirkby Gallery is delighted to present Five, an exhibition showcasing five of the best painters currently living or working in the borough: Gary McGillivray, Gill Cowley, Leslie Briggs, Mike Kirby and Nick Daly. In this exhibition, we explore the practice of each artist and show a […]

Five – Private View

Five Private View

Kirkby Gallery, The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Kirkby, Knowsley L32 8XY Visit the Five exhibition before it opens to the public at our Private View event, meet the artists whose fabulous work is on display, and find out more about them. Light refreshments will be available. This is an RSVP event only, so to book […]

Five – Teacher First event

Five Teacher First

Kirkby Gallery, The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Kirkby, Knowsley L32 8XY This free ‘Teacher First’ event for teaching staff is a great opportunity to get a sneaky peek at the Five exhibition and meet the artists, find out more about their work, and see how your students could benefit from a free visit to see […]

Approaching Thunder, Private View

Henry Moore

See Kirkby Gallery’s superb new exhibition before everyone else!  Light refreshments will be served at the Private View.  Admission is free, but places are limited – RSVP to Tina Ball Approaching Thunder 1940s British Prints and Drawings from The Hepworth Wakefield Kirkby Gallery is delighted to present Approaching Thunder as the first gallery on its National tour. […]

Teacher First event – Approaching Thunder

Henry Moore

Our Teacher First event is a FREE introduction to the Approaching Thunder exhibition at Kirkby Gallery – have a sneaky peek at the incredible art by acclaimed British artists and get ideas about how you can engage your class with it. You can discover more about school visits to the exhibition, activities and free learning […]

Willy Russell: Another Aspect – Exhibition begins

Dewsall by Willy Russell, copyright Willy Russell

Kirkby Gallery, 9 May – 2 September. Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-1pm. Admission is free. Following his immensely successful exhibition in Kirkby Gallery in 2015, Willy Russell is returning this time to show an entirely new side to his creative portfolio. For this, his first solo exhibition as a visual artist, we present a gallery […]