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 […]

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 – 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 […]

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 […]