Kirkby Gallery Summer Art School

Explore Impressionism with our free online Kirkby Gallery Summer Art School. It ran every Wednesday over the Summer holidays, 22 July to 26 August, with weekly Impressionism-themed activities and information packs. You can still enjoy the course, which is in six modules below. There are no deadlines, external assessments or qualifications awarded, this is purely […]

From Pen to Paper

Following the huge success of the pilot project devised by Friends of Kirkby Gallery & Prescot Museum and financed by Knowsley Better Together fund in 2018, FOKGPM secured funding from Awards for All to extend the project for a second round of writers. Two groups of locals met with writer-in-residence Sue Comer, who led weekly sessions […]

Friends and Volunteers Cultural Trips

Throughout the year, the volunteers and Friends of Kirkby Gallery & Prescot Museum are invited to go on free cultural trips as a special “thank you” for their kind support, and an opportunity to socialise. Trips range from behind-the-scenes visits to our own venues to find out more about the collection, to coach excursions to […]

Draw it in December

Friends of Kirkby Gallery & Prescot Museum funded a range of free one-and-a-half-hour workshops for families and Knowsley schools led by artist Gill Cowley at Kirkby Gallery in December 2018. The in-depth classes encouraged participants to try new techniques and hone their skills to Draw it in December!