‘Teacher First’ Exhibition Preview: Approaching Thunder at Kirkby Gallery

Approaching Thunder

‘Teacher First’ Exhibition Preview: Approaching Thunder at Kirkby Gallery.  Behind the Scenes Walk & Talk Thursday 25 January 2018, 3.45 – 4.30pm (immediately followed by the exhibition launch, 4.30 – 6.30pm) Kirkby Gallery is delighted to present Approaching Thunder, as the first gallery on its national tour. This is an opportunity for teaching staff to see […]

The Sounds of Time – at Prescot Museum 1 December 2017 to 1 March 2018

Owl Project

Prescot Museum will soon be hosting The Sounds of Time: whirring, ticking sculptures which allow people to hear the individual sounds associated with clockwork. Artist collective Owl Project have used clock parts combined with wood, glass and electronics to make the sculptural pieces based on timepieces through the ages, from hour glasses and pocket watches to modern quartz […]

Knowsley Sports and Culture Awards 2017

Knowsley Sports and Culture Awards

The Knowsley Sports and Culture Awards celebrate the groups and individuals who make a difference to the sports and cultural scene in Knowsley.  Nominations were invited and judged by a panel from Sports Partnership, Community Social Enterprises, Culture Development & Events, Public Health, and Volair. We are thrilled to announce that five of the Knowsley Sports and Culture Awards […]

David Holmes: Werewolf in a Jet Pack

David Holmes Werewolf in a Jet Pack

Huyton Gallery is proud to re-introduce the incredible art of David Holmes. Werewolf in a Jet Pack originally opened on 14 August, but following the terrible weather in September, Huyton Gallery had to be temporarily closed due to a problem with the roof. Repair works are under way, and this fabulous exhibition will re-open on […]

‘Culture Shifts: Local’ at Open Eye Gallery

Culture Shifts: Local presents new work from eight socially engaged photography projects across Liverpool, including Winds of Change (Kirkby Gallery) The Open Eye Gallery: 6 October – 22 December, Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm Photography has become a crucial part of the way that we communicate with each other every day, a kind of language […]

Winds of Change at Kirkby Gallery

Winds of Change at Kirkby Gallery

Winds of Change Kirkby Gallery, 18 September – 14 January Winds of Change is part of the larger Culture Shifts project, which covers seven areas of the Liverpool City Region. Communities co-author photo stories showing their identity, interests and lives to inspire, surprise and even challenge a wider audience. Photographer Tony Mallon has returned to his […]

Willy Russell: Another Aspect

Willy Russell: Another Aspect has now ended and selected works have gone on to feature in another exhibition in London. The exhibition was very well-received, drawing crowds from across the country.  It was extremely popular with locals, and many came back for repeat visits.

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 […]

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 […]