The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour 2020

Postponed until further notice. Kirkby Gallery proudly presents Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas’s Hélène Rouart in her Father’s Study, the first of three venues to do so as part of The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour 2020 sponsored by Christie’s. Shown alongside Making an Impression: Prints by Manet, Pissarro and their Contemporaries, Degas’s monumental work will take centre stage […]

Making an Impression

Prints by Manet, Pissarro and their Contemporaries Postponed until further notice. This spring, Kirkby Gallery proudly presents the work of internationally recognised artists including Mary Cassatt, Paul Cézanne, Edouard Manet, Berthe Morisot, Camille Pissarro, Lucien Pissarro and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The Impressionists are best known for their colourful paintings of modern life and the landscape but […]

Northern Stone and Peat Smoke by Anthony Ratcliffe

Anthony Ratcliffe

Kirkby Gallery, 20 May – 31 August 2019 Kirkby Gallery is delighted to present this new and never seen before exhibition, Northern Stone and Peat Smoke by artist Anthony Ratcliffe. Anthony is now a full time printmaker after many years lecturing at Manchester School of Art. He has prints in many public and private collections […]

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

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 […]

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. […]