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 […]

Made on Merseyside

Kirkby Gallery, The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Kirkby, Knowsley L32 8XY This exhibition celebrates and showcases industry in Knowsley, the goods produced here and the people who made them. Made on Merseyside will share the stories of businesses large and small, past and present. At the heart of the exhibition are objects, photos and footage […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]