The Birds of Passage, Le Somail, France – Easter 2017
We will be visiting the village of Le Somail, adjacent to The Canal Du Midi, in the Languedoc / Roussillon area of southern France.
Friday 14th – Monday 17th April 2017
Each year there is an amazing free art show spread all over the village by artists from across the world.
Lady Lever Art Gallery
Putting on the glitz
Friday 27th January 1 pm for talk and Tour by Pauline.
Amazing costumes from yesteryear to put on the Glitz.
There is a lovely little cafe on site. If you wish to have a light lunch arrive around 11.45 am and let Maureen or Marj know at U3A desk on Tuesdays so we can inform the cafe staff.
No menu is available, it’s the usual array of goodies, tea, coffee, cakes, butties etc,
Picasso at Lady Lever Art Gallery
We are visiting Lady Lever to view the Picasso ‘lino cuts’
These are not always on general view, so this is a special event. We hope to have a guided tour and free entry so WATCH this space.
Book with Maureen on Tuesdays at desk.
General group talk has had confirmation from Gallery.
Wed. Sep 7th 2016 1.30 pm
We are not missing out on this very eccentric and controversial artist.
So we are to have a guided tour which will we hope explain the mindset of the artist to hopefully explain all.
Cost to be advised. Booking is a must at desk Tuesdays
Click here for Tate link
Crafted Monday 1st August 2016
The Crafted exhibition is a biennial show, presenting the work of makers from areas of contemporary craft, design, sculpture and new art.
For the first time, Crafted will be shown in both Kirkby Gallery and Huyton Gallery simultaneously, offering more opportunity to see some of the best artwork from across the UK.
We are planning a visit to the John Moores 2016 Exhibition
which will hopefully include a guided tour by Gemma.
I have asked for Wednesday July 13 th confirmed.
More info at Art Appreciation desk at Tuesday Coffee Morning
Friday April 29th Art Appreciation visit to Rheged Centre
Harris Tweed: From the Land
Cumbrian landscape photographer Ian Lawson and The Harris Tweed Authority, guardians of the iconic Harris Tweed Orb Mark, have joined forces to create this breathtaking new exhibition.
Walker Art Gallery Wednesday June 1st .
meet at venue 11.am for 1st tour @ 11.30 am
2nd tour time to be advised.
Pre-Raphaelites: Beauty and Rebellion
This major exhibition of more than 120 paintings will highlight Liverpool’s significant role in the Pre-Raphaelite movement, reinforcing the city’s position as the Victorian art capital of the north.
We will be having a talk and tour at the Walker Art Gallery of this very special exhibition for which early booking at Art Appreciation Desk at Tuesday Coffee morning (payment upon booking is essential ) as only 15 people per tour we may have to do two tours, further info to follow.
Entry £5.00 Tour £5.00 concessions rates = total £10.00
http://knowsley and kirkby galleriesMarch 14th Kirkby Gallery
‘New Worlds’ exhibition is a first for Kirkby Gallery
This is an exhibition of work inspired by the era in which Kirkby as a New Town was built. It opens at the town’s Gallery next month and features some of the most significant works of the 60s and 70s by British artists including 19 stunning and varied artworks, which collectively demonstrate the importance of British art from the time. Read more here.
Free talk and tour by Tina.
This date has been altered by gallery from 8th to 14th march