19 famous works.

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

One day Something Happens

‘One Day, Something Happens’

(Date to be advised)

This exhibition at the Atkinson, Southport will intrigue and amuse you

Painting of People looks at everyday theatricality of the human form

Artists inc. Hockney,  Rose Wylie, Lucien Freud among others.

Booking is essential at Art Appreciation desk, Tuesdays

Free tour, however the gallery does have a donations box.


Willy Russell -Behind the Scenes. Monday 2nd November

Art Appreciation –

due to tour guides heavy work load date has been changed

Kirkby Gallery  Knowsley have made yet another coup with this local lads archive material. This exhibition of material from the Willy Russell Archive at Liverpool John Moores University celebrates a selection of Russell’s work spanning five decades from early works referencing the local area, to Our Day Out, Stags and Hens, Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine and Blood Brothers. Archive film of performances, posters, playbills, handwritten notes and scripts bring his stories to life, alongside items from his own personal collection to give a rare insight into his work

Free tour and short introductory talk by Tina.

Date   MONDAY 2nd NOVEMBER 10.am prompt at Kirkby Gallery.

Limited numbers booking essential with Maureen on Tuesdays.