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The Blind School: Pioneering People and Places

The Blind School: Pioneering People and Places
Description
Personal stories and objects reveal the history of the UK's first school for blind people, in a new exhibition to be staged at the Museum of Liverpool.
Date:
Thursday 4th January 2018

Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art

Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art
Description
Bold and colourful examples of British painting and sculpture from the 1960s will form part of a new exhibition at Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery. Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art, a touring exhibition from the Arts Council Collection, will run from 24 February until 3 June 2018.
Date:
Thursday 21st December 2017

David Fleming to retire from National Museums Liverpool

David Fleming to retire from National Museums Liverpool
Description
Dr David Fleming OBE, who has been Director of National Museums Liverpool since 2001, has announced that he will retire from his post at the end of March 2018, coinciding with the end of his second term as President of the UK Museums Association.
Date:
Wednesday 20th December 2017

Murillo altarpiece returns

Murillo altarpiece returns
Description
The Walker Art Gallery has welcomed back Virgin and Child in Glory (1673), an altarpiece by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682), following a major conservation project. The project has revealed more about the dramatic history of the painting, and about the skills and techniques employed by the renowned Spanish artist.
Date:
Tuesday 5th December 2017

Lowry's Liverpool on display

Lowry's Liverpool on display
Description
The Walker Art Gallery is set to receive an early Christmas present in the form of Lawrence Stephen Lowry's painting The Liver Buildings, Liverpool, which will be displayed at the Gallery on long term loan from Friday 8 December.
Date:
Monday 4th December 2017

Maggi Hambling's art in Liverpool

Maggi Hambling's art in Liverpool
Description
The Walker Art Gallery has been given Good Time George, an important painting by contemporary artist, Maggi Hambling.
Date:
Thursday 2nd November 2017
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