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Slavery Remembrance Day 2016

Slavery Remembrance Day 2016
Description
BAFTA and MOBO award-winning hip hop artist, writer/poet and historian, Akala, has accepted an invitation to deliver the Dorothy Kuya Slavery Remembrance Lecture on 22 August 2016, as part of National Museums Liverpool's three day commemorations for the city's 17th annual Slavery Remembrance Day, which is marked on 23 August.
Date:
Tuesday 26th July 2016

Funding support for local heritage

Funding support for local heritage
Description
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and National Museums Liverpool have received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund to support a collaborative project looking at two important heritage sites on LSTM's campus.
Date:
Thursday 21st July 2016

Dig the summer holidays

Dig the summer holidays
Description
A week-long celebration of all things archaeological at the Museum of Liverpool brings history to life this summer, from 20 to 27 July 2016.
Date:
Thursday 21st July 2016

In safe hands: The 250 year story of the heroic Liverpool Pilots

In safe hands: The 250 year story of the heroic Liverpool Pilots
Description
Next week, Merseyside Maritime Museum will display a brand new exhibition, focusing on the Liverpool Pilotage Service; the second oldest institution in Liverpool, the oldest being the Town Corporation (now City Council). It will run from 22 July 2016 until 4 June 2017.
Date:
Wednesday 20th July 2016

Michael Simpson wins the John Moores Painting Prize 2016

Michael Simpson wins the John Moores Painting Prize 2016
Description
The Walker Art Gallery has announced the winner of the prestigious John Moores Painting Prize 2016 is artist Michael Simpson with his painting Squint (19). Simpson (b.1940, Dorset) receives the £25,000 first prize for his work, which is one of a continuing series of paintings by the artist.
Date:
Wednesday 20th July 2016

Shortlist announced for the John Moores Painting Prize 2016

Shortlist announced for the John Moores Painting Prize 2016
Description
The Walker Art Gallery has revealed the names of the five artists shortlisted for the prestigious John Moores Painting Prize 2016. Of the five artists, one will be awarded the £25,000 first prize, with the other shortlisted prizewinners each receiving £2,500.
Date:
Monday 20th June 2016
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