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Museum awarded £50k

Museum awarded £50k
Description
The International Slavery Museum in Liverpool has been awarded a significant grant to support the acquisition of its first painting to depict the powerful and resonant iconography of abolition.
Date:
Thursday 1st March 2018

School children march to the Warriors

School children march to the Warriors
Description
Thousands of school children are invited to explore one of the world's most astonishing historical discoveries in the exhibition, China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors at Liverpool's World Museum, running from 9 February until 28 October 2018.
Date:
Thursday 15th February 2018

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
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