Beryl Bainbridge, painter

7 December 2012 to 28 April 2013

Please note that this exhibition has now closed

A unique collection of fifteen paintings by the celebrated Liverpool-born author, Beryl Bainbridge, which were displayed together for the first time. 

Read a transcript of this video

Beryl Bainbridge was one of the UK’s most famous novelists and an accomplished painter. The exhibition explored the paintings’ connections to Bainbridge’s best-loved novels, family, lovers and life in Liverpool.

A new book , 'Beryl Bainbridge: Artist, Writer, Friend' written by her life long friend Psiche Hughes, is available to buy from the online shop and at the Museum of Liverpool.

Organised in collaboration with the Estate of Beryl Bainbridge and Psiche Hughes

painting of a woman on a sweeping path

Boarding the Titanic, 1992 (detail) © The Estate of Beryl Bainbridge

Home Bargains logo

The exhibition was in the Museum of Liverpool's Skylight gallery. Home Bargains has sponsored the Skylight gallery for a two-year period, which began in 2012 with the display of the Liverpool Tapestry , enabling the space to be used for exhibitions and associated community programmes.