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Victoria Gallery: Knowledge is Power

Friday 20 November 2015 – Saturday 18 June 2016. The exhibition explains how the Liverpool Medical Library and the Liverpool Athenaeum shaped elite culture in Liverpool.

Victoria Gallery: Emma Gregory – ‘Semi Permanent Collections’

Friday 16 October 2015 - Saturday 9 July 2016 (Extended) . This project began with an opportunity for Emma to draw in the University’s heritage collections store. Initial lines of enquiry focussed on the particular challenges involved in caring for organic specimens.

Victoria Gallery & Museum: Photographs by Helen Sear

Until Saturday 26 September 2015. A special exhibition on display on our Red Wall along the first floor gallery. Presented as portraits, these flower heads play on the temporality of life and the legacy of art.

Victoria Gallery & Museum: Fred Shaw – Gypsy Portraits

16 May - Wednesday 26 September 2015. Frederick James Shaw’s fascination with gypsy life and culture began as a small child when he accompanied his nursemaid on visits.

Victoria Gallery & Museum: Waterloo Lives: Relics & Remembrance

6 June – Saturday 24 October 2015‌. Waterloo Lives: Relics & Remembrance. A special exhibition to mark the 200th Anniversary of Waterloo.

Victoria Gallery: Metamorphosis by Peter Corbett

22 May - 31 October 2015 - This exhibition brings together key works from across Corbett’s career, together with some of his poetic writing.

Victoria Gallery & Museum: CAFÉ CRAFTERNOON: Creating felt purses

14 February 2015 2pm – 4pm £5. Booking required* Textile artist Tina Leahey shows you how to create beautiful felt purses from recycled materials.  Enjoy a cuppa and...

Victoria Gallery & Museum: Gallery Talk: Dorothy Wordsworth

7 February 2015 1pm – 1.30pm Free Little of Dorothy Wordsworth’s writing was publicly known in her lifetime, yet the writing of letters and journals and the transcribing...

Victoria Gallery: Dorothy Wordsworth: Sister, Writer, Friend

From 28 November 2014 Open Tue – Sat 10am-5pm Free Private view: Wednesday 26 November between 5pm – 8pm. Please email vgm@liv.ac.uk in the first instance if you are interested...

Unsung – Liverpool’s Most Radical Son

7 November - 10 May 2015 10am to 5pm Free (Except Mondays & Sundays at Victoria Gallery and Museum) Three displays to celebrate Rushton’s life; highlighting his...

Victoria Gallery &Museum: Open Circuit

18 - 24 October 2014 £2 The University of Liverpool’s Department of Music has established a 10-day music festival that showcases local and guest artists from the world...

Victoria Gallery & Museum: Gallery Talk: James Hamilton Hay

1 October 2014 1pm – 1.45pm Free event, no booking required Join our curatorial assistant Manto as she explores the exhibition ‘North West & Beyond:  James Hamilton Hay’...

Victoria Gallery & Museum: Bread and Jam and Resurrection: Stanley Spencer’s...

26 September 2014 6pm Dr Alexandra Harris from the Department of English at the University of Liverpool will present a talk in the Leggate Lecture Theatre and...

Victoria Gallery & Museum: Heritage Weekend Tours

12 & 13 September 2014 11am – 12pm Free The Victoria Gallery & Museum (VG&M) is housed in the Grade II listed Victoria Building. Created by Liverpool-born architect Alfred...

Victoria Gallery: James Hamilton Hay Talk

8 July 2014 13.00 – 13.45 Free Join Curatorial Intern Manto Psarelli in our James Hamilton Hay North West & Beyond special exhibition. Hear her observations and add...

Victoria Gallery: Art Sheds

5 July - 25 October 2014 Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm Free Private View Friday 4 July During Liverpool Biennial, Susan Forsyth creates a participatory exhibition inspired by the history and...

Victoria Gallery: Independents Day

4 July 2014 Free In conjunction with the two University of Liverpool alums who created the fantastic Independent Liverpool card, we will be supporting their new...

Victoria Gallery & Museum: A-B-C: Always Be Closing

17 June - 26 July 2014 14.00 on days below Free Held at the University of Liverpool’s iconic Victoria Gallery & Museum, this free film programme examines...

Victoria Gallery: Growth

13 May – 5 July 2014 Open Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 - 17.00 Free Admission Growth - an exhibition of traditional and contemporary stitched textiles by the Merseyside Embroiderers' Guild....

VG&M: Nothing Beautiful Unless Useful Events Programme

10 - 14 May 2014 Free, no booking required   Philanthropy Today: Nicolas Cattelain & Karen Levy in conversation with Sebastien Montabonel Saturday 10 May 13.00 - 15.00 Victoria...

Victoria Gallery: James Hamilton Hay

22 April - throughout 2014 Tuesday - Saturday 10.00 - 17.00 Free Discover remarkable drypoint prints produced by this Victorian etcher and painter from Merseyside.  The exhibition includes...

VG&M: Nothing Beautiful Unless Useful

7 March - 31 May 2014 Tuesday - Saturday 10.00 - 17.00 Free From works by the Pre-Raphaelites and L.S. Lowry, to exquisite Victorian glassware and lustrous...

VG&M: Christmas Science Fun

Saturday 14 December Various times, see below 11.00 – 14.00 Make a tree decoration inspired by the weird and wonderful shapes of microscopic bugs, such as...

VG&M: Christmas Chamber Choir

Wednesday 11 December 12.00 – 13.00 This student-directed all-female choir will delight with festive music from their classical choral repertoire. Free event, no booking required.

VG&M: Lecture Series

Tuesday 10 December 17.30 ‘High throughput discovery of functional organic materials’ presented by Professor Andrew Cooper and Dr Paul Jenkins in the Leggate Lecture theatre. This event...

VG&M: Lunchtime Concert – arTre Piano Trio

Wednesday 4 December 13.00 – 14.00 Formed in 2011, the arTre piano trio are an Italian ensemble of international performers who have quickly established an enviable...

VG&M: Lunchtime Concert – ‘Shropshire and Other Lads’

Wednesday 27 November 13.00 – 14.00 ‘Shropshire and Other Lads.’ A combination of songs by Ireland, Butterworth and Gurney with piano music inspired by the texts and...

VG&M: Film Screening of ‘Steam : The Turkish Bath’

9 November 13.30 Join us for a film screening of ‘Steam : The Turkish Bath’ and a discussion by Dr Firat Cengiz in association with homotopia...

VG&M: Science and Society – Women in Science

8 October 17.30 A lecture presented by Professor Lesley Yellowlees MBE in the Leggate Lecture Theatre. FREE, booking required, limited spaces.  Please call 0151 794 2348. University of...

Victoria Gallery & Museum: Remember Them

27 September 2013 - 1 February 2014 Private View 26 September, 17.30 - 19.00, all welcome Free The Victoria Gallery & Museum is to open an exhibition...

VG&M: Gallery Talk ‘Alfred Waterhouse & Liverpool’

18 September 13.00 - 14.00 GALLERY TALK ‘Alfred Waterhouse & Liverpool’ Discover more about the fascinating history and design of the Victoria Building and the talented...

VG&M: Heritage Open Day Event ‘A Paddle in the Pool’

14 September 14.00 - 15.00 Free 'A Paddle in the Pool of Life:  The Story of Liverpool in Caricatures’ with John Minnion.  John Minnion’s drawings have appeared...

VG&M: Dave Jackson and the Cathedral Mountaineers Concert

21 June (Midsummer's Eve) 20.00 Free The VGM, the University’s original Victorian HQ, provides a suitably atmospheric setting for Dave Jackson’s dark tales, set against a sparkling but...

VGM: Kurt Tong: The Queen, The Chairman and I

18 May - 21 August 2013 Open for Light Night 17.00 – 21.00 Join the artist at 17.00 — 17.45 for a special tour and the chance...

VGM: J Chuhan Recent Paintings

1 February - 27 April 2013 This exhibition shows a group of work by North West based artist Jagjit Chuhan. Her paintings explore areas including...

VGM: Inspired by Light

5 January - 20 Decmeber 2013 All of the paintings in this room are inspired by light. The artists in this gallery include J.M.W.Turner, Elias Childe,...

VGM: Views in the Himalayas

4 January - 27 April 2013 Views in the Himalays: The Adventures of James Baillie Fraser. This collection of scenic prints records Baillie Fraser's dangerous journey...

VGM: The Hittites are Coming

4 January - 20 December 2013 Experience life on an Edwardian archaeological excavation. Sit in an authentic Turkish tent and view highlights from our newly...

VGM: Dentistry Exhibition

4 January - 20 December 2013 An internationally important display of false teeth and replica Victorian dental surgery Art & Heritage Collections,Victoria Gallery & Museum, Ashton Street, University...

VGM: C.J Allen & the New Sculptors

4 January - 31 July 2013 An opportunity to view some of the University's collection of Victorian Sculpture. Art & Heritage Collections,Victoria Gallery & Museum, Ashton Street, University...

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