Events at University of Liverpool Victoria Gallery – Autumn 2010

Events at University of Liverpool Victoria Gallery, mostly relating to the Astrid Kirchherr exhibition, photography and John Lennon tribute season.

FREE Family Saturdays!

Last Saturday of every month (excluding December)                     Drop-in between 1.00 & 4.00pm. No booking required

Join friends, family and artists for our drop-in creative workshops.  Most suitable for children aged 4 – 11 years but everyone is welcome.

Beatles Films at the VG&M

Films are being shown in the Leggate Theatre                                    Admission is FREE.  No booking but a ticket is required for each screening.  Tickets are available at reception from 11am on the day of the chosen film.  No tickets will be issued in advance.

A HARD DAY’S NIGHT (12 years +)

NOWHERE BOY (15 years +)

BACKBEAT (15 years +)

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Talks by Beatles Blue Badge Guide Marie Darwin

All talks will take place in Galleries 6 & 7                                              12.30 – 1.00pm.  No booking required

JOHN LENNON – Tuesday 5 October

GEORGE HARRISON – Tuesday 2 November

FROM POP TO PANTOS – Tuesday 7 December

THE BEATLES LEGACY – Tuesday 25 January

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Introduction to ‘Astrid Kirchherr – A Retrospective’ by Matthew Clough

Wednesday 13 October.  1.00 – 1.40pm                                                   Galleries 6 & 7.  No booking required

Director and Curator of the exhibition Matthew Clough introduces this exhibition, which includes a selection of previously unpublished photographs.

Artist Performance: Andy Holden                                                 Three Short Works in Time

Wednesday 20 October.  1.30pm & 6.30pm                                            Lecture Theatre.  Admission Free.  No booking required.  Collect a free ticket from reception

As part of the Centenary Programme the Contemporary Art Society has invited Andy Holden to present a performance within the wonderful lecture theatre at the Victoria Gallery & Museum.  Three Short Works in Time is Andy Holden’s ongoing programme of performances that investigate the relationship between sculptural objects and duration.  The work incorporates a 16mm film, a live camera feed, spoken word and a string quartet peforming music by The Grubby Mitts and Johnny Parry.

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Family Saturday – Feathered Friends

Saturday 30 October.  Drop in between 1.00 & 4.00pm                      Tate Hall Museum.  No booking required

Get up close to live owls and falcons this Halloween when we are visited by the North Wales Raptor and Reptile Sanctuary.  Discover more about the birds then take part in our bird craft activity.

Family Saturday – Victorian Photography

Saturday 27 November.  Drop in between 1.00 & 4.00pm                    Gallery 6.  No booking required

Have a go at Victorian camera-less photography.  Experiment with a range of objects on specially prepared paper then watch as exposure to light creates a photographic image and your own unique piece of Cyanotype art!

Family Saturday – Victorian Photography

Saturday 29 January 2011.  Drop in between 1.00 & 4.00pm                Gallery 6.  No booking required

Have a go at Victorian camera-less photography.  Experiment with a range of objects on specially prepared paper then watch as exposure to light creates a photographic image and your own unique piece of Cyanotype art!

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