The Atkinson: Matisse: Drawing with Scissors – Late Works 1950-1954 the...

15 February - 16 March 2014 Free The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. His...
Yukiko KAI. Kikka no Tayori The Chrysanthemum Letter from Viva Princess 1979

The Atkinson: The Shojo Manga: The World of Japanese Girls’ Comics

Saturday 9 January 2016 - Sunday 14 February 2016. Features the incredible work of three artists – Akiko Hatsu, Keiko Takemiya and Yukiko Kai but also includes the work of 17 other artists who have all helped shape the world of Shojo Manga.
Motion by Paul Kelly

The Atkinson: The Sefton Open Exhibition

Saturday 28 November – Saturday 19 December 2015. The exhibition will be display in The Atkinson galleries and is made up from work of local artists who live or work or study in Sefton.
Derek Culley Painting

The Atkinson: Derek Culley Paintings

Saturday 6 February 2016 - Sunday 15 May 2016. A new exhibition from Birkdale resident Derek Culley who has had his work exhibited internationally as well as the UK. His style includes strong chiaroscuro, heavy impasto, vigorous brushwork and direct, expressive handling, in which Celtic imagery and associations are important.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Condor and The Mole, 2011

The Atkinson: One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People

Saturday 20 February 2016 - Sunday 22 May 2016. A Hayward Touring and Arts Council Collection exhibition, curated by Jennifer Higgie. A new Arts Council Collection exhibition of paintings of the figure is being exhibited at The Atkinson, Southport in February, curated by Jennifer Higgie, co-editor of frieze magazine.