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Walker Art Gallery: Art as Autobiography

15 March 13.00 Free To coincide with the final weekend of the exhibition, Hockney's biographer Christopher Simon Sykes is delivering a free lecture entitled Art as Autobiography, which will trace...

Walker – Fashion V Sport

FASHION V SPORT ENDS on 31 May 2009 The Walker Art Gallery is to host a stylish exhibition on tour from London’s Victoria and...
John Walter and his Pug Virus at Walker Art Gallery c. National Museums Liverpool

Walker Art Gallery: Pug Virus

Thursday 29 October 2015 – Sunday 31 January 2016. John Walter's sculpture at Walker Art Gallery and Alien Sex Club exhibition at Camp & Furnace as part of Homotopia Festival.

Walker – John Moores Prize 25

John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize 25. Exhibition 20 September - 4 January 2009This exhibition marks the 25th John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize and 50...

The Walker: Nicola Green in Conversation

18 January 2013 15:00 Free Join Nicola Green in conversation with Richard Benjamin, Head of the International Slavery Museum. The conversation will include exploration of the artist's...

Walker – Events April – June

Walker Art GalleryEvents and workshops - April - June 2009  - Exhibition events -Graffi-Tee workshop 10 - 2.30pm        April 6, 16 A T-shirt design...

The Walker: Every Man and Woman is a Star: Tom Wood...

20 April - 9 December 2013 Part of LOOK/13 Photography Festival From young couples kissing on a dingy dance floor to the faded grandeur of a...

The Walker: Introductory Tour of the Walker Art Gallery

21, 22 September 2013 11-11.30, 14.00 - 14.30 Free Join this informal introductory tour and find out more about this stunning building and discover some of the highlights...

Walker – Bridget Riley: Flashback

Bridget Riley: Flashback25 September - 13 December 2009 Bridget Riley: Flashback is the first in a major new series of touring exhibitions from the...

Walker – Events Feb-Apr 08

Events Ben Johnson in Residence 28 Jan - 7 March 2008 Leading artist Ben Johnson joins us...

Walker Art Gallery- David Jacques: The Irlam House Bequest

David Jacques: The Irlam House Bequest 2 February 2011 - 12 May 2011 (Extended) The Irlam House Bequest is a fictional subversive banner workshop “discovered” in...

The Walker: The Vanity of Small Differences – Grayson Perry

16 May - 10 August 2014 Open Daily Free Part of Light Night 2014 Six stunning tapestries by Turner Prize winning artist (2003), Grayson Perry explore taste and class...

The Walker: Belonging, by Patrick Murphy

15 September 2012 - TBC Patrick Murphy’s 'Belonging' responds to the Biennial’s notion of the uninvited guest. Banished from city centres and branded a nuisance, pigeons...

Walker – Glass, Metal & Fire: Ruth Ball

Glass, Metal & Fire: Ruth Ball22 October 2009 - 31 December 2010Local enamel artist Ruth Ball is displaying some of her beautiful pieces from...

Walker – Aubrey Williams: Atlantic Fire

Aubrey Williams: Atlantic Fire15 January - 11 April 2010An exhibition of paintings by the renowned Guyanese artist Aubrey Williams. The exhibition includes a selection...

The Walker: The Narrators

11 October 2013 - 16 March 2014 10.00 - 17.00 daily Free Exploring the relationship between objects, architectural space and language, The Narrators: Works from the Art Council...

Walker – Events July – September

Walker Art Gallery (July - September 2009) Free activities for all the family at the Walker Art Gallery.     Over the months of July, August and...

Walker Art Gallery :The Living and the Dead, John Kirby

  Walker Art Gallery :The Living and the Dead, John Kirby 13 January - 15 April 2012 Viewing 12 January 18- 20:00  Free admission This exhibition is the...

Look11: Walker – Like You’ve Never Been Away

13 May - 25 September 2011. 'Like you’ve never been away' Paul Trevor photo exhibition of 1970s Liverpool at the Walker Art Gallery....

Walker – The Botanic Garden

Jyll Bradley, The Botanic Garden. Exhibition: 20 September - EXTENDED to 1 March 2009Jyll Bradley's new installation of large scale back-lit works, created especially...

Walker – From Sketch to Sculpture

From Sketch to Sculpture by Emma Rodgers.28 April to 6 July 2010A stunning 8ft bronze sculpture of a female dancer by local artist Emma...
'In The Grass', (detail) Arthur Hughes © Museums Sheffield

Walker Art Gallery: Pre-Raphaelites: Beauty and Rebellion

Friday 12 February - Sunday 5 June 2016. Through renowned works by Pre-Raphaelite masters including Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown, William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais, the exhibition will explore the significance of the Liverpool Academy and the city’s Autumn Exhibitions, which enabled the movement to flourish.

Walker – New Radicals: From Sickert to Freud

New Radicals: From Sickert to Freud 10 July - 20 September 2009'New Radicals: From Sickert to Freud' focuses on the Walker Art Gallery’s impressive...

Walker: Wael Shawky: Drawings and flags from ‘Cabaret Crusades’

1 July 2011 - 24 July 2011 at Walker Art Gallery. Wael Shawky: Drawings and flags from 'Cabaret Crusades' Wael Shawky is one of Egypt’s...

Walker – A Collector’s Eye: Cranach to Pissarro

A Collector’s Eye: Cranach to Pissarro. 18 February - 15 May 2011 A unique exhibition of paintings from a stunning private collection. Five centuries of art...

Walker Art Gallery: Tabitha Moses, Investment

27 September 2014 - 15 March 2015 Open daily Free Tabitha Moses, Liverpool Art Prize 2013 winner, presents Investment, a new body of work at the Walker Art...

The Walker: Animals in Art

WALKER ‘BAA’RT GALLERY - Ewe don’t want to miss this! The Walker ArtGallery has always been a feast for the eyes and on Saturday 31...

The Walker: MUNICH 1972: OLYMPIC POSTERS Art inspired by Olympic Ideals

14 July 2012 (end date TBC) Official posters for the 1972 Munich Olympics go on display at the Walker Art Gallery to celebrate London 2012 The striking 18 lithographic prints, all...

Walker – ‘Art in the Age of Steam’

Art in the Age of Steam Exhibition 18 April 2008 - 10 August 2008 - Free admission This major exhibition captures the excitement of...

Walker Art Gallery: The Gang: Photographs by Catherine Opie

4 October 2014 - 15 February 2015 Open daily Free A new acquisition for the Walker Art Gallery takes the centre of a stunning collection of work...

JOHN MOORES PAINTING SUMMIT

2 - 4 November 2012 The future of painting under the spotlight at the Walker Art Gallery Three days of debate, talks and tours, which interrogate...

Walker Art Gallery: Aztecs in Liverpool

5 July - 26 October 2014 Open daily 10.00 - 17.00 Free For Liverpool Biennial 2014, Michael Nyman creates a new film installation entitled Aztecs in Liverpool. The...

Walker – High Kicks and Low Life: Toulouse-Lautrec prints

High Kicks and Low Life: Toulouse-Lautrec prints14 May - 8 August 2010An exhibition of evocative prints that portray theatrical life and studies of daily...

Walker – George Always

George Always: Portraits of George Melly by Maggi Hambling  ENDS on 31 May 2009 The exhibition celebrates this most colourful son of Liverpool: jazz...

Walker – Joseph Wright of Derby

Joseph Wright of Derby - Artist’s Liverpool daysNov 17 2007 - Feb 24 2008 ...

The Walker: dot-art Schools Competition

17 May - 8 June 2014 Free Inspired artworks from the winners of the dot-art Schools’ competition are to go on display alongside the likes of Rubens, Rembrandt...

Walker Art Gallery – John Moores Painting Prize 2010

John Moores Painting Prize 201018 September 2010 - 3 January 2011Puddles, pleasure and protest all feature in this year’s John Moores Painting Prize. 45...

Walker Art Gallery: Only in England exhibition tour

26 May 2015 1pm Free Greg Hobson, Curator of Photographs from the National Media Museum explores the work of British photographers Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr and...

Walker – Cecil Beaton: Portraits

Cecil Beaton: Portraits26 June – 31 August 2009 A stunning exhibition of nearly 50 portraits by Cecil Beaton, one of the most famous photographers...

The Walker: Double Take: Keith Medley Archive

17 May - 15 September 2013 Part of LOOK/13 Photography Festival Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EL 0151 478 4199