A live artist from Merseyside has undertaken a ground breaking project that saw her travel to India to walk in Mahatma Gandhi’s...
Saturday 14 May 2016 - Saturday 10 September 2016. Follow in the footsteps of the Victorian explorers in this new exhibition which tells the stories of their voyages to the jungles and swamps of far off lands. Their fantastic adventures gripped the Victorian imagination, and a few were inspired enough to embark upon their own.
Saturday 14 May 2016 - Saturday 1 October 2016. They think it’s all over… it is now! Celebrate the 50th anniversary of England’s only (so far) World Cup final win with this display, featuring a wonderful collection of 1966 World Cup memorabilia on loan from a local collector Neil Perkins.
Wednesday 18 May - Sunday 18 September 2016. Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms addresses some of Bacon’s most powerful works with a renewed focus on their spatial structure.
Wednesday 18 May – Sunday 18 September 2016. Spanning her career from the 1940s in Vienna to periods spent in Paris and New York, the exhibition will reveal her long-standing interest in expressing subjective, bodily experience and self-representation.
Wednesday 18 May – Sunday 18 September 2016. Kruglyanskaya makes drawings and paintings that immerse us in a bold world of colours and high contrast patterns featuring, almost exclusively, women caught in moments of high dramatic tension.
Friday 13 May – Sunday 11 December 2016. Celebrating the importance of role models and icons in combating the legacies of racism and discrimination, Afro Supa Hero provides a snapshot of a childhood journey to adulthood, shown through Jon’s personal collection of pop cultural heroes and heroines of the African diaspora.
Saturday 30 April - Saturday 16 July 2016. A series of most recent and intriguing abstract oil paintings on canvas, next to a selection of mixed media with drawings and smoke reduced Raku ceramics wall sculptures from Liverpool fine artist Nicole Bartos.
Until further notice. Two new items from the Museum of Liverpool’s collection are on public display in the Wondrous Place gallery from 5 April to mark the anniversary of the 1989 Hillsborough tragedy, on 15 April.
From Friday 25 March 2016. Dazzling 1930s evening gowns take centre stage in the 'Putting on the Glitz' exhibition, revealing how the glitz and glamour of Hollywood was reflected in the fashions of the period. Featuring 20 outfits from National Museums Liverpool’s fashion collection.
Friday 11 March 2016 – Sunday 29 January 2017. Displaying around 40 original film posters, this exhibition will throw the spotlight on Liverpool’s cinematic history. As the most-filmed city in the UK outside of London, Reel Stories will explore numerous themes to demonstrate Liverpool’s ability to take on a leading role.
Friday 29 January - end date TBC. 'Make Your Mark' series can be looked at as an opportunity to be bold, make a stand & be proud of who you are. It focuses on individual’s journeys and exploration of mark marking processes, where initial fears are challenged expressively and cathartically by engaging with material and play.
27 January 2016 - 18 December 2016. Wirral is often perceived as a series of village communities that still identify themselves as separate from their neighbours. This is a look through some of the Williamson’s paintings that pick out the distinctiveness of many Wirral communities.
Friday 22 January - Sunday 4 September 2016. Guaranteed to alert the senses and stimulate the mind, the family-friendly exhibition is jam-packed with hands-on exhibits and interactive displays, exploring the endless ways in which colour shapes our world.
21 October 2015 - Sunday 25 September 2016. This display of rarely seen images from the Museum of Liverpool's collections shows snapshots of Liverpool children's experiences of growing up over time.
19 November 2015 - Sunday 20 November 2016. When we walk into a room, we instantly know if we feel at home. Some rooms are built to impress, others purely for comfort. We also make judgements about the person whose room it is: would we actually like someone who lived like this?
Wednesday 25 November 2015 - Sunday 19 June 2016. Marking the 300th anniversary of the city’s Old Dock - the world’s first commercial wet dock– this exhibition covers the period from the 18th century up to the present day.
From Saturday 24 October 2015 - February 2017. Exhibit of garments from Liverpool costume collector Peter Farrer’s cross-dressing wardrobe, the first display of its kind to be held in the UK.
From 3 October 2014 until further notice. Learn about the struggle of Merseyside's Black community to obtain racial equality and social justice from post war Britain to the 1980s.
From 1 September 2015 Until further notice. In 2011 the Museum of Liverpool invited people to create an outfit, in miniature, that showcased a 'Liverpool look'. People from all over Merseyside took part.
Tate Liverpool’s free collection display Constellations groups together major works from the Tate collection to encourage the exploration of connections between them.
Spring 2015 – December 2016 - Tate Liverpool have co-commissioned one of the major figures of British pop art, Sir Peter Blake, to ‘dazzle’ a Mersey Ferry
From Friday 3 July 2015 - Until further notice. Celebrates the people, ships, and events that have linked Cunard and Liverpool together for 175 years since the Cunard Line was created.
Until Further Notice. A lifejacket, a shoe belonging to a child, and letters from survivors are some of the items on show as the museum remembers the loss of the Lusitania.
4 August 2014 - Until further notice. This display of four 'dazzle ship' prints shows the work of Edward Wadsworth, an Intelligence Officer for the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve during World War I.