Open Eye Gallery Prepares for Move to New Venue

Liverpool Daily – News – Liverpool News – Liverpool Open Eye Gallery set sights on being jewel in Liverpool’s crown.

From the Daily Post

A CITY art gallery is to relocate to the £135m Mann Island development when it opens next year. Open Eye Gallery, currently based at Wood Street, will move into the more high-profile venue by July next year, in a bid to “step out of the shadows” and increase their visitor numbers fourfold.

Part of Liverpool’s cultural landscape since 1977, and the North-West’s only photographic gallery, Open Eye is a not-for-profit organisation funded mostly through the Arts Council, with some contributions from Liverpool City Council, and focusing on the “cutting edge” of photographic art.

Past exhibitions have included work by Martin Parr, Tom Wood and Bert Hardy and their 30-years-in-the-making photo library of Liverpool boasts more than 1,200 shots by dozens of photographers….