Lady Lever Art Gallery (January – March 2010)
National Museums Liverpool has four wonderful galleries, each with its own distinct themes and world class collections. The Lady Lever Art Gallery, in Port Sunlight boasts 18th and 19th century painting and furniture as well as Wedgwood and Chinese porcelain displays. Open daily 10am- 5pm. Entry Free.
Nestled in tranquil Port Sunlight village the Lady Lever Art Gallery is the perfect place to introduce your little artists to galleries.
Discover the fascinating history behind the Lady Lever Art Gallery in our Lever the Collector gallery. Find out how Lord Leverhulme built the gallery and put his remarkable collection together.
New activity rooms coming soon!
Our fantastic new activity rooms will be open on 13 February. Join us for an afternoon to celebrate from 1-4pm.
In the meantime there’s plenty on offer through our events programme, storysacks and family activities in the cafe. Ask a member of staff or call the gallery for more information.
Want to explore the gallery in a different way? Each of our storysacks looks at a different theme in the gallery such as farm animals, St George and the dragon, bubbles and picnics. Choose a bag at the information desk and get exploring! (Suitable for under 5s)
An Edwardian Family Album
Until 3 May
An exhibition of photographs giving a fascinating insight into the life of a middle class family at the beginning of the 20th century. Showing the Urton family of Bebington on the Wirral, the images capture the family at home, on days out to the coast and excursions further afield.
Chinese New Year celebrations
13, 14 February, 2010
Liverpool’s Hung Gar Kung Fu Club perform a lion dance to celebrate Chinese New Year. At intervals throughout the day – call gallery for more information.
Chinese New Year crafts
13, 14, 18, 19 February, 2010
Make your own lucky money envelope, decorative fire cracker and paper lanterns.
Tiger mask making
15, 16, 17 February, 2010
Celebrate Chinese Year of the Tiger by making your own tiger mask.
1, 2, 3pm
15, 17 February, 2010
Join us for storytelling inspired by the Edwardian Family Album exhibition.
1, 2, 3pm
27, 28 February, 2010
Have a go at making your own kite. Collect a free ticket from the information desk on the day.
27, 28 March, 2010
Find out about Lever’s collections of soap paintings and make your own advertisement.
Lady Lever cafe
Daily 10am – 4.30pm
A delicious range of hot and cold food, drinks and snacks. Children’s menu and highchairs available. Food served from 11.30am – 3.30pm.
Lady Lever shop
The excellent gallery shop has a wide range of souvenirs and gifts, including books, postcards, posters, jewellery and pocket-money priced souvenirs.