Walker Art Gallery Wednesday June 1st .
meet at venue 11.am for 1st tour @ 11.30 am
2nd tour time to be advised.
Pre-Raphaelites: Beauty and Rebellion
This major exhibition of more than 120 paintings will highlight Liverpool’s significant role in the Pre-Raphaelite movement, reinforcing the city’s position as the Victorian art capital of the north.
We will be having a talk and tour at the Walker Art Gallery of this very special exhibition for which early booking at Art Appreciation Desk at Tuesday Coffee morning (payment upon booking is essential ) as only 15 people per tour we may have to do two tours, further info to follow.
Entry £5.00 Tour £5.00 concessions rates = total £10.00
http://knowsley and kirkby galleriesMarch 14th Kirkby Gallery
‘New Worlds’ exhibition is a first for Kirkby Gallery
This is an exhibition of work inspired by the era in which Kirkby as a New Town was built. It opens at the town’s Gallery next month and features some of the most significant works of the 60s and 70s by British artists including 19 stunning and varied artworks, which collectively demonstrate the importance of British art from the time. Read more here.
Free talk and tour by Tina.
This date has been altered by gallery from 8th to 14th march
16th April 2016
Visit to Saltaire, Bradford –
This is a chance to see the Big Bang paintings of David Hockney.
Also a short tour around Saltaire with Architecture for Fun Group
cost of coach £13.00 lunch £5.00 total + £18.00
Leaving Maghull Square 8.30 am. PROMPT!
Payment upon booking at desk.
‘One Day, Something Happens’
Tuesday April 3rd meet at venue 12.45
This exhibition at the Atkinson, Southport will intrigue and amuse you
Painting of People looks at everyday theatricality of the human form
Artists inc. Hockney, Rose Wylie, Lucien Freud among others.
Booking is essential at Art Appreciation desk, Tuesdays
Free tour, however the gallery does have a donations box.
An Imagined Museum plus Matisse as an add on for free – WOW!
Liverpool ‘Tate Modern’ January 20th 2016 – tour and talk
Be prepared to take part in this innovative art experience
Entry £5.00, Tour £5.00, Total = £10.00
Meet at venue 1.15.pm
We are happy to accept an offer of free tour
on works of Anthony Gormley, at the Atkinson Gallery Southport
Must book in at desk as places are limited.
Meet at venue 1.15 pm WED 21st October
See Maureen or Marj. at Art Appreciation desk Tuesdays
Chester Arts fair. 2015 21st November 2015
After such an enjoyable day at Liver Buildings to view contempory art, once again we have been offered free tickets for the tour of this much larger event at Chester Racecourse.
with 50% discount entry £3.50,with ticket ONLY, to be paid upon booking at desk. Continue reading
Art Appreciation –
due to tour guides heavy work load date has been changed
Kirkby Gallery Knowsley have made yet another coup with this local lads archive material. This exhibition of material from the Willy Russell Archive at Liverpool John Moores University celebrates a selection of Russell’s work spanning five decades from early works referencing the local area, to Our Day Out, Stags and Hens, Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine and Blood Brothers. Archive film of performances, posters, playbills, handwritten notes and scripts bring his stories to life, alongside items from his own personal collection to give a rare insight into his work
Free tour and short introductory talk by Tina.
Date MONDAY 2nd NOVEMBER 10.am prompt at Kirkby Gallery.
Limited numbers booking essential with Maureen on Tuesdays.