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What’s on at the Walker during May?

1 May 2018 by Felicity

‘Kaleidoscope’ at the Walker

There’s so much happening at the Walker this month, we thought we’d put it all in one place for you – and a suggest a few highlights that you won’t want to miss! We always recommend checking our website before making a special trip to the Gallery, just in case of any cancellations.

Free tours

Did you know that we hold free lunchtime talks at 1pm on Tuesdays? We’ll have a different talk each week this month. On 8 May, we’ll hear from students at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) School of Art and Design. On 15 May, project curator Bethan Lewis will talk visitors through our latest exhibition, Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art.

We also hold introductory tours to the Gallery every Wednesday at 3pm.

Free for families

At 10.30am on Tuesdays, our education team host Story Walkers, Song Explorers in Big Art, our dedicated children’s gallery. It’s a free, drop in session for early years (under 5 years).

On Saturdays at 11am, early years can also enjoy Rhyme Time in Big Art.

Our littlest visitors will love our Toddler Time sessions. Sessions take place on Mondays and Fridays from 10-11am and 1-2pm. Expect lots of fun, creative play!

Free exhibitions

Don’t miss your last chance to see Slaves of Fashion: New Works by the Singh Twins. The exhibition has been seen by more than 90,000 visitors so far, and closes on 20 May.

You can also see Kaleidoscope: Colour and Sequence in 1960s British Art throughout May. It’s bursting with colourful abstract painting and sculpture and closes on 3 June.

Don’t miss

May marks the return of LightNight, which takes place on 18 May. The free, one-night arts festival will take place across the city. The Walker will stay open until 10pm. From live performances by the students at Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) to an immersive fashion event by 2nd year LJMU fashion students, there’s loads happening that you won’t want to miss!

You can see the full May events programme here.

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