Posts by Andrew Bullock
To celebrate the Heritage Lottery Funded refurbishment of the south end galleries at the Lady Lever Art Gallery last year, we ran a series of talks and hands-on workshops, which explored the themes of our collection. These were hugely popular and as a result, we will be holding lots more free events over the coming months, which will offer something for everyone enjoy…
15 December 2016 by Andrew Bullock
Have you met George the penguin at the Lady Lever Art Gallery? George is currently donning his festive garb and greeting our visitors throughout the Christmas period.
He loves to dress up and over the years has wowed visitors with many different costumes including an Olympic and a para Olympic athlete, St. George, Frankenstein, the Easter Bunny, the Queen (for the Royal Wedding) and his latest costume, which is a Christmas Dickensian character.
George joined the Lady Lever team in 2010 when Phil Redmond bought him for the gallery at the Go Penguins Charity Auction. He was one of 132 penguins which were sold in aid of the World Wildlife Fund. Read more…
29 November 2016 by Andrew Bullock
We are delighted that the Picasso linocuts exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery has beaten its visitor target over a month before it is due to close.
Nearly 75,000 people have visited the exhibition, which features 17 large linocuts by Pablo Picasso, almost 3,000 more than our target. This makes it one of the most popular exhibitions that we have shown in the gallery. Read more…