Posts by Laura
Dads can be so difficult to buy for. Three times a year – birthday, Father’s Day and Christmas – I find myself agonising over what to get the man who says he doesn’t actually want anything anyway.
There is just over a week left to catch Pre-Raphaelites: Beauty and Rebellion at the Walker Art Gallery. To celebrate its successful run we are delighted to be giving away a signed exhibition catalogue. Read more…
Many of you will have seen by now that we have a rather magical piece of film history currently on display in Museum of Liverpool.
You must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear;
To-morrow ’ll be the happiest time of all the glad new-year,—
Of all the glad new-year, mother, the maddest, merriest day;
For I ’m to be Queen o’ the May, mother, I ’m to be Queen o’ the May.
28 April 2016 by Laura
Next week is the 75th anniversary of the May Blitz, the peak of the bombing of Merseyside during the Second World War. Read more…
14 April 2016 by Laura
17 March 2016 by Laura
This week museums all over the world have been taking part in #MuseumRainbow on social media. It’s been wonderful to see all kinds of unique collections shared globally in this joyful way.
Inspired by all the bright colours that have filled my computer screen, it felt like the right time to share one of the stories behind a striking painting featured in the Walker’s exhibition, ‘Pre-Raphaelites: Beauty and Rebellion’ (open till 5 June 2016). Read more…
Mother’s Day is just round the corner. The shops are full of gift ideas but they’re not terribly inspiring or original.
The woman who gave us life, blew our noses, read us stories and waved us off to that music festival with a determined smile but unmistakable look of fear behind the eyes (…just me?), deserves something special.
So we’ve come up with a few ways to spoil your mum this year and because all mums are different we’ve tried to think of something for everyone…
12 February 2016 by Laura
Do you want to do something special and a little different for your Valentine? It’ll come as no surprise that we believe our museums and galleries make a wonderfully romantic date but in case you need a little more convincing here are 6 reasons why… Read more…