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A romantic proposal at the Walker Art Gallery

21 May 2015 by Felicity

She said yes!

She said yes!

Love was well and truly in the air at the Walker Art Gallery earlier this month, when our Visitor Services team were called upon to help out with a very special visitor request…

Meghan Crockett, Assistant Visitor Services Manager, tells us how the plan came together – with very happy results!

“We had a phone call on Saturday afternoon from a man named John who was planning to propose to his girlfriend Jennifer at the Gallery. Read more…

Discover the Walker’s highlights

12 September 2013 by Louise

Self portrait of Rembrandt with light falling over the left side of his face

‘Self-portrait as a young man’, Rembrandt Van Rijn

The Walker Art Gallery’s audio guide provides a brilliant introduction to the gallery’s highlights.  This morning I decided to use the audio guide to find out a little bit more about 17th and 18th century art; and two paintings that I found particularly interesting were Rembrandt’s ‘Self portrait as a young man’ (c.1630) and Gainsborough’s ‘Isabella, Viscountess Molyneux, later Countess of Sefton’ (1769).  Read more…



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