Lady Lever Art Gallery

Lady Lever Art Gallery
Lower Road
Port Sunlight Village
Wirral
Cheshire
CH62 5EQ
England

Website

National Museums Liverpool

www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Lady Lever Art Gallery

www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ladylever/

E-mail

General

ladylever@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Telephone

General information

0151 478 4136

Press

0151 478 4612

Education

0151 478 4178

Fax

General

0151 478 4140

Education

0151 478 4110

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Lady Lever Art Gallery
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The jewel in the crown of the garden village of Port Sunlight, housing the magnificent personal collection of the first Lord Leverhulme.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Daily 10am-5pm daily
Closed: 25,26 December, 1 January

Admission charges

Free for all

The gallery includes Pre-Raphaelites, paintings by Turner and Constable, 18th century furniture alongside ceramics, Wedgwood, sculpture, tapestries, Chinese art, Greek and Roman antiquities, Masonic and Napoleonic memorabilia.

Collection details

Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Weapons and War, World Cultures

Key artists and exhibits

  • Joshua Reynolds; Thomas Gainsborough; George Romney; George Stubbs; Turner; Millais; Holman Hunt; Leighton; Rossetti; Burne-Jones; Alma-Tadema; Waterhouse; Sargent; Chippendale; Vosper's Salem
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Turner: travels, light and landscape

  • 14 February — 1 June 2014 *on now

JMW Turner is one of Britain’s greatest landscape painters around 30 of his works will go on show at Lady Lever Art Gallery. Featuring paintings and works on paper which are rarely displayed. The exhibition will explore the artist’s life and work chronologically.

Website

http://www.​liverpoolmuseums.​org.​uk/​ladylever/​

Rossetti’s Obsession: Images of Jane Morris

  • 20 June — 21 September 2014

Jane Burden Morris was the wife of poet and designer William Morris, and the favoured model of Pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti. This exhibition brings together compelling examples of this pictorial obsession.

Website

http://www.​liverpoolmuseums.​org.​uk/​ladylever/​

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Embroidery

A Stitch in Time

  • 30 April 2014 1-4pm

You can also have the opportunity to watch as they create textile artwork.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Drop in, no booking required.

Website

http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ladylever/events/

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