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Jan 19

Art Unlocked: Walker Art Gallery

January 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm GMT

The latest in the Art Unlocked series. Join Art UK and the Walker Art Gallery in exploring selected artworks from their collection.

Art Unlocked is a new online event series brought to you by Art UK in collaboration with Bloomberg Philanthropies. Each week, different museum and gallery curators and directors from across the UK will deliver a 30-minute talk on selected works from their collection.

For our latest talk, join Art UK and Sandra Penketh, Executive Director of Galleries and Collections Management at National Museums Liverpool, for an exciting exploration of some notable works from this collection on 19th January 2022, 5:30pm.

Art Unlocked is delivered over Zoom Webinar and can be accessed via the event page once you have registered. There will be a short Q&A session after the talk.

The talk is free but there is the option to donate to the Walker Art Gallery alongside your ticket. Any donations are much appreciated and go towards supporting the UK’s national collection.

About the Walker Art Gallery

The Walker Art Gallery houses an internationally renowned collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative art. It is one of Europe’s finest galleries, with a collection that ranges from outstanding modern and contemporary works to Medieval and Renaissance masterpieces.

Some of the greatest British artists of the last century are represented in the modern and contemporary galleries, from Lucian Freud and David Hockney to Barbara Hepworth and Lubaina Himid, while its Pre-Raphaelite and Impressionist collections are not to be missed.

You can follow the Walker Art Gallery on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

About Art UK

Art UK is a cultural education charity on a mission to make the art in UK public collections accessible to everyone – for enjoyment, learning and research.

We are bringing together the nation’s art on one platform for the world to see. We digitise artworks, tell the stories behind the art and create exciting opportunities for public interaction with art. We play a major role in supporting public art collections, by improving their accessibility and sustainability.

You can follow Art UK on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.

About Bloomberg Philanthropies

Through innovative partnerships and bold approaches, the Bloomberg Philanthropies arts programme works to increase access to culture and strengthen arts organisations. Through a wide range of dynamic partnerships with visual, performing and literary arts organisations, Bloomberg Philanthropies is committed to supporting the arts. The philanthropy works in over 170 countries and focuses on creating lasting change in five key areas: the Arts, Public Health, Environment, Education and Government Innovation.

For more information, please visit bloomberg.org or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok.

For any queries relating to this event or the Art Unlocked series, do not hesitate to contact aimee.murphy@artuk.org.

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Header image: Exterior of the Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool. Photo credit: Pete Carr

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