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04 March 2020Gold and Grime. A Study morning at The Atkinson. 10.15 am to 1.00 pm
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25 November 2019Proposed new evening society
12 November 2019Vivienne Westwood. A Study Morning at The Atkinson. 10.15 am to 1.00 pm
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06 June 2019Van Gogh and Japan. Exhibition on-screen
30 May 2019Bessie Downes. Flowers of the Southport Coast.
08 May 2019Rembrandt - Exhibition on-screen
02 April 2019Salvador Dali; in search of immortality. A film showing at 1.30 pm. Doors open at 1.10.
14 March 2019The Young Picasso. Afternoon at The Atkinson. 1.30 pm. Doors open at 1.10
27 February 2019The Last Light by David Ogle.
30 January 2019Robert Maplethorpe. A Study morning at The Atkinson Artist Rooms. Wednesday January 30th.
04 December 2018A Film showing at The Atkinson Theatre, followed by tea, coffee and cake. Degas. Doors open at 1.10 for showing at 1.30
14 November 2018Frank Hampson, Dan Dare Illustrator. 10.15 to 1.00 pm.
03 October 2018Kevin Laycock, Contemporary Artist.The Art of noise. 10.15 to 1.00 pm.
24 May 2018Golden Event. Special evening. 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm at The Atkinson.
08 May 2018Treasures of the North West
01 May 2018Vincent van Gogh. A new way of seeing - Exhibition on screen. Doors open at 1.10 p.m. for 1.30 p.m. showing. Followed by tea, coffee and cake at 3.00 p.m.
24 April 2018Vikings in the North West of England. 10.15 am to 12.45 pm. At The Atkinson.
07 March 2018Cezanne A Film showing at The Atkinson at 1.30 p.m. (doors open 1.10 p.m.) followed by tea, coffee and cake. at 3.00 p.m.
28 February 2018A Study Morning at The Atkinson, entitled "Women Egyptologists and Collectors. 10.15 to 12.45 p.m.
07 February 2018Pop Art - Print making in Britain and America. 10.15 a.m. to 01.00 p.m.
24 January 2018David Hockney - Exhibition on Screen at The Atkinson.
10 January 2018Animal Painters - from Landseer to Munnings. 10.15 am to 1.00 pm.At The Atkinson.
07 November 2017Canaletto and the Art of Venice. Exhibition on screen. 1.30 p.m.
27 September 2017Michelangelo: Love and Death. A Film Showing at The Atkinson Theatre at 1.30 pm. Followed by tea, coffee and cake at 3.00 pm.

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Gold and Grime. A Study morning at The Atkinson. 10.15 am to 1.00 pm Wednesday 04 March 2020


Study Morning at The Atkinson

Join the Atkinson's curatorial team for an exploration of some of the highlights of the collection, as well as objects and paintings that are waiting for their moment in the limelight. The Atkinson holds over 3,500 artworks and nearly 30,000 items of social and natural history. We will look behind the scenes at a range of objects that were once highly valued and have fallen into obscurity, as well as previously unknown masterpieces that have been identified and restored to their former glory. There will be a chance to hear about, and see, some exceptional objects.


Cost £12: Application Forms from Siobhan Nelson, email:


Image: Willow Grove by Edward Bawden, watercolour, mid 1930s

Image source: Atkinson Art Gallery