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Edition No. 117

Date:- 20 September 2003

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October to December Exhabitions Dates and Times in Liverpool

Shooting Stars - famous faces by Stephen Shakeshaft at the Conservation Centre CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO 14 OCTOBER 2003 
Over the last few decades a galaxy of stars from Princess Diana to Marlene. Dietrich have visited Liverpool - and Daily Post & Echo photographer Stephen Shakeshaft captured them all on film. Over 120 of his best celebrity photographs from the 1960s to the present day are on show in this unmissable exhibition. Many of the photos show the private side of these very public faces, in dressing rooms before and after shows. Local talents Paul McCartney, Bernard Hill and Ken Dodd are all present, as well as visiting stars such as Joan Collins and Kylie Minogue, to name just a few. As well as taking up the entire exhibition area at the Conservation Centre, the photos spill out into the foyer and the centre's popular Cafe Eros, giving visitors a fantastic opportunity to dine amongst the stars! Shooting Stars is sponsored by Hitchcock Wright. Conservation Centre, Whitechapel, Liverpool Open Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5pm. Admission is free.

Sutcliffe & The Beatles at the Museum of Liverpool Life  21 August to 23 November 2003
A small display of new acquisitions including material from the Stuart Sutcliffe collection and four Beatles stage suits. Museum of Liverpool Life, Pier Head, Liverpool Open daily 10am - 5pm. Admission is free.

Hidden Gems at the Merseyside Maritime Museum 1 to 30 September 2003.  As part of Archive Awareness Month there will be a small display of rarely-seen items from the collections of National Museums Liverpool's Maritime Archives and Library. Evocative pieces on display include a telegraph sent by Mr. J. Bruce Ismay, Managing Director of White Star Line (owners of Titanic) to inform the company's New York office of the disaster. There is also a chart showing the movements of HMS Gorleston, when tracking U-boats as part of the Battle of the Atlantic in 1942, plus rare surviving emigration ephemera from 150 years ago, including tickets issued to emigrants by Henry Boyd, passenger agent, 1854 - 1859. Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool Open daily 10am - 5pm. Admission is free.


Grossology at the Liverpool Museum 20 July - 2 November.  Explore the impolite science of the human body! Grossology tells the story of the good, the bad and the downright ugly elements of human biology. Take a 'Tour du Nose' and discover how snot acts as a filter and a mucus producer. Play pinball 'Gas Attack' and score off bumpers dressed up as food that cause flatulence. Find out about indigestion with the 'Burp Machine' and climb the skin wall's zits, blisters and warts. Children will love this interactive - and rather disgusting - free exhibition. Liverpool Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool. Open Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12 noon-5pm. Admission is free.

Spirit of the Blitz Liverpool in the Second World War
Merseyside at the Maritime Museum. 10 July 2003 - 6 June 2004.  This major exhibition commemorates a powerful and important subject by recounting the experiences of those who lived and worked through the Second World War in Liverpool, in particular the Blitz bombing of May 1941. The profound effects that the war had on the community of Liverpool is examined through the personal accounts of people from all walks of life and ages - a disappearing generation. To accompany the exhibition the nearby Museum of Liverpool Life has created a wartime garden and the Piermaster's House has been converted into a 1940s house for the summer. There is also a display of wartime vehicles in the Great Western Railway building. Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool Open daily 10am - 5pm.

Mike McCartney's Liverpool Life, Museum of Liverpool Life, 24 May - 28 September. From the towering beak of a Liver Bird, to the sight of visiting legends such as Jerry Lee Lewis caught in candid moments, Mike McCartney's photographs shed a new light on some familiar subjects. This photographic exhibition is a celebration of the city in the 1960s, featuring an entertaining mix of snapshots of stars and everyday Liverpool life, from pictures of his dad at home at 20 Forthlin Road to the kings of rock 'n' roll. These evocative photographs are further enhanced with specially written captions and anecdotes by Mike McCartney himself. Museum of Liverpool Life, Pier Head, Liverpool. Open daily 10am - 5pm. Admission is free.

Victorian Life, Lady Lever Art Gallery, 7 June - 4 January 2004. A small display of 19th century watercolours, prints, photographs from National Museums Liverpool's permanent collections on the themes of shopping, leisure and play during Victorian times displayed with a selection of original Victorian dolls. Highlights include two watercolours by Kate Greenaway and St John's Market by Samuel Austin, a newly acquired painting,
on show for the first time. Lady Lever Art Gallery, Lower Road, Port Sunlight Village, Wirral, Merseyside. Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5pm. Admission is free.

Blue Funnel to China at the Merseyside Maritime Museum. 19 July 2002 - 31 December 2003 
For over a century the Ocean Steam Ship Company, better known as the Blue Funnel Line, was the leading British shipping company trading to China. Managed from Liverpool by Alfred Holt and Company, Blue Funnel began its run to China in 1866. It was the world's first regular long-distance cargo steamer service. As new routes were introduced the distinctive tall, almost vertical, powder blue and black funnels of the ships became familiar sights in many ports around the world. The company built an unrivalled reputation due to the quality of its ships, management, crews and shore staff. This exhibition introduces some of the people, ships and places involved, with colourful publicity posters, personal items from the crew and other intriguing items. Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool. Open daily 10am - 5pm. Admission is free.

Exhibitions coming soon to National Museums

 Liverpool Rossetti, at the the Walker from the 16 October 2003 to 18 January 2004. Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the Victorian artist, poet and founding member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, was one of the most original talents of his generation. For the first time in thirty years the best examples of his work will be collected for this major retrospective exhibition. All aspects of his career will be on display, including drawings, watercolours, pastels, picture frames, and bookbinding designs, bringing the full range of his activities to the attention of a whole new generation of art lovers. Don't miss this show of intense emotions, symbolism and haunting images of beautiful 'femme fatales'. The exhibition's only UK showing will be at Liverpool, before it travels to the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. This exhibition is sponsored by Unisys and has been organised by the Walker, Liverpool (National Museums Liverpool) in partnership with the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. The Walker, William Brown Street, Liverpool. Open Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5pm. Admission is free.

David Jacques - 'As if in a dream dreamt by another', Museum of Liverpool Life,  24 October 2003 to 3 May 2004.  An exhibition by Liverpool - born artist David Jacques exploring the experiences of people from different communities who have settled in Liverpool over the last 100 years. Featuring large scale banners, photographs, drawings and video footage. Museum of Liverpool Life, Pier Head, Liverpool. Open daily 10am - 5pm. Admission is free.

The Rolling Stones & the Beatles, Conservation Centre, 1 November to 9 December 2003. 
A photographic exhibition from the Proud Galleries, London featuring 22 copy prints of the Beatles in India by Paul Saltzman and 76 prints of the Rolling Stones by Gered Mankowitz. Following the success of the exhibition in London, the Conservation Centre in Liverpool is the first venue on an international tour that will then travel to Bristol, Brighton, Newcastle, Glasgow, Paris and Milan. This exhibition is sponsored by Hewlett Packard. Conservation Centre, Whitechapel, Liverpool. Open Monday - Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5pm. Admission is free. 

Come Dancing, Conservation Centre 20 December 2003 to 1 February 2004. A nostalgic photographic exhibition of thirty reproduction prints from the Stewart Bale collection depicting Liverpool dance halls, orchestras and bands from the 1930s to 1960s. Conservation Centre, Whitechapel, Liverpool. Open Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5pm. Admission is free.

Animal Magic, Lady Lever Art Gallery, 31 January to 16 May 2004.  The whole family will enjoy this small themed display of ceramics from National Museums Liverpool's decorative art collections including Monkey Business, Wild & Wonderful and On the Farm.  Lady Lever Art Gallery, Lower Road, Port Sunlight Village, Wirral,Merseyside. Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12 noon-5pm. Admission is free.

Puppet World, Liverpool Museum, 7 Feb to 30 Aug 2004 (dates to be confirmed). Puppets have been used to tell stories to audiences across the world for centuries. In this exhibition visitors can learn about this ancient craft of story telling and make up some new ones of their own. Most of the exhibits are on open display, with special play areas for younger visitors. This is a touring exhibition from the Horniman Museum, using puppets collected over the last hundred years. Liverpool Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool. Open Monday-Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5pm. Admission is free.

Strands, Conservation Centre, 14 February to 18 April 2004, A display of hand - crafted textiles created by students on the fashion and textile course at John Moores University. The material will be varied and colourful and may include a video diary by the students talking about the ideas behind their work. Linked to the exhibition will be a fashion show, held in the Conservation Centre. Conservation Centre, Whitechapel, Liverpool. Open Monday-Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5pm. Admission is free.

Art Behind Barbed Wire, the Walker, 21 February to 3 May 2004. A small display of works, some painted on newspaper, by refugees from the internment camp at Huyton, including Hugo Dachinger and Walter Nessler, produced between 1939 and 1940. The exhibition has been arranged to coincide with the Spirit of the Blitz exhibition at the Merseyside Maritime Museum. The Walker, William Brown Street, Liverpool. Open Monday-Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5pm. Admission is free.

Tim Lewis & Heath Robinson, the Walker, 27 May to 22 August 2004.  Works by contemporary artist Tim Lewis inspired by the tradition of kinetic art; large-scale 'stroboscopic ' spinning sculptures, small scale boxes with figures walking round in endless circles, walking chairs and writing hands. The exhibition will be teamed up with a display of original sketches by Heath Robinson. The Walker, William Brown Street, Liverpool. Open Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5pm. Admission is free.

John Moores Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, 23 & Liverpool Biennial
at the Walker, 18 September to 28 November 2004.  The John Moores competition is Britain's leading contemporary painting exhibition. Established in 1957 as an open exhibition for contemporary painters working in Britain, the competition has a distinguished alumni of past winners including David Hockney. In 2004 the first prize will be £25,000. In addition the Walker will feature a range of other projects as part of the 2004 Liverpool Biennial, including new work by artists from around the UK, produced in response to the gallery and its collections. the Walker, William Brown Street, Liverpool. Open Monday-Saturday 10am - 5pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5pm. Admission is free.

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