What’s On

Roots Between the Tides: JAM remixes Warrington Museum

Friday 30 Sep 2016 - Saturday 30 Dec 2017, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Installation

Using a combination of techniques from photography, sculpture and archival research, JAM will ‘remix’ elements from Warrington, creating a hanging network of several hundred images from the Fish Gallery mezzanine. Navigate a web of interconnected stories with the binoculars provided.

Bex Ilsley: Emotional Processing

Saturday 29 Jul 2017 - Saturday 28 Oct 2017, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Contemporary Art

WCAF16 Open winner Bex Ilsley presents a new body of work which explores the performance of the self, particularly in the digital realm. Ilsley combines a variety of fabricated and appropriated objects, props and locations to construct surreal, sci-fi portraits and video works; primarily disseminated via social media and her website.

Warrington Art Treasures

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 - Saturday 21 Apr 2018, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Art

This is the first of three special exhibitions celebrating special events in the history of Warrington Museum and especially the opening of main Art Gallery in October 1877. From its creation in 1848 Warrington Museum has amassed significant collections including works by prominent local Victorian artists who acquired a national reputation as regular exhibitors at the Royal Academy.

Masonic Tercentenary Display

Saturday 23 Sep 2017 - Saturday 6 Jan 2018, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Display

Freemasonry is the oldest secular organisation in Warrington, with the distinction of having the very first recorded meeting of English Freemasons in October 1646. This display will explore how Freemasons influenced the development of Warrington, from the Old Academy, to Warrington Museum, from the Victoria Bridge to the Parr Hall.

WCAF17 Open Exhibition

Friday 29 Sep 2017 - Saturday 28 Oct 2017, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Contemporary Art

The seventh Warrington Contemporary Open exhibition celebrates the talents of local contemporary artists, whether professional, amateur or student.

(C) Ellen Sampson

Worn: Footwear, attachment and affective experience

Friday 29 Sep 2017 - Saturday 27 Jan 2018, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Contemporary Art

Worn explores our relationship with and attachment to shoes. Focusing upon the shoe as an everyday object, it explores the ways that the worn shoe may act upon us, examining how garments and people may become entwined.

Beginner's Adult Art Classes

Wednesday 8 Nov 2017, 10:00am - 12:30pm

Free (booking required)

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Art

Join us for free monthly practical art sessions at the Museum tutored by a trained local artist.

The School of Art

Saturday 11 Nov 2017 - Saturday 10 Mar 2018, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Art

Continuing our series of exhibitions celebrating special events in the history of Warrington Museum, this exhibition celebrates Warrington’s School of Art which was originally housed in the museum from the building’s opening in 1857.

Beginner's Adult Art Classes

Wednesday 6 Dec 2017, 10:00am - 12:30pm

Free (booking required)

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Art

Join us for free monthly practical art sessions at the Museum tutored by a trained local artist.

Zeitgeist

Saturday 10 Feb 2018 - Saturday 28 Apr 2018, All Day

Free

Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Contemporary Art

Peter Davis is a prize-winning contemporary figurative painter, whose meticulous work explores the subject of humanity and our relationship with technology.