Friends of the Atkinson Art Gallery
Welcome page for the Friends on the Atkinson Art Gallery About the work of the Friends (image - detail of 'Street Scene' by  L.S. Lowry, 1935) Information on the Atkinson's collection (image - detail of 'Lilleth'  by John Collier, copyright (c) Suzannah Greenwood) Events planned by the Friends (image - sculpture 'Allium' copyright (c) Ruth Moillet)

Information on visiting the Atkinson Art Gallery

Welcome page for the Friends on the Atkinson Art Gallery About the work of the Friends Information on the Atkinson's collection Events planned by the FriendsEvents planned by the Friends Information on visiting the Atkinson Art Gallery

Three Way Piece-Points by Henry Moore
'Three Way Piece-Points'
Henry Moore
 
Breton Dining Room by Sir William Russell Flint R.A.
'Breton Dining Room'
Sir William Russell Flint RA
 
The Theatre of the Young Artists, Dieppe by Walter Sickert
'The Theatre of the Young Artists, Dieppe'
Walter Sickert
 
'The Drovers Halt' by Richard Ansdell
'The Drovers Halt'
Richard Ansdell
 



Events

The Friends of the Atkinson Art Gallery are pleased to announce the following talk at The Atkinson:

Watercolour Painting in Britain - A Talk by Timothy Wilcox : Thursday 8th September 2016 at 7.00pm The Atkinson, Lord St, Southport 5 per place, or free to Members of The Atkinson Supporters scheme.

Timothy Wilcox, one of the country's leading art experts, presents an entertaining talk about the development of watercolour painting in Britain and its place in the artworld. Timothy has been a curator at The Walker in Liverpool, the V&A and the British Museum and is author of many books on art and artists.

Timothy's talk is part of a programme of events linked to The Atkinson's new exhibition Tinted Steam & Liquid Light: Watercolour Painting from Turner to Sargent which runs from 20th August to 6th November 2016. Featuring paintings from the rich collections of The Atkinson and The Williamson in Birkenhead, highlights of the exhibition include paintings by J.M.W. Turner, John Constable, David Cox, Helen Allingham, William Russell Flint and John Singer Sargent. A jointly sponsored talk by The Atkinson and Friends of the Atkinson Art Gallery Committee.

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