Exhibitions at the Williamson


Andy Gotts by Andy Gotts

Until March 22: Behind the Mask, 

An exhibition for BAFTA by Dr Andy Gotts (FREE) in Galleries 1 and 2 at the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum




Until March 29: Wirral Potters exhibition (FREE) 

A small display of work by Wirral Potters in Gallery 9 of the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum.


Until April 12: Wirral Festival of Firsts 

A photographic exhibition in The Community Art space in Gallery 14 of the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum.

Until to March 22: 

Red Work exhibition of the work of Rachael Howard.

Gallery 3 of the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum.



March 4 to TBC end date June 2015: 

Alumni’ exhibition

Gallery 11 of the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum.

March 5 – 5th of July

AlbertRichards exhibition 

Albert Richards (19 December 1919 - 5 March 1945) was born in Liverpool but moved to Wallasey as a small boy and attended Wallasey School of Art 1935-39 when he won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art. After only 3 months, he was called up into the army where he served in the Royal Engineers before transferring to a Parachute Brigade and in 1944, he was appointed an Official War Artist. He was the youngest of the three British official war artists killed during the conflict.  On March 5th 1945 he drove his jeep into a minefield and was killed, aged only 25. This is a small selection of work by Richards, both from student days and during the Second World War.

Albert Richards will stay on show until 5th July  when the exhibition will be replaced with a group of work by Thomas Burke who died 70 years ago on 15th July. (start date 15th of July 2015)


April 10 –May 10 2015:

Williamson Open exhibition

Our annual opportunity for all artists with Wirral connections to submit work, in both art and photographic sections, for a survey of the best work being produced in the area. At least one purchase prize will be awarded which adds work to the Williamson’s permanent collection for posterity (entries taken in 13-15th March, £5 fee per work)

May 13 – June 7th 

The Two Rivers Art Group

The Two Rivers Art Group is a group of twenty professional artists who live and work on the Wirral and occasionally exhibit together.

May 23 – June 7: 

Wirral Art School degreeshow

Each year for the twenty years since the Wirral Met College Fine Art Degree Course began, the Williamson has hosted their Degree Show, a showcase for the graduating students and always an exciting and varied snapshot of contemporary methods and media. The course draws its students from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, which always guarantees a stimulating exhibition.

June 6 —October 24 2015: 

Waterloo Lives: The Story Behind The Painting

To commemorate the bicentenary of Waterloo, the National Army Museum have partnered with The Williamson on a exhibition which looks at how the Battle was fought and won. Rarely seen objects from NAM will feature alongside The Williamson's collections to tell the stories of the regiments, the soldiers, their families and the legacy they left behind.