Future Exhibitions

Culture Shifts: Local

7 October - 22 December 2017

Events

GRRRL POWER LIVERPOOL WORKSHOP

28 August 2017

Events

LOST PROPERTY: FILM SCREENING & REFLECTIONS ON CHINATOWN

31 August 2017

Events

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP II

5 September 2017

Events

Piece by Piece: The Story of News From Nowhere in Ten Objects

11 September 2017

Events

BETWEEN THE BORDERS ZINE-MAKING WORKSHOP

13 September 2017

Events

PHOTOGRAPHY, WRITING & THE INFLUENCE OF SUSAN SONTAG

18 October 2017

Past Exhibitions

Who We Are

22 June - 26 June 2017

Main Exhibition

OPEN 3: AFFECTING CHANGE

7 July - 17 September 2017

Past Exhibitions

Tate Exchange Liverpool

27 November - 29 November 2016

Past Exhibitions

Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2015

28 October - 18 December 2016

Wall Work

40 Years of Open Eye Gallery: 1977-2017

5 January 2017

Past Exhibitions

North: Identity, Photography, Fashion

6 January - 19 March 2017

Past Exhibitions

Culture Shifts: Global

7 April - 18 June 2017

Culture Shifts

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Sefton

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Toxteth

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Kirkby

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

St Helens

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Exhibition: Halton

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Wirral

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Animator Training

9 October 2016

Past Exhibitions

Liverpool Biennial 2016

9 July - 16 October 2016

Past Exhibitions

Walter & Zoniel: Spectra

9 July - 16 October 2016

Past Exhibitions

Tromarama

9 July - 31 July 2016

Past Exhibitions

Telling Tales

6 July - 11 July 2016

Past Exhibitions

Collected Possibilities

15 June - 19 June 2016

Past Exhibitions

Open 2: Pieces of You

15 April - 5 June 2016

Past Exhibitions

Flat Death: Edgar Martins & Jordan Baseman

15 January - 3 April 2016

Past Exhibitions

Mishka Henner: Precious Commodities

2 March - 29 April 2013

Past Exhibitions

Edith Tudor-Hart: Quiet Radicalism

2 March - 29 April 2013

Past Exhibitions

A Lecture Upon The Shadow

7 December - 17 February 2013

Past Exhibitions

E. Chambre Hardman

7 December - 17 February 2013

Past Exhibitions

Kohei Yoshiyuki: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

Past Exhibitions

Mark Morrisroe: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

Past Exhibitions

Sinta Tantra – Together, Yet Forever Apart: Liverpool Biennial 2012

1 September - 1 January 2014

Past Exhibitions

Still Outside (Or Unexplained)

22 June - 2 September 2012

Past Exhibitions

Erwin Wurm: One Minute Sculptures

22 June - 2 September 2012

Past Exhibitions

Richard Mosse: Infra

30 March - 10 June 2012

Past Exhibitions

Simon Norfolk: For Most of It I Have No Words: Genocide, Landscape, Memory

30 March - 10 June 2012

Past Exhibitions

Emily Speed: Nothing Is Finished, Nothing Is Perfect, Nothing Lasts

30 March - 2 September 2012

Past Exhibitions

Painted Photographs

13 January - 18 March 2012

Past Exhibitions

Richard Simpkin And Simone Lueck: Richard & Famous

13 January - 18 March 2012

Past Exhibitions

Mitch Epstein: American Power

5 November - 23 December 2011

Past Exhibitions

Chris Steele-Perkins: The Pleasure Principle

5 November - 23 December 2011

Past Exhibitions

S Mark Gubb: Good Sailing…

5 November - 18 March 2012

Past Exhibitions

Festive Photo Fayre

16 December - 20 December 2015

Past Exhibitions

Curious Gallery: An Exhibition Designed By Children

11 December - 13 December 2015

Past Exhibitions

Zanele Muholi: VUKANI/RISE

18 September - 29 November 2015

Past Exhibitions

Open 1

16 May - 23 August 2015

Past Exhibitions

Metamorphosis Of Japan After The War

22 January - 26 April 2015

Past Exhibitions

Robert Heinecken: Lessons In Posing Subjects

7 November - 11 January 2015

Past Exhibitions

Not All Documents Are Records: Photographing Exhibitions As An Art Form

5 July - 19 October 2014

Past Exhibitions

Paul Morrison: Urformen

1 June - 1 December 2016

Past Exhibitions

Ebb And Flow: A Visual Chronicle Of The Changes Within Liverpool’s Chinatown

17 May - 22 June 2014

Past Exhibitions

Letizia Battaglia: Breaking The Code Of Silence

22 February - 4 May 2014

Past Exhibitions

Alvin Baltrop And Gordon Matta-Clark: The Piers From Here

7 December - 9 February 2014

Past Exhibitions

Tim Hetherington: You Never See Them Like This

6 September - 24 November 2013

Past Exhibitions

Charles Fréger: The Wild And The Wise

17 May - 26 August 2013

Past Exhibitions

Eva Stenram: Drape

17 May - 26 August 2013

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40th Birthday Year

Book your free place to see LOST PROPERTY: a film exploring stories of L'Pool Chinatown & its residents. More info:… https://t.co/WmOYyMQqYk

RT @thomisom: New quarterly zine for @OpenEyeGallery Tilt. Issue 1. Limited to 150, available in gallery from today. Ft. full-colour photos…

TAKEOVER: Open 3 artist @mattylambert is taking over our Insta this week, telling us more about his project with… https://t.co/sEQVSLIXK6

🚀Introducing TILT! It's our new quarterly zine, ft. full-colour photos & interviews. Limited to 150 numbered editio… https://t.co/5ohraijyfJ

Free film screening - 'Lost Property: Reflections on #Liverpool Chinatown'. @PagodaArts @CultureLPool @ScalaramaLpl https://t.co/dy5u1mtYC7

40th BIRTHDAY YEAR

#OEG40

40 Years of Open Eye Gallery: 1977-2017

Colin Wilkinson, Founder of Open Eye Gallery
“Open Eye Gallery, where I… was dynamic. We were doing an exhibition a month. It wasn’t madness – it was exciting. Opportunities came up and we took them.” – 1978

Mandy, Visitor
“Open Eye Gallery, where I… protested against an exhibition. Myself and other feminists sprayed shaving foam on some quite graphic images of women.” – 1980

Martin Parr, Photographer
“Open Eye Gallery, where I… exhibited The Last Resort with Tom Wood. The Gallery was a nice place to go. It was what you might call shabby chic, but it worked and functioned well and the show got a good response.” – 1986

Simon Norfolk, Photographer
“Open Eye Gallery, where I… discovered photography was what I’d do for the rest of my life. Having a voice that people want to hear is a rare privilege.” – 1999

Debbie Chan, Previous member of staff
“Open Eye Gallery, where I…got my first full-time job as trainee programme assistant. A significant occasion, because my Chinese parents always supported my madness for the arts, but never knew how.” – 2000

Tim Riley, Architect (Mann Island gallery)
Open Eye Gallery, where I…felt immense pride to be told that the design had captured the spirit of the Gallery and continued to provoke and engage the people of the city.” – 2011

Phoebe Kiely, Photographer
“Open Eye Gallery, where I…was given my first exhibition. I was given a voice throughout. I grew more as an artist during that exhibition than I ever had before.” – 2016

 

Join us for an exciting year ahead as we launch our 40th birthday celebrations.

Over this 40 year period, Open Eye Gallery has exhibited some of the world’s most inspiring and insightful photographers. We have championed the agency of photography as art, as social and historical document, and as integral to the cultural impact of music, fashion, architecture and many other disciplines.

In 2017, Open Eye Gallery will be celebrating our deep connection to place. Working in partnership, we explore the visual identity of the North, the City as a site for global exchange, the history and future of counter culture and the people & communities of our City Region.

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