Main Exhibition

Culture Shifts: Local

6 October - 22 December 2017

Events

Poetry and Photography series: Chris Routledge & Rebecca Goss

24 October 2017

Events

The Lost and Found Labyrinth: Dementia and Wellbeing Day

27 October 2017

Events

Book Launch: ‘M62: The Trans-Pennine Motorway’, Kevin Crooks

16 November 2017

Past Exhibitions

Who We Are

22 June - 26 June 2017

Past Exhibitions

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

Toxteth

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Positive Changes at The Atkinson

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: Another Language/ In The Pink Room

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

Edith Tudor-Hart: Quiet Radicalism

2 March - 29 April 2013

Past Exhibitions

Mishka Henner: Precious Commodities

2 March - 29 April 2013

Past Exhibitions

A Lecture Upon The Shadow

7 December - 17 February 2013

Past Exhibitions

Kohei Yoshiyuki: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

Past Exhibitions

E. Chambre Hardman

7 December - 17 February 2013

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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E. Chambre Hardman

7 December - 17 February 2013

Irish-born Edward Chambré Hardman (b.1898 d.1988) is best known for his photograph The Birth of the Ark Royal (1950) and for the highly successful commercial portrait studio that he ran on Liverpool’s Bold Street from 1923, and Rodney Street from 1949. The early 1930s marked a turning point for Hardman as he began to develop his passion for picturing the varied British landscape – from the wilderness to the pastoral – in a style that moved him away from the soft focus of Pictorialism.

In 1979 Hardman’s entire photographic output would have been lost were it not for the intervention of Peter Hagerty, the Open Eye Gallery’s then Director. Hagerty played a pivotal role in saving this archive, dedicating many years to cataloguing, conserving, and contextualising Hardman’s work.

This exhibition brings together a selection of E. Chambré Hardman’s landscapes taken over a forty-year period. Curated by Julia García Hernández, it is delivered in partnership with the National Trust, and will tour to The Hardmans’ House, Rodney Street, in Spring 2013.

The E. Chambré Hardman archive of photographs and associated ephemera will be available to view in Liverpool’s Central Library from 2013. New prints of the work of E. Chambré Hardman can be purchased via the websitewww.ntprints.com

Irish-born Edward Chambré Hardman (b.1898 d.1988) is best known for his photograph The Birth of the Ark Royal (1950) and for the highly successful commercial portrait studio that he ran on Liverpool’s Bold Street from 1923, and Rodney Street from 1949. The early 1930s marked a turning point for Hardman as he began to develop his passion for picturing the varied British landscape – from the wilderness to the pastoral – in a style that moved him away from the soft focus of Pictorialism.

In 1979 Hardman’s entire photographic output would have been lost were it not for the intervention of Peter Hagerty, the Open Eye Gallery’s then Director. Hagerty played a pivotal role in saving this archive, dedicating many years to cataloguing, conserving, and contextualising Hardman’s work.

This exhibition brings together a selection of E. Chambré Hardman’s landscapes taken over a forty-year period. Curated by Julia García Hernández, it is delivered in partnership with the National Trust, and will tour to The Hardmans’ House, Rodney Street, in Spring 2013.

The E. Chambré Hardman archive of photographs and associated ephemera will be available to view in Liverpool’s Central Library from 2013. New prints of the work of E. Chambré Hardman can be purchased via the websitewww.ntprints.com

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