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Sustainability – Climate Change and the impact from Industry

17 May 2022

Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #22: Bags For Life – Luke Saxon

1 May - 31 May 2022

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VR: LOOK Climate Lab 2022

13 January - 20 March 2022

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An evening with Maytree Poets

28 April 2022

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Recovery in Focus & Inside Stories

14 May 2022

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Homo Humour film screening & Q&A

7 May 2022

Events

Painting the Mersey in 17 Canvases Coast to Coast to Coast

21 May 2022

Exhibitions Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #21: Ancestral Folk – Eunice Pais

1 April - 30 April 2022

Exhibitions Main Exhibition

Follow The River, Follow The Thread

1 April - 12 June 2022

Exhibitions

Saturday Girl About Town at Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces: Wigan

28 January 2022

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WE

31 March - 1 May 2022

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Who Cares? – Symposium exploring the role of art & design in health & care

26 April 2022

Past Events

Socially Engaged Photography Network: North West regional meet up event ‘Co-authoring the Collection’ 

28 April 2022

HOPE COMMUNITY GARDEN/ FEEDING LIVERPOOL: REIMAGINING YOUR FUTURE FOOD NEIGHBOURHOOD

9 March 2022

SESSION 3: DERELICTION TO DELICIOUS

11 March 2022

PELOTON COOP: JOY RIDE

18 March 2022

Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: Grow Your Own

23 February - 20 March 2022

Taking Root Bootle – Growing on the Streets: Involving local residents In greening up public spaces

10 March 2022

Liverpool Food Growers Network: Panel Discussion

12 March 2022

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ECOSYSTEM 2: OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

19 February - 20 March 2022

SCOUSE FLOWERHOUSE

2 March - 5 March 2022

Session 3: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

12 March 2022

Taster Menu

11 March 2022

Session 2: Dereliction to delicious

11 March 2022

Session 2: Introduction to beekeeping

11 March 2022

Session 1: Dereliction to delicious

11 March 2022

Session 1: Introduction to Beekeeping

11 March 2022

Session 2: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

10 March 2022

Session 2: Relax and Grow

10 March 2022

Session 1: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

10 March 2022

Session 1: Relax and Grow

10 March 2022

Compost Works – An Introduction into Composting

9 March 2022

Hope Community Garden/ Feeding Liverpool: Reimagining your Future Food Neighbourhood

9 March 2022

Liverpool Food Growers Network: Rethinking our Food System

9 March - 12 March 2022

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

VR: NOVUS: Restricted Views – Creative Outlooks

1 December - 12 December 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

VR: Collective Matters

1 October - 12 December 2021

Exhibitions

Digital Window Gallery: On the Brink

27 January - 19 March 2022

Exhibitions Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #20: Matt Dunne

9 February - 28 February 2022

Arts Groupie Workshops

26 February - 19 March 2022

TREE: Live Storytelling Session

19 March 2022

Horti-Culture Sharing Sessions with Arts Groupie and Incredible Edible

19 March - 9 March 2022

Liver Bird Safari with Arts Groupie

26 February - 26 February 2022

Past Events

Shop the Look Project with Emma Summerscales Open studio

11 February 2022

Mersey Green Map

4 February - 14 March 2022

Climate Cafés

26 January - 9 March 2022

Growing Sudley CIC: Nature’s Apothecary Workshops

23 January - 6 March 2022

Cyanotype Workshop with Edd Carr

25 February 2022

Read Now Write Now: Climate Champions Writing Workshops

30 January - 17 March 2022

Hope and Fear

25 January - 30 March 2022

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Peloton Liverpool Cooperative

16 February - 18 February 2022

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VR: Wirral Hospitals’ School and MaxLiteracy Award

10 June - 3 September 2021

  VR: Wirral Hospitals’ Schools and MaxLiteracy Award

With support from MaxLiteracy Award 2021, Open Eye Gallery has built upon our existing partnership with Wirral Hospitals’ School using archival photographs to explore the theme of Mental Health and Wellbeing with students. The project was led by funded poet and creative writer Pauline Rowe, Open Eye Gallery’s inaugural writer-in-residence.

Taking images from the Open Eye Gallery photography archive and connects them to the theme of Mental Health and Wellbeing, the exhibition will be hosted within Wirral Hospitals’ School from June 10th – September 3rd, prompting students to build upon their visual approaches to learning, informing new fusions of photography and creative writing practices. Alongside this exhibition, the project used these images as a stimulus to explore creative writing methods such as writing from objects, ekphrasis, letter-writing, diary entries, scrap-booking, micro-fiction. 

In this Virtual Reality version of the exhibition, explore the archive for yourself and feel inspired by the The Wall of Imagination created by students in response to the exhibition.

Wirral Hospitals’ School

Wirral Hospitals’ School is an alternative therapeutic school, in Birkenhead. Students have been medically and/or CAMHS assessed and are unable to access mainstream education. Over 50% of the students are pupil premium and suffer from mental health issues, gender dysphoria, many are diagnosed with ASC and ADHD, and others are also co-morbid with multiple medical conditions. The students are at an increased risk of isolation, limited social mobility and limited employment, which in turn increases the risk of ongoing mental health issues.

Pauline Rowe

Pauline Rowe has worked as a professional writer, poet and tutor for over 15 years. She is interested in social engagement, poetry and photography and writing and wellbeing. She was Open Eye Gallery’s writer-in-residence from 2016 – 2019, and she has wide experience working with communities and organisations in Liverpool, within health settings and working especially with vulnerable adults and young people.

Open Eye Gallery Archive

The Open Eye Gallery Archive contains approximately 1600 prints by more than 100 photographers. Started in 1980 – three years after the Gallery opened – by Open Eye Gallery’s first Director of Exhibitions, Peter Hagerty, the collection has remained closely linked to the Gallery’s commissions and exhibition programmes. Find out more about the archive here.

  VR: Wirral Hospitals’ Schools and MaxLiteracy Award

With support from MaxLiteracy Award 2021, Open Eye Gallery has built upon our existing partnership with Wirral Hospitals’ School using archival photographs to explore the theme of Mental Health and Wellbeing with students. The project was led by funded poet and creative writer Pauline Rowe, Open Eye Gallery’s inaugural writer-in-residence.

Taking images from the Open Eye Gallery photography archive and connects them to the theme of Mental Health and Wellbeing, the exhibition will be hosted within Wirral Hospitals’ School from June 10th – September 3rd, prompting students to build upon their visual approaches to learning, informing new fusions of photography and creative writing practices. Alongside this exhibition, the project used these images as a stimulus to explore creative writing methods such as writing from objects, ekphrasis, letter-writing, diary entries, scrap-booking, micro-fiction. 

In this Virtual Reality version of the exhibition, explore the archive for yourself and feel inspired by the The Wall of Imagination created by students in response to the exhibition.

Wirral Hospitals’ School

Wirral Hospitals’ School is an alternative therapeutic school, in Birkenhead. Students have been medically and/or CAMHS assessed and are unable to access mainstream education. Over 50% of the students are pupil premium and suffer from mental health issues, gender dysphoria, many are diagnosed with ASC and ADHD, and others are also co-morbid with multiple medical conditions. The students are at an increased risk of isolation, limited social mobility and limited employment, which in turn increases the risk of ongoing mental health issues.

Pauline Rowe

Pauline Rowe has worked as a professional writer, poet and tutor for over 15 years. She is interested in social engagement, poetry and photography and writing and wellbeing. She was Open Eye Gallery’s writer-in-residence from 2016 – 2019, and she has wide experience working with communities and organisations in Liverpool, within health settings and working especially with vulnerable adults and young people.

Open Eye Gallery Archive

The Open Eye Gallery Archive contains approximately 1600 prints by more than 100 photographers. Started in 1980 – three years after the Gallery opened – by Open Eye Gallery’s first Director of Exhibitions, Peter Hagerty, the collection has remained closely linked to the Gallery’s commissions and exhibition programmes. Find out more about the archive here.

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