You can watch our glassblowing demonstrations at
12 noon, 1.45pm and 3.00pm with Charlie, Amy & Niki. Click here to see our glass blowing courses you can do for yourself.
Exhibitions in Gallery One, The Godfrey Pilkington Gallery and on the Mezzanine are Admission Free.
Drawing The Collection
Using the collections held in the museums across the north west as inspiration, Drawing The Collection gives us a new perspective on what we see when we go to museums. Local artists have taken artefacts and there surroundings to reimagine how we draw and what makes up a collection.
An Abstract Retrospective by Phil Wilkinson
Godfrey Pilkington Gallery
Taking inspiration from well known artists like Jackson Pollock and Mondrian, Phil uses techniques which reaches deep inside the human psyche to create big, bold bright and sombre canvases.
The Glass Wardrobe
Using the clothes held in both the St Helens collection and two private collections, The Glass wardrobe spans over 100 years of ladies fashions. From Silk brocade day dresses, mouring clothes, flapper dresses and a nod to the 60's and 70's this exhibition charts the rise and fall of the hemline, the influence of rationing and the invention of new fabrics..
The Sankey Canal Story
Level One Gallery
On loan from the Sankey Canal Restoration Society, large information panels and TV footage tells the story of how the canal came into being, its past, present and its future.
Capsule Wall Exhibition
Ken Preston - Eclectic mix of water colours, oils and acrylics by Ken Preston. With inspiration taken from local scenes and the seaside around the North West these are beautiful vignettes of a moment in time and place.
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