Open Art Exhibition

Who To Contact

Kirkby Gallery
First Floor
The Kirkby Centre
Norwich Way
L32 8XY

Telephone: 0151 443 4936 


Exhibition opens to the public: Monday 20 September 2021

Private View: Thursday 16 September, 4.30 – 6.30pm in Kirkby Gallery

Exhibition Prizes

Knowsley Open (Adult winners) - 1st prize: £150, 2nd prize: £75, 3rd prize: £25 in Rennies vouchers
Knowsley Open (Young Artist winners) - three prizes of specially boxed art materials
Visitors to the exhibition have the opportunity to cast 2 votes on the same voting card for their favourite artworks on display; one vote for an artwork by an adult, and one for a young artist (under 18), as indicated by a coloured label. One voting card per visitor. These prizes are awarded at the end of the exhibition.

The Reg Robinson Prize - This is a special award in recognition of local artist Reg Robinson who passed away in 2013. Reg was a wonderful painter and entered every one of the Open Art exhibitions from its outset in 2000. This prize will be awarded to a selected artwork which echoes the skills and creativity that was embodied in Reg’s artwork. This award will be for £50 in Rennies vouchers and given out at the Private View.

The Adult Disability Service Prizes - New for 2021, there are three prizes of specially boxed art materials for the most popular artworks from service users.