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Getting dressed in the 18th century - Gentleman
 
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A gentleman gets dressed in the fashion of 18th century. He puts on his clothes, with help in a particular order, including a full shirt with voluminous sleeves, stockings, breeches, waistcoat, cravat, shoes, neck stock, coat, wig and accessories. Discover our collection of 18th century costumes and accessories in our display 'Dressed to Impress: Fashion in the 18th Century. Find out more: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/exhibitions/dressed-to-impress/index.aspx Created by Crow’s Eye Productions
Getting dressed in the 18th century
 
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A lady gets dressed in the fashion of 18th century. She puts on her clothes, with help in a particular order, including, a shift, stays, petticoats, pockets, roll, stockings and garters, gown and stomacher, apron and shoes. Read more about this from our curator Pauline Rushton on our blog: http://blog.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/2016/08/getting-dressed-in-the-18th-century/
How to make an etching
 
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Etching is a printmaking technique that uses a corrosive liquid to etch lines in a metal printing plate which holds the applied ink and forms the image. Learn how to make your own etching with our how-to video. Created by Liverpool John Moores University Print Studio. Discover a series of etchings in our exhibition Whistler and Pennell: Etching the city at the Lady Lever Art Gallery. Find out more: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/whistlerpennell
Artist Peter Doig in his studio
 
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From the Walker Art Gallery archives, artist Peter Doig talks about his painting 'Blotter', which won the John Moores Painting Prize in 1993. Find about more about the prize: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/johnmoores
John Power playing an acoustic version of 'Mariner' for The Beat Goes On
 
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John Power recorded this acoustic version of 'Mariner' at The Picket, especially for The Beat Goes On exhibition at World Museum Liverpool. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk
Spring (Apple Blossoms) by John Everett Millais
 
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Renowed art historian and curator Christopher Newall tells us about Spring (Apple Blossoms) by John Everett Millais. Spring (Apple Blossoms) is part of the Lady Lever Art Gallery's collection and is currently on show as part of our Victorian Treasures exhibition until 7 May 2017. Find out more - http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/victoriantreasures
Why do people cross dress?
 
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Senior Curator of Decorative Arts Pauline Rushton tells us about Transformation, the UK-first exhibition at Sudley House that explores the theme of cross dressing. In this video Pauline tells us some of the reasons why people cross dress. Find out more at liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/transformation
Terracotta Warriors: object treasures
 
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Uncover over 1,000 years of Chinese history though buried and forgotten objects in our exhibition China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors. www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/warriors
Sibylla Palmifera by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
 
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Renowed art historian and curator Christopher Newall tells us about the sensuous pre-raphaelite painting Sibylla Palmifera by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Sybilla is part of the Lady Lever Art Gallery's collection and is currently on show at the Walker Art Gallery as part of our Victorian Treasures exhibition. Find out more - http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/victoriantreasures
Walker Art Gallery
 
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Explore the Walker Art Gallery with this introductory video - see beautiful paintings, sculpture and decorative art from the 13th century to the present day. Find out more about the gallery: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker
'Purple Lilies' - performed by Bayou Seco
 
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This is a performance by duo Bayou Seco that we recorded at World Museum Liverpool. It is a song called 'Purple Lilies', which they learned from Elliott Johnson, the great Tohono O'Odham fiddler from Cababi, Arizona. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/
Women's accessories, 1830-1940
 
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Decorative Arts Curator Alyson Pollard shows a selection of women’s accessories from the period 1830-1940 from National Museums Liverpool's decorative arts collection. This video was originally created for 'The Finishing Touch' exhibition held in 2011 at the Lady Lever Art Gallery. The former exhibition showcased the wide variety of fashionable bags, shoes and hats available to women from the start of the Victorian era to the outbreak of the Second World War. It will explore changing social customs and the place of women in society, as reflected through the accessories that they wore. More information here: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/​events/​ladylever/​exhibitions/​current.aspx
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing
 
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In February 2019, to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, 144 of the Renaissance master's greatest drawings in the Royal Collection will go on display in 12 simultaneous exhibitions across the UK, including the Walker Art Gallery.
John Moores Painting Prize: Celebrating 60 Years
 
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The internationally-renowned John Moores Painting Prize is the UK's longest-established painting prize, founded in 1957. In this film we take a look back at the past 60 years of the John Moores with past and current jurors, prizewinners and voices from the contemporary art world. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/jm2018/index.aspx
Interview with John Mucha, grandson of Alphonse Mucha
 
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Hear from John Mucha, grandson of Alphonse Mucha, about his childhood growing up in communist Czechoslovakia, and a defining moment in the early 1960s that would change everybody's perception of his grandfather's work. Alphonse Mucha: In Quest of Beauty is open at the Walker Art Gallery until 29 October 2017.
Jarvis Cocker: 'When it's just you and a picture, it's kind of a magical thing'
 
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Jarvis Cocker was a John Moores Painting Prize judge back in 2004. We caught up with him recently to find out why he loves paintings. See the John Moores past prizewinners on display at the Walker Art Gallery: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/history/prizewinners-60-exhibition/index.aspx
Sir Peter Blake in his studio
 
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Iconic artist, Sir Peter Blake, is the first patron of the John Moores Painting Prize. Here he talks about painting, winning the John Moores Junior Prize in 1961 and his 80th birthday. Find out more: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/johnmoores
Terracotta Warriors: Visitor reactions
 
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See how some of our visitors reacted after seeing our Terracotta Warriors exhibition. Tickets are available to book online now at http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/terracottawarriors
Jacqui Hallum - winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2018
 
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Artist Jacqui Hallum talks about how it felt to win the John Moores Painting Prize and describes her painting 'King and Queen of Wands'. See her winning painting at the Walker Art Gallery until 18 November 2018. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/jm2018/prize-winners/hallum.aspx
Study for 'The Sleeping Knights' by Edward Burne-Jones
 
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Renowed art historian and curator Christopher Newall tells us about Study for 'The Sleeping Knights' by Edward Burne-Jones. Study for 'The Sleeping Knights' is part of the Walker Art Gallery's collection and is currently on show as part of our Victorian Treasures exhibition. Find out more - http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/victoriantreasures
International Slavery Museum - a short guide
 
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Hear the untold stories of enslaved people and learn about historical and contemporary slavery at the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool. Visit: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ism Video produced by Mocha productions.
Court housing in the 1900s
 
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Experience life in 26 Court, Burlington Street, North Liverpool in 1870. Find out more in The People's Republic gallery at the Museum of Liverpool. Read a transcript of this video on the website http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/visit/galleries/peoples/court-housing.aspx
Lion locomotive
 
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Curator Sharon Brown talks about the famous Lion locomotive, which is on display at the Museum of Liverpool www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/lion
The Liverpool sense of humour: Ken Dodd interview, part 4
 
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Ken Dodd was Liverpool's best-loved entertainer and one of Britain's greatest ever comedians. In this interview he talks to his good friend, the photographer Stephen Shakeshaft, about the reasons Liverpool and Merseyside have produced many great comedians. This interview was first shown in the exhibition 'By Jove! It's Ken Dodd! Photographs by Stephen Shakeshaft', which was at the Museum of Liverpool from 8 November 2013 to 21 April 2014. Find out more: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/exhibitions/ken-dodd/
Knotty Ash and family fun: Ken Dodd interview, part 2
 
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Ken Dodd was Liverpool's best-loved entertainer and one of Britain's greatest ever comedians. In this interview he talks to his good friend, the photographer Stephen Shakeshaft, about his childhood and the influence of his father on hs comedy. This interview was first shown in the exhibition 'By Jove! It's Ken Dodd! Photographs by Stephen Shakeshaft', which was at the Museum of Liverpool from 8 November 2013 to 21 April 2014. Find out more: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/exhibitions/ken-dodd/
Doddy's Diddymen: Ken Dodd interview, part 5
 
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Ken Dodd was Liverpool's best-loved entertainer and one of Britain's greatest ever comedians. In this interview he talks to his good friend, the photographer Stephen Shakeshaft, about how he first introduced the Diddymen when he was a radio presenter. This interview was first shown in the exhibition 'By Jove! It's Ken Dodd! Photographs by Stephen Shakeshaft', which was at the Museum of Liverpool from 8 November 2013 to 21 April 2014. Find out more: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/exhibitions/ken-dodd/
David Olusoga lecture highlights
 
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British-Nigerian historian, broadcaster and film-maker, David Olusoga gave the Dorothy Kuya Slavery Remembrance Lecture on Friday 21 August 2015, as part of the events programme for Slavery Remembrance Day at the International Slavery Museum. Watch highlights from the lecture in this video. www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ism/srd
When Doddy met Stephen: Ken Dodd interview, part 1
 
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Photographer Stephen Shakeshaft talks to comedian Ken Dodd about how they met. This video is a short excerpt from an interview with Stephen and Doddy that was filmed for the exhibition 'By Jove! It's Ken Dodd! Photographs by Stephen Shakeshaft', which was at the Museum of Liverpool from 8 November 2013 to 21 April 2014. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/exhibitions/ken-dodd/ Read a transcript of this video on the Museum of Liverpool website: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/exhibitions/ken-dodd/video.aspx
June Duncan's wartime life as a Wren
 
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From chance encounters with royalty to treading the boards, Liverpool model June Duncan's wartime service was quite varied. Pauline Rushton, senior curator of decorative art, talks about how June joined the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS), aged 17 during the Second World War, before starting her successful modelling career. June is the subject of the 'Model image: fashion and photos from the 1950s' exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/modelimage
Spotlight on: Ancient Egyptian God Serapis - Part 1
 
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Curator of antiquities Chrissy Partheni tells us the mythology behind the Ancient Egyptian god Serapis. This sculpure belongs to our Ince Blundell sculpture collection - the largest collection of classical sculpture in Britain outside the British Museum and one of the largest single personal 18th century sculpture collections still relatively intact in the world. Find out more about the statue online - http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml/collections/antiquities/roman/ince-blundell/item-442561.aspx
Holt family maid in the drawing room at Sudley House
 
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This is the video we made about the Holt family, the previous owners of Sudley House, which is now one of our art galleries. Here is the family's maid in the drawing room. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/
Process of working - Sculptor, Emma Rodgers
 
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A video with sculptor, Emma Rodgers, talking about her process of creating her work. It was filmed in her studio for the Rise of Women Artists exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/exhibitions/womenartists/
China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors
 
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Unlock the mystery of a vanished empire. China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors opens at World Museum from 9 February - 28 October 2018. Book your tickets online now www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/terracottawarriors
3D Printing Egyptians
 
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How can technology help us to better understand and experience the past? We've teamed up with FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) to 3D print some objects from our Ancient Egypt gallery, including a statuette of the god Anubis that's over 2,000 years old! www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ancientegypt
Japanese prints - the Pop Art of the 19th century
 
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Japanese wood block prints were the Pop Art of the 19th century - find out why with Frank Milner, whose collection is on display in the Edo Pop Japanese prints exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery until 24 September. www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/edopop
Behind the scenes of Terracotta Warriors: digital technology
 
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Go behind the scenes with Draw & Code, the team who created the amazing audio visual elements of our China's First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors exhibition. Book your tickets now to enjoy this incredible, immersive experience. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml/exhibitions/terracotta-warriors/index.aspx
Merseyside Maritime Museum
 
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Explore Liverpool's seafaring past in the heart of the historic Albert Dock on the waterfront, at Merseyside Maritime Museum. liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/maritime Video produced by Mocha productions.
Black Salt: Britain's Black sailors
 
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Discover the story of Britain's Black sailors, from Tudor times through the transatlantic slave trade, to the present day, in the exhibition Black Salt at Merseyside Maritime Museum in Liverpool. www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/blacksalt Historian Ray Costello gives an overview of the exhibition in this video.
Ben Johnson, exhibiting artist, John Moores Painting Prize 2018
 
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Artist Ben Johnson talks about his painting 'The Space Between Revisited', which is on display in the John Moores Painting Prize 2018 exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery 14 July to 18 November 2018. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/johnmoores/
Spotlight on: 'Virgin and Child in Glory' by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
 
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Our curator of European fine art Xanthe Brooke tells us the fascinating history behind Murillo's grand and iconic altarpiece Virgin and Child in Glory (1673) Find out more about the Murillo project in our blog - http://blog.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/2016/11/revealing-the-dramatic-history-behind-murillos-iconic-altarpiece/
Terracotta Warriors: weapons
 
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Many people are unaware that the Terracotta Warriors originally carried real weapons in order to protect the Emperor in the afterlife. Director of Exhibitions, Fiona Philpott, tells us more in this video. Find out more in our blockbuster exhibition. Book now at www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/terracottawarriors
Leo Fitzmaurice - 'It's a way of making people conscious about the act of looking'
 
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Leo Fitzmaurice on his latest exhibition 'Between You and Me and Everything Else' now on at the Walker Art Gallery.
Two Voyages part 1:   Mary's story
 
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Child migrant Mary tells us about her experiences during her voyage from Liverpool to Canada on board Allan Line ship 'Sarmatian' in 1878, in this short dramatisation. This film, shot on location at Merseyside Maritime Museum, was originally made for the exhibition 'On their own: Britain's child migrants', which was at Merseyside Maritime Museum from 17 October 2014 to 4 October 2015. liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ontheirown
Ancient Egyptian Shabtis
 
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Shabtis are small figures that were thought to magically come to life to serve the ancient Egyptians in the afterlife. Hear from our curator Ashley about two shabtis that are now on display in our new Ancient Egypt: A journey through time gallery http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ancientegypt
Sarah Pickstone: 'Stevie Smith and the Willow'
 
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Sarah Pickstone talks about her painting 'Stevie Smith and the Willow', which won the John Moores Painting prize in 2012. You can see the painting on display at the Walker Art Gallery in the exhibition of previous John Moores prizewinners: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/history/prizewinners-60-exhibition/
Spotlight on: Ancient Egyptian God Serapis - Part 3
 
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Curator of antiquities Chrissy Partheni tells us about Roman additions to the statue and Serapis' lost hand. This sculpure belongs to our Ince Blundell sculpture collection - the largest collection of classical sculpture in Britain outside the British Museum and one of the largest single personal 18th century sculpture collections still relatively intact in the world. Find out more about the statue online - http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml/collections/antiquities/roman/ince-blundell/item-442561.aspx
Conserving 'Virgin and Child in Glory' by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
 
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Conservator Olympia Diamond tells us about the overwhelming task of conserving 'Virgin and Child in Glory' by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo. Find out more at liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/murillo
Geri Augusto - the importance of okra to enslaved people
 
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Geri Augusto explains how enslaved people used plants such as okra and traditional African dishes to survive life on plantations in the Americas during the time of the transatlantic slave trade. Geri Augusto is a visiting associate professor of International & Public Affairs and Africana Studies, a faculty associate at Brown’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ) at Brown University, Providence, USA.
Shanti Panchal, prize winning artist, John Moores Painting Prize 2018
 
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Artist Shanti Panchal talks about his prize winning painting 'The Divide, Beyond Reasoning', which is on display in the John Moores Painting Prize 2018 exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery from 14 July to 18 November 2018. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/jm2018/prize-winners/panchal.aspx
Artist Michael Simpson - full interview - winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2016
 
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Find out about how Michael was first inspired to start painting and why he often creates series of paintings. More about the John Moores Painting Prize: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/johnmoores

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