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Open Eye Gallery

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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"209 Women"

This lovely gallery is situated on Mann Island by the Albert Dock. It is free to enter and displays... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
Mind Provoking

Always a good exhibition. Sometimes you have to just stand there and wonder what message is being... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2019
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Open Eye Gallery, is an independent not-for-profit photography gallery based in Liverpool. We are one of the UK’s leading photography spaces, and the only gallery dedicated to photography and related media in the North West of England. Open Eye...more
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19 Mann Island | Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 1BP, England
+44 151 236 6768
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

This lovely gallery is situated on Mann Island by the Albert Dock. It is free to enter and displays various exhibits of photography. When i visited it was the exhibition of 209 Women.It displays various photographs of the 209 women MP"s elected to parliament in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Philfromcheshire
Reviewed January 30, 2019

Always a good exhibition. Sometimes you have to just stand there and wonder what message is being made but its always thought provoking. Always well displayed and lovely staff to assist. Only small but worth popping in regularly & its free.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed January 18, 2019

I stumbled across the gallery when looking at an installation in the atrium of the main building on Mann Island. I hadn't expected it to be so good in such a small space - it was packed with modest installations which I can still remember...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NorthernBritUk
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a free to enter photographic gallery that runs various exhibitions. We have often visited on our visits to Liverpool and obviously some exhibitions are more interesting than others depending on personal taste. It is often thought provoking and definitely well worth a look...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

It wasn’t my cup of tea. There were some lovely photos but if you don’t have a real interest in photography it’s not really a must see

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 143aislingd
Reviewed August 18, 2018

A small gallery that specialises in photography exhibits, that is well worth seeking out on the waterfront. Having visited a number of times over the years, they always have something new and interesting over its two galleries. With helpful staff if you need to know...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Always something different to engage with and draw you in. Photo collections from all round the world with topical themes. Recommended.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ken18
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Fab photography gallery by the Albert dock Really Intreasting works too Go back every time I am visiting Liverpool now . If you love photography (and not just pretty photography's take a look at this gallery well worth it .

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Julia A
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

This was a bit of a surprise which wasn't prominent in any of the tourist information we viewed. There is a small photo gallery, three rooms, currently presenting Chinese photography. The first room displays contemporary Chinese images from social media - they're less boastful and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank davidharcourt
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Great and very innovative gallery focusing with its present exhibition on China. 3 artists. One who rescued discarded films from a "silver mine". One photographer focusing on faces. And an anthropologist showing through photos and her calligraphy based artwork the dual migration of rural migrants....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fedz2073
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April 10, 2019|
Response from NorthernBritUk | Reviewed this property |
Hi - it depends on how long you are planning to stay. There are individual pay and display bays around the 3 Graces (i.e., the Liver Building, the Cunard Building and the Port Authority). These tend to be expensive though... More