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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/
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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/
'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/
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/
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
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
Japanese printing in the 19th century
 
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Frank Milner examines the wood block techniques used to create Japanese prints in the 19th century, including the exquisitely detailed and colourful prints from his collection which are currently featured in the Edo Pop exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery.
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.
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
Museum Dance Off 2018
 
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The education team at the Museum of Liverpool's entry for the Museum Dance Off #MDO5 Please vote for us at http://www.whenyouworkatamuseum.com/ - voting for our round takes place between 1pm GMT on Friday 20 April and 12.59pm GMT on Saturday 21 April. Music: Spin Me Right Round (Cover) by Aeons, used under a Creative Commons Licence
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/
Sudley House
 
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Discover Sudley House in Mossley Hill, Liverpool. A unique art gallery, housing paintings and vintage fashion in a beautiful, leafy setting. Find out more: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/sudley/
Explore the Lady Lever Art Gallery
 
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Discover a stunning building housing one of the UK's best collections of fine and decorative art http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ladylever Video produced by Mocha productions.
Changing city - Medieval Liverpool
 
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Liverpool has a long history of migration and settlement as a result of its location and development into a leading world port. In our 'Changing city' time machine in The People's Republic gallery at the Museum of Liverpool, visitors can travel back to nine key periods in Liverpool's history, from prehistoric times to the present day. Discover who lived here during each time period, what life was like for them, how the city has grown and how its fortunes and population have fluctuated. This video shows one of the nine time periods featured in the 'Changing city' time machine. liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/visit/galleries/peoples/changing-city/index.aspx Read a transcript on the website: liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/mol/visit/galleries/peoples/changing-city/transcripts.aspx
Ancient Rome: Jupiter the lightning god
 
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Find out more about this statue of Zeus (or Jupiter) online at http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml/collections/antiquities/roman/ince-blundell/item-388662.aspx
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
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
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
Making a Difference
 
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Using facts from the special report this video summarises the economic and social impact of National Museums Liverpool in 2015- 2016. As well as its value to the economy, the video outlines the positive effect of museums on people's lives. The report in full can be seen at: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/makingadifference
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
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/
Getting Established - Sculptor, Emma Rodgers
 
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A video about the sculptor, Emma Rodgers, talking about how she established herself as an artist. Emma 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/
Japanese prints from the Edo Pop exhibition
 
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Explore some of the themes and highlights from the Edo Pop exhibition of Japanese prints with collector Frank Milner. www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/edopop
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.
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
The Living and the Dead: Paintings and sculpture by John Kirby
 
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This video is a brief taster of a former exhibition held at the Walker Art Gallery in 2012, which showed the work of Liverpool artist John Kirby. Find out more here: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/exhibitions/john-kirby/
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
Winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2010
 
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An interview with Keith Coventry, winner of the £25,000 John Moores Painting Prize. Find out more: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/johnmoores/jm2010/
Collectors of Japanese prints
 
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Frank Milner explores who would have bought and collected Japanese prints in the 19th century. See highlights from Frank's collection of 19th century Japanese prints in the Edo Pop exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery: www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/edopop
That tickling stick: Ken Dodd interview, part 3
 
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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 tickling stick which has become his trademark and how it connects to the history of jesters and fools. 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/
Rose Wylie - winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2014
 
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Rose Wylie, winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2014, talks about how it feels to have won and why she chose to enter 'PV Windows and Floorboards', the painting that won. Find out more: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/johnmoores
Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender and Identity
 
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Get a taster of our new exhibition Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender and Identity at the Walker Art Gallery. Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender and Identity will bring together a diverse range of artists who have used their work to explore sexuality and gender identity since 1967. Find our more http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/exhibitions/arts-council-collection/coming-out/index.aspx
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.
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
Sarah Pickstone - winner of the John Moores Prize 2012
 
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Sarah Pickstone won the prestigious John Moores Painting Prize 2012 and here she talks about how she felt about winning and some of the themes of her painting 'Stevie Smith and the Willow'. Find out more about the prize at: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/johnmoores