Creative Opportunities

The Sefton Open 2024

In collaboration with Southport Palette Club

Exhibition: 23 March – 4 May 2024
Artwork hand in day: 12 March 2024, 11am – 7pm
Download entry form: PDF / Word

The Sefton Open is an annual exhibition celebrating the creativity and artistic talent across the borough. The exhibition takes over The Atkinson’s art gallery in an eclectic salon-style hang and features a wide variety of works from individual artists and local groups. Each year the exhibition attracts thousands of visitors to The Atkinson.

Sefton Young Artist of the Year

In collaboration with The Arts Society Southport

Deadline for entries: 24 May 2024
Online Exhibition: 1 June – 31 August 2024
Winners Announced: 19 June 2024
Prizegiving Event: 27 July 2024
Foyer Exhibition: 27 July – 31 August 2024

Download entry form: Word / PDF

The Atkinson in partnership with The Arts Society Southport would like to invite Young Artists in High School, College or equivalent who live or go to school in the Sefton Borough to submit one piece of artwork to our competition. Select one original artwork and carefully photograph it, then email your image and entry form to by Friday 24 May 2024.

The Landing

The Landing is an exciting Gallery showcasing affordable art work from leading regional artists, with regularly changing exhibitions.

Are you an artist? Are you interested in displaying and selling your artwork in our commercial gallery? Take a look at the application form here and The Landing floor plans here.