Opening Hours

Coronavirus Temporary Closure: Please note that Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery will be closed from 17 March 2020. You can keep up to date with the latest information here.

Café, galleries and shop: Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 5pm

House: Tuesday – Sunday 12  – 5pm

Free, timed entry tickets to the House are available at the information desk on arrival or online here.

Last entry to the House is at 4.30pm

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21 April 2020, 6 – 8pm

Coronavirus Temporary Closure

We are very sad to say that Kettle’s Yard has taken the decision to
close and cancel or postpone all events in light of the developing situation with the spread of COVID-19.

This means that the ‘Circuit Social’ on 21 April has been cancelled.

We will be sharing as much content digitally as we can.

You can keep up to date with our latest updates on our website.

Circuit Social

Come along to our next Circuit social.

Join us for a screening of the English premiere of Linder’s film The Bower of Bliss produced in 2018 for Glasgow Women’s Library. The screening is followed by a range of creative activities inspired by Linderism and led by Circuit, Kettle’s Yard’s young people’s group.

About Linderism

Most well known for her photomontage, this exhibition explores the diverse range of Linder’s practice. It explores Linder as performance artist, zine-maker, musician, documentary-photographer, collaborator, muse, guru, medium and body-builder.

Through the use of the Kettle’s Yard Archive, Linder also approaches Helen Ede’s elusive presence in Kettle’s Yard. Linder reinstates Helen through the creation of ‘House of Helen’, a brand of products available in the shop. A series of new commissions engage all five senses and see Linder staging interventions in all areas of Kettle’s Yard.

Linder was born in Liverpool in 1954 and was an active figure in the punk and post-punk music scenes. Probably best known for the album covers which she created, her photomontages often combine everyday images taken from fashion or home magazines with images from pornography.

About Circuit

Circuit is a group of 18-25 year olds who work on creative events and projects with art galleries Kettle’s Yard and Wysing Arts Centre.

Access

The Clore Learning Studio is fully accessible. It can be reached by stairs or by lift, to the basement -1 floor. There is an accessible toilet with baby changing facilities in the basement beside the Learning Studio. There are more toilets and facilities on the ground and first floors.

The galleries on the ground floor are fully accessible. They can be accessed easily from the entrance area by steps or a ramp.

Content Warning

The exploration of gender and sexuality is fundamental to Linder’s work. She uses imagery from different print materials, including pornography.

This exhibition contains some explicit images, which some visitors may find challenging and may not be suitable for younger visitors.

Please ask a member of our visitor services team for more information.