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April Ashley exhibition attracts 930,000 visitors

After 17 months and 930,000 visitors the ground-breaking exhibition April Ashley; portrait of a lady, about the life of the Trans icon, model and actress will officially closed on Sunday March 1st at the Museum of Liverpool. Commenting on the popularity of her exhibition and its closure April Ashley said; “It has made me very…

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April Ashley Feedback

April Ashley – Exhibition Feedback

Some of the feedback from the opening of the April Ashley exhibition at the Museum of Liverpool.

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Olivia du Monceau

The Making of ‘April Ashley, Portrait of a lady’ #5

Designer, Olivia du Monceau takes a tour of the space and talks about some of the design considerations that have gone into the making of the exhibition.

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More Twitter Feedback

Here’s some more responses to the exhibition to from people on Twitter since the launch of the exhibition. @MuseumLiverpool @HomotopiaFest viewing the exhibition of April Ashley. Amazing story. Giving inspiration and hope to others. — Julie O'Grady (@julie_ogrady) September 29, 2013 EXPOSICIÓN > 'April Ashley: Retrato de una dama' explora la vida de primer icono…

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The launch of April Ashley: portrait of a lady

The 26th September saw the official opening of the April Ashley: portrait of a lady exhibition at the Museum of Liverpool.

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Bev Ayre

The Making of ‘April Ashley, Portrait of a lady’ #4

On the day of the exhibition launch, Bev Ayre and Lou Muddle talk about how the exhibition will share April’s story along with experiences of transgender people and how April’s life has influenced the social, political and legal aspects of transgender people’s histories.

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Catherine – Full interview

Listen to Catherine’s complete oral history as she frankly discusses her memories of April, her childhood, marriage, family and transition. Some of the content is graphic in its descriptions of surgery.

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