winter arts market

The Winter Arts Market, Merseyside’s largest arts and design market, 5 & 6 December 2015. Open from 10am – 5pm on both days, it’s the best independent shopping experience in the city and the perfect place to pick up beautiful, unique Christmas gifts.
weeping window image

People interested in the Poppies or learning more about the city and the war are being encouraged to take part in one of the many activities taking place as part of the participation programme.
light night 2016

Open Culture are inviting artists and arts, culture and heritage organisations of all sizes to put forward special events to be part of the 2016 festival.

Founded by analogue collage artist Low Coney, from his loft art studio, culture website Coney’s features band sessions, a culture publication and shop selling carefully curated art and premium vintage clothing.

FACT's very first crowdfunding campaign is to raise the final 10% of critically acclaimed visual artist and electronic composer Ryoichi Kurokawa’s new artwork which will be exhibited at FACT in Spring 2016.

The first series of products are available for pre-order now from the Granby Workshop. Design collective Assemble have been nominated for the prestigious Turner Prize for their work regenerating the Granby Four Streets alongside local residents.
snowflake trail 2015

The Liverpool Snowflake Trail 2015 has been launched by Jack Frost with 12 2.5m snowflakes dotted around the city centre, all decorated by artists from around the UK.
FACT liverpool

Liverpool's media arts centre FACT is delighted to announce its new-look board, with ten new members bringing an enhanced breadth and depth of experience across commercial, cultural and academic sectors.
'Make Something Happen' at Well Space. Photo by Tony Knox

Liverpool Artists Network would like to invite all artists, arts organisations, art venues, collectives and groups to join its mailing list and forum.
REALITY at the Walker Art Gallery. Figures at Ebb Tide (2000), Philip Harris, shown in foreground

The Walker Art Gallery invites visitors to enjoy its current exhibition, REALITY: Modern and Contemporary British Painting, before it closes on 29 November 2015. Since opening in July 2015, this vibrant exhibition has been seen by almost 60,000 visitors.
liverpool biennial 2016 logo

Over the 14 weeks, the Liverpool Biennial festival of contemporary art will unfold through the landscape of the city. It will be organised as a story narrated in several episodes: fictional worlds sited in galleries, museums, pubs, unused spaces, stations, hotels, parking lots, shops and supermarkets.

The Snowflake Trail, which runs until Sunday, 3 January, is a free event and a key highlight of Liverpool’s One Magical City campaign, which launches on Friday, November 13.
Arthur Hughes: In The Grass. Pre-Raphaelites

National Museums Liverpool has announced its exhibition programme for 2016, across its eight museums and galleries.
It's Glam Up North

It's Glam Up North is an exhibition and public auction curated by Rankin that features a wide cross range of film makers, fashion and graphic designers. Auction 21 November - Bid Online.

The SEN Powerful Together Awards recognise the Liverpool City Region's most innovative social enterprises, for attributes such as creativity, growth and social advocacy.

The Walker Art Gallery has announced the names of the five jury members set to judge the John Moores Painting Prize 2016.

ONE art came about in April 2015 when three local artists - Freida McKitrick, Karen Edwards and Katherine Caldwell - got in touch with...

See through the eyes of a Hammerhead shark, experience the world as a chameleon, witness the peripheral vision of a horse! Become part human, part...

The Weeping Window installation will be at St George's Hall for 10 weeks from 7 November 2015 to 17 January 2016

Tuesday 27 October 2015, 18.00 at the Well Space. ATTENTION active artists, studio groups, collectives, underground, overground, independent makers of artistic happenings in Liverpool!

dot-art Schools, with the support of returning Sponsor Rathbones, are recruiting for their 4th annual art competition now.

The winners of the WCAF15 Contemporary Open were announced during the launch event, with artists from Wigan, Liverpool and Wirral taking the honours.

Open Culture CIC and Liverpool BID Company are seeking proposals from artists and creative organisations to design and decorate 1.5m high fibreglass snowflakes, which will form part of the Snowflake Trail in Liverpool city centre.

Evertro is a new public art commission for the city by Koo Jeong A, in association with Wheelscape Skateparks. It is commissioned by Liverpool Biennial and Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson

Words by Sinead Nunes, Features Editor With Cass Art's notorious Student Day hitting Liverpool for the first time this Tuesday, we take a look at...

Cornerstone Festival: Friday 20 - Saturday 28 November 2015 Liverpool Hope University Creative Campus and Hope Park Campus The 2015 Cornerstone Festival is to celebrate its...

Brendan Walker will provoke and entertain in his talk for the day, the Roy Stringer Memorial Lecture sponsored by Amaze, which will consider the value of entertainment in relation to the arts.

On Thursday 8th October 10:15–11:30am, Councillor Tony Concepcion the Lord Mayor of Liverpool will be giving out Story Time Boxes at a special event at the Walker Art Gallery.

From skydives to marathon bike rides, staff and supporters are doing great things to raise money for projects at FACT

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, in partnership with NORTH, takes place over four weeks from Friday 2 October to Saturday 31 October. Venues include: Pyramid Arts Centre, The Gallery at Bank Quay House and Warrington Museum & Art Gallery.

The south end of the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight has been undergoing extensive refurbishment since the beginning of 2015 and is due to re-open to the public in Spring of 2016.

The event, which is usually staged on Halloween in Sefton Park and attracts audiences of over 15,000 people, will move in a new direction for its 11th year.

Those shortlisted in the annual photographic competition and the judges gathered in the Well of the cathedral for an evening of prize giving at the Awards Reception.

Apply Now. The Deadline is 15 December 2015. Threshold Festival 2016 takes place on April 1,2,3 2016 in Liverpool's Baltic Triangle.
baltic clay pots

Crowdfunder Launch Party. Baltic Clay will be a new ceramics studio in the Baltic Triangle that will provide the space and facilities for artists to make work in clay.

'On Their Own' The story of Britain’s child migrants is ‘heart-breaking’ and ‘informative’. Ends on Sunday 4 October 2015

Stealing Sheep are among performers as Bluecoat announces Liverpool Irish Festival events. 15-25 October 2015.

Translating the Street Oxton Road and Alternator Studio (Birkenhead) Have you ever wondered about all the stories a small independent shopkeeper has to tell, especially one...

From 11 September 2015 to Friday 25 September. Grotte is a new body of work from Joseph Whitmore and Henry Northcroft Brown that aims to highlight these ideas through collaborative and solo works.

World Mental Health Day 2015 falls on Saturday 10th October, and Liverpool will be marking the day with a festival of events and activities.