FACT opens 2019 programme with a major exhibition of artworks by female artists

FACT opens 2019 programme with a major exhibition of artworks by female artists What can fairy tales tell us about modern day society? A new...

LightNight festival celebrates 10th anniversary this May

LightNight festival celebrates 10th anniversary this May Free arts festival opens up city’s arts and heritage venues for a spectacular culture-crawl for all. LightNight Liverpool, the city’s...

Extraordinary women celebrated in unique arts programme

Extraordinary women celebrated in unique arts programme Liverpool announces season of events to celebrate inspirational women and puts call out for organisations to get involved LIVERPOOL...

Ghanaian artist aims to spark debate on Warrington’s identity with new exhibition

Ghanaian artist aims to spark debate on Warrington’s identity with new exhibition A Ghanaian artist now living in Warrington hopes his new exhibition will get...

Mandela family to visit Liverpool’s new Mandela 8 memorial

Liverpool is set to welcome the family of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela when they arrive in the city next week. The former President’s eldest daughter Dr...

New artistic commission sees Chinese zodiac animals appear around the city centre

Brand new artworks are taking over the city centre as Liverpool gears up to celebrate Chinese New Year. From Friday (1 February) huge images of the...

Liverpool City Region Unveils Winning Design of New Borough of Culture Logo.

Liverpool City Region Unveils Winning Design of New Borough of Culture Logo. The winner of a competition to design the official logo for Liverpool City...

Tate Liverpool presents film exploring neurodiversity

Tate Liverpool presents a new film made by a group of artists, including Ben Rivers and Margaret Salmon. Filmed in the Scottish Highlands, Illuminating the...

Spectacular floating city of light and glowing animals coming to Sefton Park

Spectacular floating city of light and glowing animals coming to Sefton Park this February half-term City of Light in Sefton Park brings not one, but two...

Bluecoat announce 2019 programme

Bluecoat Exhibition & Residency Highlights 2019 In 2019 Bluecoat, Liverpool’s Centre for the Contemporary Arts, will launch a series of exhibitions, residencies and events looking...

Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019

Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019 The UK’s most family-friendly arts and cultural organisations will be recognised at the...

Metal announce new commission with music and sound artists, Forest Swords and Immix Ensamble

Metal have announced a new commission with electronic music artist Forest Swords and Immix Ensemble, a new music piece inspired by the shifting sounds of...

Milapfest’s Founder, Prashant Nayak, Has Retired After Over 35 Years Service

Milapfest's Founder & Executive Director, Prashant Nayak, Has Retired After Over 35 Years Service 2019 marks a significant new era for Milapfest, the UK's leading...

Culture delivers massive boost for city

Culture delivers massive boost for city LIVERPOOL’S programme of events to mark ten years since the city was European Capital of Culture, attracted more than...

Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #11: January 2019 Editorial

Increasingly, we’re trying to find a reason for art. It might be education, wellbeing, discovery, freedom of thought, cultural understanding, community growth, etc. etc. Key...

Special exhibition marks 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death

The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, will host an exhibition of artwork by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) to mark the 500th anniversary of the artist’s...

Bluecoat working with Belong care village to explore art’s impact on dementia

Groundbreaking Art Partnership Launches at Belong Pioneering care village operator, Belong, has partnered with Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat, in a unique three-year research...

New sculpture coming to Liverpool’s iconic skyline

New sculpture coming to Liverpool's iconic skyline An iconic new sculpture is to be erected on the world famous Liverpool skyline, Liverpool BID Company has...

Alternator Studio announce new season of Translating The Street in Birkenhead

Alternator Studio have announced a new season of Translating The Street international micro-residencies in Birkenhead featuring photographer Casey Orr, sculptor Chris Dobrowolski and artist...

Tate Liverpool brings critically acclaimed work, Love Is the Message, to region for the...

Tate Liverpool will be the first gallery in the north of England to present the critically acclaimed artwork Love is the Message, The Message is...

European talent showcased at acclaimed exhibition

European talent showcased at acclaimed exhibition A critically acclaimed free exhibition showcasing the work of leading lights in the contemporary art world is to be...

Africa Oyé reveals festival weekend for 2019

The 27th annual Africa Oyé festival will take place in Liverpool on the 22nd and 23rd of June, 2019. Sefton Park will once again be taken...

City to develop masterplan for Baltic Triangle

Liverpool City Council has appointed an award-winning team of urban designers and planners to create a new masterplan for one of the UK’s creative hot-spots. LDA Design,...

Liverpool’s twinning with Shanghai celebrated with three days of Chinese New Year

Celebrations for Chinese New Year are going to be ‘Pig’! A THREE day celebration welcoming Chinese New Year will take place to mark the 20th anniversary...

Jean Luc Courcoult, The Giants’ creator, receives Freedom of the City

On Thursday 17 January, Jean Luc Courcoult – the man behind the three unforgettable Giant Spectaculars - will receive the highest accolade Liverpool can...

Africa Oyé’s Chair recognised in New Year’s Honours

Africa Oyé's Chair of the Board of Trustees, Gad Kuju has been recognised with a British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to diversity, multiculturalism and Liverpool's...

Art interventions appearing on All4 streaming service throughout January

Artist Alan Dunn, in partnership with Metal Liverpool, has produced FOUR WORDS FUTURE; five short animations reflecting on the future of auditory...

Living Archive installation at Tate Liverpool completes 14-18 NOW Co-commission

LIVING ARCHIVE ART INSTALLATION at TATE LIVERPOOL COMPLETES 14-18 NOW COCOMMISSION “THESE ROOMS”. OPENING 17 JANUARY 2019 Ireland’s multi award-winning partnership of ANU and CoisCéim...

Grab a limited edition football by Turner Prize Winning artist, Mark Wallinger

This Sunday (16 December), a special event in Liverpool will celebrate the unifying power of football and give away limited edition footballs created by...

DaDaFest International 2018 welcomed thousands of visitors

Thousands of visitors from across the UK and beyond experienced the five-week DaDaFest International which took place at host venues across the Liverpool City Region. The festival plays...

FACT appoints new CEO

FACT APPOINTS NEW CEO The Board of FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) is delighted to announce that its new Chief Executive Officer will...

Ambitious artwork across 500 public phones to remember all those lost to suicide

Liverpool & St. Helens to host pilot of ambitious interactive public artwork on more than 500 public phones in remembrance of all those lost...

Thriving Baltic Creative Community Poised To Grow Into New Digital House

Thriving Baltic Creative Community Poised To Grow Into New Digital House With Baltic Creative CIC’s Digital House at 61–65 Norfolk Street nearing completion, many of...

Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #10: December Editorial

It’s been a pretty big year for Art in Liverpool, given that this time last year this newspaper didn’t exist, and we’d just started...

Blue Room celebrates ten years of creativity at Bluecoat

Blue Room celebrates ten years of creativity at Bluecoat, the UK’s first arts centre Weekly programme for learning disabled adults provides access to a creative community in the heart...

Mandela family to visit Liverpool

THE family of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela have announced they will be heading to Liverpool next year when work is set to start on...

Spectacular light show to round off St Helens 150th anniversary celebrations and Borough of...

Spectacular light show to round off St Helens 150th anniversary celebrations and Borough of Culture A dazzling light projection made up of 200,000 lumens of...

Limited edition book charting final Giants journey goes on sale Friday

A LIMITED edition book charting the final ever journey of the much-loved Giants is going on sale on Friday (23 November). In the Hearts of...

World Premiere artwork by Turner Prize Holder Lubaina Himid to be unveiled in Liverpool

World Premiere artwork by Turner Prize Holder Lubaina Himid to be unveiled in Liverpool Lubaina’s new series – “Random Coincidence” – comes in response to...

Winter Arts Market marks tenth edition with festive fun for all the family

Winter Arts Market marks tenth edition with festive fun for all the family The region’s BIGGEST craft fair adds workshops, storytelling and live music in...