Winner of UK’s biggest Painting Prize to be Revealed…

The first prize winner of the John Moores Painting Prize 2014 will be revealed on 19 September at the Walker Art Gallery. The five shortlisted artists in...

Terry Duffy’s ‘Victim, no resurrection’ Exhibiting in Coventry Cathedral

'Victim, no resurrection' is a powerful symbol that 'enough is enough' and that people in power and authority have to do more in Paris, Syria and everywhere as to the plight of victims of conflict. It is in Coventry Cathedral to mark the 75th anniversary of the Coventry blitz.
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dot-art Launches New Gallery In Liverpool’s Commercial District

dot-art is to open a new gallery space at Queen Avenue, in the heart of Liverpool’s commercial district. The space will become dot-art’s new permanent home, opens on Friday 12 February 2016 with an exhibition “Dear Liverpool”, showcasing the work of 18 talented artists from the local area.
The Magnetic North 'Prospect of Skelmersdale' cover. Photo c. McCoy Wynne

McCoy Wynne Photographs Illustrate New Album by The Magnetic North

The resulting art direction for Prospect of Skelmersdale combines the McCoy Wynne shots of the band, with selections from McCoy's 1984 series. As does the music, the photographs capture a unique and seldom-documented time and place in British history; the finished work is a remarkable achievement.

Liverpool Independent Art School Launches with ‘Festival of Drawing’

Liverpool Independent Art School is an independently run school, pioneered by artists and creative professionals who teach what they believe is important. The workshops and courses will happen at various exciting and independent locations across the city until the whisperings of a permanent venue become a reality.

Democratic Promenade at the Bluecoat. 30 Sep – 27 Nov 2011

Democratic Promenade at the Bluecoat. 30 Sep - 27 Nov 2011 daily 10-18.00. Free admission. 40 artists engage with ideas around democracy and the radical in...

Threshold reveals theme for 2017 festival

Threshold reveals theme for 2017 festival and invites Visual Artists to showcase work Threshold Festival, Liverpool's home-made celebration of music and arts, has revealed the...

Liverpool-based charity aims to help isolated older people this Christmas.

In the UK today, one million older people will make it to the end of the month without speaking to anyone. Liverpool-based charity The...
edo pop: Kakamiwa of the West Side 1847 by Utagawa Kunisada, Collection: Frank Milner

EDO POP: Japanese prints at Lady Lever Art Gallery

EDO POP: Japanese prints at Lady Lever Art Gallery More than 40 prints bring to life the energy and spirit of 19th-century Edo (now Tokyo)...

The Art of Reggae exhibition returns to Liverpool this June

The Art of Reggae exhibition returns to Liverpool this June Following the huge success of last year’s exhibition, The Art of Reggae will be returning...

‘The Final Viewing’ as the View Two Gallery closes its doors

'The Final Viewing' as the View Two Gallery closes its doors Mathew Street's independent View Two Gallery is closing its doors for the last time on Saturday 24th...

Metal presents new audiovisual performance exploring stories from the UK and...

A new audiovisual performance exploring stories from the UK and India in 1947, featuring new music from Actress (Ninja Tune), Jack Barnett (These New Puritans),...

Surrealism in Egypt comes to Tate Liverpool next month

Tate Liverpool presents the UK’s first comprehensive exhibition about Art et Liberté. A radical collective of artists and writers based in Cairo, their body...

Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP, supports Dooley day at The Florrie

McDONNELL SUPPORTS DOOLEY DAY! Shadow Chancellor boost for Arthur celebration The Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP, has been revealed as the mystery benefactor behind the loan...

Blue Room takes to the Road

Announcement from Blue Room, at Bluecoat: We’re taking Blue Room on the Road We are starting a new Blue Room project at Norton Priory Museum and Gardens in...

Cheryl Martin Appointed Guest Curator at Homotopia Festival

Cheryl Martin Appointed Guest Curator at Homotopia Festival Writer and Director Cheryl Martin has been appointed as Guest Curator for Homotopia Festival 2018. The UK’s...
REALITY at the Walker Art Gallery. Figures at Ebb Tide (2000), Philip Harris, shown in foreground

Last Chance to see REALITY Exhibition at The Walker Art Gallery

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.
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Restoration Work Underway on St George’s Hall Minton Tiled Floor

Major restoration work is currently underway at St George's Hall Liverpool to restore specific areas of the stunning tiled Minton floor back to their full glory.

Writing on the Wall 2011 – Festival Guide

Festival Guide 3 - 28 May 2011 See website for full up-to-date details Tuesday 3rd May - Thursday 5th May Pulp Idol Writing Competition - Heats Pulp Idol,...
Felix Leyland (left) receives his award from Colin Simpson

Williamson Open Exhibition now Open – Winners Announced

The Williamson Art Gallery has just opened a wonderful new exhibition with over 350 works from artists with a Wirral connection. The Williamson Open will be in Galleries One to Three until Sunday 8 May 2016.
Liverpool Biennial Launch, photo by Tony Knox

Liverpool Biennial 2016, a first impression

Forty-four artists, twenty-two sites, six episodes and eleven dedicated curators present the ninth Liverpool Biennial opening this Saturday announced the Biennial Director Sally Tallant at the opening conference in Tate Liverpool.

Calderstones Beach returns

After a successful first year, the urban beach is coming back to Calderstones Park again for the summer holidays.

‘Dream’ Move for Liverpool’s Christmas Market

‘DREAM’ MOVE FOR LIVERPOOL’S CHRISTMAS MARKET Liverpool’s Christmas market has made a stunning move! Now in its 11th year the festive attraction is to have a...

Northwest agencies, Nonconform & Polymorph, commissioned to unlock hidden treasures of...

Northwest agencies, Nonconform & Polymorph, commissioned to help unlock hidden treasures of Liverpool’s oldest building Nonconform and Polymorph will develop the My Bluecoat digital...
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Bluecoat Unveils New Dance Events for 2017

BLUECOAT UNVEILS NEW DANCE EVENTS FOR 2017 Bluecoat has announced highlights from its upcoming dance programme for 2017. The events take place as part of INHABIT,...

Iconic pop artist Sir Peter Blake honoured by city

Iconic pop artist Sir Peter Blake is to be honoured by the City of Liverpool. Sir Peter, one of the major figures of British pop...

Young people’s thoughts made visible in exhibition by Turner Prize nominee...

A group of young people from Burnley have shared their hopes and dreams for the future, at the official launch of the exhibition called...

Limited Edition Bob Dylan prints to go on display in Liverpool

LIMITED EDITION BOB DYLAN PAINTINGS GO ON DISPLAY IN LIVERPOOL A new exhibition of works by Bob Dylan will be displayed for the first time...

Turner Nominee leads Black History Month events

TURNER NOMINEE LEADS BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS at National Museums Liverpool  A powerful new exhibition by 2017 Turner Prize Nominee Lubaina Himid MBE, leads a packed...

Exhibition Launches New Mental Health Social Enterprise ‘THE MIND MAP’

Exhibition Launches New Mental Health Social Enterprise 'THE MIND MAP' The Mind Map presents ‘Going Through The Emotions’ Unit 51, Liverpool, NOW until 8 April 2018 Artists:...

New Public Artwork by Ugo Rondinone for Liverpool Waterfront

New Public Artwork by Ugo Rondinone for Liverpool Waterfront Liverpool Biennial and Tate Liverpool unveail a major new joint project with internationally acclaimed artist Ugo...

Liverpool Mental Health Festival takes over city venues this week

Liverpool Mental Health Festival will return to the city from 10th - 14th October and organisers, Liverpool Mental Health Consortium, have lined up a whole host of new and exciting events. Reflecting...

Last Chance to See Archiving the Arts at The Bluecoat!

Join us for the final event of our current exhibition this Saturday: Discussion: Activating the Archive Saturday 4 May 14.00. Free Antony Hudek senior lecturer at Liverpool John Moores...
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Bluecoat Display Centre: Carter Preston Prize Exhibition – Shortlist Announced

The shortlisted artists for the inaugural Julia Carter Preston Prize have now been announced. They are Lanty Ball, Yasmin Lennon-Chong, Jane King, Susan Nemeth, Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, and Jo Taylor.
Liverpool Pride March. Photo: Jeb Smith

All New Liverpool Pride Announced for 2016

The organisers of Liverpool Pride, the regions annual LGBT festival are delighted to announce that one of the city’s most popular events will be returning for two days on Saturday, 30th and Sunday 31st July 2016, following months in the planning.

Tatton Park Biennial – ‘Best of 2008’

Tatton Park Biennial 2008 Still annoyed that we never got to see any of the Tatton Park Biennial which ran all last Summer. Now the...
Yunchul Kim 'Effulge' 2011

CERN and FACT International Award Winner Announced in Liverpool

The winner of the COLLIDE International Award – a new collaboration between CERN and FACT – was granted today to South Korean artist, Yunchul Kim.

Liverpool Irish Festival returns

Liverpool Irish Festival returns LIF 2016 asks - are you the old or the new? Liverpool Irish Festival returns in October with a programme of culture,...

Bluecoat Welcomes New Chair, Peter Mearns

Bluecoat today announces Peter Mearns as the new Chair of its Board, taking up his appointment in November 2016.

National Museums Liverpool launches Sankofa project: Objects and memories from Liverpool’s...

Objects and memories from Liverpool's Black community National Museums Liverpool launches Sankofa project An exploration of activism in Liverpool's Black communities launches National Museums Liverpool's Sankofa...

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