Site-responsive performance unravels the history of St Helens

Internationally acclaimed ANU Productions’ new commission, TORCH, will bring an explosive and unsettling new site-responsive performance to the streets of St Helens. TORCH is part...

Threshold Festival Celebrates Arts Council Success

Ahead of their 2019 event taking place on March 29-30 in venues across the creative quarter of Liverpool, Threshold Festivals CIC are delighted to...

Tate Liverpool present the first UK Keith Haring show in 2019

TATE LIVERPOOL TO EXHIBIT ICONIC AMERICAN ARTIST IN MAJOR EXHIBITION Tate Liverpool presents the first major exhibition in the UK of American artist Keith Haring...

LEAP 2018 dance festival now open

LEAP 2018 DANCE FESTIVAL NOW OPEN Liverpool dance festival showcasing pioneering work created and inspired by women Liverpool’s premier dance festival has got off to a...

Liverpool’s LGBT+ Festival Homotopia Now Open

Liverpool's LGBT+ Festival Homotopia Now Open Liverpool’s annual LGBT+ festival Homotopia opened in fabulous style on Friday night, marking the beginning of a month-long programme bursting with...

Liverpool arts organisations launch ground-breaking charter for working with children

Liverpool arts organisations launch ground-breaking charter for working with children, young people and vulnerable adults Arts and cultural organisations from across Liverpool have joined forces at...

Sally Tallant appointed as Executive Director of Queens Museum in New York

SALLY TALLANT APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF QUEENS MUSEUM IN NEW YORK The Board of Queens Museum in New York announced today the appointment of Sally...

Walker Art Gallery launches new family programme to aid language development

Walker Art Gallery launches new family programme to aid language development New programme at the Walker will support language and literacy learning   The Walker Art Gallery...

Gary Lawrence win John Moores 2018 Visitors’ Choice

GARY LAWRENCE WINS JOHN MOORES 2018 VISITORS’ CHOICE Artist scoops £2,018 award, sponsored by Rathbones Visitors to the John Moores Painting Prize 2018 have spoken in...

Going underground: Liverpool residents invited to take part in unique storytelling project

IF YOU INVENTED A GIANT MACHINE WHAT WOULD IT DO? Treat cancer? Generate energy? Make food last longer? The people of Liverpool are being invited to...

Iconic new public artwork by international artist Ugo Rondinone unveiled at Royal Albert Dock...

Liverpool Biennial and Tate Liverpool today unveiled a major new public artwork by internationally acclaimed artist Ugo Rondinone – his first work in the...

See Liverpool’s Open Studios by bus, this weekend

See Liverpool’s Open Studios by bus, this weekend Liverpool Open Studios (LOST18), now in its third year, is inviting you into homes, group studios, galleries...

Gifted Mandela prints on permanent display at St Georges Hall

Limited edition artwork by Nelson Mandela, gifted to Liverpool City Council and the Mandela8 group by his eldest daughter, have been put on permanent display in...

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...

Raft appears in Canning Dock ahead of this weekend’s Giant spectacular

A strange looking raft has appeared, floating in Canning Dock. Jean Luc Courcoult, Author, Director and founder of Royal de Luxe shares a poem to...

Exhibition on Activism Opening at International Slavery Museum in Liverpool

The International Slavery Museum has announced its new exhibition ‘Journey to Justice’, which will open on 5 October 2018, exploring how people, both in...

A spectacular walkabout fairy-tale across Merseyside’s parks and gardens

MATE Productions CIC receive Arts Council England funding to take a spectacular walkabout fairy-tale production of Willo the Wisp and the Fire Sprite around...

Last chance to visit Liverpool Biennial 2018

LAST CHANCE TO VISIT LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL 2018 Enjoy the final weeks of free exhibitions, talks, tours and family events across the city. With just weeks left...

Material Matters artist Josie Jenkins shows new work for Test! at the George Henry...

Material Matters artist Josie Jenkins shows new work for Test! at the George Henry Lee building, Liverpool UK. As part of Test!, a programme of new...

Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival entries labelled best ever at launch night

Arts festival competition entries labelled best ever at launch night The entries for this year’s Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival Open have been labelled the best...

The 2018 Jarman Award Tour comes to Liverpool

UK-wide tour to feature films by the shortlisted artists Larry Achiampong & David Blandy, Jasmina Cibic, Lawrence Lek, Daria Martin, Hardeep Pandhal and Margaret Salmon. The best...

Your GIANT guide to the biggest event of the year!

Your GIANT guide to the biggest event of the year! THE COUNTDOWN is on with just days to go until three Giants roam the streets...

The Man Who Named Southport: Restored Portrait goes on display in Exhibition at The...

The Man Who Named Southport: Restored Portrait goes on display in Exhibition at The Atkinson A portrait of Dr Miles Barton, the man who...

DaDaFest International Announce Their 2018 Festival Programme

DaDaFest International Announce Their 2018 Festival Programme DaDaFest International returns to Liverpool City Region venues this autumn showcasing a series of high-quality cutting-edge work which challenges...

Mike Stubbs to say farewell to FACT

Mike Stubbs to say farewell to FACT Mike Stubbs, Director and CEO of Liverpool’s Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, better known as FACT, has...

Three Seminars In Three Graces For Engage Liverpool’s Autumn Season

Three Seminars In Three Graces For Engage Liverpool’s Autumn Season Expert speakers from Strasbourg, Hamburg and Bordeaux will reveal how cities can make the most...

It’s the Travelling Life – new exhibition depicts life in Liverpool’s Irish Traveller community

It’s the Travelling Life - new exhibition depicts life in Liverpool’s Irish Traveller community A new exhibition, curated by American artist Jona Frank, provides a...

Curator and dates announced for Liverpool Biennial 2020

Liverpool Biennial today announces the appointment of Manuela Moscoso as Curator for Liverpool Biennial 2020, which will take place 11 July – 25 October 2020. Moscoso, Senior Curator...

New artists added to Liverpool & Knowsley Book Art Exhibition

The Liverpool & Knowsley Book Art Exhibition is now open in Kirkby Gallery. Following the launch in Liverpool Central Library earlier this year, The Liverpool & Knowsley Book...

Frankenstein Book Art exhibition takes over Knowsley’s Kirkby Gallery

Frankenstein Book Art exhibition takes over Knowsley's Kirkby Gallery Following a hugely successful residency at Liverpool's iconic Central Library, Liverpool Book Art's third major exhibition of...

Billy Wilson People’s Choice Award Winner Announced

Billy Wilson People’s Choice Award Winner Announced On Thursday 31st August, Liverpool Art Fair hosted the second annual Billy Wilson People’s Choice Award. The award...

Dance takes centre stage this November as LEAP festival officially launched

DANCE TAKES CENTRE STAGE THIS NOVEMBER AS LEAP FESTIVAL OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED LEAP Dance Festival, one of the UK’s most anticipated dance festivals is officially launched...

Giants Route Revealed!!

Giants Route Reveal 2018 Comfy shoes √ Clothing for all weather conditions √ Smartphones/cameras fully charged and ready to take hundreds of pictures √ Are...

The Venus Collective to host a new monthly film screening night that celebrates female...

THE VENUS COLLECTIVE TO HOST A NEW MONTHLY FILM SCREENING NIGHT THAT CELEBRATES FEMALE DIRECTORS The Venus Collective presents Screen Queens a new monthly immersive...

Water deserves more credit. Aurora shows us why.

Water deserves more credit. Aurora shows us why. Words, Patrick Kirk-Smith “We aim to open up a dialogue about the value of water on a global...

Art in Liverpool Magazine: Issue #8, September 2018 – Editorial

You know at the Docks, where people leave their padlocks hanging from chains overlooking the Mersey? Behind Tate, on those lovely benches? Well there...

Liverpudlians called to transform a day in their life into a historic piece of...

A multi-award winning British street photographer is inviting the people of Liverpool to join him in a unique social experiment: to capture the lives...

UK Parliament artist creates artworks with Liverpool residents to explore impact of race relations...

Artist Scarlett Crawford has been appointed by the UK Parliament for a new project entitled First Waves: Exploring the impact of race relations legislation in...

Exhibition celebrates 60 years of The Jacaranda opens TODAY

Exhibition at the Jacaranda, celebrating 60 years  The Jacaranda Club / Jacaranda Records – Phase One 24th, 25th, 26th August 2018 ~ FREE ENTRY ~ This August Bank Holiday weekend will be full of...

A new online archive brings Bluecoat’s 300 year history to life

A new online archive brings Bluecoat’s 300 year history to life Photographs, documents and films chart the story of the UK’s oldest arts centre, and...