Arthouse Gallery: Summer Open Exhibition

Tuesday 24 May – Saturday 11 June 2016. Summer Open Exhibition

Artwork Studios: Open Art Exhibition 2016

Thursday 5 – Saturday 28 May 2016. Lovely mixture of styles & subjects in this exhibition which is an opportunity for all those artistically inclined to show their work.

Bluecoat Display Centre: Eastern Aesthetics exhibition

Saturday 23 April - Saturday 28 May 2016. This exhibition will feature designer makers whose works have been inspired by Japan, its imagery, craft techniques and culture. The exhibition will examine how a sense of place can influence us as individuals and how this is reflected in artworks we create.
Alex Bag, Untitled (Fall '95) (1995) digital video 57:00, Courtesy of the artist and Team (gallery, inc.)

Bluecoat: Double Act: Art and Comedy

Saturday 9 April - Sunday 19 June 2016. Double Act: Art and Comedy explores how comedy helps us to shape meaning and negotiate the complexities of everyday life. Drawing together artists from diverse cultural and political contexts, each of whom share an interest in humour as a resource to animate their art practice.
Elevation Planes, Tracy Hill

Brindley: Common Ground

Saturday 23 April - Saturday 11 June 2016. Artists Greg Fuller, Jason Hicklin and Tracy Hill will produce new work developed from different locations along the Mersey each bringing their own unique perspective.
Nick Sharratt Illustrations

Chapel Gallery: Pirates, Pants & Wellyphants: The Illustrated World of Nick...

Saturday 16 April – Saturday 25 June 2016. Nick Sharratt, the man behind the instantly recognisable illustrations for Jacqueline Wilson’s Tracy Beaker books, is now the subject of a colourful, interactive, humorous and hands-on exhibition.

Cornerstone: Hope University Art & Design Degree Show

Saturday 28 May – Monday 6 June 2016 (Closed on Bank Holiday Monday 30 May). Yet again another year has flown by and it has been a busy and ambitious one within the Fine & Applied Arts Department here at Liverpool Hope University.

Domby Gallery: Stuart Irwin Exhibition

Saturday 14 May - Saturday 25 June 2016. "I look for scenes that might otherwise go unnoticed and may not have been captured before. I am drawn to the ephemeral and trying to capture the passing moment in nature and all the paintings are first sketched in the open air before being refined later."

Domino Gallery: Colour Rhymes and lyrical parallels by Nicole Bartos

From Saturday 30 April 2016. A series of most recent and intriguing abstract oil paintings on canvas, next to a selection of mixed media with drawings and smoke reduced Raku ceramics wall sculptures from Liverpool fine artist Nicole Bartos.

Editions Ltd: The Liverpool Open 2016

Friday 13 May - Saturday 18 June 2016. We have selected work that demonstrates technical excellence and pieces that are challenging in their subject matter. We think the selection is a true representation of the talented artists working on Merseyside
The Barometer of my Heart, Mark Storor. Photo: Stephen King

FACT: Pop Up Exhibition – The Simplicity of Truth

Thursday 12 May - Sunday 12 June 2016. Mark Storor exploring masculinity in new pop-up exhibition. Artist and theatre director Mark Storor creates an intimate reimagining of masculinity in his new pop-up exhibition The Simplicity of Truth, showcased in the FACT Connects space.
Galaxy Collisions - Ryoichi Kurokawa

FACT: Ryoichi Kurokawa: unfold

Saturday 12 March – Wednesday 15 June 2016. unfold is a major new commission by acclaimed Japanese artist Ryoichi Kurokawa, exploring the birth and evolution of stars in a groundbreaking immersive and tactile audiovisual installation. This unique sensory experience will be part of Kurokawa’s first ever solo exhibition in the UK, premiering at FACT.

HeadSpace at EggSpace: Grounded – Paintings by Christina Ashworth

Friday 20 May - Monday 27 June 2016. "My desire in painting is to capture the affect the natural world has on me. Its capacity to draw me in to itself. It reminds me that, however lost, isolated and lonely we might feel in the rush and dissonance of modern life, we are always on a deep level connected."
Afro Supa Star Twins Jon Daniel Afro Supa is a registered trademark owned by Jon Daniel All Rights Reserved

International Slavery Museum: Afro Supa Hero

Friday 13 May – Sunday 11 December 2016. Celebrating the importance of role models and icons in combating the legacies of racism and discrimination, Afro Supa Hero provides a snapshot of a childhood journey to adulthood, shown through Jon’s personal collection of pop cultural heroes and heroines of the African diaspora.

International Slavery Museum: Continuing the Journey

From 3 October 2014 until further notice. Learn about the struggle of Merseyside's Black community to obtain racial equality and social justice from post war Britain to the 1980s.

International Slavery Museum: Oil boom, Delta burns: photographs by George Osodi

From April 2015 - Until Further Notice. Nigerian photographer George Osodi has spent more than six years documenting the injustices occurring in the Niger Delta, a region rich in natural resources and beauty.
Lady Gertrude Fitzpatrick by Steph Griffiths from South Wirral High School

Lady Lever Art Gallery: Reflections

Friday 18 March to Sunday 5 June 2016. A diverse selection of works including paintings, prints, ceramic and textile art. A variety of groups worked closely with the Lady Lever and local artists, including the Singh Twins

LJMU: Liverpool School of Art and Design Degree Shows

Liverpool School of Art and Design invites you to the 2016 Architecture, Fashion, Fine Art, Graphic Design and Illustration, History of Art and Spatial...

Merseyside Maritime Museum: Cunard 175 Exhibition

From Friday 3 July 2015 - TBC. Celebrates the people, ships, and events that have linked Cunard and Liverpool together for 175 years since the Cunard Line was created.

Merseyside Maritime Museum: LUSITANIA: Life, Loss, Legacy

Until Further Notice. A lifejacket, a shoe belonging to a child, and letters from survivors are some of the items on show as the museum remembers the loss of the Lusitania.
Stevedores, Albert Dock, 1945 © National Trust Images/Edward Chambré Hardman Collection, Liverpool

Merseyside Maritime Museum: On The Waterfront

Wednesday 25 November 2015 - Sunday 19 June 2016. Marking the 300th anniversary of the city’s Old Dock - the world’s first commercial wet dock– this exhibition covers the period from the 18th century up to the present day.
Children and teachers from Orwell Road Special School, Kirkdale get ready to set off for an enjoyable day trip wearing their best clothes, around 1910.

Museum of Liverpool: Display – Growing up in the city: in...

21 October 2015 - Sunday 25 September 2016. This display of rarely seen images from the Museum of Liverpool's collections shows snapshots of Liverpool children's experiences of growing up over time.
LFC Hillsborough quilt

Museum of Liverpool: Hillsborough Tributes Display

Until further notice. Two new items from the Museum of Liverpool’s collection are on public display in the Wondrous Place gallery from 5 April to mark the anniversary of the 1989 Hillsborough tragedy, on 15 April.

Museum of Liverpool: Made up – the Liverpool look

From 1 September 2015 Until further notice. In 2011 the Museum of Liverpool invited people to create an outfit, in miniature, that showcased a 'Liverpool look'. People from all over Merseyside took part.
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Museum Of Liverpool: On Display – Hagrid’s Bike from Harry Potter

The motorbike and sidecar belonging to Hagrid, Harry Potter’s loyal friend and Hogwart’s gamekeeper, goes on display at the Museum of Liverpool from 16 May to 9 June 2016.

Museum of Liverpool: Poppies: Women and War

Friday 24 July 2015 – Sunday 5 June 2016. This is an exhibition by Lee Karen Stow, remembering women in times of war from the First World War to the present day.
AWAYDAYS film poster Reel Stories exhibition

Museum of Liverpool: Reel Stories: Liverpool and the Silver Screen

Friday 11 March 2016 – Sunday 29 January 2017. Displaying around 40 original film posters, this exhibition will throw the spotlight on Liverpool’s cinematic history. As the most-filmed city in the UK outside of London, Reel Stories will explore numerous themes to demonstrate Liverpool’s ability to take on a leading role.
They Where My Landscape © Phoebe Kiely, 2015/16 I Used To Think You Were Normal © Sam Hutchinson, 2015/16 The Unforgetting © Peter Watkins 2015

Open Eye Gallery: Open 2 – Pieces of You

Friday 15 April - Sunday 5 June 2016. The second exhibition in the Open series presents six new and early career artists predominantly from the North whose work came to us through submissions and expressions of interest. Open provides a platform for displaying new work and a forum for discussion thanks to a rich programme of public events unfolding throughout the duration of the exhibition.

Rathbone Studio: ‘Eleanor, an Inspirational Woman’ exhibition

Saturday 30 April - Saturday 11 June 2016. ‘Eleanor, an Inspirational Woman’ exhibition is the art work of ten women artists influenced by the life and work of Eleanor Rathbone. The work on show includes paintings, ceramics, poetry and sculpture.
Ronnie Drillsma

Staacks: Edges of Gold by Ronnie Drillsma

Tuesday 3 May - Monday 30 May 2016. "As I continue to develop my painting style, it becomes clear to me that this journey has no end. The techniques I use continue to baffle, frustrate, delight and inspire...using a roller instead of a paintbrush creates its own dilemma!"

Sudley House: Putting on the Glitz

From Friday 25 March 2016. Dazzling 1930s evening gowns take centre stage in the 'Putting on the Glitz' exhibition, revealing how the glitz and glamour of Hollywood was reflected in the fashions of the period. Featuring 20 outfits from National Museums Liverpool’s fashion collection.

Tate Liverpool: DLA Piper Series: Constellations

Ongoing - FREE. Tate Liverpool unveils a new display of more than 180 artworks featuring pieces by iconic artists
Ella Kruglyanskaya, Pixie on Stripes, 2015 Courtesy the artist and Thomas Dane Gallery, London.

Tate Liverpool: Ella Kruglyanskaya

Wednesday 18 May – Sunday 18 September 2016. Kruglyanskaya makes drawings and paintings that immerse us in a bold world of colours and high contrast patterns featuring, almost exclusively, women caught in moments of high dramatic tension.

Tate Liverpool: Everybody Razzle Dazzle

Spring 2015 – December 2016 - Tate Liverpool have co-commissioned one of the major figures of British pop art, Sir Peter Blake, to ‘dazzle’ a Mersey Ferry

Tate Liverpool: Francis Bacon – Invisible Rooms

Wednesday 18 May - Sunday 18 September 2016. Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms addresses some of Bacon’s most powerful works with a renewed focus on their spatial structure.
Maria Lassnig, Inside and Outside the Canvas IV 1984–5 © Maria Lassnig Foundation

Tate Liverpool: Maria Lassnig

Wednesday 18 May – Sunday 18 September 2016. Spanning her career from the 1940s in Vienna to periods spent in Paris and New York, the exhibition will reveal her long-standing interest in expressing subjective, bodily experience and self-representation.
make your mark II the brink

The Brink: Make Your Mark II

Friday 29 January - end date TBC. 'Make Your Mark' series can be looked at as an opportunity to be bold, make a stand & be proud of who you are. It focuses on individual’s journeys and exploration of mark marking processes, where initial fears are challenged expressively and cathartically by engaging with material and play.
Image from 2015 St Helens College art show

The World of Glass: St Helens Creative Arts Students Showcase

Saturday 30 April – Friday 3 June 2016. Showcasing the exciting work of graduating students from the University Centre’s BA (Hons) Photography, Graphic Design, Fine Art Painting and Game Art degree programmes.

Unity Theatre: Paintings and digital illustrations by Mark Harrison

Exhibition runs Tuesday 10 May – Saturday 25 June 2016. New paintings and digital illustrations by Liverpool artist Mark Harrison.

Victoria Gallery: Emma Gregory – ‘Semi Permanent Collections’

Friday 16 October 2015 - Saturday 9 July 2016 (Extended) . This project began with an opportunity for Emma to draw in the University’s heritage collections store. Initial lines of enquiry focussed on the particular challenges involved in caring for organic specimens.