ARTS Hub 47: Love Exhibition

Tuesday 2 February - Tuesday 16 February 2016 Love Exhibition Collective of styles & mediums from our cooperative artists on the theme Valentines Day.
samie cain painting

Artwork Studios: The Untold Want by Samie Cain

Thursday 7 January - Sunday 28 February 2016. Vibrant, wild Yorkshire landscapes & abstract cityscapes filled with sunshine are borne from a deep spiritual awareness in this collection of paintings by Samie Cain.

Atrium Gallery: Exhibition by Road Studio Artists

Until Saturday 20 February 2016. Exhibition by 4 artists from Road Studios: Lee Booth, Matt Kilp, Nuever and Ilan Sheady.

Baltic Social: No Eyed Deer

Monday 1 February - Sunday 3 April 2016. The theme of the exhibition is about comparing the roles between Artists and Curators, does being a curator use the same creative skills it takes to be an Artist. Is an exhibition an Art piece?
Beth Lewis-Williams

Bluecoat Display Centre: Brilliance

Saturday 23 January - Saturday 5 March 2016. This exhibition, co-curated by Claire Norcross, features leading contemporary lighting designers working in a range of media to include ceramic, concrete & leather, woven wicker, paper and glass.

Bluecoat: Left Hand to Back of Head, Object Held Against Right...

Saturday 23 January 2016 – Monday 28 March 2016. Artists: Becky Beasley, Rowena Harris, Mary Hurrell, Natalie Finnemore, Hannah James, Mitra Saboury, Marianna Simnett, Marie Toseland. A group exhibition of physical and assertive work that sets out to affect the audience through sensation and emotion.

Bluecoat: Melissa Gordon: Fallible Space

Saturday 23 January 2016 – Sunday 13 March 2016. Gordon is interested in addressing the exhibition as a ‘theatre in the round’: highlighting shifting perspectives when staging her work. Here she presents the first solo exhibition in Bluecoat’s Performance Space, accompanied by a longer running exhibition in the Vide.
Insects - Kate Bufton

Brindley: Creative Connections

Saturday 16 January - Saturday 20 February 2016. Over the last term four primary schools have been working with artists to explore design and construction, the environment and the local history of Halton. Pupils have created exciting new work in film, sculpture and mosaic.
James Parkinson

Cactus Gallery: ‘Slower Volumes’ by James Parkinson

Friday 22 January - Sunday 28 February 2016 (View by appointment). 'Slower Volumes', a solo exhibition by James Parkinson.
Socks, Pincushions & Stories at Central Library

Central Library: Socks, Pincushions & Stories

Tuesday 2 – Sunday 28 February 2016. An exhibition of textile crafts and artefacts inspired by the First World War.

Coffee and Fandisha: Exhibition by Catherine Harrison

Thursday 11 February - Thursday 12 May 2016. An exhibition by Liverpool based artist Catherine Harrison. Includes a series of pen and ink drawings influenced by ancient alchemical symbolism and philosophy.
Choterina Freer

Cornerstone: ‘Digiverb’ 2016

Until Friday 26 February 2016. Three artists: David Dipre, Jemma Egan and Choterina Freer regularly originate work using lo tech and found materials or take inspiration from the everyday and commonplace. Highly technical digital processes are also employed as a means of representation.
Paintings of Southport & Liverpool by Dominic Burkhalter

Domby Gallery: Paintings by Dominic Burkhalter

January 2016 until further notice. Domby Gallery is a new Fine Art Gallery in the North, based in Southport. There are new paintings from Dominic Burkhalter himself and there will be more from local artists to the region.
Clare Flinn

Editions Ltd: Cityscape to Landscape – Clare Flinn

Friday 29 January - Saturday 27 February 2016. Clare's subject matter changes from portraiture to landscape to the city and buildings that are full of history. However, her preoccupations as a painter remain constant and are to do with light and colour, texture and surface marks.
FACT Follow

FACT: Follow

Friday 11 December 2015 – Sunday 21 February 2016. In a world where we use Instagram and Twitter ‘likes’ to assess who and what is important, the major new exhibition Follow will ask what impact the internet is really having on our concept of ‘reality’, and how we think about ourselves, our idols and those around us.
Compositions - Amy Leonard

HeadSpace at EggSpace: Compositions by Amy Leonard

Friday 14 January - Sunday 21 February 2016. "Inspired by observations of the relationship between object, line, and light within a structural context, my work examines representation and reformation, and the concept of framing as a transformation tool."
Leslie Briggs at Huyton

Huyton Gallery: Leslie Briggs: Faces and Places

Monday 25 January – Saturday 14 May 2016. Huyton Gallery presents this exciting solo exhibition of work by local artist, Leslie Briggs. Les is a self-taught artist who has lived in Kirkby all his life. As a local artist, this exhibition of work shows a wide range of paintings exploring places and faces that feature in Les’s life.

International Slavery Museum: Broken lives: Slavery in modern India

From 26 June 2015 - 24 April 2016. Looking specifically at the modern slavery and human trafficking of Dalits in India. The word ‘Dalit’ means broken, crushed or oppressed.

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 Lever: Putting on the Glitz

Friday 16 October 2015 to Sunday 28 February 2016. The display of 20 outfits from National Museums Liverpool’s costume collection reveals how the glitz and glamour of Hollywood was reflected in the fashions of the period.
Carole Dawber

Martin Mere: An exhibition of contemporary stitch by Carole Dawber

Monday 1 February - Saturday 12 March 2016. Planted & Picked explores the riotous tangle of colour that the garden flower brings each season through the medium of applique and stitch.

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

From 27 March 2015. 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.

Merseyside Maritime Museum: Sail Away: Liverpool Shipping Posters

to 17 April 2016. This display features 14 posters dating from 1888 to 1980, advertising Liverpool shipping companies. Many of these posters have never been on display before.

Museum of Liverpool: Display – Everyman Theatre

14 October 2015 to (To be confirmed). Display of artefacts from the Everyman theatre on Hope Street which won the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2014.
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.

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.

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.

Northgate Studio: Open Exhibition on ‘LOVE’

Saturday 30 January - Tuesday 23 February 2016. The exhibition explores the theme of love and as this is an open exhibition, the theme will be represented in a variety of ways.
Jordan Baseman, Deadness, 2013. Still courtesy the artist and Matt’s Gallery, London

Open Eye: Flat Death – Edgar Martins and Jordan Baseman

Friday 15 January - Sunday 3 April 2016. Through photographic projects by Edgar Martins and Jordan Baseman, this exhibition presents two series of work that invite us to reflect on how we deal with death, as a society and individually.

Rathbone Studio: ‘Octogov, Making a Monster’

Saturday 30 January - Wednesday 23 March 2016. This exhibition is the first of its kind, a real insight into the development and making of an animation film.

Sudley House: Drip Dry! Synthetic Fibres in Fashion

19 July 2014 - Sunday 28 February 2016. Long derided as a crime against fashion, the shell suit has finally found its place in history in Drip Dry! Synthetic Fibres in Fashion, a new costume display at Sudley House.

Tate Liverpool: DLA Piper Series: Constellations

Ongoing - FREE. Tate Liverpool unveils a new display of more than 180 artworks featuring pieces by iconic artists

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: Works to Know by Heart – An Imagined Museum

Friday 20 November 2015 – Sunday 14 February 2016. On display will be works by Marcel Duchamp, Claes Oldenburg, Bridget Riley, Dorothea Tanning, Andy Warhol, Rachel Whiteread and many more.

Tate Liverpool: Works to Know by Heart – Matisse in Focus

Friday 20 November 2015 – Monday 2 May 2016. Tate Liverpool presents one of the most iconic works ever made by Henri Matisse – The Snail 1953.With a dditional Matisse works from Tate’s collection.
Derek Culley Painting

The Atkinson: Derek Culley Paintings

Saturday 6 February 2016 - Sunday 15 May 2016. A new exhibition from Birkdale resident Derek Culley who has had his work exhibited internationally as well as the UK. His style includes strong chiaroscuro, heavy impasto, vigorous brushwork and direct, expressive handling, in which Celtic imagery and associations are important.
Yukiko KAI. Kikka no Tayori The Chrysanthemum Letter from Viva Princess 1979

The Atkinson: The Shojo Manga: The World of Japanese Girls’ Comics

Saturday 9 January 2016 - Sunday 14 February 2016. Features the incredible work of three artists – Akiko Hatsu, Keiko Takemiya and Yukiko Kai but also includes the work of 17 other artists who have all helped shape the world of Shojo Manga.