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...

“Voice of Brexit Britain” Coldwar Steve to unveil first ever public work in Liverpool...

“Voice of Brexit Britain” Coldwar Steve to unveil first ever public work in Liverpool City Square. The satirist, an almost overnight twitter sensation - described...

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...