Local Sculptor returns to Birkenhead for exhibition at Williamson Art Gallery

An exhibition by a respected sculptor whose work can be viewed across Merseyside launches this week at the Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead. Born in Liverpool, Stephen Hitchin...

Northern artists to be commissioned for the New Creatives project

TYNESIDE CINEMA LAUNCHES NEW TALENT DEVELOPMENT SCHEME IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BBC ARTS AND ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND  NORTHERN ARTISTS TO BE COMMISSIONED FOR THE NEW CREATIVES PROJECT  Emerging...

Walker Art Gallery’s Charles Rennie Mackintosh exhibition a first outside of Scotland

CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH: MAKING THE GLASGOW STYLE Must-see objects will be displayed outside of Scotland for the first time The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, is set...

New exhibition at dot-art Gallery depicts the female gaze

New exhibition at dot-art Gallery depicts The Female Gaze Launching on International Women’s Day, Friday 8th March, the new exhibition at dot-art showcases the work of three...

100 years since suffrage: Open Eye Gallery stages all-women portrait takeover

100 YEARS SINCE SUFFRAGE: OPEN EYE GALLERY STAGES ALL-WOMEN PORTRAIT TAKEOVER To mark 100 years since some women achieved the right to vote, an all-female...

New Chair for Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) as founding member steps down after...

New Chair for Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF) as founding member steps down after 20 years LAAF, has appointed a new Chair after founding member,...

Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #11: January 2019 Editorial

This time last year, we were starting to phone our first round of advertisers, and costing up printers around the region. Today, we’re going...

Fatoş Üstek has been appointed as the new Director of Liverpool Biennial

The Trustees of Liverpool Biennial announced today that Fatoş Üstek has been appointed as the new Director of Liverpool Biennial. She will take up...

FACT opens 2019 programme with a major exhibition of artworks by female artists

FACT opens 2019 programme with a major exhibition of artworks by female artists What can fairy tales tell us about modern day society? A new...

LightNight festival celebrates 10th anniversary this May

LightNight festival celebrates 10th anniversary this May Free arts festival opens up city’s arts and heritage venues for a spectacular culture-crawl for all. LightNight Liverpool, the city’s...

Extraordinary women celebrated in unique arts programme

Extraordinary women celebrated in unique arts programme Liverpool announces season of events to celebrate inspirational women and puts call out for organisations to get involved LIVERPOOL...

Ghanaian artist aims to spark debate on Warrington’s identity with new exhibition

Ghanaian artist aims to spark debate on Warrington’s identity with new exhibition A Ghanaian artist now living in Warrington hopes his new exhibition will get...

Mandela family to visit Liverpool’s new Mandela 8 memorial

Liverpool is set to welcome the family of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela when they arrive in the city next week. The former President’s eldest daughter Dr...

New artistic commission sees Chinese zodiac animals appear around the city centre

Brand new artworks are taking over the city centre as Liverpool gears up to celebrate Chinese New Year. From Friday (1 February) huge images of the...

Liverpool City Region Unveils Winning Design of New Borough of Culture Logo.

Liverpool City Region Unveils Winning Design of New Borough of Culture Logo. The winner of a competition to design the official logo for Liverpool City...

Tate Liverpool presents film exploring neurodiversity

Tate Liverpool presents a new film made by a group of artists, including Ben Rivers and Margaret Salmon. Filmed in the Scottish Highlands, Illuminating the...

Spectacular floating city of light and glowing animals coming to Sefton Park

Spectacular floating city of light and glowing animals coming to Sefton Park this February half-term City of Light in Sefton Park brings not one, but two...

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...