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the Bluecoat: Record Fair

21 - 23 August 2014 10am - 6pm Free Find that elusive vinyl, plus CDs, DVDs, music books, and posters.

Corke Gallery: Abstract Passion – Lynette Kay

21 September - 12 October 13.00 - 17.00 Thursday - Saturday or by appointment Private View - 20 September with the artist - to book a free...

FACT: Lesions in the Landscape by Shona Illingworth

Friday 18 September – Sunday 22 November 2015. Lesions in the Landscape by UK/Danish artist Shona Illingworth is a powerful new multi-screen installation, exploring the impact of amnesia and the erasure of individual and cultural memory.

FACT: Telepuppet TV

2 October 2014 7pm – 9pm Free Ali Momeni and Nima Dehghani (USA/Iran) The artists’ crowd-sourced storytelling platform Telepuppet.tv tries to break the borders for immigrant communities and...

Williamson: Thomas Burke 1906-1945

15 July - Sunday 4 October 2015 (Extended) - Thomas Burke was born in 1906 in Liverpool. During the 1920s and 30s he studied art at Liverpool College of Art and the Royal College of Art, London.

Williamson Art Gallery: Off The Wall – Wirral Met BA Fine...

18 May - 2 June 2013 Private View 17 May 18.00 - 20.00 The students will be attending the Private View to discuss their work The exhibition...
'In The Grass', (detail) Arthur Hughes © Museums Sheffield

Walker Art Gallery: Pre-Raphaelites: Beauty and Rebellion

Friday 12 February - Sunday 5 June 2016. Through renowned works by Pre-Raphaelite masters including Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown, William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais, the exhibition will explore the significance of the Liverpool Academy and the city’s Autumn Exhibitions, which enabled the movement to flourish.

The Royal Standard: Blind Date

Saturday 20 - Sunday 28 February 2016. (it’s all) Tropical present a new experimental exhibition format teasing at the line between collaboration and compatibility. Inspired by lonely hearts columns and the timeless charms of Cilla Black, three Tropical artists welcomed the New Year with a WLTM call for creative types.
Jennie Keegan Photographs at Domino Gallery

Domino Gallery: Photography Exhibition by Jennie Keegan

Runs until Saturday 23 April 2016. A Selection of Photographs by Jennie Keegan. As part of my masters in creative education, I wanted to rediscover my role as creative practitioner and develop my own personal projects in relation to image making. I have always been interested in subjects related to the past and nostalgia as an open topic and have created a selection of images from different projects.

Wall to Wall Gallery: Ron Chadwick, ‘Icon Art Man’

Saturday 23 April - Saturday 7 May 2016. Ron’s style is heavily influenced by the pop cultural revolution of the 1960s, both by the pioneering musicians of the day - many of whom feature prominently in this exhibition.

the Bluecoat – What’s on Spring 2011

The Bluecoat, Spring 2011 Listings What's on at the Bluecoat in Spring 2011. Exhibitions, Festivals, Literature, Paticipatory events, Music, Live art, Comedy, Dance, Printmaking and...

The Reader Gallery: Paintings by S.K.Stevens & Jane Reilly, jewellery by...

Exhibition runs Monday 7 September - Sunday 27 September 2105, 10.00 - 17.00 Painters S.K.Stevens and Jane Reilly Plus: from Monday 14 - Sunday 27 Jewellery...

Tate Liverpool: Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions

30 June – 18 October 2015 Open daily £10.00 (concession £7.50) (Includes entrance into Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots) Tate Liverpool presents a major exhibition curated by one of America’s...
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.

the Bluecoat: Backstage in Biscuit Land

1 December 2014 7.30-8.30pm Jess Thom has Tourettes, a condition that makes her say ‘biscuit’ 16,000 times a day. This two-woman solo show weaves comedy,...
ZAP Graffiti - Purshone

ZAP Graffiti Arts: PURSHONE: The Nature of the Machine

Saturday 12 December 2015 - Tuesday 5 January 2016. Multimedia exhibition from Edinburgh based graffiti artist, photographer and illustrator: PURSHONE.

Corke Gallery: Roots

'roots' at Corke Art Gallery. 22 March - 2 April 2011 A joint exhibition displaying the works of four 2nd year fine art students from...

FACT: The Room

10 February 2015 6.20pm and 9.10pm £10 / £8 concs He’s back! Tommy Wiseau is returning to Liverpool with his celebrated cult ‘masterpiece’ The Room. The twelve year...

FACT: Big Society The Musical

17 August 2014 6.30pm Adults £9.50 Members £7.50 Student / Retired £8.50 It's been four years in the making and now Big Society - The Musical, a film entirely shot...

Williamson Gallery: George Rae of Birkenhead and his Pre-Raphaelite collection

21 February 2015 11.30am Free Julian Treuherz, former keeper of art for National Museums Liverpool, has extensive expertise on nineteenth-century Pre-Raphaelite art movement. Over the years he...

Williamson Art Gallery – Oxton Art Fair

The 6th annual Oxton Art FairSaturday 7 & Sunday 8 November 2009Opening times: Sat 10.00 - 17.00, Sun 10.00 - 16.00The Oxton Artists wish...
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Condor and The Mole, 2011

The Atkinson: One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People

Saturday 20 February 2016 - Sunday 22 May 2016. A Hayward Touring and Arts Council Collection exhibition, curated by Jennifer Higgie. A new Arts Council Collection exhibition of paintings of the figure is being exhibited at The Atkinson, Southport in February, curated by Jennifer Higgie, co-editor of frieze magazine.

Tate Liverpool: Living Room

5 July - 9 September 2015 Open daily 10am - 5.50pm Free Tate Liverpool’s second floor gallery plays host to Living Room a collection display that links the institutional space...

HeadSpace at EggSpace: Exhibition by Dave Wakely

Friday 8 April - Monday 16 May. A selection of sign-inspired artworks by Dave Wakely

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."
World of Glass Bits & Bobs

World of Glass: Bits & Bobs – Heritage collection

Saturday 21 November 2015 - Friday 8 January 2016. Tit bits form the collection which aren't usually on show. Items which never make it into other exhibitions now take centre stage in this capsule heritage collection.

Central Library: An Exhibition of Artists’ Books & Book Fair

2 June - 6 July 2014 Open throughout Library opening hours (Mon-Fri 09.00-20.00; Sat 09.00-17.00; Sun 10.00-17.00) Free Liverpool Book Art invites you to a unique and eclectic...

the Bluecoat: Tricia Porter Exhibition Tour

16 May 2015 2pm Free, just turn up The Bluecoat’s Artistic Director Bryan Biggs leads this tour of the Tricia Porter: Liverpool Photographs 1972-74 exhibition, which features a selection of...

the Bluecoat: The Lowry Lounge

25 October 2014  11am – 6pm Tickets: Walk (11am-1pm) £5/Iain Sinclair talk (2-3.30pm) £5/combined ticket £8 (limited number) Annual celebration of Merseyside-born writer Malcolm Lowry (Under the Volcano),...

the Bluecoat: The Art of Shopping Walking Tour

5 & 19 October 2014 2pm This event is free but booking is recommended* This tour looks at the history and architecture of Liverpool’s iconic department stores and retraces the...

Corke Gallery: Huw Lewis Jones’ Welsh Landscapes

22 April - 22 May 2015 Wed - Fri 1-5pm Free Preview 17 April 7-9pm Huw's lavish use of oil paint on large canvasses transport you to the...

Corke Gallery: Underdressed and Nude

Underdressed and Nude 12 - 16 October 2010 A collection of male and female nude paintings, etchings and prints created by Corrie Barclay, Bestie, Ken Bullock,...

FACT: Bambi (Documentary)

20 November 2014 6.30pm £8 / £6 - buy tickets Directed by Sébastien Lifshitz, the film is a profile of Marie-Pierre Pruvot, an Algerian-born trans woman who...
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.

Williamson Art Gallery and Museum: Richard Hamilton 
Word and Image, Prints...

21 June - 31 August 2014 Wednesday - Sunday 10.00 - 17.00 Free Richard Hamilton was one of the most influential British artists of the twentieth century,...

Kirkby Gallery: ‘New Worlds’ British Art from the 60s and 70s

Monday 15 February – Saturday 7 May 2016. A Select exhibition from the Arts Council Collection featuring work made during the 60s and 70s by leading British artists.

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.

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.

Warrington Art Gallery: WCAF15 Contemporary Open Exhibition

Friday, 2 October, 2015 to Saturday, 31 October, 2015. Part of Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival. The fifth Contemporary Open Exhibition is a selection of work by local and regional artists.

Cornerstone Gallery: Body Topographies

30 January - 14 March 2014 Private View 30 January 18.00 - 20.00 Free Body Topographies is an exhibition of photographic works featuring local dancer Rachel Sweeney and...