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Bluecoat Display Centre – Southern Stars : Northern Lights

Southern Stars : Northern Lights8 August – 26 September 2009This exhibition will showcase a broad mix of nationally recognised, established and more emerging South...

Bluecoat Display Centre – A Sparkling Party

A Sparkling Party 2 October – 13 November 2010 A touring exhibition of selected works in silver by Kevin O’Dwyer The Bluecoat Display Centre...

Bluecoat Display Centre – ‘Metropolis’ : Dan Stafford and Clare Lane

'Metropolis' : Dan Stafford and Clare Lane 29 January - 5 March 2011 This two person show brings together, for the first time, ceramics by Dan...

The Bluecoat Display Centre: Air Craft

9 March - 20 April 2013 Private View: 8 March 17.30 - 19.30 A mixed media exhibition of work, exploring the secret world of birds. Eleven...

Bluecoat Display Centre – Jessica Briggs

In The Window Series - Jessica Briggs Jewellery. Exhibition 1 - 30 September 2008 Jessica originally studied Printed and Woven Textile Design at Manchester....

Bluecoat Display Centre: Mark Byrne

12 April 2014 15.00 - 16.00 Free Mark Byrne will play an acoustic set of John Martyn songs in the Music Makers exhibition space as part of...

The Bluecoat Display Centre: In the Window featuring Joseph Hartley

1 - 30 April 2013 Free Entry Manchester-based designer Joseph Hartley makes useable objects by hand from the simplest materials. His pure and honest forms, which...

Bluecoat Display Centre: Artist’s Talk with Jacqueline Scholes

28 October 2014 1.00 – 4.00pm (arrivals from 1pm for 1.30pm start) Location: The Athenaeum Club, Liverpool Tickets : £12.50 each (includes tea, sandwiches & cakes at...

Bluecoat Display Centre – 50th anniversary series

Bluecoat Display Centre 50th Anniversary Series at Various Venues As part of this year’s 50-year anniversary celebration of the Bluecoat Display Centre, some of...

Bluecoat Display Centre – ‘West Meets West’

'West Meets West'Exhibition April 26 to May 31 2008Curated by Maureen Bampton and Mike Holmes of Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, this unique exchange...

Bluecoat Display Centre: Craft Goes Pop

23 January - 7 March 2015 Open daily Free Craft Goes Pop is a celebration of the Pop movement. This exhibition revisits Pop Art through contemporary craft,...

Bluecoat Display Centre: Down Town

4 July – 6 September 2014 Open Monday – Saturday 10.00 – 17.00, Sundays 12.00 – 17.00 Free Down Town will feature selected local, and nationally based, artists...

Bluecoat Display Centre – Lecture by Wendy Ramshaw

Garner-Medwin Lecture 2008 by Wendy Ramshaw. 23 October 2008 14.30 - 15.30Wendy Ramshaw will give the Annual Garner-Medwin Lecture 2008 on Thursday 23rd October...

The Athenaeum Club: Rachael Howard Artist Talk

23 September 2014 1- 4pm (arrivals from 1pm for 1.30pm start) Tickets : £12.50 each (includes tea, sandwiches & cakes at The Athenaeum Club, Liverpool) As part...

Bluecoat Display Centre – In the Window: Thomas Hill

In the Window: Thomas Hill 1 - 30 November 2009 The Bluecoat Display Centre are delighted to preview a new selection of work by Thomas Hill....

Bluecoat Display Centre: Alison Kinnaird

Saturday 29 August - Saturday 3 October 2015. The Bluecoat Display Centre will be showing the work of the internationally renowned glass engraver Alison Kinnaird MBE here for the first time.

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.

Bluecoat Display Centre – Jueri No Ima

Juerī no ima  ジュエリーの今 20 November 2010 – 22 January 2011 International contemporary jewellery by 8 Japanese artists working in the UK, Germany, Japan, Singapore and...

Bluecoat Display Centre: Dia Batal

2 July - 3 September 2011 at the Bluecoat Display Centre. 'Translation' Dia Batal - part of the Liverpool Arabic Arts Festival Viewing: Friday 1...

Bluecoat Display Centre – NORDIC-Design /NICE Festival

NORDIC-Design /NICE Festival 19 November - 3 December 2009 Nordic design featuring 3 Ceramicists: Merete Rasmussen (Denmark), Karin Eriksson (Sweden) and Ninna Gotzsche (Denmark) at Bluecoat...

Bluecoat Display Centre: Music Makers

21 March - 3 May 2014 Open daily 10.00 - 18.00 Free Private View 20 March 17.30 - 19.30 We approached the textile artist Michael Brennand-Wood to invite...

Bluecoat Display Centre – Junkshop Revolution

Junkshop Revolution13 June – 1 August 2009 Junkshop Revolution presents contemporary designers who have found new use for everyday objects and reclaimed materials and...

Bluecoat Display Centre – stories & memories

stories & memories 7 March -  18 April 2009Behind so many pieces purchased over the past 50 years from the Bluecoat Display Centre, there...

Bluecoat Display Centre – A Sterling Example

A Sterling Example. 15 November - 03 January 2009Celebrating the life of silversmith Stanley Hill and his students Includes Ann-Marie Colquhoun, John Creed, Lisa Jane...
L for Leather

Bluecoat Display Centre: L for Leather

Saturday 4 June 2016 - Saturday 2 July 2016. Featuring leading contemporary designers/makers working primarily in leather.

Bluecoat Display Centre – Golden Age of Lettering

Golden Age of Lettering 26 June – 7 August 2010 'A Golden Age of Lettering' encompasses thought provoking projects by a range of designer makers touching...

Bluecoat Display Centre: Jane Perryman In the Window

June 2012 Bluecoat Display Centre are pleased to announce ceramicist Jane Perryman as a solo exhibitor for our June 2012 'In The Window' exhibition. With over...

Bluecoat Display Centre: Mike Badger

19 April 2014 14.30 Free In celebration of Record Store Day, Mike Badger will perform a short acoustic set at Bluecoat Display Centre. This will launch the release...
Sue Brown print

Bluecoat Display Centre: All That Glitters

Saturday 21 November 2015 - Saturday 16 January 2016. This exhibition’s theme revolves around the work of printmaker Sue Brown and wood artist Mikael Nilsson both of which feature crows and black birds.

Landbaby @ The Bluecoat: Victoria Foster

26 January - 2 March 2013 Victoria Foster is an illustrator and designer-maker with a background in contemporary fine art practice. She lives and works between...

Bluecoat Display Centre – Jessica Briggs

In The Window Series - Jessica Briggs Jewellery. Exhibition 1 - 30 September 2008 Jessica originally studied Printed and Woven Textile Design at Manchester....

Bluecoat Display Centre – ‘Collect’

'COLLECT'Exhibition runs: January 12 - February 23 2008Complementary selection of collectible work by artists shown on their stand at this year’s Collect at the...
Exhibition at the Bluecoat display centre

Bluecoat Display Centre: Cadeaux d’Amour – An Exhibition of Tokens of...

Cadeaux d'Amour - An Exhibition of Tokens of Affection Private View: Friday 20th January 2012 Exhibition dates: Saturday 21st January - Saturday 3rd March This exhibition features...

Bluecoat Display Centre: Re- reanimate, repair, meld & mend

Saturday 10 October 2015 - Saturday 14 November 2015. Curated by ceramic artist Paul Scott, this selling exhibition is one of a series of curated shows at Bluecoat Display Centre.
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 Display Centre – Magdalene Odundo Solo Exhibition

Magdalene Odundo Solo - The Elisabeth Zuckerman memorial exhibition3 October – 28 November 2009Magdalene showed her hand built and coiled ceramics in 1985, very...

Bluecoat Display Centre – Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather 23 January – 27 February 2010 This exhibition brings together 2 artists who are based in the same studios in Bristol, Louise...

The Bluecoat Display Centre: Liverpool Corked

26 January- 2 March 2013 Private View: Friday 25th January - 5.30pm to 7.30pm This exhibition will feature 3 contemporary ceramic artists at differing career stages...

Bluecoat Display Centre – ‘Portfolio’

You’ll Never Walk Alone - Portfolio. Co-curated with Crafts Council of Ireland Exhibition March 1 to April 19 2008 Featuring 12 Artists from the UK paired...

The Bluecoat Display Centre: Are You Connected? Sara Devoreux-Ward

1 - 10 March 2013 10.00 - 18.00 Free North-West based artist Sara Devoreux-Ward explores the social and cultural impact of communication technologies through work that links...