Liverpool: Art in Crisis, Alternative Tour and other Events

Liverpool: Art in Crisis, Alternative Tour and other Events Liverpool: Art in Crisis, Alternative Tour and other Events


Venue: Liverpool
Dates: 22/07/2016 - 27/07/2016
Times: 00:00


For two weeks this July 2016, Art in Crisis presents compelling, original projects from Crisis Skylight clients. Their work has been developed as part of our national programme of public events. Together they open a window onto the work of artists experiencing homelessness. Art in Crisis reveals how art can help us all relate to others and seek our place in the world.

22 July – The Alternative Tour of Liverpool 12.30 – 2.30pm
Meet 12.15pm at FACT, Wood Street, L1 4DQ
Take an alternative tour of Liverpool, taking in sights, sounds and stories not usually encountered. Crisis Skylight Merseyside clients have created a personal insight into this city we know and love.
Please book your free ticket. Places are limited.

22 July – Stories of the City 1.30 – 5pm
FACT, Wood Street, L1 4DQ
Crisis clients and special guests are presenting an afternoon of creative workshops at FACT. The session is open to everyone, exploring the idea of the city and its hidden corners. There will be also be a fantastic display of work on show.

26 July – John Moores Painting Prize Tour 1 – 2pm
Meet at the entrance to the exhibition Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street L3 8EL.
First held in 1957, the John Moores Painting Prize is the UK’s best-known painting competition. Following on from last year’s successful tour at the Walker, Crisis clients are back to give their perspective on this year’s John Moores Painting Prize.

27 July – Francis Bacon Tour 11am–12pm
Meet in the TATE foyer TATE Liverpool, Albert Dock, L3 4BB.
Come and experience with Crisis, the largest Francis Bacon exhibition ever staged in the north of England. Our clients will give a personal insight into one of Britain’s modern masters as they take you on a unique tour of the exhibition.
Please reserve your tickets through Tate Liverpool’s website.

More information

Full details of Art in Crisis Merseyside
Contact annie.maclean@crisis.org.uk or call 0151 218 7000
Read more about the Art in Crisis across the UK