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Arts studio network is founded in Liverpool

Arts studio network is founded in Liverpool A new network is being established in Liverpool city region to connect...

Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts reopens acclaimed exhibitions by Jonathan Baldock and Frances...

Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts reopens acclaimed exhibitions by Jonathan Baldock and Frances Disley Bluecoat is delighted to...

Writing on the Wall and the Liverpool Records Office awarded £39,724 to bring to...

Writing on the Wall and the Liverpool Records Office awarded £39,724 to bring to public access two collections relating to Liverpool’s Black...

Linda McCartney Retrospective opens this week at Walker Art Gallery

LINDA McCARTNEY RETROSPECTIVE  8 August – 1 November 2020, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool  More than 250...

The Bluecoat story told in a new book

Bluecoat has been at the heart of Liverpool’s cultural life for three centuries. We’re delighted that a book telling its fascinating story...

National Museums Liverpool shortlisted for national award for lockdown activities

National Museums Liverpool has been shortlisted for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award From Home, it was announced today Kids in Museums...

Dawn Butler MP, First elected African-Caribbean female Government Minister, becomes Mandela8 Patron

Ahead of Mandela Day this coming Saturday, Liverpool charity, Mandela8 have announced Dawn Butler, MP for Brent Central, as their newest patron.

Artistic Director, Gemma Bodinetz announces departure from Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse

Artistic Director, Gemma Bodinetz announces departure from Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse After 17 years as Artistic Director of the...

New dates announced for Independents Biennial

New dates announced for Independents Biennial The next edition of Independents Biennial will be 20th March – 6th June...

Liverpool Biennial confirms new dates for 11th edition

LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL CONFIRMS NEW DATES FOR 11TH EDITION The 11th edition of Liverpool Biennial, The Stomach and the Port, will take place...

Virtual Gallery Opens Its Doors to Celebrate Art in Schools!

Virtual Gallery Opens Its Doors to Celebrate Art in Schools! dot-art Schools successfully launched...

International Slavery Museum’s curator awarded Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres

International Slavery Museum’s curator awarded Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres International Slavery Museum is delighted to announce...

Warrington Arts festival celebrates 10 years with competition revamp

Warrington Arts festival celebrates 10 years with competition revamp Warrington Contemporary Open Competition is returning in 2020 to celebrate...

Tate announced 2021 Exhibition Highlights

Tate today announced highlights of its programme for 2021, including solo exhibitions of Philip Guston, Petrit Halilaj, Lubaina Himid, Yayoi Kusama, Paula Rego, Auguste Rodin and Sophie Taeuber-Arp. The year...

Opening a door to the Arab world as Liverpool Arab Arts Festival goes digital

Opening a door to the Arab world as Liverpool Arab Arts Festival goes digital A week to go until...

‘Love Not Fear’ project calls for creatives’ hopes and visions of the new world

'Love Not Fear' project calls for creatives' hopes and visions of the new world ‘LOVE NOT FEAR’ is an...

dot-art Schools goes virtual

DOT- ART SCHOOLS GOES VIRTUAL! dot-art Schools is delighted to announce that this year’s annual inter-school art exhibition will...

Browse The Atkinson’s Fine Art Collection Online

Browse The Atkinson’s Fine Art Collection Online The Atkinson’s fine art collection has almost three thousand works of art...

Positive Vibration – Festival of Reggae Postponed Until 2021

Due to the disruption caused by Covid-19, the UK’s award-winning festival of reggae, Positive Vibration, has been postponed until 11 + 12...

A month-long celebration of refugee arts and culture has started as part of National...

A month-long celebration of refugee arts and culture has started as part of National Refugee Week. Festival 31 has launched this...

Our response to Black Lives Matter

Our society is broken when Black children are left out of sport because of their race. Our society is broken when those children grow up being told there are no real jobs in art and finding out that, for them more than anyone else, that’s true.

New film by Kiara Mohamed reflects on the lessons we are learning from the...

Kiara Mohamed: Home New film by Liverpool artist reflects on the lessons we are learning from the Coronavirus crisis

Mandela8 recruit Liverpool historian to head up Community Heritage Project in L8

Mandela8 are pleased to announce that Laurence Westgaph has been appointed as their new Community Heritage Project Manager. The...

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival connects digitally for 2020

The annual cultural festival returns 9-18 July https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erEKt2SH-1s 2019 highlights reel Liverpool Arab Arts Festival,...

Victoria Gallery & Museum and Granby Workshop to form inspiring new gallery installation

Victoria Gallery & Museum and Granby Workshop to form inspiring new gallery installation Architectural ceramics by Liverpool’s Granby Workshop will form...

Artists around the world are creating their own resilience with #artistsupportpledge

Starting on Instagram with a beautifully simple idea from Wirral born artist Matthew Burrows, the hashtag has allowed artists to create a...

Experience culture at home with the University of Liverpool

Experience culture at home The University of Liverpool’s new online hub of fascinating free cultural activities, apps and blogs...

FACT awards £15,000 of grants to northern artists to support creation o new digital...

FACT AWARDS £15,000 OF GRANTS TO NORTHERN ARTISTS TO SUPPORT CREATION OF NEW DIGITAL WORK FACT announce the 10...

Homotopia commissions 13 LGBTQIA artists to unveil new work between May and July

Queer Art AlwaysHomotopia commissions 13 LGBTQIA artists to unveil new work between May and July 13 new artworks, created...

Art in Liverpool launch new Digital Exhibitions

Art in Liverpool launch new Digital Exhibitions Art in Liverpool have launched a new section of the website dedicated...

National Museums Liverpool collaborates with immersive creative studio Draw & Code to bring a...

Tell us your Museum stories! National Museums Liverpool collaborates with immersive creative studio Draw & Code to bring a...

Celebrate LightNight arts festival at ‘Home’ on Friday 15th May

Celebrating LightNight at ‘Home’ Friday 15 May will be an evening to champion Liverpool’s artistic and creative talent

Bluecoat Display Centre turn donated work into vouchers for Merseyside’s frontline workers

a way to say thank you..... Bluecoat Display Centre were given a generous donation by a friend of the...

Writing on the Wall presents a new digital writing and literary festival for our...

Writing on the Wall presents a new digital writing and literary festival for our times: WoWFEST LOCKDOWN, featuring Noam Chomsky, Nikesh Shukla, Irvine Welsh,...

Voting Open for Liverpool SOUP Community Crowd Funding

In Spite of Lockdown, Community Spirit is Thriving Liverpool SOUP has traditionally hosted ‘in person’ events which bring people...

Film focused on job hunting & the benefits system awarded New Creatives North funding

Artist, Illustrator and Animator Cath Garvey has been awarded one of the New Creatives North grants from BBC and Arts Council England....

Call out to Warrington communities to take part in national creative online festival

Residents, community groups and arts practitioners across the borough are being urged to take part in a national initiative to inspire creativity...

MDI launch Virtual Studio – online movement and dance workshops

MDI have launched a Virtual Studio on YouTube, since temporarily closing their home on Hope Street. The YouTube...

50+ artists to receive support in Liverpool City Region-wide commissioning programme

50+ artists to receive support in Liverpool City Region-wide commissioning programme  51 artists have been selected to receive funding...