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Independents Biennial announce programme dates, and first wave of artists for 2021

Independents Biennial20 March - 6 June 2021 The Independents Biennial will return in 2021, celebrating the art and artists...

Bluecoat to host Liverpool-based artists’ exhibition programme, opening with Josie Jenkins and Kiara Mohamed

Bluecoat to host Liverpool-based artists’ exhibition programme, opening with Josie Jenkins and Kiara Mohamed Bluecoat is delighted to launch...

Undo Things Done: Wales in Venice artist Sean Edwards opens next month at Bluecoat

This winter, Bluecoat brings 2020 Turner Bursary artist Sean Edwards’ Wales in Venice solo show Undo Things Done to Liverpool. The artist’s...

The Story of Liverpool Through Its Trees – Get Involved!

The Story of Liverpool Through Its Trees – Get Involved! dot-art & Open Eye Gallery & Liverpool City Council...

New Film Shows Bluecoat from a Bee’s Eye View

New Film Shows Bluecoat from a Bee’s Eye View In a brand new film, Andrea Ku Bluecoat’s Gardener in...

Thirteen visual arts organisations join Plus Tate Network

THIRTEEN VISUAL ARTS ORGANISATIONS JOIN PLUS TATE NETWORK, WITH FOCUS ON COMMUNITY, INNOVATION AND INTERNATIONALISM  The Plus Tate Network...

Refractive Pool THE BOOK. Help make it happen

Refractive Pool is a project exploring contemporary painting in the Liverpool area through events, exhibitions, print, and an...

Baltic Creative CIC & Transform Lives Company join forces to help secure new jobs...

Baltic Creative CIC & Transform Lives Company join forces to help secure new jobs for the creative and digital sector

Boost for Baltic in bid for new train station and park

A new masterplan for one of the UK’s creative hot-spots has been endorsed – which could soon lead to Liverpool’s first new train station and...

Turner Bursary artist Sean Edwards’ to show Wales in Venice show at Bluecoat this...

This winter, Bluecoat brings 2020 Turner Bursary artist Sean Edwards’ Wales in Venice solo show Undo Things Done to Liverpool. The artist’s internationally acclaimed presentation...

Melodic Distraction Radio forced to leave their Baltic Triangle studio

Melodic Distraction Radio forced to leave their studio Melodic Distraction is an independent radio station in Liverpool that has...

Liverpool’s favourite cultural dance professionals offer free training for unemployed

Liverpool dance company, Movema are launching a free accredited training programme for adults who are unemployed and out of education, based in the Liverpool...

Homotopia to stage the first live performances at the Everyman

Homotopia’s annual arts and culture festival returns this Autumn, with a programme bringing the usual eclectic mix of queer performance, including theatre,...

New arts trail to ask, what would a Queer City look like

Homotopia - Show Your Working 29 Oct - 15 Nov 2020 UK’s longest running LGBTQIA arts...

Online events with Tate Liverpool this Autumn

ONLINE EVENTS WITH TATE LIVERPOOL THIS AUTUMN: ETHICS AND WOMEN IN DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY Tate Liverpool has a programme packed...

New Brighton gallery opens with ‘Together’, an exhibition of contemporary street art

New art show brings together top names in British Street art A brand new...

Story of Toxteth written into heart of beautiful boulevard revamp

The role of a slavery defending Liverpool MP has been acknowledged in the heart of the Toxteth community - almost 40 years...

Time to reflect. Rory Lewis announces Selah – a new open air portrait exhibition.

Time to reflect. Rory Lewis announces Selah – a new open air portrait exhibition. Unseen portraiture from renowned British...

Writing on the Wall announce Man Booker Prize-winner Marlon James for Black History Month

Writing on the Wall announce Man Booker Prize-winner Marlon James for Black History Month Black History Month @ Writing...

Curated Makers collaborates with over 25 small businesses to host a three-week pop-up within...

Liverpool, UK Curated Makers and John Lewis & Partners, have collaborated to host a six-week pop-up in their Liverpool ONE branch, featuring the...

Drawing on the Museum of Liverpool

Drawing on the Museum of Liverpool dot-art and the Museum of Liverpool are delighted to unveil their contribution to...

Bluecoat announces new Gardener in Residence

Bluecoat announces new Gardener in Residence Bluecoat is delighted to announce that L8 gardener and artist  Andrea Ku has been appointed as Gardener in...

New COVID-Safe Art Classes from dot-art

New COVID-Safe Art Classes from dot-art It’s time to reignite your creativity! After months of staying at home and...

Bluecoat and Castlefield Gallery announce PIVOT: an 18 month development programme for mid-career artists...

Bluecoat and Castlefield Gallery announce PIVOT: an 18 month development programme for mid-career artists living and working in the North West of...

One of New Brighton’s Unsung Heroes celebrated in a brand new mural

One of New Brighton’s Unsung Heroes celebrated in a brand new mural.  A brand new mural was unveiled today...

Creative Director announced for the Shakespeare North Playhouse

CREATIVE DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED FOR THE SHAKESPEARE NORTH PLAYHOUSE Executive Producer Laura Collier has been appointed as Creative Director &...

Liverpool Without Walls brings culture back to the streets

ALMOST 50 cultural organisations and freelance artists have been awarded money to bring art and performance to Liverpool’s city centre streets. The...

Fallen Angels Dance Theatre back on the streets on Liverpool

For the first time since March, the dancers in recovery at Fallen Angels Dance Theatre have gathered in the city. When lockdown...

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...