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World Cultures gallery at Liverpool’s World Museum to reopen with stunning new look at...

What would a museum object say if it could tell you about the journeys it had made and the worlds it encountered before arriving at the museum?      “I,...

1940s art-deco Garden Theatre revived to make ‘Sounds in the Park’ at Calderstones this...

1940s art-deco Garden Theatre revived to make ‘Sounds in the Park’ at Calderstones this Summer  Bringing the Garden Theatre stage bursting into life...

Tate Liverpool reopens next week with new and extended exhibitions

Tate Liverpool today announced it will reopen on 18 May 2021. The gallery reopens with two exhibitions which received great acclaim from...

National Museums Liverpool venues to reopen

AI: More than Human at World MuseumJohn Moores Painting Prize at Walker Art GalleryThe Last Bohemian: Augustus John at Lady Lever Art...

The Bluecoat reopens to the public on Wednesday 19 May

The Bluecoat is reopening to the public on Wednesday 19th May 2021 with an exciting summer programme for families and art lovers...

Heavy Gardening Art Trail to Launch on LightNight

Heavy Gardening is a trail of seven art works, running from the back of FACT on Fleet Street, along the Baltic Corridor...

FACT to reopen with 3 new exhibitions & unique film programme

FACT Liverpool will reopen from Wednesday 19 May and is welcoming visitors back into the city with the launch of three new...

dot-art announce sweep of summer art classes

dot-art have announced their spring / summer programme of creative courses in a range of iconic arts venues across Merseyside, all of...

Art project reveals Wirral stories in only FOUR WORDS

Art project reveals Wirral stories in only FOUR WORDS www.fourwordswirral.com Some of Wirral’s contemporary folklore and...

Everyman Underground series to host experimental new digital performance work

Digital selection of shows launches new Everyman Underground series The Everyman theatre will host digital performances from four artists,...

Liverpool’s grassroots Black arts festival, BlackFest seeking new Directors

Liverpool's grassroots Black arts festival, BlackFest is seeking four new Directors for their Board. The non-profit organisation, who work with Black artists...

Support Liverpool’s free, one-night arts festival

Support Liverpool’s free, one-night arts festival, LightNight and the team of creatives that make it happen, year on year.- -

Pop-up Museum & Library presents temporary one-stop shop for heritage and culture in town...

Warrington Museum & Library is set to enjoy a temporary new base in the heart of the community while essential maintenance work...

Lady Lever to reopen with new exhibition: ‘The Last Bohemian: Augustus John’

As soon as government restrictions are lifted, National Museums Liverpool will reopen the doors of Lady Lever Art Gallery with a brand-new...

Liverpool’s LightNight unveils seven new commissions

Liverpool’s LightNight unveils seven new commissions Open Culture’s arts festival hits 56% of its crowdfunder target

Cast Your Vote to Help Find the Region’s Top Young Artists

Cast Your Vote to Help Find the Region’s Top Young Artists  An online public vote to find Liverpool City Region’s best young artists opened on Friday 16th April...

Liverpool Biennial 2021 plans to launch exhibitions across the city from 19 May in...

Liverpool Biennial 2021 opens the second ‘inside’ chapter of exhibitions across the city on 19 May, bringing together the complete presentation of...

Artist Studio Network releases first report: State of the Studios, 2021

Read the full report here Liverpool’s artist studios, home to almost 500 artists, could...

New short film by Caroline Smith creatively explores St Helens high street and its...

https://youtu.be/uf2rX6WLtPA A film, Running On Fumes, by Caroline Smith in collaboration with ten young people and set...

Artists commissions at the heart of new Bluecoat Hub

Harold Offeh. Image credit Alex O’Brien Harold Offeh, Babak Ganjei and Sumuyya Khader are among artists selected to...

Threshold Festival back for one last time this weekend

Ahead of the final Threshold Festival of Music & Arts, organisers have released the full line-up for the hybrid event taking place on...

Young creatives take over billboards across Liverpool with Tate Collective

YOUNG CREATIVES TAKE OVER BILLBOARDS ACROSS LIVERPOOL WITH TATE COLLECTIVE From 7 April, Tate...

Culture Commons launch the Creative Workforce Pledge ahead of May’s Metro Mayoral Elections

Culture Commons launch the Creative Workforce Pledge ahead of May’s Metro Mayoral Elections Culture...

LightNight presses ‘Play’ for 2021, with #LoveLightNight crowdfunder

Liverpool’s LightNight presses ‘Play’ for 2021  Open Culture launches crowdfunder to support arts festival return

Artists Union England & Independents Biennial launch a new survey on work models for...

Following a year where artists and freelancers have been left behind in the frantic grabbing of emergency...

BlackFest to shine the spotlight on powerhouse women of Liverpool in ‘HerStory’

Liverpool's Black Arts organisation, BlackFest, will be showcasing oral histories and accounts from Merseyside's 'powerhouse women' who have a 'HerStory' to share.

AND Festival resurfaces for 2021

AND Festival resurfaces for 2021, taking you on an extraordinary journey responding to the Manchester Ship Canal and River Mersey. The programme...

New Walker Art Gallery exhibition showcases creative talent of North West makers

Claire Curneen - Baroque and Berserk, hand-built of porcelain 45cm wide x 145cm long x 50cm high. Photo © Dewi Tannatt Lloyd

Artist Hosts get to work on presenting the inner workings of northern culture

Independents Biennial has commissioned four Artist Hosts to work on new ways of documenting festival outcomes, and festival methods. The project aims...

Independents Biennial launches on Saturday – FULL programme here

Independents Biennial20 March - 6 June 2021www.independentsbiennial.com Montse Mosqeura, Film Still from Too Foreign, 2021

Plans for first statue of a black woman to be installed in St George’s...

Plans for first statue of a black woman to be installed in city gem Mary Seacole, c. Mary...

How Irish Language Shaped Scouse

How Irish Language Shaped Scouse “‘Ter rar wack’ is usually regarded as a rather...

AND Festival Resurfaces for 2021

ABANDON NORMAL DEVICES FESTIVAL 2021Festival of new cinema, digital culture and artThu 27 May – Sun 11 July 2021 Manchester Ship Canal &...

Bluecoat to explore colonial legacies in new arts project with local young people

Bluecoat’s mercantile maritime origins and colonial legacies to be explored in new arts project involving local young people

John Moores Painting Prize shortlist announced

John Moores Painting Prize shortlist announced  Five extraordinary paintings are in with a chance of winning the coveted £25,000 first prize  Paintings by Robbie Bushe, Michele Fletcher, Steph Goodger, Stephen...

BlackFest open applications for range of multi-arts projects inc. playwriting, hip-hop and more

Liverpool's Black Arts organisation, BlackFest, have launched a host of new and exciting projects and courses with the aim of supporting learning and encouraging dialogue...

Open Calls: Historic England, Picturing England’s High Streets, Chester

Chester has been selected as one of six sites to participate in Historic England’s three-year project ‘Picturing England’s High Street’. 

Liverpool Arts Bar Website Launch Week Programme

Liverpool Arts Bar Website Launch Week Announced Inspiring creative hotspot announces week of programming for new website from 7th...

Liverpool City Region schools to benefit from University’s partnership with arts initiative

Liverpool City Region schools to benefit from University’s partnership with arts initiative Edge Hill University has joined forces with...

Bluecoat to be redeveloped in major new scheme

Liverpool’s oldest city centre building to be redeveloped in major new scheme.  Images Courtesy of Architectural Emporium