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The 12 artworks for Liverpool’s River of Light have been revealed

The 12 artworks which will transform Liverpool’s waterfront this month as part of River of Light have been revealed.

LGBTQIA+ inclusive ‘Genderland Festival’ embraces Liverpool

A two-week long festival of drag events, talking circles, cabaret and more kicks off this week! Supported by Arts...

The Owl & The Pussy-cat launch Knowsley Borough of Culture

Most people are very familiar with The Owl & the Pussy-Cat poem that tells the tale of two animals setting off to...

Asif Khan Studio, Sir David Adjaye OBE, Mariam Kamara and artist Theaster Gates set...

Today, National Museums Liverpool has announced a collaboration between architects Asif Khan Studio, Sir David Adjaye OBE, Mariam Kamara and artist Theaster...

Liverpool Irish Festival returns to celebrate the city’s links with Ireland

Live audiences return to Liverpool Irish Festival this October as the Festival arrives at venues across the city. With a theme of ‘exchange’...

New transport attraction for Birkenhead

National Museums Liverpool to partner Wirral Council on development as part of Town Deal National Museums Liverpool (NML) has shared...

New images released of coming soon De Morgan exhibition at Lady Lever Art Gallery

A stunning collection of ceramic objects by the Victorian, pre-eminent ceramic designer, William De Morgan, is opening at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in...

FACT Announces New Major Exhibition For Autumn

This Autumn, FACT opens a major new exhibition of works by nine UK and international artists. Opening on 28 October, Future Ages Will...

National Museums Liverpool announce Black History Month programme

National Museums Liverpool has announced a number of not-to-be-missed events taking place across its museums and galleries to mark Black History Month.  Highlights...

National Trust reopens Liverpool photographers’ 1950s ‘time capsule’ home and studio

After having to close its doors in March 2020 due to the pandemic, the National Trust is reopening one of Liverpool city...

LGBTQIA+ inclusive ‘Genderland Festival’ coming to Liverpool

A two-week long festival of drag events, talking circles, cabaret and more is set to rock the city.  Supported by funding from...

House of Memories Launches New Online Training Course

Launched to coincide with World Alzheimer’s Month this September, in-person workshops are also returning House of Memories, the world leading museum-led dementia...

Sumuyya Khader’s ‘Always Black Never Blue’ to show at the Bluecoat in October

The Bluecoat is delighted to present Sumuyya Khader’s solo exhibition, Always Black Never Blue. Her work reflects on contemporary life in Liverpool,...

Transatlantic Slavery and Legacies in Museums Forum

A new national forum with a focus on Transatlantic Slavery and Legacies in Museums launched on 23rd August 2021, to coincide with...

Bob Marley statue to be unveiled in Liverpool for Positive Vibration Festival

Bob Marley statue to be unveiled in Liverpool Positive Vibration Festival have commissioned a 7ft tall statue of cultural...

Nature-inspired creative workshops in the North West this Autumn

Writer and creative practitioner Bernadette McBride is offering a range of nature-inspired creative writing workshops, sound walks and day retreats this Autumn...

Bluecoat celebrates the past, present and future of their creative community

As part of a new programme centred around the Bluecoat’s cultural legacies, a new exhibition, A Creative Community, will launch on 8th September...

Neil Buchanan joins judging panel in National Museums Liverpool’s lockdown children’s competition

My Home is my Museum winners announcedLiverpool has announced the winners of its award-winning, My Homeis My Museum children’s competition.  Launched during the first national lockdown when children...

Year 4 students from St Anne’s Catholic Primary School respond to Independents Biennial 2021

The following texts are short articles written by year 5 students from St Anne’s Catholic Primary School in Wavertree responding to the...

Liverpool locations are getting new artistic additions thanks to an inspiring cultural campaign

Some Liverpool locations are getting new artistic additions thanks to an inspiring cultural campaign. Very Public Art will see...

Turner Prize returns to Tate Liverpool as part of exciting 2022 programme

Tate Liverpool today announced that it will host the Turner Prize in 2022, marking a return to the city for one of...

St Helens community unveils two new murals created by internationally renowned street artists Nomad...

Internationally-acclaimed street artist duo Nomad Clan and residents in Parr, St Helens have unveiled two murals this week inspired by the area’s...

Homotopia and LCR Pride send a message to the city

Liverpool is set to use its cultural credentials to send out the message that homophobia, transphobia and biphobia have no place in...

Deborah Roberts to show at the Bluecoat, Liverpool October 2021

The Bluecoat, Liverpool is delighted to be hosting a major exhibition by award-winning US based artist Deborah Roberts (Austin, Texas, 1962). The...

Tate Liverpool presents new commission Emily Speed: Flatland

This autumn, Tate Liverpool will present a new film installation by artist Emily Speed as the inaugural Art North West commission. Flatland uses set...

Stunning sculpture celebrates historic horsepower on Liverpool Plinth

A stunning sculpture celebrating the horse power behind Liverpool’s and England’s historic waterways is the latest to adorn The Liverpool Plinth.

Everyday heroes honoured in Warrington bus station art

Everyday heroes honoured in Warrington bus station art A visionary young artist has created a buzz around Warrington with...

Liverpool Without Walls fund to support new outdoor festivals

Liverpool Without Walls is back – with a mission to create brand new outdoor festivals and events in the city.

Tate Liverpool will present first UK retrospective of Lucy McKenzie

This winter, Tate Liverpool will present the first UK retrospective of Glasgow-born, Brussels-based artist Lucy McKenzie (b. 1977). The exhibition brings together...

St Helens residents and internationally acclaimed street artists Nomad Clan begin work on world...

St Helens residents and internationally acclaimed street artists Nomad Clan begin work on world class mural project Residents in Parr, St Helens...

Kiki Xuebing Wang wins John Moores Painting Prize Visitors’ Choice

Kiki Xuebing Wang has been awarded the John Moores Painting Prize 2020 Visitors’ Choice, sponsored by Rathbones. The exhibition...

New exhibition, Body Work by INSA, launches in New Brighton next month

A brand new multimedia exhibition of artwork by globally-renowned artist INSA is launching in New Brighton next month. The...

National Museums Liverpool’s House of Memories goes On The Road

When you can’t get to the museum, this museum comes to you. The sights, sounds and smells of springs...

National Museums Liverpool unveils new programme for Autumn/Winter

Walker Art Gallery will welcome Sickert: A Life in Art from 18 September 2021 to 27 February 2022.Lady Lever Art Gallery presents...

Iconic House of Suarez Vogue Ball returns to Liverpool this autumn

House of Suarez’s legendary annual Vogue Ball is returning to Liverpool this autumn and will be inspired by treasures from around the...

Liverpool Biennial announces new trustees and dates for 2023 edition

As it celebrates the highlights of the final week of its current edition, The Stomach and the Port, Liverpool Biennial is delighted to...

Cézanne, Degas, and Renoir arecoing to Kirkby in 2022

Kirkby Gallery is set to present the work of world-renowned artists including Cézanne, Degas, and Renoir in the gallery’s most ambitious exhibition...

Physical Fest takes over the Liverpool City Region with eclectic line-up

25th June - 2nd JulyAcrobatic dance shows outside the Met Cathedral, award-winning clowns in Toxteth, and the first event to be held at a beautifully...

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival returns 16 July – 14 November

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF), the UK’s longest running festival of Arab arts and culture, returns in July 2021 for its 23rd...

As Independents Biennial closes, it publishes a new book marking Covid year

Independents Biennial 2021, An Evaluation [of Sorts], tells the story of the festival, moved from 2020 because of the Covid pandemic, which then took place mainly online. The structure departs from usual evaluations, allowing artists to reflect without censorship on the work of their peers, the disruption of lockdowns, and the heightened strains on work and life posed by motherhood during a pandemic.