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Global connectedness at the heart of Tate Liverpool spring programme

GLOBAL CONNECTEDNESS AT THE HEART OF TATE LIVERPOOL SPRING PROGRAMME This Spring Tate Liverpool will present two displays which connect audiences directly with global narratives...

Threshold Festival 2020 postponed until further notice

Threshold Festival 2020 postponed until further notice A statement from Threshold Festival... - - *** POSTPONEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT *** It’s with heavy hearts that we are now announcing that...

Mandela Memorial Plans backed by The National Lottery Heritage Fund

Mandela Memorial Plans backed by The National Lottery Heritage Fund Our friends at Mandela8 are delighted to have been awarded £95k from The National Lottery...

Listen back to Refractive Pool Symposium, a panel discussion on Liverpool’s contemporary painting scene

Refractive Pool Symposium panel discussion audio available now here In February 2020 Refractive Pool presented a symposium in partnership with Liverpool Hope University, exploring aspects of...

“Be the change!: The Woman Walking in Gandhi’s Footsteps

“BE THE CHANGE”: THE WOMAN WALKING IN GANDHI’S FOOTSTEPS “Be the change that you wish to see in the world” – Mahatma Gandhi A live artist...

The Art of Reggae Exhibition returns to Liverpool, with a launch at Kuumba Imani

This year sees the return of The Art of Reggae Exhibition - a successful collaboration between Positive Vibration and the International Reggae Poster Contest. The...

Liverpool’s One Tit Wonder

Liverpool’s One Tit Wonder Liverpool’s streets will be home to a series of posters depicting a breast cancer survivor’s unreconstructed body this month ahead of...

Heart of Glass launches Street Hunt, a treasure hunt based on street names across...

Heart of Glass launches Street Hunt, a treasure hunt based on street names across St Helens Heart of Glass is inviting people from across the...

Liverpool’s late-night arts festival LightNight Liverpool explores Home for 2020

Liverpool’s late-night arts festival LightNight Liverpool explores Home for 2020 LightNight Liverpool, the city’s one-night arts festival, is back on Friday 15 May 2020. On...

Open Circuit explores music and technology at Uni of Liverpool events this spring

Open Circuit explores music and technology at Uni of Liverpool events this spring Phantoms in snare drums and music for marathons: Open Circuit announces four...

New exhibition launches FACT’s year of The Living Planet

New exhibition launches FACT’s year of The Living Planet: And Say the Animal Responded? What would animals say to us if we listened to them? What...

The Angel Field Festival kicks-off in Liverpool this week

The Angel Field Festival kicks-off in Liverpool this week – and it promises to take audiences on a ‘creative and expressive voyage of discovery’. The...

Jury Announced for John Moores Painting Prize 2020

National Museums Liverpool has announced the jury for the John Moores Painting Prize 2020

From Kirkby with Love: Portraits celebrating local communities and galleries

it serves to demonstrate how our exhibition and actions come ‘From Kirkby with Love’.

Krewe Liverpool 2020 – The Mardi Gras Experience: Krewes Announced and How To Get...

Krewe, A surreal masquerade ball with music, dance, costume and carnival, housed in Sefton Park’s iconic Palm House.Tickets on sale now via Skiddle

New Metquarter gallery hosts Hub Studios artists

Four members of Liverpool’s Hub Studios will be the first to exhibit at the Metquarter’s new gallery space – The Artquarter. Artists, Clare Flinn, Michael...

Milap, the UK’s leading Indian Arts & Culture company, unveil their plans for 2020,...

April will see the return of popular series 'Music for the Mind & Soul' in a brand new format. The event is inspired by...

Modern relationships under the spotlight in Frantic Assembly’s I Think We Are Alone

Frantic Assembly return to Liverpool this February with an exploration of relationships in the modern world, as the pioneering theatre company celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Liverpool BID company & Liverpool Biennial launch Art in Motion; on busses, on cups,...

Art in Motion is your chance to enjoy art on the go. This year, three artists are producing work based on the Liverpool Coat of Arms with Gordon Cheung being the first artist in the series.

What Happened to Agnes? New work from Nishla Smith, Opera North Projects & Leeds...

Nishla Smith’s What Happened to Agnes comes to Kazimier Stockroom this month, after what seems like a lifetime since the Kaz hosted this sort...

Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #21: February 2020 editorial

I’ve had two months off from writing these editorials and it’s been oddly difficult; enjoyable, relaxing, but always with a nagging idea that I...

Life on Board: New gallery to open at Merseyside Maritime Museum on 28 March...

Merseyside Maritime Museum will open a new permanent gallery on 28 March 2020. Exploring the moving and fascinating stories of Liverpool’s seafarers and passengers, the Life...

New Bluecoat Outdoor Artwork to be Co-Designed by Liverpool Children

New Bluecoat Outdoor Artwork to be Co-Designed by Liverpool Children Bluecoat, Liverpool’s Centre for the Contemporary Arts, will bring an ambitious new artwork to its front courtyard...

TORCH film selected for Manchester Film Festival 2020

TORCH film selected for Manchester Film Festival 2020 A film made in St Helens and based on TORCH, a highly acclaimed theatre production about the...

Open Eye Gallery & My Clubmoor launch Clickmoor

A new photography group, Clickmoor, in North Liverpool is unveiling its first project to the public, opening on the 12th of December. Produced by...

Baltic Creative announces ‘significant change in direction’ as part of its 10-year anniversary

Baltic Creative announces ‘significant change in direction’ as part of its 10-year anniversary After a game-changing first decade, Baltic Creative CIC has announced that it...

This weekend, the Winter Arts Market returns to Liverpool Cathedral

This weekend, the Winter Arts Market returns for the city’s best independent shopping experience  www.winterartsmarket.com This Saturday, the Open Culture Winter Arts Market is back at...

INDIKA: Europe’s finest festival of Indian arts returns to Liverpool for 2020

Indika Festival 12th - 22nd, November 2020 Various Venues, Liverpool - - Indika, Europe’s finest festival of Indian arts, returns to Liverpool for 2020, taking over the city for...

Launch of Fund Raising Campaign for Statue of Jeremiah Horrocks, Founder of Modern Astronomy

Launch of Fund Raising Campaign for Statue in Liverpool of Jeremiah Horrocks, Founder of Modern Astronomy Amongst the many historic Liverpool “firsts” listed on the...

A first-hand account of Liverpool Art School bands secures National Lottery Support

THEN ALONG CAME LENNON A first-hand account of Liverpool Art School bands secures National Lottery Support Artists and oral historians, The Sound Agents, have secured a...

Threshold Festival of Music & Arts announces tenth and FINAL annual event

Threshold Festival of Music & Arts announces tenth and final annual event Organisers of Liverpool’s Threshold Festival have announced their 2020 dates, marking a decade...

Tate Liverpool announces new commission by Emily Speed for 2021

TATE LIVERPOOL ANNOUNCES NEW COMMISSION BY EMILY SPEED FOR 2021 ARTIST CHOSEN THROUGH TATE LIVERPOOL’S ART NORTH WEST OPEN CALL Tate Liverpool has revealed Emily Speed as the...

Liverpool Biennial 2020 Artists and Theme Announced

Liverpool Biennial have revealed the artistic concept and title of its 11th edition. Titled The Stomach and the Port, Liverpool Biennial 2020 will take...

The Winter Arts Market returns to Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday 7 Dec 2019

The Winter Arts Market returns to Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday 7 Dec 2019 Over 200 contemporary artists, designers & makers selling work at Liverpool Cathedral -            Stalls...

Open Air Gallery guide launched to showcase New Brighton street art.

Open Air Gallery guide launched to showcase New Brighton street art.   Over the past twelve months, New Brighton has seen a number of large-scale murals...

Homotopia – the power of protest

Homotopia - the power of protest 1-10 November 2019 Various Venues, Liverpool Homotopia returns next month, with a festival theme of Resist! Resist! In the 50 years...

Mellowtone celebrates their fifteenth birthday with live music & exhibition

Fifteen Years ago today, the team at Mellowtone climbed the stairs at The View Two Gallery for their first ever show. And what a...

Katumba’s annual Halloween parade returns to Liverpool

KATUMBA’S ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARADE RETURNS TO LIVERPOOL CITY CENTRE WITH THE THEME FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT: WHERE THE WORLDS MEET ON SATURDAY 26TH OCTOBER, 2019. Katumba, the...

National Museums Liverpool announce twelve months of exhibitions & permanent displays

A major retrospective, curated by her family, of Linda McCartney’s internationally-renowned photography Humanity’s relationship with AI revealed, from its ancient origins to a...