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Main Biennial Venues and Opening Times

The three core exhibition strands of Liverpool Biennial will take place in a variety of places and spaces throughout the city. The newly-launched festival website has a full guide to the artists, the venues and the events in this year’s Biennial.

Tate Liverpool, FACT (Foundation for Art & Creative Technology) and Open Eye Gallery are the venues for International 06 – although the streets of Liverpool will also play host to a multitude of artworks.

The venues are open as follows:
Tate Liverpool (Albert Dock) 10.00 – 17.50, Tuesday – Sunday
FACT (88 Wood St) 11.00 – 18.00, Tuesday – Sunday, and also Monday 18 September
Open Eye Gallery (28 Wood St) 10.30 – 17.30, Tuesday – Saturday, and also Sunday 17 September
Bluecoat Arts Centre (60 Hanover St.) Open from 29 September, 11.00 – 18.00, Fridays and 11.00 – 16.00 Saturdays.
Admission is free to these venues, apart from Tate Liverpool top floor gallery. Prices are £4, or £3 for concessions, or free for Tate members.

Liverpool Live 06 will run from 26 to 29 October at a variety of locations around the city.
Bluecoat Arts Centre 11.00 – 18.00 Thursday and Friday, and 11.00 – 16.00, Saturday and Sunday.
For further information, including venue and ticket details, call 0151 709 5297.

The Walker Art Gallery (Wm Brown St) will host the John Moores 24 Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, the UK’s most prestigious national open painting competition.
The exhibition will run from 16 September to 26 November. The gallery will be open 10.00 – 17.00, every day. Admission is free.

Bloomberg New Contemporaries
2006 will take place at The Coach Shed, in Greenland Street, Liverpool’s major new contemporary art centre run by A Foundation.
The exhibition will run from 16 September to 22 October. The Coach Shed will be open 12.00 – 18.00, Wednesday – Sunday and 12.00 – 20.00, Thursdays. Admission is free.