Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts

Shezad Dawood 'Leviathan'

Shezad Dawood 'Leviathan'

Shezad Dawood’s epic film series Leviathan comes to the gallery, alongside a number of textiles and neon works together with a new virtual reality piece. 

Exhibition Launch

Fri 5 Jul | 6pm

Grace Ndiritu' The Ark'

Grace Ndiritu' The Ark'

Grace Ndiritu returns to Bluecoat with a new exhibition showcasing the creative output from her 2017 research project into alternative communities, which invited scientists, artists and spiritual practitioners to live and work togetherin an off-grid setting.

Exhibition Launch

Fri 5 Jul | 6pm

Rise Up! Children & Young People's Gallery

Rise Up! Children & Young People's Gallery

Children and young people across the world are taking action to protect their futures and the environment they inhabit. We invite you to join them and stand up for climate justice, through a series of artist-led workshops across the summer. Occupy the first floor gallery, organise amongst friends and explore how art can respond to what is happening to our planet.

Sat 6 Jul - Sun 23 Sep

New Art Bluecoat

New Art Bluecoat

Explore photos, posters and other items from our archive focusing on new art produced or presented at Bluecoat.

Open daily, 11am - 6pm 

Free entry. 

My Bluecoat

My Bluecoat

A new online archive which brings Bluecoat’s 300 year history to life. Visit mybluecoat.org.uk to learn more

Celebrate your special event at Bluecoat

Celebrate your special event at Bluecoat

Free room hire with a minimum spend on food. 

With over 300 years of history, our Grade 1 listed building is full of character and charm, with various spaces and services which can be tailored to suit any occasion and budget. 

Weddings at Bluecoat

Weddings at Bluecoat

If you’re searching for a wedding venue with a difference, look no further than Bluecoat in Liverpool.

Give the Gift of Membership

Give the Gift of Membership

Give the gift of Membership 

Join our Membership scheme to receive exclusive news & discounts and never miss out on what's happening at Bluecoat!

Bluecoat Print Studio

Bluecoat Print Studio

The Bluecoat Print Studio offers a variety of workshops for beginners and intermediates who would like to expand their print knowledge. Please click here to find out more about the workshops we have available.

New Art Bluecoat

New Art Bluecoat

Saturday, 13 Apr 2019 - Tuesday, 31 Dec 2019

Launching Fri 12 Apr and will continue until Sun 23 Jun Throughout 2019, the Vide ...

dot-art Art Classes

dot-art Art Classes

Tuesday, 07 May 2019 - Monday, 18 Nov 2019

dot-art run a programme of art classes and courses for adults, in a wide ...

Printmaking for Beginners

Printmaking for Beginners

Saturday, 15 Jun 2019 - Saturday, 14 Dec 2019

This workshop will introduce you to some of the most important principles of printmaking. ...

Grace Ndiritu: The Ark

Grace Ndiritu: The Ark

Saturday, 06 Jul 2019 - Sunday, 13 Oct 2019

6 July – 13 October 2019 Following exhibitions in 2010 and 2017, Grace Ndiritu returns ...

Shezad Dawood: Leviathan

Shezad Dawood: Leviathan

Saturday, 06 Jul 2019 - Sunday, 13 Oct 2019

6 July – 13 October 2019 Shezad Dawood’s epic film series Leviathan comes to the ...

Rise Up! Children & Young People's Gallery

Rise Up! Children & Young People's Gallery

Saturday, 06 Jul 2019 - Sunday, 29 Sep 2019

Children and young people across the world are taking action to protect their futures ...

About the Bluecoat

Bluecoat is Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, the oldest in the UK. Our landmark building, located in the ...

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Mon - Sat 9.00am - 6.00pm
Sun 11.00am - 6.00pm

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0151 702 5324 | info@thebluecoat.org.uk

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