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Working with people

Working with people

Wednesday, 04 Feb 2009

Artists involved in the Bluecoat’s arts participation programme discuss their approaches to working with ...

Por Convención Ferrer - Film and discussion

Por Convención Ferrer - Film and discussion

Friday, 06 Feb 2009

A special large scale screening of David Jacques’ 30 minute essay film Por Convención ...

  • Tickets: Free (booking required)
Local Global

Local Global

Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009

Artists in Next Up talk about exhibiting internationally whilst maintaining their Liverpool base, and ...

Sally Booth: Artist's Open Studio

Sally Booth: Artist's Open Studio

Saturday, 14 Feb 2009

Sally Booth is the 2009 recipient of the Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary and will ...

  • Tickets: Free
4x4. Four galleries, four exhibitions

4x4. Four galleries, four exhibitions

Friday, 06 Mar 2009 - Sunday, 10 May 2009

4x4 is the first in an occasional series of simultaneous exhibitions exploring the unique ...

  • Tickets: Free
4x4 Artists' talk

4x4 Artists' talk

Friday, 06 Mar 2009

To kick off the regular exhibition tour schedule, two of the artists in 4x4, ...

ICA presents A-Frame Liverpool Edition: Figures of Speech

ICA presents A-Frame Liverpool Edition: Figures of Speech

Thursday, 19 Mar 2009

A-Frame is a new programme of talks, workshops and mentoring partnerships created by the ICA to ...

  • Tickets: Free but booking required (please RSVP to maria.ge
My Answer is Yours - a performance lecture by David Osbaldeston

My Answer is Yours - a performance lecture by David Osbaldeston

Wednesday, 22 Apr 2009

David Osbaldeston will present a transcription of the way text works in his billboard ...

Spider in the City - La Machine in Liverpool Film showing

Spider in the City - La Machine in Liverpool Film showing

Tuesday, 05 May 2009

This film by Illuminations, originally screened by Sky Arts, documents the magic of La ...

Spider in the City - La Machine in Liverpool film showing

Spider in the City - La Machine in Liverpool film showing

Wednesday, 06 May 2009

This film by Illuminations, originally screened by Sky Arts, documents the magic of La ...

The End of the Line: Attitudes in Drawing

The End of the Line: Attitudes in Drawing

Friday, 22 May 2009 - Sunday, 19 Jul 2009

An exhibition of fresh approaches to drawing featuring Jan Albers, Michaël Borremans, Marc Brandenburg, ...

  • Tickets: Free
DRAWN IN

DRAWN IN

Friday, 22 May 2009 - Friday, 19 Jun 2009

Artist Bernadette O'Toole, who has a studio at the Bluecoat, curates an exhibition of works ...

  • Tickets: Free admission
The Drawing Weekend

The Drawing Weekend

Friday, 05 Jun 2009 - Sunday, 07 Jun 2009

Sharpen your pencils for a special weekender crammed with drawing activities to coincide with ...

  • Tickets: Free
Drawing Weekend: Slow Light Drawing - pinhole photography workshop

Drawing Weekend: Slow Light Drawing - pinhole photography workshop

Saturday, 06 Jun 2009

An introduction to pinhole photography with Sean Halligan, as part of The Drawing Weekend.   ...

Drawing Weekend - An Architect's Sketchbook

Drawing Weekend - An Architect's Sketchbook

Saturday, 06 Jun 2009

Mark Kyffin, one of the architects from Austin-Smith: Lord involved in the Bluecoat building ...

Drawing Weekend: An Introduction to Life Drawing with Ben Egerton

Drawing Weekend: An Introduction to Life Drawing with Ben Egerton

Sunday, 07 Jun 2009

Join this large group life drawing session for all the family and all levels of ...

Video art in the Hub: Mark Anstee

Video art in the Hub: Mark Anstee

Monday, 08 Jun 2009 - Sunday, 14 Jun 2009

Drawing on Glass, a film made in collaboration with film-maker Gabi Cowburn, in which ...

  • Tickets: Free
Purlesque Summer Range Preview

Purlesque Summer Range Preview

Friday, 12 Jun 2009

Purlesque Knit Boutique invites you to preview their summer range which includes 7 bolts ...

  • Tickets: Free admission
World Wide Knit in Public Day

World Wide Knit in Public Day

Saturday, 13 Jun 2009

Purlesque Knit Boutique invites you to bring your knitting needles and take over the ...

  • Tickets: Free
Video art in the Hub: Michael Pinchbeck

Video art in the Hub: Michael Pinchbeck

Monday, 15 Jun 2009 - Sunday, 21 Jun 2009

Our second week-long screening of video art in the Hub for June, is by ...

  • Tickets: Free
Video art in the Hub: Nicola Smith & Penny Murphy

Video art in the Hub: Nicola Smith & Penny Murphy

Monday, 22 Jun 2009 - Sunday, 12 Jul 2009

Following Mark Anstee and Michael Pinchbeck, we will have Nicola Smith & Penny Murphy's ...

  • Tickets: Free
Print Studio - The Magnificent Seven exhibition

Print Studio - The Magnificent Seven exhibition

Thursday, 09 Jul 2009 - Thursday, 30 Jul 2009

A group of Liverpool based illustrators - Rhonda Davies, Keiron Finnety, Neil Keating, Mary ...

  • Tickets: Free
The Arabic Weekender: e-space lab

The Arabic Weekender: e-space lab

Friday, 17 Jul 2009 - Sunday, 19 Jul 2009

Using digital technologies to connect with cities across the world, this two screen installation ...

  • Tickets: Free
Four Corners: Four Corners Exhibtion

Four Corners: Four Corners Exhibtion

Wednesday, 22 Jul 2009 - Wednesday, 29 Jul 2009

The exhibition will tell the stories of the Four Corners projects; guerilla gardening and ...

  • Tickets: Free
Slow Magic

Slow Magic

Friday, 31 Jul 2009 - Sunday, 13 Sep 2009

Featuring the work of six international artists, this exhibition examines different approaches to contemporary painting in ...

  • Tickets: Free
Slow Magic Artist Talk - Vincent Falsetta

Slow Magic Artist Talk - Vincent Falsetta

Saturday, 01 Aug 2009

American artist Vincent Falsetta talks about his new paintings on display in Slow Magic.  ...

Slow Magic Artist Talk: James Quin

Slow Magic Artist Talk: James Quin

Thursday, 20 Aug 2009

James Quin, a painter based at the Bluecoat, presents his thoughts on painting and ...

Slow Magic Artist Talk - Andrew Bick and Alicia Paz In Conversation

Slow Magic Artist Talk - Andrew Bick and Alicia Paz In Conversation

Saturday, 05 Sep 2009

Artists Andrew Bick and Alicia Paz talk to Sara-Jayne Parsons, Exhibition Curator at the ...

Under the Volcano

Under the Volcano

Friday, 25 Sep 2009 - Sunday, 22 Nov 2009

The influence of Wirral-born writer Malcolm Lowry (1909-57) has extended beyond writers to visual ...

  • Tickets: Free
Family Folk-Up

Family Folk-Up

Saturday, 26 Sep 2009

This end of summer one day festival fills the Bluecoat garden with Liverpool's brightest ...

  • Tickets: Free
Artist Talk: Paul Rooney

Artist Talk: Paul Rooney

Tuesday, 06 Oct 2009

Local artist Paul Rooney will introduce his commissioned work for Under the Volcano and ...

Artist Talk: Ross Birrell, David Harding and Julian Cooper

Artist Talk: Ross Birrell, David Harding and Julian Cooper

Tuesday, 20 Oct 2009

Three artists from the Under the Volcano exhibition will discuss Malcolm Lowry's Under the ...

Philosophy in Pubs presents Computer Art?

Philosophy in Pubs presents Computer Art?

Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009

Free discussion in the Hub. ...

  • Tickets: Free
Artist Talk: Cian Quayle and Pete Flowers

Artist Talk: Cian Quayle and Pete Flowers

Monday, 02 Nov 2009

Artists Cian Quayle and Pete Flowers discuss Malcolm Lowry, the Isle of Man and ...

Sally Booth exhibition

Sally Booth exhibition

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 - Saturday, 05 Dec 2009

Sally Booth was artist in residence at the Bluecoat earlier this year, she returns ...

  • Tickets: Free
NICE Festival presents Northern Lights: Adrian Sumner on Edvard Munch and Scandinavian Art

NICE Festival presents Northern Lights: Adrian Sumner on Edvard Munch and Scandinavian Art

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2009

Taking Munch as a starting point, this lecture tours the diversity of Scandinavian art, ...

Display Centre Exhibition: Hothouse

Display Centre Exhibition: Hothouse

Saturday, 05 Dec 2009 - Saturday, 16 Jan 2010

An exhibition of jewellery by artists who have been with the gallery over the ...

  • Tickets: Free
Janek Schaefer : Sound Art

Janek Schaefer : Sound Art

Saturday, 05 Dec 2009 - Sunday, 17 Jan 2010

The first retrospective exhibition of award-winning contemporary sound artist, musician and composer Janek Schaefer. ...

  • Tickets: Free
LOACA.ART Contemporary Craft Fair

LOACA.ART Contemporary Craft Fair

Saturday, 05 Dec 2009 - Saturday, 12 Dec 2009

Looking for an ideal Christmas gift? What could be better than a high quality, ...

  • Tickets: Free
Exhibition Tours

Exhibition Tours

Thursday, 31 Dec 2009

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Reclaim Your Space

Reclaim Your Space

Thursday, 21 Jan 2010 - Sunday, 21 Feb 2010

The Bluecoat has teamed up with National Museums Liverpool and Tate Liverpool to give students from local ...

  • Tickets: Free entry
Sonia Boyce: Like Love Parts One & Two

Sonia Boyce: Like Love Parts One & Two

Saturday, 30 Jan 2010 - Sunday, 28 Mar 2010

The Bluecoat hosts Like Love - Parts One & Two, a multi-media installation by ...

  • Tickets: Free
e-space Lab presents Art in the Cities: Transformation

e-space Lab presents Art in the Cities: Transformation

Tuesday, 02 Feb 2010

As Liverpool’s sister city of Shanghai gears up for World Expo 2010 and both ...

  • Tickets: Free
Artist Talks: Sonia Boyce in conversation with Axel Lapp

Artist Talks: Sonia Boyce in conversation with Axel Lapp

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010

Artist and Curator Sonia Boyce discusses her work and exhibtions - Like Love Parts ...

Artist Talks: Grace Ndiritu

Artist Talks: Grace Ndiritu

Tuesday, 02 Mar 2010

Grace Ndiritu in conversation with Sara-Jayne Parsons, Exhibitions Curator at the Bluecoat, introduces her work as ...

Seven Slam Seven

Seven Slam Seven

Thursday, 04 Mar 2010

Each artist involved in Riposte will give a 7 minute presentation about their work.   ...

Exhibition Tours

Exhibition Tours

Saturday, 06 Mar 2010 - Saturday, 18 Dec 2010

Every Saturday during the exhibitions. Experienced guides walk you through the current exhibition, answer ...

  • Tickets: Free
Artist Talks: Robin Deacon

Artist Talks: Robin Deacon

Tuesday, 09 Mar 2010

Robin Deacon presents his work as part of the current exhibition Sonia Boyce: Like Love - ...

Artist Talks: Beverley Bennett and Appau Boakye-Yiadom

Artist Talks: Beverley Bennett and Appau Boakye-Yiadom

Tuesday, 16 Mar 2010

Beverley Bennett and Appau Boakye-Yiadom introduce their work as part of the current exhibition Sonia Boyce: Like ...

Liverpool Biennial presents TOUCHED Talks: Alphonso Lingis

Liverpool Biennial presents TOUCHED Talks: Alphonso Lingis

Tuesday, 23 Mar 2010

In the run up to the Liverpool Biennial in September prominent artists and thinkers ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking required.

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