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Deaf School: The Art School Dance Goes On Forever

Deaf School: The Art School Dance Goes On Forever

Saturday, 19 Oct 2013 - Friday, 15 Nov 2013

 At Liverpool John Moores University School of Art & Design, Liverpool Art & Design ...

  • Location: Liverpool John Moores University School of Art & Design
  • Tickets: Free
3am exhibition tour with Alan Dunn

3am exhibition tour with Alan Dunn

Saturday, 26 Oct 2013

Artist Alan Dunn leads a tour of the exhibition, offering his own interpretation. ...

  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
The Day of the Dead of Night

The Day of the Dead of Night

Saturday, 02 Nov 2013 - Sunday, 03 Nov 2013

A special night-themed marathon responding to the exhibition themes. During the day experts talk ...

3am exhibition tour with Reg Orme

3am exhibition tour with Reg Orme

Saturday, 09 Nov 2013

3 am: wonder, paranoia and the restless night Fallout Factory co-founder Reg Orme leads a tour ...

Call out for 2D artists for the Winter 2d art market: inside & out

Call out for 2D artists for the Winter 2d art market: inside & out

Saturday, 23 Nov 2013

‘The Bluecoat believes everyone can be creative and it is our aim to provide ...

  • Location: The Bluecoat
  • Tickets: Price varies.
dot-art Pop Up Shop

dot-art Pop Up Shop

Saturday, 30 Nov 2013 - Monday, 23 Dec 2013

Affordable original and limited edition art by local artists, just in time for Christmas! 40 ...

  • Location: the Bluecoat
  • Tickets: Free entry
Print Sale

Print Sale

Monday, 02 Dec 2013 - Sunday, 05 Jan 2014

Affordable prints created by artists working at the Bluecoat Print Studios and beyond. The ...

  • Tickets: Free
Soft Estate: Edward Chell

Soft Estate: Edward Chell

Friday, 06 Dec 2013 - Sunday, 23 Feb 2014

With invited artists Tim Bowditch & Nick Rochowski with Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau, Day Bowman, Jan Williams ...

  • Tickets: Free
Sparkle (Jewellery Sale)

Sparkle (Jewellery Sale)

Saturday, 07 Dec 2013 - Sunday, 08 Dec 2013

  MJMAN's (Mersey Jewellers and Metal Artist Network) sale of handmade jewellery from the collective of ...

  • Location: In the Hub (Main foyer)
Soft Estate exhibition tour

Soft Estate exhibition tour

Saturday, 07 Dec 2013

The Bluecoat’s exhibitions curator Sara-Jayne Parsons leads a tour of Soft Estate with some ...

  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
Art Raffle 2013 (raffle ticket purchase)

Art Raffle 2013 (raffle ticket purchase)

Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013

Artists have been asked to donate postcard size art works to the ...

Carmel College exhibition

Carmel College exhibition

Monday, 06 Jan 2014 - Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014

Carmel College art foundation students respond to the Soft Estate exhibition, exploring its edgelands ...

  • Tickets: Free
ART Valley exhibition

ART Valley exhibition

Saturday, 18 Jan 2014 - Sunday, 02 Feb 2014

Over the last five years the Bluecoat, with Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatres, has ...

  • Tickets: Free
Nils Norman: Words on the Bluecoat’s College Lane elevation

Nils Norman: Words on the Bluecoat’s College Lane elevation

Friday, 24 Jan 2014 - Friday, 23 Jan 2015

Visitors arriving from College Lane will have noticed brightly coloured words painted onto the ...

  • Tickets: Free
Cabinet of Curiosities of Mr. Bonsai

Cabinet of Curiosities of Mr. Bonsai

Thursday, 30 Jan 2014

Filippos Tsitsopoulos presents: Cabinet of Curiosities of Mr. Bonsai - performance, video installation and lecture at ...

Blue Room exhibition

Blue Room exhibition

Tuesday, 04 Feb 2014 - Sunday, 02 Mar 2014

An exhibition in a variety of media created by learning disabled artists, members of ...

  • Tickets: Free
Edgelands Walk

Edgelands Walk

Saturday, 08 Feb 2014

Colin Dilnot leads this walk through Wirral’s hidden wilderness, connecting to the themes of ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking required
Soft Estate Artists Talk

Soft Estate Artists Talk

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014

Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale (The Caravan Gallery) and John Darwell talk about their ...

PENTHOUSE - an installation by the inhouse gallery

PENTHOUSE - an installation by the inhouse gallery

Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 - Sunday, 02 Mar 2014

The top floor of the Bluecoat Vide is transformed into a penthouse apartment presenting ...

  • Tickets: Free
the Critter Shed

the Critter Shed

Tuesday, 04 Mar 2014 - Sunday, 16 Mar 2014

An exhibition of prints from Liverpool based screenprint collective the Critter Shed, showcasing their ...

  • Tickets: Free
The Negligent Eye

The Negligent Eye

Saturday, 08 Mar 2014 - Sunday, 15 Jun 2014

Cory Arcangel, Christiane Baumgartner, Thomas Bewick, Jyll Bradley, Maurice Carlin, Helen Chadwick, Susan Collins, ...

  • Tickets: Free
The Negligent Eye Exhibition tour

The Negligent Eye Exhibition tour

Saturday, 08 Mar 2014

Join The Negligent Eye curator Jo Stockham and some of the artists in this ...

  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
Robin Tarbet

Robin Tarbet

Saturday, 22 Mar 2014 - Sunday, 13 Apr 2014

Robin Tarbet presents a selection of work, which examines the material residue of technological ...

  • Tickets: Free
The Negligent Eye Exhibition tour

The Negligent Eye Exhibition tour

Saturday, 22 Mar 2014

Our Print Studio Manager Fran Disley joins printmaker Robin Tarbet in a tour of ...

  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
Jo Stockham: The Negligent Eye talk

Jo Stockham: The Negligent Eye talk

Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014

(at Liverpool John Moores University)The Negligent Eye curator Jo Stockham talks about the exhibition. Venue: ...

  • Location: Liverpool John Moores University
  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
Open Eye Gallery presents: BATTAGLIA

Open Eye Gallery presents: BATTAGLIA

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014

Open Eye Gallery is proud to present an exclusive screening of BATTAGLIA, followed by a Q&A ...

  • Location: The Bluecoat, School Lane, L1 3BX
  • Tickets: £3 / £2
Bethan Hamilton: Print Studio Artist in Residence Exhibition

Bethan Hamilton: Print Studio Artist in Residence Exhibition

Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 - Sunday, 11 May 2014

Upper Vide Spaces We have launched a new open call residency programme within the print ...

  • Tickets: Free
i-Scan

i-Scan

Saturday, 26 Apr 2014

i-Scan responds to the Bluecoat’s current exhibition, The Negligent Eye, which reflects artists’ experimentation ...

  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
Artist's talk: Imogen Stidworthy

Artist's talk: Imogen Stidworthy

Wednesday, 07 May 2014

Artist Imogen Stidworthy talks about her work and reflects on themes explored in the ...

  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
Carmel College Exhibition

Carmel College Exhibition

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - Sunday, 01 Jun 2014

Life through a digital lens: How has technology changed throughout your lifetime?   An exhibition ...

  • Tickets: Free
Landbaby: Maidolls exhibition

Landbaby: Maidolls exhibition

Saturday, 17 May 2014 - Thursday, 26 Jun 2014

"When people look at my work I would like them to be reminded of ...

  • Location: Landbaby
  • Tickets: Free
Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope

Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 - Sunday, 22 Jun 2014

An exhibition of work by the Bluecoat-based artists' collective whose members have all experienced ...

  • Tickets: Free
On New Grounds

On New Grounds

Thursday, 03 Jul 2014 - Sunday, 03 Aug 2014

This selection of intaglio prints exhibited takes its inspiration from Whistler’s drypoint and etching ...

  • Tickets: Free
The Caravan Gallery

The Caravan Gallery

Friday, 04 Jul 2014 - Sunday, 06 Jul 2014

The well-travelled Caravan Gallery returns to the Bluecoat courtyard with an exhibition of photos from ...

  • Tickets: Free
MothMan comic book

MothMan comic book

Saturday, 05 Jul 2014 - Sunday, 26 Oct 2014

 Artist Tony Knox celebrates a decade of his MothMan alter ego, the dysfunctional, bumbling Superhero he has explored through ...

  • Tickets: Free
Liverpool Biennial 2014 - Exhibition Talk

Liverpool Biennial 2014 - Exhibition Talk

Saturday, 05 Jul 2014

Leading Whistler scholar Margaret MacDonald from the Department of Art History, University of Glasgow, ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking required
Liverpool Biennial 2014 - Exhibition Tour

Liverpool Biennial 2014 - Exhibition Tour

Saturday, 12 Jul 2014

Join the exhibition’s co-curator Rosie Cooper (Project Curator, Liverpool Biennial) and the Bluecoat’s exhibitions ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking required
Liverpool Biennial 2014 - Exhibition Tour

Liverpool Biennial 2014 - Exhibition Tour

Saturday, 02 Aug 2014

Simone Mair (Assistant Curator, Liverpool Biennial) leads this tour.The 8th Liverpool Biennial Exhibition, A ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking required
Above the Beaten Track poster display

Above the Beaten Track poster display

Saturday, 09 Aug 2014 - Sunday, 31 Aug 2014

Music posters of events at the Bluecoat selected from our archive, to tie in ...

  • Tickets: Free
2dartmarkets at the Bluecoat

2dartmarkets at the Bluecoat

Saturday, 16 Aug 2014

  ‘The Bluecoat believes everyone can be creative and it is our aim to provide ...

Print Studio Artist in Residence Exhibition

Print Studio Artist in Residence Exhibition

Saturday, 06 Sep 2014 - Sunday, 28 Sep 2014

Sat 6 – Sun 28 Sept Work produced during Jamie Shovlin’s residency in our Print ...

  • Tickets: Free
Liverpool Biennial 2014 - Exhibition Tour

Liverpool Biennial 2014 - Exhibition Tour

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

Mai Abu ElDahab, co-curator of A Needle Walks into a Haystack leads this tour The ...

  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
Childe of Hale: a film by Richard Whitby

Childe of Hale: a film by Richard Whitby

Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014

Made with volunteers from the Merseyside village of Hale, Whitby’s film tells the story ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking recommended
After Hours in the Gallery

After Hours in the Gallery

Thursday, 25 Sep 2014

Enjoy a late night wander through the galleries on the fourth Thursday of the ...

  • Tickets: Free
Talk: Whistler & Leyland

Talk: Whistler & Leyland

Friday, 26 Sep 2014

Frederick Leyland, one of Whistler’s most significant patrons, lived at Speke Hall.  Peter Herriman from the ...

COLLABORATIVE SHOWCASE: A briefing for Liverpool-based artists

COLLABORATIVE SHOWCASE: A briefing for Liverpool-based artists

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014

Calling all Liverpool artists: Liverpool Ireland Cultural Corridor (LICC) invites you to a briefing about ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking required.
20 : 20

20 : 20

Saturday, 04 Oct 2014 - Sunday, 26 Oct 2014

Print workshops in the UK & Ireland, including the Bluecoat, participate in this exchange ...

  • Tickets: Free
Colm Toibin: A Writer's Response

Colm Toibin: A Writer's Response

Tuesday, 07 Oct 2014

Colm Tóibín offers a personal response to the exhibition, followed by a signing of his new novel. Read ...

The International Biennial Association Summit

The International Biennial Association Summit

Saturday, 11 Oct 2014

The International Biennial Association Summit brings together international representatives of the IBA with professionals worldwide ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking required.
After Hours in the Gallery

After Hours in the Gallery

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014

Enjoy a late night wander through the galleries on the fourth Thursday of the ...

  • Tickets: Free
To Hell with Culture: a film by Huw Wahl

To Hell with Culture: a film by Huw Wahl

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014

This film is a portrayal of the life and work of Herbert Read (1893-1968), ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking recommended.
DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment

DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment

Saturday, 08 Nov 2014 - Sunday, 11 Jan 2015

Exhibiting artists: Katherine Araniello, Bobby Baker, Anna Berndtson, Brian Catling, Ellie Collins, Stephen Cripps, ...

  • Tickets: Free
DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

Saturday, 08 Nov 2014

Join us for tours of the exhibition led by different artists and groups, giving ...

  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

Saturday, 15 Nov 2014

Join us for tours of the exhibition led by different artists and groups, giving ...

  • Tickets: Free
DaDaFest: Rachel Gadsden: Al Noor – Fragile Vision

DaDaFest: Rachel Gadsden: Al Noor – Fragile Vision

Friday, 21 Nov 2014 - Saturday, 06 Dec 2014

Exhibition by Rachel Gadsden exploring themes of fragility and resilience. In partnership with DaDaFest. Gadsden’s ...

  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
2dartmarkets at the Bluecoat

2dartmarkets at the Bluecoat

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014

‘The Bluecoat believes everyone can be creative and it is our aim to provide ...

DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

Saturday, 22 Nov 2014

Join us for tours of the exhibition led by different artists and groups, giving ...

  • Tickets: Free
DaDaFest: Welcome to DaDaLand

DaDaFest: Welcome to DaDaLand

Sunday, 23 Nov 2014

A day of DaDaFest performances and workshops including Lisa Simpson and RAWD, poetry workshops with ...

  • Tickets: Free
DaDaFest: Unsung Heroes

DaDaFest: Unsung Heroes

Monday, 24 Nov 2014 - Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014

Excluding Mon 24 NovEdward Rushton was Liverpool’s most implacable anti-slavery Abolitionist, Human Rights ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking required
After Hours in the Gallery

After Hours in the Gallery

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014

Enjoy a late night wander through the galleries on the fourth Thursday of the ...

  • Tickets: Free
DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

Friday, 28 Nov 2014

Artist Anna Berndtson (Duckie and Churned films) leads a tour of DaDaFest's current exhibition Art of the Lived ...

  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
DaDaFest: Oska Bright Screenings

DaDaFest: Oska Bright Screenings

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014

Oska Bright is the world’s first and foremost film festival dedicated exclusively to short films ...

  • Tickets: Free, booking required
DaDaFest: Young DaDa Presents...

DaDaFest: Young DaDa Presents...

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 - Sunday, 30 Nov 2014

Events are open and suitable for all except where shown. Programmed by young people, this ...

  • Tickets: Free
DaDaFest: Light Graffiti

DaDaFest: Light Graffiti

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014

Cover the Bluecoat’s walls in light graffiti at this workshop using technology developed by the ...

  • Tickets: Free
DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014

Join us for tours of the exhibition led by different artists and groups, giving ...

  • Tickets: Free
Brian Catling: Antix 2

Brian Catling: Antix 2

Tuesday, 02 Dec 2014 - Wednesday, 03 Dec 2014

Tuesday 2 & Wednesday 3 December. Performances at 1.15pm and 5pm each day. This durational ...

  • Location: Gallery
  • Tickets: Free, drop in
Brian Catling: Antix 2

Brian Catling: Antix 2

Tuesday, 02 Dec 2014 - Wednesday, 03 Dec 2014

Tuesday 2 & Wednesday 3 December. Performances at 1.15pm and 5pm each day. This durational ...

  • Tickets: Free, just turn up
DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

Saturday, 06 Dec 2014

Join us for tours of the exhibition led by different artists and groups, giving ...

  • Tickets: Free
Exhibition Catalogue Sale

Exhibition Catalogue Sale

Saturday, 13 Dec 2014

Limited editions of the Bluecoat's exhibition catalogues at bargain prices - ranging from 20p ...

  • Tickets: Free
DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

DaDaFest: Art of the Lived Experiment Exhibition Tour

Saturday, 13 Dec 2014

Join us for tours of the exhibition led by different artists and groups, giving ...

  • Tickets: Free
Listening

Listening

Saturday, 24 Jan 2015 - Sunday, 29 Mar 2015

A Hayward Touring exhibition  Exhibiting artists: Laurie Anderson, Ed Atkins, Janet Cardiff and George Bures ...

  • Tickets: Free
Artist in Residence: Samantha Donnelly

Artist in Residence: Samantha Donnelly

Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 - Monday, 20 Apr 2015

A show of new work by 2014 Print Studio residency artist, Samantha Donnelly. Donnelly ...

  • Tickets: Free
Tricia Porter: Liverpool Photographs 1972-74

Tricia Porter: Liverpool Photographs 1972-74

Saturday, 04 Apr 2015 - Sunday, 05 Jul 2015

Virtually unseen for 40 years, these black and white photographs by Tricia Porter paint a vivid picture ...

  • Tickets: Free
Xavier Ribas. Nitrate

Xavier Ribas. Nitrate

Saturday, 11 Apr 2015 - Sunday, 05 Jul 2015

Xavier Ribas. Nitrate is the first major solo exhibition in the UK by Barcelona born ...

  • Tickets: Free
Tabitha Jussa: Memorandum of Understanding

Tabitha Jussa: Memorandum of Understanding

Saturday, 11 Apr 2015 - Sunday, 05 Jul 2015

The winner of the seventh annual Liverpool Art Prize, chosen from a shortlist of ...

  • Tickets: Free
Black Dance Archives Exhibition

Black Dance Archives Exhibition

Monday, 27 Apr 2015 - Sunday, 10 May 2015

This touring exhibition from the Black Dance Archives project celebrates the contribution of British ...

  • Tickets: Free
Dementia Awareness Week: Anchor Exhibition

Dementia Awareness Week: Anchor Exhibition

Friday, 15 May 2015 - Sunday, 24 May 2015

Featuring the work of people living with dementia and their carers, this exhibition is ...

  • Tickets: Free
Carmel College Exhibition: Lost Industry

Carmel College Exhibition: Lost Industry

Friday, 29 May 2015 - Sunday, 14 Jun 2015

Carmel College students respond to Nitrate, exploring the theme of lost industry and its relationship ...

  • Tickets: Free
RESOURCE

RESOURCE

Saturday, 18 Jul 2015 - Sunday, 27 Sep 2015

Clay Arlington, Jack Brindley, Ben Cain, Maurice Carlin, Daniel Eatock, Sean Edwards, Anne Harild with Blue Room, Jonzo, Laurence Payot, The Piracy Project, The ...

  • Tickets: Free entry
Anne Harild: We Approach

Anne Harild: We Approach

Tuesday, 04 Aug 2015 - Sunday, 08 Nov 2015

Anne Harild is the recipient of the Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award (ARMA) Artist in ...

  • Location: Front courtyard
  • Tickets: Free
Exhibition Oct 2015: Niamh O’Malley: Glasshouse

Exhibition Oct 2015: Niamh O’Malley: Glasshouse

Saturday, 10 Oct 2015 - Sunday, 10 Jan 2016

10 Oct 2015 - 10 Jan 2016 Bluecoat presents the first major solo show in ...

  • Tickets: Free, entry
The Serving Library

The Serving Library

Saturday, 10 Oct 2015 - Sunday, 10 Jan 2016

The Serving Library, founded by Stuart Bailey, Angie Keefer and David Reinfurt, consists of ...

  • Tickets: Free
Bisakha Sarker: Do not yet fold your wings

Bisakha Sarker: Do not yet fold your wings

Saturday, 17 Oct 2015 - Sunday, 06 Dec 2015

Do not yet fold your wings is a multi-media art work that reflects on the ...

  • Tickets: Free
Winter Exhibition Launch: Left Hand to Back of Head... and Melissa Gordon: Fallible Space

Winter Exhibition Launch: Left Hand to Back of Head... and Melissa Gordon: Fallible Space

Friday, 22 Jan 2016

An evening of visual art, live performances, cocktails and DJ sets, to celebrate the ...

  • Tickets: Free
Left Hand to Back of Head, Object Held Against Right Thigh

Left Hand to Back of Head, Object Held Against Right Thigh

Saturday, 23 Jan 2016 - Monday, 28 Mar 2016

Rowena Harris // Mary Hurrell // Natalie Finnemore // Mitra Saboury // Marianna Simnett ...

  • Tickets: Free, entry
Melissa Gordon: Fallible Space

Melissa Gordon: Fallible Space

Saturday, 23 Jan 2016 - Sunday, 13 Mar 2016

Fallible Space is a new two-part project by London based painter, printmaker and editor Melissa Gordon. Gordon ...

  • Tickets: Free, entry
Exhibition Launch: Double Act: Art and Comedy

Exhibition Launch: Double Act: Art and Comedy

Friday, 08 Apr 2016

Bill Woodrow //  Mel Brimfield // Peter Land // Common Culture //  Bank //  ...

  • Tickets: Free, no booking required
Double Act: Art and Comedy

Double Act: Art and Comedy

Saturday, 09 Apr 2016 - Sunday, 19 Jun 2016

Artists: Bill Woodrow //  Mel Brimfield // Peter Land // Common Culture //  Bank //  ...

  • Tickets: Free entry
How Not (!) To Write

How Not (!) To Write

Thursday, 21 Apr 2016

Taking inspiration from BANK's tongue-in-cheek Fax-bak corrected press releases, Laura Robertson, founder of online arts journal The Double ...

Liverpool Biennial 2016. Dennis McNulty: Homo Gestalt

Liverpool Biennial 2016. Dennis McNulty: Homo Gestalt

Saturday, 09 Jul 2016 - Sunday, 16 Oct 2016

As part of their ninth edition, Liverpool Biennial jointly present with Bluecoat a series of ...

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016

Saturday, 09 Jul 2016 - Sunday, 16 Oct 2016

Victoria Adam // Katja Angeli // Diana Anghel // Saelia Aparicio Torinos // James ...

At Speke Hall: Alice May Williams: Speke of the Future

At Speke Hall: Alice May Williams: Speke of the Future

Friday, 23 Sep 2016 - Sunday, 27 Nov 2016

Following a two month residency at Speke Hall, a rare Tudor timber-framed manor house ...

Collaboration: Out of the Blue, the story so far.

Collaboration: Out of the Blue, the story so far.

Saturday, 22 Oct 2016 - Saturday, 19 Nov 2016

Until 19 Nov Join us for Collaboration: Out of the Blue, a story so far. This exhibition celebrates ...

Keith Piper: Unearthing the Banker's Bones

Keith Piper: Unearthing the Banker's Bones

Friday, 28 Oct 2016 - Sunday, 22 Jan 2017

Renowned British artist Keith Piper’s new solo show presented by Bluecoat and Iniva (Institute of International ...

  • Tickets: Free
Adham Faramawy: Janus Collapse (the juice-box edition)

Adham Faramawy: Janus Collapse (the juice-box edition)

Friday, 28 Oct 2016 - Sunday, 22 Jan 2017

Adham Faramawy is a Dubai born, London based artist of Egyptian origin whose practice spans moving image, ...

  • Tickets: Free, drop in
Auto Agents

Auto Agents

Saturday, 26 Nov 2016 - Sunday, 15 Jan 2017

Exhibition runs until Sun 15 Jan. Auto Agents is an exhibition curated by the AaA ...

Art at the Heart of Bluecoat

Art at the Heart of Bluecoat

Saturday, 28 Jan 2017 - Sunday, 09 Apr 2017

This exhibition explores the central role of art at Bluecoat, which started over a ...

  • Tickets: Free, drop in
Public View exhibition launch

Public View exhibition launch

Friday, 03 Feb 2017

Friday 3 February. Gallery 6 - 9pm. Bar and DJ 6 - 11Exhibition continues ...

  • Tickets: Free
Public View

Public View

Saturday, 04 Feb 2017 - Sunday, 23 Apr 2017

Curated by Bluecoat Artistic Director Bryan Biggs, the exhibition Public View brings together works by 100 ...

  • Tickets: Free
Exhibition Launch: Larissa Sansour & Louisa Martin

Exhibition Launch: Larissa Sansour & Louisa Martin

Friday, 05 May 2017

Gallery open 5.30-9pm. Bar and Music 6-11pm. Free. Be among the first to see our ...

  • Tickets: Free
Larissa Sansour: In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain

Larissa Sansour: In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain

Saturday, 06 May 2017 - Saturday, 24 Jun 2017

Palestinian artist Larissa Sansour returns to Bluecoat with a major solo exhibition of new ...

  • Tickets: Free
Louisa Martin: Proxy

Louisa Martin: Proxy

Saturday, 06 May 2017 - Saturday, 24 Jun 2017

Proxy is a new installation of choreographed light and sound by British artist Louisa ...

  • Tickets: Free, drop in
Siobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / be

Siobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / be

Saturday, 01 Jul 2017 - Sunday, 09 Jul 2017

Siobhan Davies Dance presents an ambitious new performance installation comprised of multiple contributions by ...

Exhibition Launch: Abacus

Exhibition Launch: Abacus

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017

Special launch event 4pm onwards. Gallery: 4–9pm. Bar & DJ til late Featuring Simon & ...

  • Tickets: Free, drop in
Abacus

Abacus

Friday, 21 Jul 2017 - Sunday, 01 Oct 2017

Featuring Tom & Simon Bloor, Polly Brannan, Rhys Coren, Fran Disley, Kevin Hunt, Anssi ...

  • Tickets: Free, drop in
Yuan Gong: Hamletmachine

Yuan Gong: Hamletmachine

Sunday, 08 Oct 2017 - Sunday, 15 Oct 2017

      Yuan Gong returns to Bluecoat with a special exhibition of his film, Hamletmachine, an ...

  • Location: First Floor, Vide
  • Tickets: Free, no booking required
Exhibition Launch: In the Peaceful Dome

Exhibition Launch: In the Peaceful Dome

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

Thursday 12 October. Gallery 6 - 9pm. Bar and Music 6 - 10 Featuring Roderick ...

In the Peaceful Dome

In the Peaceful Dome

Friday, 13 Oct 2017 - Sunday, 08 Apr 2018

  Featuring Roderick Bisson / Sean Borodale / Fanny Calder / Edward Carter Preston / ...

  • Tickets: Free, drop in
Bluecoat Display Centre presents: Past, Present, Future

Bluecoat Display Centre presents: Past, Present, Future

Saturday, 14 Oct 2017 - Saturday, 11 Nov 2017

Complementing In the Peaceful Dome, this exhibition curated by artist Emma Rodgers who exhibits ...

  • Location: Bluecoat Display Centre
  • Tickets: Free
Hannah Catherine Jones: Owed to White Noise

Hannah Catherine Jones: Owed to White Noise

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

6.30 – 7pm, doors open from 6pm Book Here Owed to White Noise (2017) is the most ...

  • Tickets: Free, book online
Bluecoat Online Fundraising Art Auction

Bluecoat Online Fundraising Art Auction

Monday, 23 Oct 2017 - Monday, 06 Nov 2017

Preview from Mon 16 OctIn collaboration with Paddle8, this online art auction includes over ...

Bluecoat: at the Heart of Liverpool Culture

Bluecoat: at the Heart of Liverpool Culture

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 - Sunday, 08 Apr 2018

This display in our Vide spaces explores how art and artists have been central ...

  • Tickets: Free
Emma Smith Euphonia

Emma Smith Euphonia

Friday, 27 Apr 2018 - Sunday, 24 Jun 2018

This Spring we are delighted to welcome British artist Emma Smith to Bluecoat with ...

Liverpool Biennial 2018: Beautiful world, where are you?

Liverpool Biennial 2018: Beautiful world, where are you?

Saturday, 14 Jul 2018 - Sunday, 28 Oct 2018

Sat 14 Jul – Sun 28 Oct Open Daily 11am-6pm Free Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial ...

Serena Korda at Speke Hall

Serena Korda at Speke Hall

Saturday, 08 Sep 2018 - Sunday, 28 Jul 2019

The Bell Tree Sat 8 Sep 2018 - Sun 28 Jul 2019  Off-site at Speke Hall ...

Scarlett Crawford: First Waves, Liverpool edition

Scarlett Crawford: First Waves, Liverpool edition

Saturday, 10 Nov 2018 - Sunday, 25 Nov 2018

Sat 10 - Sun 25 Nov Open Daily 11am - 6pm To mark the ...

The Art Schools of North West England

The Art Schools of North West England

Saturday, 17 Nov 2018 - Sunday, 31 Mar 2019

Image: The Art Schools of North West England, photo by Rob Battersby John Beck and ...

Joshua Henderson and Veronica Watson: Studio Me

Joshua Henderson and Veronica Watson: Studio Me

Saturday, 17 Nov 2018 - Sunday, 31 Mar 2019

Sat 17 Nov - Sun 31 March 2019 Open daily 11am - 6pm Our ...

Jade Montserrat: Instituting Care

Jade Montserrat: Instituting Care

Saturday, 17 Nov 2018 - Sunday, 31 Mar 2019

Image: Instituting Care, photo by Rob Battersby  Sat 17 Nov - Sun 31 March 2019 Open ...

Blue Room at Ten

Blue Room at Ten

Saturday, 01 Dec 2018 - Sunday, 10 Mar 2019

Sat 1 Dec - Sun 10 Mar 2019 Open daily 11am - 6pm Bluecoat’s ...

Narruchmat Widyasena: After Einstein Rosen Bridge

Narruchmat Widyasena: After Einstein Rosen Bridge

Saturday, 23 Mar 2019 - Sunday, 31 Mar 2019

  23 Mar – 31 Mar 2019   After Einstein Rosen Bridge is an exhibition by Indonesian artist ...

Under the Rose: Architecture and Secrecy at Speke Hall

Under the Rose: Architecture and Secrecy at Speke Hall

Saturday, 30 Mar 2019

Serena Korda discusses the making of Under the Rose, part of her Trust New Art for ...

Survey Exhibition Launch

Survey Exhibition Launch

Friday, 12 Apr 2019

                                Join us as we launch our new exhibition, Survey, and be the first to ...

Survey

Survey

Saturday, 13 Apr 2019 - Sunday, 23 Jun 2019

                                13 April - 23 June 2019 Discover a major study of new work by early-career ...

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 ...

Exhibition Launch: Shezad Dawood: Leviathan and Grace Ndiritu: The Ark

Exhibition Launch: Shezad Dawood: Leviathan and Grace Ndiritu: The Ark

Friday, 05 Jul 2019

Join us for the launch of our new season of exhibitions exploring society and ...

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 ...

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