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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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