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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.
LOACA.ART Contemporary Craft & Art Fair

LOACA.ART Contemporary Craft & Art Fair

Saturday, 27 Mar 2010 - Friday, 22 Oct 2010

LOACA.ART Contemporary Craft & Art Fair in the courtyard & garden on the last Saturday ...

  • Tickets: Free entry.
Global Studio artist talks

Global Studio artist talks

Friday, 09 Apr 2010 - Tuesday, 15 Jun 2010

A series of talks, presentations and discussions by the artists involved in the Global Studio ...

  • Tickets: Free, please see individual events for ticketing r
Global Studio

Global Studio

Friday, 09 Apr 2010 - Sunday, 20 Jun 2010

Global Studio showcases the work of Liverpool artists who have forged significant international networks ...

  • Tickets: Free
Stammtisch hosted by POST

Stammtisch hosted by POST

Friday, 09 Apr 2010

 Stammtisch (translation from the German is “a regular’s table.”)  People are invited to meet ...

Seven Slam Seven

Seven Slam Seven

Saturday, 10 Apr 2010

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

e-space lab presents Art in the Cities: Transformation

e-space lab presents Art in the Cities: Transformation

Thursday, 15 Apr 2010

Continuing its live video-links with Shanghai University, e-space lab explores how art can transform ...

  • Tickets: Free
Roundtable Discussion

Roundtable Discussion

Saturday, 17 Apr 2010

A roundtable discussion with artists Bernadette O’Toole, James Quin and Henry Tietzch-Tyler.    ...

  • Tickets: Free
Voilá: The Royal Standard

Voilá: The Royal Standard

Tuesday, 20 Apr 2010

Presenting the results of what’s been happening in the gallery over the previous two ...

Thinking Outside the Box

Thinking Outside the Box

Monday, 26 Apr 2010

Join The Royal Standard artists in discussion for first hand insight into the decision making process ...

  • Tickets: Free, ticket required.
Voilá: The Royal Standard

Voilá: The Royal Standard

Tuesday, 04 May 2010

Presenting the results of what’s been happening in the gallery over the previous two ...

Artists’ talk: Lin Holland & Sadia Salim

Artists’ talk: Lin Holland & Sadia Salim

Tuesday, 04 May 2010

Artist discussion by two artists in the Global Studio exhibition.  ...

What makes a studio? discussion

What makes a studio? discussion

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

A discussion led by Sara-Jayne Parsons, Curator of the current exhibition Global Studio. ...

Instantanés Vladimir

Instantanés Vladimir

Friday, 14 May 2010 - Friday, 28 May 2010

A sound installation by Eimer Birkbeck  ...

  • Tickets: Free
Liverpool Light Night

Liverpool Light Night

Friday, 14 May 2010

The gallery doors will be staying open late for Global Studio.  Plus an evening of ...

  • Tickets: Free
Voilá: The Royal Standard

Voilá: The Royal Standard

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Presenting the results of what’s been happening in the gallery over the previous two ...

Artist’s talk: Wuon-Gean Ho

Artist’s talk: Wuon-Gean Ho

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Wuon-Gean Ho discusses her work as part of the Global Studio exhibition.  ...

Artist talk: Jamie Isenstein

Artist talk: Jamie Isenstein

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Jamie Isenstein gives an informal talk on her work for the upcoming Liverpool Biennial exhibtion: TOUCHED. ...

  • Tickets: Free
Liverpool Biennial presents TOUCHED Talks: Coco Fusco

Liverpool Biennial presents TOUCHED Talks: Coco Fusco

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

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

Voilá: The Royal Standard

Voilá: The Royal Standard

Tuesday, 01 Jun 2010

Presenting the results of what’s been happening in the gallery over the previous two ...

  • Tickets: Free
Artist’s talk: Pete Clark

Artist’s talk: Pete Clark

Tuesday, 08 Jun 2010

Pete Clark discusses his work as part of the Global Studio exhibition.  ...

Material Landscapes

Material Landscapes

Saturday, 12 Jun 2010

This 3D collage master class led by Amanda Oliphant is based on her studio ...

Open Studios Weekend

Open Studios Weekend

Saturday, 12 Jun 2010 - Sunday, 13 Jun 2010

The creative commnuity at the Bluecoat take part in a city wide open studios event. Meet ...

  • Tickets: Free
Voilá: The Royal Standard

Voilá: The Royal Standard

Tuesday, 15 Jun 2010

Presenting the results of what’s been happening in the gallery over the previous two ...

e-space lab presents Art in the Cities: Explorations

e-space lab presents Art in the Cities: Explorations

Wednesday, 23 Jun 2010

As Liverpool and twin city Shanghai gear up for their art biennials this September, ...

  • Tickets: Free
Moualaqat: Poetry without Passport

Moualaqat: Poetry without Passport

Friday, 02 Jul 2010 - Sunday, 05 Sep 2010

An exhibition of moualaqat - colorful life sized banners - created by young visual ...

  • Tickets: Free
Arabicity: Such a Near East

Arabicity: Such a Near East

Saturday, 03 Jul 2010 - Sunday, 05 Sep 2010

Curated by Rose Issa. Arabicity introduces six contemporary artists from the Arab World who explore their ...

  • Tickets: Free
Artist Talk: Arabicity Such A Near East

Artist Talk: Arabicity Such A Near East

Saturday, 03 Jul 2010

Curator of Arabicity: Such a Near East, Rose Issa, will lead the artists in a discussion ...

Arts for Palestine presents: Orientalism

Arts for Palestine presents: Orientalism

Tuesday, 06 Jul 2010

A follow on from ‘Reel Bad Arabs’ (by Jack Shaheen) that examined Hollywood’s depictions ...

Palestinian Shorts

Palestinian Shorts

Wednesday, 07 Jul 2010

Two screenings of films depicting life in Palestine, Fatenah is Palestine's first 3D animated ...

e-space lab presents Art in the Cities: Representations

e-space lab presents Art in the Cities: Representations

Wednesday, 14 Jul 2010

Liverpool is the only UK city with a pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo ...

  • Tickets: Free
Remnants

Remnants

Friday, 20 Aug 2010 - Sunday, 29 Aug 2010

Remnants showcases new work by Keiron Finnetty, Hannah Fray and Jack Welsh. The exhibition explores how ...

  • Tickets: Free
Lucid Mask

Lucid Mask

Thursday, 09 Sep 2010 - Sunday, 17 Oct 2010

Wuon-Gean Ho revisits the Bluecoat with screenprints and an animation made using engravings from ...

  • Tickets: Free
The Caravan Gallery

The Caravan Gallery

Thursday, 16 Sep 2010 - Monday, 20 Sep 2010

Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale’s little yellow caravan returns to the courtyard at the Bluecoat ...

  • Tickets: Free, drop in.
Brendan Lyons

Brendan Lyons

Friday, 17 Sep 2010 - Sunday, 28 Nov 2010

In an unexpected encounter with art in an unusual location, Liverpool-based artist Brendan Lyons ...

  • Tickets: Free
The Lost Soul and Stranger Service Station

The Lost Soul and Stranger Service Station

Friday, 17 Sep 2010 - Friday, 29 Oct 2010

A changing exhibitions programme during the Liverpool Biennial by some of the artists from ...

  • Tickets: Free, no ticket required
Liverpool Biennial 2010: Touched

Liverpool Biennial 2010: Touched

Saturday, 18 Sep 2010 - Sunday, 28 Nov 2010

The Liverpool Biennial is the UK’s largest visual art festival. The artists exhibiting at ...

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

e-space lab presents Art in the Cities

Wednesday, 29 Sep 2010

This autumn Liverpool and Shanghai host their respective biennials, e-space lab continues its dialogue ...

  • Tickets: Free, no ticket required
Exhibition Tour: Liverpool Biennial 2010: Touched

Exhibition Tour: Liverpool Biennial 2010: Touched

Saturday, 09 Oct 2010

Sara-Jayne Parsons, Exhibtions Curator at the Bluecoat leads a tour discussing the work on ...

  • Tickets: Free, no ticket required
Cardboard Folly

Cardboard Folly

Thursday, 21 Oct 2010 - Sunday, 14 Nov 2010

Emily Speed and friends present a group of editioned works: printed objects, books, boxes ...

  • Tickets: Free, no ticket required
Shang-Pool Arcadia: Picnic in Arcadia

Shang-Pool Arcadia: Picnic in Arcadia

Saturday, 23 Oct 2010

Picnic in Arcadia will connect people in the New Folk Museum, Shanghai with the ...

  • Tickets: Free, no ticket required.
e-space lab presents Art in the Cities

e-space lab presents Art in the Cities

Thursday, 28 Oct 2010

This autumn Liverpool and Shanghai host their respective biennials, e-space lab continues its dialogue ...

  • Tickets: free, no ticket required
DaDaFest International 2010: Objects of Curiosity and Desire

DaDaFest International 2010: Objects of Curiosity and Desire

Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 - Friday, 03 Dec 2010

Exploring the human body, its quirks, questions and endless fascinations, the exhibition Objects of ...

  • Tickets: Free
Meet the Artists

Meet the Artists

Friday, 19 Nov 2010 - Sunday, 28 Nov 2010

Throughout DaDaFest International 2010, Meet the Artist events will be held at the Bluecoat, giving ...

  • Tickets: Free, ticket required.
Film: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush - cert. 15

Film: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush - cert. 15

Sunday, 21 Nov 2010

The 1967 British comedy drama, set in Stevenage new town that so inspired Mandy ...

e-space lab presents Art in the Cities

e-space lab presents Art in the Cities

Monday, 22 Nov 2010

This autumn Liverpool and Shanghai host their respective biennials, e-space lab continues its dialogue ...

  • Tickets: Free, no ticket required
Underwater

Underwater

Saturday, 11 Dec 2010 - Sunday, 13 Feb 2011

Around 375 million years ago, our ancestors crawled out of the waters... Underwater is about ...

  • Tickets: Free
Mark Anstee: Removed and Destroyed Without Warning

Mark Anstee: Removed and Destroyed Without Warning

Saturday, 11 Dec 2010 - Sunday, 27 Mar 2011

Removed And Destroyed Without Warning (RADWW) is a monumental 3D drawing of a submarine. ...

  • Location: The Vide
  • Tickets: Free, no ticket required
Artist's Talk: Mark Anstee

Artist's Talk: Mark Anstee

Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011

Join Mark Anstee as he talks about his Removed and Destroyed Without Warning installation ...

  • Tickets: Free, ticket required
Airports for the Lights, Shadows and Particles - A survey exhibition by Jyll Bradley

Airports for the Lights, Shadows and Particles - A survey exhibition by Jyll Bradley

Friday, 25 Feb 2011 - Sunday, 01 May 2011

Daily 10am – 6pm, free, no ticket required. Jyll Bradley’s first major survey exhibition ...

 Director, Tate National, Caroline Collier in conversation with Jyll Bradley.

Director, Tate National, Caroline Collier in conversation with Jyll Bradley.

Saturday, 26 Feb 2011

Director, Tate National, Caroline Collier talks to Jyll Bradley about Airports for the Lights, ...

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