Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts

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the Bluecoat

Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, the Bluecoat showcases talent across visual art, music, dance, live art and literature.

As the oldest building in Liverpool’s city centre, the Bluecoat houses a creative community of...

Keith Piper: Unearthing the Banker's Bones

Keith Piper: Unearthing the Banker's Bones

Until 22 Jan 2017

Free

Renowned British artist Keith Piper returns to Bluecoat with his new solo show, Unearthing the Banker's Bones. The artist addresses urgent issues of race and class through the lens of a fictional future.

Image credit: Brian Roberts

What's on at Bluecoat this Christmas

What's on at Bluecoat this Christmas

Until 3 Jan

Visit our eclectic shops and pick up the perfect stocking filler, unique gift or vintage treasure. Get in the Christmas spirit with live music, festive food and drink offers, and family friendly crafts 1-4pm on Saturday, or come and play on our Illumaphonium, part of this years Snowflake Trail.

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

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

Until 22 Jan 2017

Free

Discover the work of Adham Faramawy in an immersive video installation created for Bluecoat's first floor gallery. The artist is interested in our relationship with advertising - the way it surrounds us with idealised images of the body.

Auto Agents

Auto Agents

Sat 26 Nov 2016 - Sun 15 Jan 2017

Free

Auto Agents is the first exhibition curated by the AaA collective, featuring an ambitious new interactive work by artist James Harper from The Royal Standard studio in Liverpool. Reflecting the curators' interest in personal choice and control, Harper's work sees audiences controlling a sculpture through various independent mechanisms.

The EVP Sessions #3

The EVP Sessions #3

Thu 8 Dec, Doors open 7.30pm

£7/£5

For the final installment of The EVP Sessions, avant-garde electronic music producer Aisha Devi performs ecstatic music on the cusp of technology, whilst award-winning poet and spiritualist raconteur Ross Sutherland plays [g]host with a newly commissioned series of video works.

Sean Borodale: Artist-Writer in residence 2016

Sean Borodale: Artist-Writer in residence 2016

Friday, 01 Apr 2016 - Friday, 31 Mar 2017

Liverpool based poet and artist Sean Borodale will be Bluecoat’s Artist-Writer in Residence over ...

Explore

Explore

Saturday, 03 Sep 2016 - Saturday, 17 Dec 2016

  Every Saturday 1-4pm Join us for artist-led activities for families of all ages to do ...

  • Tickets: Free, drop in
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
Baby Book Club 2016

Baby Book Club 2016

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2016 - Tuesday, 07 Feb 2017

It's never too early to start reading together! Our popular Baby Book Club returns ...

Auto Agents

Auto Agents

Saturday, 26 Nov 2016 - Sunday, 15 Jan 2017

Exhibition Launch: Fri 25 Nov, Gallery 5.30-9pm. Free, drop in. Exhibition runs until Sun 15 Jan. Auto ...

About the Bluecoat

Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat showcases talent across visual art, music, dance, live art and literature. As the most ...

Opening hours

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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