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Walker Art Gallery’s Charles Rennie Mackintosh exhibition a first outside of Scotland

CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH: MAKING THE GLASGOW STYLE Must-see objects will be displayed outside of Scotland for the first time The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, is set to hold a major exhibition exploring the life and work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) and his contemporaries, presenting many objects which have never before been displayed outside of […] The post Walker Art Gallery’s Charles Rennie Mackintosh exhibition a first outside of Scotland appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Scotland, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Walker Art Gallery, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool, Rennie Mackintosh


100 years since suffrage: Open Eye Gallery stages all-women portrait takeover

100 YEARS SINCE SUFFRAGE: OPEN EYE GALLERY STAGES ALL-WOMEN PORTRAIT TAKEOVER To mark 100 years since some women achieved the right to vote, an all-female photography initiative has created new portraits of the UK’s women MPs, shot exclusively by women photographers. These will be displayed in a free public exhibition at Liverpool’s Open Eye Gallery, […] The post 100 years since suffrage: Open Eye Gallery stages all-women portrait takeover appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, UK, News, Top, Liverpool, Suffrage, Open Eye Gallery, Helen Pankhurst, 209 Women, Tracy Marshall


FACT opens 2019 programme with a major exhibition of artworks by female artists

FACT opens 2019 programme with a major exhibition of artworks by female artists What can fairy tales tell us about modern day society? A new exhibition opening at FACT Liverpool on 29 March 2019 will feature artworks by Ericka Beckman and Marianna Simnett – two female artists who both use technology and classic elements of […] The post FACT opens 2019 programme with a major exhibition of artworks by female artists appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Fact, Ericka Beckman, Marianna Simnett


LightNight festival celebrates 10th anniversary this May

LightNight festival celebrates 10th anniversary this May Free arts festival opens up city’s arts and heritage venues for a spectacular culture-crawl for all. LightNight Liverpool, the city’s one-night arts festival, returns to Liverpool city centre on Friday 17 May 2019. 50 of the city’s best arts, heritage and community venues will throw open their doors until late […] The post LightNight festival celebrates 10th anniversary this May appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, LightNight, Lightnight 2019


Extraordinary women celebrated in unique arts programme

Extraordinary women celebrated in unique arts programme Liverpool announces season of events to celebrate inspirational women and puts call out for organisations to get involved LIVERPOOL is preparing a season of arts and cultural events to celebrate inspirational women. The RISE season will span the worlds of arts, science, business, sport and politics, shining a light on […] The post Extraordinary women celebrated in unique arts programme appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Rise, Tracey Thorn, Culture Liverpool, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool Central Library, 209 Women, Emma Harrison, Punk In The Picton


The Sp!n top turns into a hovering exclamation mark when rotated

The Sp!n’s seemingly simple design takes on a completely different avatar when spun. Designed to look like a strangely shaped top when still, the Sp!n looks like an exclamation mark when you spin it. The ball and stick form the central axis, while a halo around the punctuation gives the top its centrifugal force. The halo is connected to the central axis by two arms that disappear when the top spins rapidly, giving you something that looks quite alluring, as the three elements spin around, com...
Tags: Design, Top, Spin, Product Design, D, Kutarq, Babies/Childcare/Toys, Sp!n


Mandela family to visit Liverpool’s new Mandela 8 memorial

Liverpool is set to welcome the family of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela when they arrive in the city next week. The former President’s eldest daughter Dr Makaziwe ‘Maki’ Mandela and his granddaughter Tukwini Mandela, will spend three days in Liverpool (Monday to Wednesday). Their first engagement will see them head to Princes Park on the 11 […] The post Mandela family to visit Liverpool’s new Mandela 8 memorial appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Nelson Mandela, Liverpool, Mandela, Maki, Mandela8, Princes Park, Makaziwe, Tukwini Mandela, Dr Makaziwe Mandela, Maki Mandela


New artistic commission sees Chinese zodiac animals appear around the city centre

Brand new artworks are taking over the city centre as Liverpool gears up to celebrate Chinese New Year. From Friday (1 February) huge images of the 12 animals which make up the Chinese zodiac will appear on walls or in shop windows in the days leading up to the main celebrations on Sunday 10 February. Designed […] The post New artistic commission sees Chinese zodiac animals appear around the city centre appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Chinese New Year, Cherie Grist


Bluecoat announce 2019 programme

Bluecoat Exhibition & Residency Highlights 2019 In 2019 Bluecoat, Liverpool’s Centre for the Contemporary Arts, will launch a series of exhibitions, residencies and events looking to the future of artistic practice. Highlights include a major new exhibition with American artist Alexis Teplin, solo exhibitions with Shezad Dawood and Grace Ndiritu and the group exhibition Survey […] The post Bluecoat announce 2019 programme appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Bluecoat, Bluecoat Liverpool, Shezad Dawood, Contemporary Arts, Alexis Teplin, Grace Ndiritu


Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019

Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019 The UK’s most family-friendly arts and cultural organisations will be recognised at the national Fantastic for Families Awards ceremony at Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre on 11 th February 2019. 24 arts and cultural organisations have been shortlisted for the Awards, for their outstanding contribution […] The post Liverpool Everyman Theatre to host the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2019 appeared first on Art...
Tags: Art, UK, News, Top, Liverpool, Everyman, Family Arts, Liverpool Everyman Theatre


Bluecoat working with Belong care village to explore art’s impact on dementia

Groundbreaking Art Partnership Launches at Belong Pioneering care village operator, Belong, has partnered with Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat, in a unique three-year research project to explore how the arts can improve the lives of those with dementia. The collaboration, called ‘Where the Arts Belong’, will see Belong Birkdale, currently under construction on Oxford […] The post Bluecoat working with Belong care village to explore art’s impact on dementia appeared first o...
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Dementia, Bluecoat, Belong Birkdale, Belong Care Village, Belong Pioneering


New sculpture coming to Liverpool’s iconic skyline

New sculpture coming to Liverpool’s iconic skyline An iconic new sculpture is to be erected on the world famous Liverpool skyline, Liverpool BID Company has announced today. For the second year running, the BID is collaborating with Liverpool Parish Church, also known as St Nick’s, and city gallery and art organisation, dot-art, to bring an […] The post New sculpture coming to Liverpool’s iconic skyline appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Dot-art, Liverpool Plinth, Liverpool BID Company, Liverpool Parish Church, Liverpool Bid, Gold Lamé, Tony Heaton


Alternator Studio announce new season of Translating The Street in Birkenhead

Alternator Studio have announced a new season of Translating The Street international micro-residencies in Birkenhead featuring photographer Casey Orr, sculptor Chris Dobrowolski and artist Kwong Lee. Alternator sits on the junction with Oxton Road and from this base, artist and studio founder Brigitte Jurack has discovered a range of independent businesses, bookended by the new […] The post Alternator Studio announce new season of Translating The Street in Birkenhead appeared first on Artinlive...
Tags: Art, News, Top, Library, Birkenhead, 2019, ALTERNATOR, Birkenhead Central Library, Brikenhead, Oxton Road, Translating The Street, Casey Orr, Chris Dobrowolski, Kwong Lee Alternator, Brigitte Jurack


Tate Liverpool brings critically acclaimed work, Love Is the Message, to region for the first time

Tate Liverpool will be the first gallery in the north of England to present the critically acclaimed artwork Love is the Message, The Message is Death 2016. Made by American artist and film-maker Arthur Jafa (b. 1960), the seven-minute video shows a montage of historic and contemporary film footage to trace African American history and experience. Presented […] The post Tate Liverpool brings critically acclaimed work, Love Is the Message, to region for the first time appeared first on Artinliver...
Tags: Art, England, News, Top, Tate, Tate Liverpool, Arthur Jafa


ate Liverpool brings critically acclaimed work, Love Is the Message, to region for the first time

Tate Liverpool will be the first gallery in the north of England to present the critically acclaimed artwork Love is the Message, The Message is Death 2016. Made by American artist and film-maker Arthur Jafa (b. 1960), the seven-minute video shows a montage of historic and contemporary film footage to trace African American history and experience. Presented […] The post ate Liverpool brings critically acclaimed work, Love Is the Message, to region for the first time appeared first on Artinliverp...
Tags: Art, England, News, Top, Liverpool, Tate, Tate Liverpool, Arthur Jafa


European talent showcased at acclaimed exhibition

European talent showcased at acclaimed exhibition A critically acclaimed free exhibition showcasing the work of leading lights in the contemporary art world is to be hosted in Liverpool. ‘Six Memos’ which celebrates the work of late Italian novelist Italo Calvino will be on display in The Bridge Gallery in St George’s Hall from Friday 11 […] The post European talent showcased at acclaimed exhibition appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, St George, Italo Calvino, Creart, Six Memos, The Bridge Gallery


City to develop masterplan for Baltic Triangle

Liverpool City Council has appointed an award-winning team of urban designers and planners to create a new masterplan for one of the UK’s creative hot-spots. LDA Design, who led the masterplanning for the regeneration of London’s Olympic Park, is to draft a Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) to guide the future development of the Baltic Triangle area, which lies just to the […] The post City to develop masterplan for Baltic Triangle appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, UK, London, News, Top, Development, Olympic Park, Liverpool City Council, Baltic Triangle, The post City


Liverpool’s twinning with Shanghai celebrated with three days of Chinese New Year

Celebrations for Chinese New Year are going to be ‘Pig’! A THREE day celebration welcoming Chinese New Year will take place to mark the 20th anniversary of Liverpool’s twinning with Shanghai. The city’s Year of the Pig festivities will start on Friday 8 February with a focus on the Chinese arch, which was gifted to the […] The post Liverpool’s twinning with Shanghai celebrated with three days of Chinese New Year appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Shanghai, Chinese New Year


Jean Luc Courcoult, The Giants’ creator, receives Freedom of the City

On Thursday 17 January, Jean Luc Courcoult – the man behind the three unforgettable Giant Spectaculars – will receive the highest accolade Liverpool can bestow. The creative director who wowed more than three million people with Sea Odyssey, Memories of August 1914 and, the final act of the trilogy, Liverpool’s Dream, will receive Freedom of the City at St […] The post Jean Luc Courcoult, The Giants’ creator, receives Freedom of the City appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Giants, Jean Luc Courcoult, Sea Odyssey Memories


Art interventions appearing on All4 streaming service throughout January

Artist Alan Dunn, in partnership with Metal Liverpool, has produced FOUR WORDS FUTURE; five short animations reflecting on the future of auditory media, the world, technology, football and youth. In 2016 Alan Dunn presented FOUR WORDS: JANUARY as part of the Metal produced Liverpool Provocations, a series of artist interventions in the city, when the […] The post Art interventions appearing on All4 streaming service throughout January appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, Metal, News, Top, Liverpool, Alan Dunn, Metal Liverpool, All4


Living Archive installation at Tate Liverpool completes 14-18 NOW Co-commission

LIVING ARCHIVE ART INSTALLATION at TATE LIVERPOOL COMPLETES 14-18 NOW COCOMMISSION “THESE ROOMS”. OPENING 17 JANUARY 2019 Ireland’s multi award-winning partnership of ANU and CoisCéim Dance Theatre are thrilled to announce that the final element of the THESE ROOMS project, the art installation BEYOND THESE ROOMS, will be presented at Tate Liverpool from 17 January […] The post Living Archive installation at Tate Liverpool completes 14-18 NOW Co-commission appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Ireland, Liverpool, Tate Liverpool, ANU Productions, 14-18 Now, Coiscéim Dance Theatre, NOW Co


Ambitious artwork across 500 public phones to remember of all those lost to suicide

Liverpool & St. Helens to host pilot of ambitious interactive public artwork on more than 500 public phones in remembrance of all those lost to suicide At 11am on New Year’s Day, more people die by suicide than at any other time during the year.* This 1 Jan 2019, theatre and digital art company ZU-UK […] The post Ambitious artwork across 500 public phones to remember of all those lost to suicide appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, UK, News, Top, Suicide, Mental Health, Depression, Liverpool, St Helens, Zu-uk, Liverpool St Helens


Ambitious artwork across 500 public phones to remember all those lost to suicide

Liverpool & St. Helens to host pilot of ambitious interactive public artwork on more than 500 public phones in remembrance of all those lost to suicide At 11am on New Year’s Day, more people die by suicide than at any other time during the year.* This 1 Jan 2019, theatre and digital art company ZU-UK […] The post Ambitious artwork across 500 public phones to remember all those lost to suicide appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, UK, News, Top, Suicide, Mental Health, Depression, Liverpool, St Helens, Zu-uk, Liverpool St Helens


Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #10: December Editorial

It’s been a pretty big year for Art in Liverpool, given that this time last year this newspaper didn’t exist, and we’d just started discussions about hosting the Independents Biennial. Twelve months later we’ve produced a four month festival and ten issues of Liverpool’s only dedicated visual art magazine, hired our first ever staff member(s), […] The post Art in Liverpool Magazine, issue #10: December Editorial appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Magazine, Liverpool, 2018, Newspaper, Editorial, Art In Liverpool, Liverpool Magazine


Blue Room celebrates ten years of creativity at Bluecoat

Blue Room celebrates ten years of creativity at Bluecoat, the UK’s first arts centre Weekly programme for learning disabled adults provides access to a creative community in the heart of Liverpool Bluecoat’s inclusive arts project Blue Room celebrates 10 years of creativity. New exhibition marks the anniversary with ceramics and prints inspired by images from the project’s extensive photographic […] The post Blue Room celebrates ten years of creativity at Bluecoat appeared first on Artinliverpoo...
Tags: Art, UK, News, Top, Bluecoat, Blue Room, Liverpool Bluecoat


Mandela family to visit Liverpool

THE family of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela have announced they will be heading to Liverpool next year when work is set to start on a tribute to the Freeman of the City.  The former President’s eldest daughter Dr Makaziwe ‘Maki’ Mandela and his granddaughter Tukwini Mandela, will visit Princes Park on Monday 11 February 2019 – giving […] The post Mandela family to visit Liverpool appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Nelson Mandela, Liverpool, Mandela, Freeman, Maki, Princes Park, Makaziwe, Tukwini Mandela


Limited edition book charting final Giants journey goes on sale Friday

A LIMITED edition book charting the final ever journey of the much-loved Giants is going on sale on Friday (23 November). In the Hearts of Giants chronicles the Liverpool’s Dream spectacular which took over the city streets and Wirral for four days in October. Thought to be the biggest ever event staged in Liverpool, the stunning 104 page […] The post Limited edition book charting final Giants journey goes on sale Friday appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Giants, Royal de Luxe, Hearts of Giants


World Premiere artwork by Turner Prize Holder Lubaina Himid to be unveiled in Liverpool

World Premiere artwork by Turner Prize Holder Lubaina Himid to be unveiled in Liverpool Lubaina’s new series – “Random Coincidence” – comes in response to a week she spent inside The Guardian as a “ghost” artist in residence – with access at the highest editorial level, to observe how that publication thinks, works and decides to present […] The post World Premiere artwork by Turner Prize Holder Lubaina Himid to be unveiled in Liverpool appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Lubaina Himid, Rrunews, Liverpool Lubaina


LEAP 2018 dance festival now open

LEAP 2018 DANCE FESTIVAL NOW OPEN Liverpool dance festival showcasing pioneering work created and inspired by women Liverpool’s premier dance festival has got off to a spectacular start – and there is another week of memorable performances still to come. LEAP 2018, produced by MDI (Merseyside Dance Initiative), takes place at various venues across Liverpool Hope’s Creative Campus in Everton between […] The post LEAP 2018 dance festival now open appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, News, Top, Liverpool, Everton, MDI, Leap, LEAP 2018, Liverpool Hope, MDI Merseyside Dance Initiative


Sally Tallant appointed as Executive Director of Queens Museum in New York

SALLY TALLANT APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF QUEENS MUSEUM IN NEW YORK The Board of Queens Museum in New York announced today the appointment of Sally Tallant as its new Executive Director. She will take up her appointment in Spring 2019. Sally Tallant, curator, educator and artistic director, is currently Director of Liverpool Biennial. She worked […] The post Sally Tallant appointed as Executive Director of Queens Museum in New York appeared first on Artinliverpool.com.
Tags: Art, New York, News, Top, Liverpool, Queens Museum, Liverpool Biennial, Sally Tallant, Board of Queens Museum



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