Art Exhibitions in Liverpool

Art exhibitions in Liverpool’s museums and art galleries and creative spaces

  • Tate Liverpool Exterior

    Tate Liverpool Joins UK’s Largest Ever Showcase of Disabled Artists

    On 2 July, Tate Liverpool will join 29 museums and galleries across the UK to host We Are Invisible We Are Visible (WAIWAV), presented by DASH, the disabled-led visual arts organisation.  Alistair Gentry will be creating work in the galleries modifying reproductions of pictures in the Tate collection to highlight the absence of representation of the disabled population within art. Titled 25% Rectification, Gentry’s intervention references the fact that nearly a quarter of people in…

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    Pop-up Artist Exhibition: Make Thread Collaborates With Liverpool’s Most Iconic Artists

    Make Thread has recently collaborated with Liverpool’s most iconic artists such as Neil Keating, John Culshaw, Jazz Stan, and May Illustrates to make their art into sustainable fashion. So, to celebrate this collaboration, they have launched an exclusive pop-up shop and art exhibition in 92 Degrees cafe where the designs will be available to buy. ARTISTS! Neil Keating, Jazz Stan, John Culshaw & May Illustrates. The iconic artists have provided us with art across our…

  • Dark Waters Exhibition Coming to Tate Liverpool September 2022

    Dark Waters Exhibition Coming To Tate Liverpool This Autumn

    JMW Turner with Lamin Fofana: Dark Waters focuses on the power and politics of the sea. Tate Liverpool’s location on the city’s waterfront, combined with the city’s maritime history, provides the perfect context for us to consider Turner (1775–1851) afresh. Conveying the intensity and diversity of life on the ocean, Turner’s work will be presented for the first time within an immersive sound environment created by artist Lamin Fofana (b.1982). Almost a third of Turner’s work…

  • Traces Through The Landscape, New Exhibition At dot-art Gallery

    Traces Through The Landscape, New Exhibition At dot-art Gallery

    ‘Traces Through The Landscape’ is a solo exhibition at dot-art Gallery by Amanda Oliphant, featuring a new body of work exploring the emotions and ideas the landscape can conjure when walking through it. Amanda Oliphant graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art at LJMU followed by an MA in Art as Environment at MMU. As an Interdisciplinary Artist, working nationally and internationally, her interests lie within the changing landscape of Art and Ecologies.…

  • Turner Prize 2022 Shortlist Announced 1

    Turner Prize 2022 Shortlist Announced

    Tate Liverpool today announced the shortlist for Turner Prize 2022: Heather Phillipson, Ingrid Pollard, Veronica Ryan and Sin Wai Kin. An exhibition of their work will be held at Tate Liverpool from 20 October 2022 to 19 March 2023. The winner will be announced in December at an award ceremony in Liverpool. Heather Phillipson Nominated for her solo exhibition RUPTURE NO 1: blowtorching the bitten peach at Tate Britain, London and her Fourth Plinth commission,…

  • Become A Gallery Explorer And Get Creative At Tate Liverpool This Easter

    Become A Gallery Explorer And Get Creative At Tate Liverpool This Easter

    A visit to Tate Liverpool is the perfect way for children and families to explore the Royal Albert Dock this Easter.  New free collections display Journeys through the Tate Collection features artworks inspired by the gallery’s surroundings on the Royal Albert Dock, the history of Liverpool, and its connection to the rest of the world. Hew Locke’s Armada 2019 hangs in the gallery; a flotilla of forty-five boats, ships and other maritime vessels suspended from…

  • Sunrise / Sunset, New Exhibition at dot-art Gallery

    Sunrise / Sunset, New Exhibition at dot-art Gallery

    Seeing in a new season with colour and scenes of sunshine, this new exhibition at dot-art brings together a selection of artworks from dot-art artists as a group show; landscapes, photographic collages and sun filled scenes that tell us spring has sprung. This exhibition helps us look forward to brighter times with an optimistic air despite recent worldwide events. Colourful and using nature as a muse, this collection of works can provide some respite and…

  • Let The Song Hold Us - A New Exhibition at FACT

    Let The Song Hold Us – A New Exhibition at FACT

    FACT premieres Let the Song Hold Us, an exhibition of new immersive artworks that explore how music and song bring together the family and collective histories we inherit. The exhibition presents work by internationally renowned artist Korakrit Arunanondchai (USA/Thailand) and new commissions by UK-based Zinzi Minott, Tessa Norton, Larissa Sansour with Søren Lind, Ebun Sodipo, and Rae-Yen Song. The artists experiment with storytelling to consider how we might redefine our own identities, shaped by the…

  • 'Discombobuloscopy' Exhibition To Open In February

    ‘Discombobuloscopy’ Exhibition To Open In February

    Discombobuloscopy By Roxy Topia and Paddy Gould, is part of Convenience Gallery 21/22 programme In Cahoots.  Discombobuloscopy is an experimental collaborative painting, made in relief from hand cut MDF, metal and polymer clay. Mounted as a tri-fold modesty screen made specifically for the Convenience Gallery modular framework, it sits in a tradition of decoratively carved and painted screens and room dividers that dates back thousands of years, including those used for the privacy of medical…

  • Wirral students explore 'Fresh Perspectives' on art at Lady Lever

    Wirral students explore ‘Fresh Perspectives’ on art at Lady Lever

    Fresh Perspectives, the exhibition of inspiring artworks from students of five Wirral secondary schools, returns this week at the Lady Lever Art Gallery. Running from 28 January – 20 March, the exhibition contains a diverse range of paintings, photography and other artworks, all of which have been created by pupils from five Wirral schools: St Mary’s Catholic College, Wirral Grammar School for Girls, The Oldershaw School, Wirral Hospitals’ School and Prenton High School for Girls.…

  • Giant Inflatable Sculptures To Give A Colourful Boost To The Bluecoat Courtyard 1

    Giant Inflatable Sculptures To Give A Colourful Boost To The Bluecoat Courtyard

    The famous courtyard at The Bluecoat will soon be getting some fun new residents when it becomes home to OK! Cherub!, a group of new artworks by artist Bruce Asbestos. The newly commissioned work includes three giant inflatable sculptures: a yellow worm, a collection of frogspawn and a giant arm. Each sculpture represents, and takes its name from, a different aspect of positive mental health: a giant yellow worm represents Rest, a group of green frogspawn represents Community and…

  • 'On The Brink', A New Exhibition Exploring Climate Change and Species Loss

    ‘On The Brink’, A New Exhibition Exploring Climate Change and Species Loss

    On The Brink – New Exhibition at dot-art Gallery. An exhibition by dot-art artist members: CAROL MILLER / CLARE WESTERN / CHRIS ROUTLEDGE / FRANK LINNETT / SUSAN BROWN / OLIVER MCAINSH / MARK REEVES The Earth has always known species loss, from the dinosaurs onwards, but we are now seeing this loss at hugely accelerated rates, due the actions of humans. Generation by generation we see our animal kingdom and natural surroundings changing drastically;…

  • An Immersive Art Installation 'Space The Universe and Everything' Coming To Liverpool Cathedral 1

    An Immersive Art Installation ‘Space The Universe and Everything’ Coming To Liverpool Cathedral

    Immerse yourself in the art installation Space, The Universe and Everything at Liverpool Cathedral in 2022. Space, The Universe and Everything is a light and sound show like no other. In just one night, travel through space, light and time – from the first step on the Moon to the edge of the Universe then back again, without leaving the inside of Liverpool Cathedral. While you ponder our relationship with planet Earth and beyond, artwork…

  • Tate Liverpool Re-Evaluates The Art of Landscape With Major Exhibition 'Radical Landscapes' Coming Summer 2022 1

    Tate Liverpool Re-Evaluates The Art of Landscape With Major Exhibition ‘Radical Landscapes’ Coming Summer 2022

    In summer 2022 Tate Liverpool will present Radical Landscapes, a major exhibition showing a century of landscape art revealing a never-before told social and cultural history of Britain through the themes of trespass, land use and the climate emergency. The exhibition will include over 150 works and a special highlight will be Ruth Ewan’s Back to the Fields 2015-22, an immersive installation that will bring the gallery to life though a living installation of plants, farming tools and…

  • dot-art Gallery Announces Festive Exhibition

    dot-art Gallery Announces Festive Exhibition

    Independent art gallery dot-art have announced their annual festive exhibition, The Liverpool Collection. This exhibition, running from 12 November 2021 – 20 January 2022, brings together portrayals and celebrations of Liverpool by 17 dot-art Member artists. Visitors will find original works and limited edition prints in an array of media from collage to watercolour to ceramics, with the common theme of portraying Liverpool in all its glory. This winter they look positively to the community…

  • 24 Kitchen Street Exhibit Selection of Panels From UK AIDS Memorial Quilt for World AIDS Day 1

    24 Kitchen Street Exhibit Selection of Panels From UK AIDS Memorial Quilt for World AIDS Day

    From World AIDS Day 1 December – 5 December 2021, 24 Kitchen Street in Liverpool will exhibit handmade panels from the UK AIDS Memorial Quilt.  This is the first time in UK History UK AIDS Memorial Quilt has been exhibited inside a nightclub. The Nobel Peace Prize nominated AIDS Quilt commemorates lives lost to the AIDS pandemic during the 1980s and 90s. Traditionally nightclubs were, and still are, a space where most Queer people feel safe…

  • Discover Convenience Gallery's 'In Cahoots' 2021/22 Arts Programme 3

    Discover Convenience Gallery’s ‘In Cahoots’ 2021/22 Arts Programme

    Convenience Gallery CIC, a community focused arts organisation, have announced their In Cahoots 2021/22 programme. It features a unique schedule of events, with exhibitions, art workshops and a film festival. In Cahoots is an amalgamation of Convenience Gallery’s work to date. Working with the local community in around them to shape what arts and culture can look like in Birkenhead. They want to celebrate and champion local arts, artists, heritage and culture whilst also bringing…

  • Turner Prize returns to Tate Liverpool

    Turner Prize returns to Tate Liverpool

    Tate Liverpool has announced that it will host the Turner Prize in 2022, marking a return to the city for one of the world’s best-known art prizes for the first time in 15 years. Over the summer of 2022 the gallery will also stage a major exhibition, Radical Landscapes, which will explore our individual and collective connection to the rural landscapes of Britain. Opening in October 2022, the Turner Prize is Tate’s annual celebration of…

  • Emily Speed: Flatland Film Installation Coming to Tate

    Emily Speed: Flatland Film Installation Coming to Tate

    This autumn, Tate Liverpool will present a new film installation by artist Emily Speed as the inaugural Art North West commission. Flatland uses set design, choreography and costume to depict flattened hierarchies and close-knit community structures. Known for her work examining relationships between people and architecture, Speed’s practice considers how people are  shaped by the buildings they have occupied and how they occupy their own psychological space. Flatland follows a community of women for the duration of one…

  • International art event 'Body Work' heading to Wirral this July 1

    International art event ‘Body Work’ heading to Wirral this July

    A brand new multimedia exhibition of artwork by globally-renowned artist INSA is launching in New Brighton next month. The show entitled ‘Body Work’ is a new collection from the UK-based artist. Held in collaboration with New Brighton Street Art and Motobüro, the multi-space show opens on Saturday July 3 at Oakland Gallery in the town’s Victoria Quarter and runs until Sunday September 5. Featuring new original works including prints, paintings and sculptural pieces, at the…