Art Exhibitions in Liverpool

Shuffle Presents Cutting-Edge Art Exhibition at Historic Tobacco Warehouse in Liverpool

Shuffle, an artist-led initiative that highlights the work of contemporary artists through DIY, short-run exhibitions and events, announces its upcoming showcase at Tobacco Warehouse at Stanley Dock, Liverpool.

The exhibition will run from Saturday 27 April to Sunday 12 May, opening during weekends and bank holiday Monday. Launching with a dynamic opening event on Saturday 27 April, the exhibition offers a carefully curated selection of works by both emerging and established artists.

The exhibition venue, Tobacco Warehouse, is a spectacular Grade II-listed structure, which was the largest brick building in the world at the time of its construction in 1901 and is now being renovated into stunning luxury apartments. The prestigious exhibition venue has been offered by Tobacco Warehouse, showing its committed to integrating cultural and artistic elements into its development project.

The Shuffle exhibition at Tobacco Warehouse will launch with an opening event, running into the evening with DJ sets, art performances, delicious food, and a licensed bar. A diverse range of visual art will include large scale sculpture by Manchester based Joe Hancock (@thisjoehancock), ‘hard edge’ abstract painting from Liverpool based Gareth Kemp (@garethkemp), the mysterious paintings of Manchester based Karol Kochanowski (@karolkochanowski) and exquisitely realistic portrait drawings by Liverpool based Colette Lilley (@colettelilley). The venue will be brought to life with a live art performance from Leeds-based Glen Ogden and his team (@glenthemaker) and DJ sets from Iniquity (@iniquity.lvp), accompanied by atmospheric projections.

Co-Director Max Mallender says: “Shuffle has become known for its unique events that bring the art exhibitions to life. Shuffle visitors experience a dynamic interplay between different art forms and can immerse themselves in Liverpool’s vibrant grass roots art scene.  We are honoured and excited to have the opportunity to bring the region’s best creative talent to Tobacco Warehouse.”

For experienced and budding art buyers alike, Shuffle exhibitions offer a wide range of artworks available to buy. This can be complemented by a unique personal art curation experience offered by Shuffle, for individuals and corporate clients looking for unique artworks to transform their home or office. Alongside the works on offer in this exhibition, Shuffle curators can also guide buyers through a personalised consultation process, responding to their individual tastes, requirements and budget and resulting in an extended selection of recommended artworks to purchase.

Shuffle Co-Director Josie Jenkins says: “Our mission at Shuffle is to curate compelling exhibitions that spotlight the best artistic talent from the region and beyond. We showcase artists at different career points and a variety of artwork that offers something for everyone.”

Visiting the Shuffle exhibition during daytime hours will offer a more relaxed environment in which to enjoy and engage with the incredible and complex artworks on display. Tea, coffee and cake will be available for visitors who would like to spend time in the exhibition and there are also the nearby alternatives of Cafe Riccardo on Regent Street (Saturdays only) and Stanley Dock’s own Rum Bar in the Titanic Hotel, offering coffee, cocktails and light snacks.

With the exhibition open over two more weekends, including the bank holiday, it offers a great alternative afternoon of culture for Liverpool residents and tourists alike.

For more information, please visit, Follow @__.shuffle on Instagram and Facebook or contact [email protected].


Founder and Editor, Clare Deane, shares her passion for all the amazing things happening in Liverpool. With a love of the local Liverpool music scene, dining out a couple of times a week and immersing herself in to all things arts and culture she's in a pretty good place to create some Liverpool Noise.

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