Current Exhibitions in Liverpool, England

Current Liverpool Exhibitions 2016/17

 

Walker Art Gallery

William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EL
Daily 10-5

 
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

 

John Moores Painting Prize

9 July – 27 November 2016
Free Admission

From George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ to a statue of an assassinated politician, the sources of inspiration behind the paintings in this year’s exhibition are varied and wide-ranging.

 

Transformation

24 Otober 2014 – February 2017
Free Admission

This ground-breaking display, the first of its kind in a British museum, will feature 16 garments from the collection of Peter Farrer. Born in 1926, Peter has been cross-dressing since he was 14. The display will include highlights from his historic and modern collection of cross-dressing clothes.

 
Find out more at the Walker Art Gallery and Museum website


Tate Liverpool

Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4BB
Daily 10–5.50

 
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DLA Piper Series: Constellations

ongoing from 19 July 2013
Free Admission

A permanent display from the Tate collection. Displays artworks that have been influential to modern art history and other artists’ work. This takes a multi-layered approach towards exhibition as groups of constellations encourage viewers to make their own connections between works.

 

Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms

18 May — 18 September 2016
£13.20/£10.45 Admission

Largest exhibition of Francis Bacon’s work in the North of England. Over 30 paintings, drawings and documents. Ticket includes entry to Maria Lassnig exhibition.

 

Maria Lassnig

18 May – 18 Septemberber 20156
£13.20/£10.45 Free Admission with Francis Bacon ticket Admission

Featuring large scale paintings that reveal her long standing exploration of the body and self-representation. This exhibition spans her career – from work made during the 1940s in Vienna, periods spent in Paris and New York, her return to Austria in 1980 and paintings made in the final years of her life.

 

In Focus: Tracey Emin and William Blake

16 September 2016 — 3 September 2017
Free Admission

Continues the In Focus series with a look at the links between the two artists. Emin’s installation My Bed, along with drawings by Emin from the Tate collection, will be presented alongside those of the visionary British poet and artist, William Blake.

 

Everybody Razzle Dazzle

2 April 2015 – 31 December 2016
Free to view

Peter Blake transforms Snowdrop – an active Mersey Ferry – with one of his iconic, colourful designs into a fully working Dazzle Ferry.

 

Yves Klein

21 October 2016 — 5 March 2017
£11/£8.80 Admission

Featuring paintings that survey the past 10 years of the artist’s work. This exhibition will also debut a selection of new artworks made in 2016. Kruglyanskaya’s paintings immerse viewers in a bold world of saturated colours and high contrast patterns. Female relationships, friendships and dialogues form the foundation of the artist’s varied subject matters. Ticket includes entry to Edward Krasinski exhibition.

 

Edward Krasinski

21 October 2016 — 5 March 2017
Free Admission with Yves Klein ticket

The first UK retrospective of work by Edward Krasiński (1925–2004), one of the most significant Eastern European artists of the 20th century. Free entry with ticket for Yves Klein.

 

Ella Kruglyanskaya

18 May — 18 September 2016
Free Admission

Featuring paintings that survey the past 10 years of the artist’s work. This exhibition will also debut a selection of new artworks made in 2016. Kruglyanskaya’s paintings immerse viewers in a bold world of saturated colours and high contrast patterns. Female relationships, friendships and dialogues form the foundation of the artist’s varied subject matters.

 

To find out more about Tate Liverpool and to book tickets, visit Tate Liverpool online.


FACT

88 Wood Street near Ropewalks Square, Liverpool L1 4DQ
Daily 12—6, except Saturday 11—6

 
FACT Gallery, Liverpool

 

 

Liverpool Biennial

9 July — 16 October 2016
Free Admission


 

Find out more at the FACT website.



 

Open Eye Gallery

19 Mann Island, Liverpool L3 1BP
Monday – Sunday 10 – 6

 
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Liverpool Biennial

9 July — 16 October 2016
Free Admission


 

Find out more online at Open Eye Gallery.



 

The Bluecoat

School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX
Monday-Saturday 9–7
Sunday 11-6

 
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Liverpool Biennial

9 July — 16 October 2016
Free Admission


 

 

 

Sean Borodale: Artist/Writer in Residence

1 April 2016 — 31 March 2017
Free Admission

Liverpool based poet and artist Sean Borodale will be Bluecoat’s Artist-Writer in Residence over 2016-17, working on three interconnected project, including a manuscript and sound work both inspired by James Joyce’s Ulysses, and a large-scale screen-printed text-based work which will be exhibited at Bluecoat.

 

Visit the Bluecoat website for more information



 

Victoria Gallery and Museum

Ashton Street, Liverpool L69 3DR
Tuesday–Saturday 10–5

 
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Phantom Limb

9 July – 3 December 2016
Free Admission

Interactive exhibition focusing on medicine, memory and the treatment process as part of the Liverpool Biennial 2016 Fringe. Works by nine artists, most of whom work from their own personal experiences of operations and illness.

 

Emma Gregory

16 October 2015 – 15 October 2016
Free Admission

Work by the artist selected from a larger body of prints, drawings and mixed media experiments.
 

For information visit the Victoria Gallery website.



 

Lady Lever Gallery and Museum

Port Sunlight Village, Lower Road, Wirral CH62 5EQ
Daily 10–5

 
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Picasso Linocuts

24 June 2016 – 8 January 2017
Free Admission

This exhibition features 17 large linocut prints by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), on display for the first time outside the British Museum.

 
 

Visit the Lady Lever Gallery online for more information.