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Nominations are now OPEN for the Liverpool Art Prize 2010.The Liverpool Art Prize is a competition of contemporary art open to professional artists based in or born in the Liverpool City Region of the United Kingdom.
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Round Up'Pre-Paid 2009' Exhibition & Auction
27 November - 10 December 2009
Auction: Wednesday 9 December. Viewing & refreshments at 5.30 and Blind Auction starts at 6.30pm (See the details)
St George's Hall - "Building Merseyside" presented by dot-art
"Building Merseyside - A Contemporary Interpretation of the Architecture of Liverpool and the Surrounding Area"
27 November 2009- 3 January 2010
The Gallery Liverpool - Christmas Art Exhibition
A group of locally acclaimed artists will be exhibiting a collection of their work in the newly opened gallery in Stanhope St leading up to the festive period.
ALSO the big Winter Arts Market at St George's Hall last Saturday was massive - a great success and hopefully will be repeated.
Free Christmas fun for all the family
National Museums Liverpool are hosting FREE Christmas themed events for all the family over the holiday period. Take a break from the Christmas shopping and join the fun at the following venues:
Shops, workshops, craft fairs, events & activities and Christmas menu for Christmas all at the Bluecoat.
An open group exhibition curated by Headspace. Exhibition details
The Exhibition features the work of: Frank De Castro, Maria Finnigan, Mike Gill, John Fillis. Exhibition details
At midnight on December 1 2009 the Winter Hill transmitter, located near Bolton, will be turned off and the analogue terrestrial television signal to Merseyside will disappear forever. For National Portrait, the sound artist Janek Schaeferwill address what he describes as “the death of analogue television” in the UK. Exhibition details
For the final exhibition of the Bluecoat Display Centre’s 50th Anniversary year programme we wanted to reflect on the makers we have had a long relationship with as well as looking to new and young makers, which has been a criteria in the Display Centre’s exhibition policy for many years. With this in mind we have asked 5 of our established jewellers to exhibit and to each nominate an up-and-coming jeweller, whose work interests, inspires and excites them, to be part of the same exhibition. Exhibition details
As IVF technology celebrates it’s 40th Anniversary, artist, Sharon Mutch and social scientist and author, Dr Renate D. Klein have collaborated to produce an exhibition of image and text that reveals some of the forgotten stories from the early years of IVF. Exhibition details
A selection of Liverpool's finest designers and makers will be exhibiting and selling their work at Rococo Cafe. Pieces for sale include Tulamoon's quirky handmade gifts and prints, Little Haystack's funky vinyl clocks and Same Same But Different's Vintage inspired jewellery. Not to be missed! This is a perfect opportunity to support local talent and buy unique, hand crafted Christmas gifts.
This new show features work by three established landscape painters: Simon Birtall, Joe Thompson and Roy Munday, all based in Merseyside, and explores the different approaches taken by each when representing the landscapes around them. Exhibition details
40 musicians take over the Bluecoat for a building-wide, not-to-bemissed performance of Terry Riley’s mesmerising masterpiece, In C. United by a common tempo and responding to the collective polyrhythms pulsing through the building, the musicians make their way through Riley’s 53 musical ‘units’ as the audience creates its own route through this spellbinding performance. Admission: £5. Supported by the Rushworth Trust. Venue details
Viewing & refreshments at 5.30 and Blind Auction starts at 6.30pm.
The Cornerstone Gallery is again proud to present 'Pre-paid', an exhibition & blind auction of postcard worksdonated by artists and celebrities who contribute to Liverpool’s prestigious cultural life and continuing development. (Works can be viewed here) The proceeds will be donated to The Artists' Benevolent Institution. Exhibition details
REMINDER that Brdget Riley at the Walker Ends 13 Dec.
Bridget Riley: Flashback
25 September - 13 December 2009
Bridget Riley: Flashback is the first in a major new series of touring exhibitions from the Arts Council collection, Southbank Centre. Riley’s distinctive and optically vibrant paintings generate extraordinary sensations of movement, light and space. Eight large scale paintings will be on show, with four coming from Riley’s personal collection. Alongside these are around 30 drawings and studies that illuminate her working methods over her five-decade-long-career. Many of these will be exhibited for the first time.