Kids Allowed! 5 Things to Do with the Family at Liverpool Biennial 2016

Posted on 28 August 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Dogsy Ma Bone, 12 June 2016 at Cains Brewery, Liverpool. Courtesy the artist and Sadie Coles HQ, London. Photo: Mark McNulty

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Dogsy Ma Bone, 12 June 2016 at Cains Brewery, Liverpool. Courtesy the artist and Sadie Coles HQ, London. Photo: Mark McNulty

Art is by no means just for adults. In fact, we are fascinated by the way children see the world differently from their grown-up counterparts – so much so that we have dedicated a whole section of this year’s festival specifically to young people. Read on to discover our top tips for a fun-filled family day out at Liverpool Biennial 2016. – Read more

A Visitor’s Guide to Liverpool Biennial 2016

Posted on 28 August 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Cains Brewery. Photo: Mark McNulty

Cains Brewery. Photo: Mark McNulty

Liverpool Biennial 2016 runs until 16 October with free exhibitions, performances, talks, tours, screenings and family activities taking place across the city. Here’s everything you need to know to get the most out of your visit. – Read more

Your Arts & Culture Guide to Liverpool Biennial this Bank Holiday Weekend

Posted on 26 August 2016 by Liverpool Biennial

Lara Favaretto, Momentary Monument – The Stone, 2016. Photo: Mark McNulty

Lara Favaretto, Momentary Monument – The Stone, 2016. Photo: Mark McNulty

Liverpool Biennial 2016 has taken over the city this summer with hundreds of artworks, exhibitions and events in galleries, public spaces and unused buildings to visit for free. Here we've put together some of the top things to see and do this August Bank Holiday weekend. – Read more

Making a City-Wide Art Exhibition: 5 Things You Need to Know

Posted on 26 August 2016

Mariana Castillo Deball, To-day 9th of July 2016, 2016 in Liverpool ONE. Photo: Jerry Hardman-Jones

Mariana Castillo Deball, To-day 9th of July 2016, 2016 in Liverpool ONE. Photo: Jerry Hardman-Jones

Organising a city-wide art festival is no small feat. Two years in the making, Liverpool Biennial 2016 brings together more than 40 artists from across the world to present their work in the city’s art hubs, streets and lesser-known locations. But how do you go from concept to creation? Using the 2016 festival as an example, here are five things you need to know about making a contemporary art festival. – Read more

Do Not Open It

Posted on 8 August 2016 by Guest Blogger

Lu Pingyuan, Do Not Open It, 2016. Liverpool Biennial 2016. Photo: Joel Chester Fildes

Lu Pingyuan, Do Not Open It, 2016. Liverpool Biennial 2016. Photo: Joel Chester Fildes

Passing through the door that recently appeared in the wall of Cains Brewery on Stanhope Street in Liverpool, you would not find yourself inside the old Victorian building it backs on to, but instead in a secret location within the CFCCA gallery in Manchester... – Read more