Discover the performances and public programme for Liverpool Biennial 2016, which includes films, talks, tours, workshops and family activities. For further listings, see what's happening as part of the Biennial Fringe.
02 August 2016John Moores Painting Prize: Talk Tuesdays Join Nicholas Middleton as he reflects upon being selected for the John Moores Painting Prize five times over the course of twelve years since 2004, twice winning the People’s Choice Prize in 2006 and 2010.
09 August 2016John Moores Painting Prize: Talk Tuesdays Join Nicola Cunningham, Exhibitions Officer, to find out about the Exhibition, the selection process and what goes on behind the scenes with the John Moores Project Team.
13 August 2016Minecraft Infinity Project Workshop Come along to find out a little bit more about some of the different ways to use Minecraft and co-create the largest ever virtual sculpture as part of the Minecraft Infinity Project.
13 August 2016Bluecoat Gallery Tour with Deep Hedonia Liverpool-based audiovisual collective Deep Hedonia give their response to Dennis McNulty’s Homo Gestalt, focusing on the artist's installation and accompanying app.
20 August – 21 August 2016FACT on Tour: MakeFest 2016 Join FACT at MakeFest 2016 to find out more about FACTLab, how technology can make art, how art can help us understand science, and how both lead to us solving problems together.
22 August – 25 August 2016Bluecoat Summer School Led by experienced workshop leaders, children aged 6-11 will spend time in the galleries engaging with the artworks and getting inspired to create their own masterpiece.
23 August 2016John Moores Painting Prize: Talk Tuesdays Join John Moores artist Donal Moloney as he discusses the development of his practice in recent years, looking into ideas around colour, condensed space and light.
30 August 2016John Moores Painting Prize: Talk Tuesdays Join Artist Enzo Marra and Curator of British Art, Charlotte Keenan for an “In Conversation” discussion of Marra’s work. The discussion will cover Marra’s working practice and illustrate how his exploration of the art world has developed overtime.
01 September 2016Another Version of Events: Paris is Burning (1991) A cult classic following a community of Black and Latino gay and transgender New Yorkers, who find sustenance, creativity and family through dance and performance. Screening accompanied by a special performance.
14 September 2016Engineering Fictions: Jessica Foley A hands-on writing session where collective day-dreaming, conversation, experimental and uncreative writing help to tilt habits of occupational communication.
24 September 2016Minecraft Infinity Project Workshop Come along to find out a little bit more about some of the different ways to use Minecraft and co-create the largest ever virtual sculpture as part of the Minecraft Infinity Project
29 September 2016Steve Reich & Bill Morrison: Different Trains LIVEMetal presents a site-specific performance by legendary American composer Steve Reich of his masterwork Different Trains, with a newly commissioned film accompaniment by artist and filmmaker Bill Morrison.