October 2014
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Discover our programme of events, which includes films, talks, tours, workshops and family activities. Our exhibitions are open daily at The Old Blind SchoolFACTthe BluecoatTate Liverpool and St. Andrews Gardens, and are free to visit. Each day of the festival you can join our team at The Old Blind School for a 'Small Talk' on an artist's practice at 3pm and a guided tour to the Jef Cornelis exhibition at St. Andrews Gardens at 12pm.  


21 October 2014John Moores Painting Prize: Talk TuesdaysJoin us every Tuesday for an exhibition tour, artist talk or gallery discussion as we explore the history of the Prize and its role in contemporary art.
21 October 2014Reading by Eileen Myles​American poet, art journalist and novelist Eileen Myles will read from Twice (2014), a text commissioned by Liverpool Biennial for inclusion in the ​A Needle Walks into a Haystack publication.
22 October 2014Sharon Lockhart: Rudzienko (2014) Shown on the occasion of Sharon Lockhart's solo exhibition as part of Liverpool Biennial 2014, the artist's new feature length film Rudzienko is an extension of her relationship with a young Polish woman named Milena, as well as her research on the influential Polish-Jewish pedagogue Janusz Korczakwork whose work celebrates the often-disregarded voice of the child.
23 October 2014Rolling around like gorillas on the incline: opening the imaginary in architecture and the artsHow do abstract propositions and physical reality meet in architecture and art, and how does that transformation or bridge affect us as users? This one-day event takes architect Claude Parent’s Twelve Subversive Acts to Dodge the System as the starting point to discuss ideas and concerns common to architecture
23 October 2014Drinks With… Ben HighmoreBen Highmore, writer and Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex, discusses the idea of habit as something that has developed negative associations in the modern age; where the domestic is connected with a place of routine, whilst the street is where excitement happens.
25 October 2014Explore at the Bluecoat​A host of creative activities related to the Whistler exhibition for families to do together. Drop in for a short time or spend all afternoon making your own masterpiece.
25 October 2014Tour: Total Art by Adrian HenriA guided tour of the exhibition with ​Catherine Marcangeli, Curator
26 October 2014Sunday Art School: Visible Rhythms How do we see rhythm? Repetitive actions and processes help us experience something that doesn't seem to be there. Through movement and making, an installation will grow that makes the invisible visible.
26 October 2014Tour: Total Art by Adrian HenriA guided tour of the exhibition with ​Catherine Marcangeli, Curator
26 October 2014A GRAND FINALE​To conclude his residency with Liverpool Biennial and on the final day of the festival, artist Kevin Hunt presents A GRAND FINALE, a live performance reflecting on the spectacular within the everyday and revealing how decoration and illusion may go hand in hand.