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Today at 1pm, join artists John Beck & Matthew Cornford, along with six other panel members including artist Jade Montserrat for an in-depth look into art school, then and now. Featuring a presentation on Beck & Cornford’s wider art schools project by the artists themselves. 📷: Brian Roberts

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In the Palm of My Hand is a special performance highlighting stories of courage, love, and hope shared through words and movement, film and music. ——————————————
Dance artist Paula Hampson and composer Chris Mellor have worked with a group from Kinship Carers Liverpool, a registered charity that supports all members of kinship families in the community; carers, children and young people. ——————————————
The resulting performance captures the passionate narrative of this group, and is sure to be an extremely moving experience. ——————————————
A kin carer is someone who looks after a family member's or friend's child on a full-time basis. ——————————————
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#kincarers #kinshipcare #kinshipcarersuk #dance #performance #liverpool
Tomorrow, join us for a screening of ‘A Taste if Honey’ (1961) as part of our ongoing conversation into art education, stemming from our current exhibition ‘The Art Schools of North West England’. Book your tickets now on our website. 🎞📽 ————————————————————————
#atasteofhoney #emptyspacescinema #cinema #movies #arteducation #liverpool
We had an amazing visit to see Scarlett Crawford’s full #FirstWaves exhibition at #Westminster yesterday! 
Featuring work previously exhibited here at Bluecoat, created with young people from #Liverpool. It was great to meet MP David Lammy, who started the project @ukparliament. 
@scarlettc_uk @firstwavesartist
We’re looking forward to seeing Jade Montserrat’s work on Iniva’s stand @londonartfair, opening tomorrow! Jade’s exhibition ‘Instituting Care’ is currently showing here at Bluecoat. #regram @melanie.keen @monsterratuk
Beat those #JanuaryBlues and hide away in #JadeMontserrat’s cosy reading space within her exhibition ‘Instituting Care’, currently showing at Bluecoat. Complete with blankets, pillows, and books, it’s guaranteed to lift your mood. Open daily, 11am - 6pm, free entry. #SelfCare
Have you enjoyed The Art Schools of North West England exhibition? 
Join us for two special events later this week and delve deeper into art education.
On Fri 18, join us for a screening of ‘A Taste of Honey’ (1961), which offers an unexpected look at artist education from the 60s. The artist behind the exhibition Matthew Cornford will give an introduction to the film in the gallery. 
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On Sat 19, Cornford will be joined by co-creator John Beck, Jade Montserrat, Pete Clarke, David Campbell, Siobhan Harrison and newly announced Kiara Mohammed to discuss 'what was art school?' Book now:
Dance artist Paula Hampson and musician Chris Mellor will be back at Bluecoat the first week of Feb for a special performance, stemming from a project with Kinship Carers, a Liverpool charity supporting people who care for a family member’s or friend’s child. 
Witness a compassionate tale of hope, courage, and love, woven together from the personal stories of young people & carers, told through movement and film. 
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Entertain the family this January at our free event 'New Year's Revolution' tomorrow! 
Join in with a simple printmaking activity suitable for all the family. We'll be exploring our goals for 2019 and making promises to our future selves. No booking required, drop in from 1pm.

Whilst you're here, stay awhile in our new family corner in our upstairs dining area. Relax with a coffee while the children play and read. Open today and tomorrow, 12pm - 4pm.  #FamilyFun 👩‍👩‍👦‍👦🎨
Luca Arboccò’s beautiful ‘Three Channels’, part of Six Memos with @culture_liverpool @stgeorgeshall_liverpool
Esther Gatón’s wonderfully lumpy sculptures, part of Six Memos at St George’s Hall with @culture_liverpool @liverpoolcitycouncil
We're excited for the launch of #SixMemo's tonight! Opening to the public at 10am tomorrow, Fri 11 Jan until Sun 24 Feb at @stgeorgeshall_liverpool. @culture_liverpool