Craftivism - 10th June -15th July 2017
The term ‘Craftivism’ combines both craft and activism. This exhibition will showcase the work of artists who have found their voice through craft or who have helped and inspired others to find theirs through socially engaged practice.
In the Window- Sally Burnett - 1st June - 30th June 2017
Bluecoat Display Centre have selected Sally from the selection of artists exhibiting their works at Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair 2016, Manchester. Her work will appear In The Window here for the month of June in 2017.
The Summer of Love / 1st May- 31st August 2017
We are delighted to be taking part in Culture Liverpool’s celebration of the 50th anniversary by showcasing the jewellery of Norman Eames, in a cabinet display. His hand crafted resin and polished aluminium jewellery conveys the spirit of the psychedelic period.
Garden Party - Sunday 16th July 2017
You are invited to a Garden Party here in the Bluecoat Garden on Sunday 16th July from 1 - 5pm, to help raise funds for our charitable outreach projects in local hospitals and social care services.
Outreach Programme / Workshops / Residencies
See the latest updates from our ongoing Outreach programme. We have been successfully working with health and social care partners, including Person Shaped Support (PSS) on an outreach programme of artist–led workshops and residencies to demonstrate the benefits that craft can have on a person’s overall health and wellbeing.
Leading the Way in Contemporary Crafts
The Bluecoat Display Centre is a nationally and internationally recognised contemporary craft and design gallery that has been established since 1959.
We sell, exhibit and promote over 350 selected contemporary craftspeople each year working in a broad variety of media.
Bluecoat Display Centre has been a registered charity since 2010: Charities number 1136680