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We believe that making art is a learning experience and by working together, we can challenge our understanding of the world and explore who we are. Browse artworks, projects and resources below, specially designed with artists for all ages and abilities to learn.

Discover how we work with people through learning and engagement with art, technology, culture and heritage. We believe that making art is a learning experience and by working together, we can challenge our understanding of the world and explore who we are. We present art as:

  • A space for critical dialogue
  • A meaningful exchange between individuals with groups from different generations and backgrounds
  • An opportunity to discuss the possibilities of what society can be

Are you a teacher or educator? Take a look at how we work with schools including free exhibition tours, hands-on workshops, and online Zoom sessions.

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Digital Ambassadors in FACTLab

You get to make new friends, it's fun and you learn more about what's to come in the world.

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The Liverpool Complaints Choi at Liverpool Lime Street Station, 2019. Photo by Amina Bihi.
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Events Young People Learning

Augmented Empathy (2020)

Augmented Empathy is a multi-platform installation created by artist collective Keiken. Developed as a collaborative commission with FACT’s Learning team, the artists designed a project which mirrors the way we, and specifically young people, learn through the navigation of social media.

Knowledge Library (2019)

For Resolution, artist Melanie Crean will work with participants to explore identity and access to knowledge through the design and production of a publicly available Knowledge Library.

Do Something Saturdays Family Friendly Kids Laptops

Workshop

Do Something Saturdays

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FACT Gallery

Which place comes to mind when you think of home? Let’s find it together through the world of video games.

Megan Broadmeadow

Workshop

You're On Mute

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Online

You’re On Mute is a series of online workshops and webinars specially designed for arts educators and practitioners with an interest in participatory and engagement projects that work across generations as well as with isolated, or vulnerable individuals.

Keiken Collective Feel My Metaverse Mind Body and Screen

Performance

Live Performance: Augmented Empathy

Offsite

Step into an augmented world that brings Instagram filters to life. Join us for a special event by artist collective Keiken and dance artist Sakeema Crook that uses augmented reality and your phone to present two live augmented performances.

Augmented Empathy 2020 Keiken Sakeema Crook Ryan Vautier Photo by Drew Forsyth Installation view at FACT 11

Exhibition

Augmented Empathy

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FACT Gallery

Immerse yourself in this new free exhibition that uses Instagram to explore how social media can be used as a space for exchange and artistic creation. Created by artist collective Keiken with Sakeema Crook and Ryan Vautier.

Participants During A Planning Session For The Design Of The Young At Art Logo As Part Of Hop Network Meeting

Conference

Young at Art Sharing Event

Offsite

One year on from the launch of Young at Art, we want you to join us for a sharing event at Museum of Liverpool.

Online Workshops: You're On Mute

You’re On Mute is a series of online workshops and webinars specially designed for arts educators and practitioners with an interest in participatory and engagement projects that work with older people, or individuals that are isolated or vulnerable.

by FACT

Megan Broadmeadow

How to Make an Instagram Filter with Keiken

Learn how to get a virtual glow up! This online tutorial will help you get started with Spark AR, the digital software that influencers and artists use to create augmented reality experiences such as Instagram filters.

by FACT

Online Prototype Create An Instagram Filter Keiken

Once and Future Tales

In 1972, four women from the Merseyside Women’s Liberation Movement endeavoured to rewrite a series of traditional fairy tales. This is the story behind why and how you can read their retold Once and Future Tales.

by FACT

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Does time travel exist and will solar power save our planet?

The Digital Ambassadors (FACT's creative and digital programme for older adults) have been working closely with physicists from The University of Liverpool to demystify the world of science and find out how it’s occurring in our everyday lives.

by FACT

Digital Ambassadors FACT Liverpool STEAM Broken Symmetries

Beckman Simnett Primary and Secondary Teachers Guide

Opening our year-long discussions around issues of feminism and representation, our current exhibition, Ericka Beckman & Marianna Simnett, showcases two female artists whose works reach across more than forty years.

by FACT

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Broken Symmetries Learning Guide

Broken Symmetries brings together artists who aim to understand and question the physical world by navigating the shifting realities of modern science.

by FACT

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States of Play: Roleplay Reality Learning Guide

The roles we play, both on and offline, reflect and shape our realities. States of Play: Roleplay Reality considers how roleplay - found in many video games - can be used as a way to reflect and question real-world power structures and suggest ways to move beyond these.

by FACT

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Under Cinema - Learning Guide

Wu Tsang’s new solo show at FACT investigates the ways in which artistic practice can be a platform for less mainstream narratives, different from Western culture and traditional gender discourse.

by FACT

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