Autumn 2022

On this week (check for opening times) *Roaming venue (not on map)

The Art Map lists only some of the exhibitions and events on offer. For full programme details visit individual websites.


1464 Pershore Road, Stirchley, B30 2BL

Opening times vary, see website for details.

  • Rafal Zar Waiting Room

    24 September – 22 October 2022

    Solo exhibition of paintings from over a decade

  • Left Feet Forward: Birmingham Cooperatives

    28 October – 26 November 2022

    Exhibition of archival material and photography by Susan Finlay & Gugan Gill

  • Artefact Winter Open

    3 December 2022 – 13 January 2023

    Annual open group show of artists in the Birmingham area. Free to enter, prizes to be won!

Artisan Alchemy Gallery

84 Caroline Street Jewellery Quarter B3 1UP

Tues–Sat 10am–5pm

Artisan Alchemy Gallery
  • Exhibition of private collection of jewellery from Mexico and South America

    Dates to be confirmed

    See website for programme details.

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TS

Open Tues–Sun 10am–5pm
Tel. 0121-414-7333

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
  • Paying Respects

    8 July 2022 – 25 June 2023

    Money and mortality in life’s one certainty – death – in Roman and Byzantine coins

  • The Architecture of Topography

    23 September 2022 – 22 January 2023

    Buildings in landscapes in drawings and prints

  • Peasants and Proverbs

    21 October 2022 – 22 January 2023

    Major loan show exploring Pieter Brueghel the Younger as moralist and entrepreneur


Unit 4, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5RT

Open Wed–Sat 12–6pm and open late for events.

  • Ukrainian Film Programme

    1 – 29 October 2022

    Selected films by Ukrainian and Central and Eastern European artists.

  • Temporary Landscapes: Anka Gregorczyk & Łukasz Szamałek

    7 October – 25 November 2022

    A photographic exhibition exploring the landscape changed by man and nature in Poland.


Digbeth First Friday

Various Locations

Opening times vary

  • 7 October, 4 November and 2 December, 6pm–late

    Time to try something new as Digbeth comes alive on the

    First Friday of each month with late openings, special events in galleries, culture in unexpected spaces, live music, street food and more.

    Check our website for details.

Eastside Projects

86 Heath Mill Lane, B9 4AR

Open Weds–Sat 12–5pm
Tel. 0121-771-1778

Eastside Projects
    • See website for programme details


Fierce Festival

Locations and event times vary, see website for details

  • Fierce Festival 2022

    11 – 16 October 2022

    The internationally acclaimed festival of ground-breaking art + performance celebrates its 25th anniversary with its biggest programme ever. Explore over 20 fresh + feisty productions embracing outlandish, alternative, outsider voices at venues around Brum. See website for full programme details + tickets

Grand Union

19 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5RS

Wed–Sat, 12–5pm.
Tel. 0121-643-9079

Grand Union
  • The Bothy Congregation (Creating Dangerously)

    1 January 1970

    A permanent public sculpture by Alberta Whittle at Minerva Apothecary Garden

  • The Field Commission: Asad Raza – Reabsorption

    Ongoing until October 31

    122 Fazeley Street, B5 5RT, Grand Union Canal (adjacent to Junction Works)

  • Congregation (creating dangerously)

    2 September – 16 December 2022

    Solo exhibition by Alberta Whittle

Ikon Gallery

1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, B1 2HS

Tues–Sun, 11am– 5pm
Tel. 0121-248-0708

Ikon Gallery
  • Edward Lear: Moment to Moment

    9 September – 13 November 2022

    The first exhibition dedicated solely to Edward Lear’s landscape sketches

  • Farwa Moledina: Women in Paradise

    9 September – 13 November 2022

    A presentation of new work by Birmingham-based artist Farwa Moledina

  • Mayunkiki: Siknure–Let me live

    9 September – 13 November 2022

    A rare exhibition of work by Japanese Ainu artist Mayunkiki

The Lombard Method

68a Lombard Street, Digbeth, B12 0QR

Opening times vary.

The Lombard Method
    • See website for programme details

RBSA Gallery

4 Brook Street, B3 1SA

Tues–Sat 10.30am– 5pm
Tel. 0121-236-4353

RBSA Gallery
  • Prize Exhibition

    15 September – 15 October 2022

    Selected by Diana Ali, Artist, Peter Bonnell, Senior Curator, Quad & Rebecca Court, Course Leader Fine Art, BCU

  • Autumn Art Workshop Programme

    18 – 29 October 2022

    See website for details

  • Members & Associates Exhibition

    17 November 2022 – 7 January 2023

    New work from RBSA Members and Associates


13 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5RS

Opening times vary, see website/facebook for details.

  • Culture Vs Nature?

    1 October – 4 November 2022

    Residency & Solo exhibition by Francesco Polazzi: Birmingham landscape / cityscape paintings, the artist will invite the public to the places he paints. All artworks for sale via Stryx online shop

    Private views 07/10 & 04/11

Vivid Projects

16 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5RS

Opening times vary, see website for listings details.

Vivid Projects
  • Videotheque – C4 40th Anniversary Screenings

    1 January 1970

    See website for details.

  • Black Hole Club Winter Social

    2 December 2022, 6–8pm

    Please see website for full details

  • Samiir Saunders

    4 – 25 October 2022


  • Black Hole Club As Polyphonic

    7 – 22 October 2022

    Events including Matters of Interest and the launch of Conversations from Home by Roo Dissou & Gugan Gill

  • Adam Lewis Jacob

    4 – 19 November 2022

    Solo Exhibition