Winter 2019

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.

Artefact

1464 Pershore Road, Stirchley, B30 2BL

Opening times vary, see website for details.
artefactstirchley.co.uk

Artefact
  • 1 December 2019 – 29 February 2020

    See website for events and exhibitions programme

     

    Artefact is a co operative led art gallery and event space in Stirchley. A community focused workspace, they also function as a cafe and bar. See website for programme details.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Hurst Street, Southside, B5 4TB

Mon – Sat 10am–6pm
birminghamhippodrome.com

Birmingham Hippodrome
  • Hippodrome 120 Sculpture Commission – Tower of Varieties

    25 October 2019 – 29 February 2020

    A brand-new site-specific installation by renowned sculptor Rachael Champion inspired by Birmingham’s architecture and marking the theatre’s 120th birthday. See website for further programme details.

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Chamberlain Square, B3 3DH

Open Mon–Thu 10am–5pm, Fri 10.30am–5pm, Sat & Sun 10am–5pm
birminghammuseums.org.uk/bmag

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
  • Birmingham Revolutions – Power to the People

    7 December 2019 – 4 September 2020

    Discover the history of activism,
    protest and social change in our city.

  • Dressed to the Nines

    7 December 2019 – 4 September 2020

    Exquisite garments and accessories will be displayed alongside works of art, many of which have never been shown before, as we explore dressing up and going out from 1850 to the present day.

BOM (Birmingham Open Media)

1 Dudley Street, Birmingham, B5 4EG

Gallery: Tues–Sat 12-5pm. Café: Mon-Fri 9 – 5pm, Sat 12 – 5pm.
Tel. 0121-643-2617
bom.org.uk

BOM (Birmingham Open Media)
  • Herstory Preview event

    09/01 6–8pm

  • Herstory

    10 January – 25 April 2020

    An exhibition exploring the body politics of reproductive health.

  • In Posse, Making Female Sperm

    14/02 6–9pm

    Enjoy Valentines day with some fizz, a performative lecture by artist Charlotte Jarvis & the opportunity to donate blood to her Female Sperm project! Booking required.

Centrala

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

Tues – Sat 11–6pm and late for events.
centrala-space.org.uk

Centrala
  • Borders

    1 November – 20 December 2019

    Group exhibition – part of an ongoing cultural exchange between Swedish art collective Studio 44 based in Stockholm and Centrala.

  • Studio 44 Exhibition

    2 November – 20 December 2019

    An exhibition of a collective of international artists based in Sweden.

  • Paulina Korobkiewicz Photography exhibition

    1 February 2020

    See website for full programme details.

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Digbeth First Friday

Various Locations

6pm 'til late
digbethfirstfriday.com

  • Digbeth First Friday December

    06/12 6pm to 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.

     

  • Digbeth First Friday February

    07/02 6pm to late

Eastside Projects

86 Heath Mill Lane, B9 4AR

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

Eastside Projects
  • Broken Link

    28 September – 14 December 2019

    Solo show by Lady Skollie.

  • Unreal Estate

    28 September – 14 December 2019

    Solo show by Sofia Niazi.

  • Christmas Quiz

    12 December, 7–9pm

    £1 per person, winning team takes all

    Bar proceeds go to Birch Network

  • In the Castle of My Skin

    25 January – 18 April 2020

    Solo show by Sonia Boyce with guest artists Kate Cooper, Luc Pheles, Harold Offeh, Anna Barham, Flora Parrott, Lindiwe Matshikiza and more.
    Public Preview 24 January, 6-8pm.

  • The Yellow Wallpaper

    25 January – 18 April 2020

    Solo show by Lindsey Mendick exploring female ‘histrionics’, depression and Russian spies.
    Public Preview 24 January, 6-8pm.

Grand Union

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

Wed–Sat, 12–5pm.
Tel. 0121-643-9079
grand-union.org.uk

Grand Union
  • Junction Works

    24 hours per day

    Junction Works, 106 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, B5 5RS

  • The Empire Remains Shop Birmingham

    17 January – 1 May 2020

    A new commission by Alberta Whittle at Junction Works. Please check website for upcoming events programme.

  • Love & Solidarity

    7 February – 17 April 2020

    Solo ‘sister’ exhibition by Jamie Crewe co-commissioned with Humber Street Gallery, Hull.

Ikon Gallery

1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, B1 2HS

Tues–Sun 11am–5pm and bank holidays.
Tel. 0121-248-0708
ikon-gallery.org

Ikon Gallery
  • Meryl McMaster As Immense as the Sky

    4 December 2019 – 23 February 2020

    From a rising generation of indigenous artists in Canada, McMaster uses photography to explore identity.

  • John Walker New Paintings

    4 December 2019 – 23 February 2020

    New “anti-scenic” paintings, inspired by the coastal landscapes of Maine.

Midlands Arts Centre

Cannon Hill Park, B12 9QH

9am – 9.45pm Gallery opening times vary, see website for details
Tel. 0121-446-3232
www.macbirmimngham.co.uk

Midlands Arts Centre
  • Raising awareness of homelessness one stitch at a time Made @MAC: All About Textiles

    9 November – 19 April 2019

  • West Midlands Craft Group: Crafting a Better Future

    23 November 2019 – 13 April 2020

  • Arts Markets

    01/12, 07/12, 08/12.11am–5pm

  • Anna Berry: DASH Curator Residency Exhibition

    11 January – 22 March 2020

  • The Influence Project

    18 January – 22 March 2020

    Photography Exhibition.

Odox

171 Great Hampton Works, Great Hampton Row, Birmingham, B19 3JP

Opening times vary, see website/listings for details.
odoxarts.com

Odox
  • See Website for programme details.

RBSA Gallery

4 Brook Street, B3 1SA

Mon–Sat, 10.30am–5pm, Sun 1–5pm
Tel. 0121-236-4353
rbsa.org.uk

RBSA Gallery
  • START

    2 January 2020 – 15 February 2022

    Artwork by RBSA artists at affordable prices. All works are priced under £300.

  • RBSA Next Wave 2020

    17 – 29 February 2020

    Exhibition of recent graduates from the Midlands.

  • Winter Workshops

    17 – 29 February 2020

    Series of creative workshops. See website for more details.

Recent Activity

80-82 Floodgate Street, B5 5SP

Thurs–Sat, 12–5pm during exhibitions
recentactivity.org.uk

Recent Activity
  • Celine Amendola, Adam Lewis- Jacob, Michael White

    6 December 2019 – 10 January 2020

    Group exhibition.

  • Hayley Tompkins

    7 February – 7 March 2020

    Solo exhibition.

Research and Cultural Collections

The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

Monday – Friday, 9–5pm
birmingham.ac.uk/rcc

Research and Cultural Collections
  • John Walker

    18 November 2019 – 1 March 2020

    From 1960s minimalism to richly allegorical prints and paintings of the 1990s, this exhibition explores the visual language of internationally acclaimed Birmingham-born artist John Walker.

  • Tours & Talks

    1 December 2019 – 29 February 2020

    Discover the extraordinary artefacts at RCC through lunchtime tours, exhibition talks and more.

STEAMhouse

108 Digbeth, B5 6DT

Opening times vary, see website for details.
steamhouse.org.uk

STEAMhouse
  • Open House Tours

    Wednesdays 1–2pm or 6.30–7.30pm

    Take a tour of STEAMhouse – meet the team, explore the space and take a peek at the Production Space equipment and workshops. See website for dates and booking.

Stryx

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

Opening times vary, see website/facebook for details.
stryx.co.uk

Stryx
  • Quebec Exchange

    1 November – 21 December 2019

    Exhibition showcasing works of three artists from Manif d’art 9 The Quebec City Biennial 2019 – Caroline Gagné, Anne–Marie Proulx and Nadia Myre.

Vivid Projects

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

Opening times vary, see website/listings for details.
vividprojects.org.uk

Vivid Projects
  • BLCKHLCLB: Under Different Stars

    6 December 2019

    A sharing and celebration of new work with our artist cohort.

  • BLCKHLCLB 2020 Call Out

    10 January 2020

    Want to be part of our brilliant and daring 2020 Cohort? Details on website.

  • Emotional Polarity: Cardioid

    7 – 15 February 2020

    Exhibition with James Dooley and Matthew DF Evans on the impact of technology on human relationships.