Winter 2023

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.

Artisan Alchemy Gallery

84 Caroline Street Jewellery Quarter B3 1UP

Tues–Sat 10am–5pm

Artisan Alchemy Gallery
  • 1 January – 31 March 2023

    During the coming year, we will be showcasing the work of a number of jewellers whose jewellery was exhibited in Milan Jewellery Week.

    Dates to be confirmed, see website for programme details.


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

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

  • Andrius Aruturtunian

    25 February 2023

    A sonic experience, with a meditative daze and whispered incantations.

  • Acid Jazz & Other Illicit Grooves

    22 – 28 March 2023

    35th Anniversary of the music and sub-culture of Acid Jazz. 


Digbeth First Friday

Various Locations

Opening times vary

  • DFF

    3 February – 3 March 2023

    03/02 and 03/03  from 6pm

    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.

Eastside Projects

86 Heath Mill Lane, B9 4AR

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

Eastside Projects
  • Incidental Artists

    4 January – 9 December 2023

    See our websites for further details of our Incidental Artist Projects with Abbas Zahedi, Sahjan Kooner and Alice Theobald as they develop, as well as our full events programme.

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)

    5 January – 31 March 2023

    A permanent public sculpture by Alberta Whittle at the Minerva Apothecary Garden, presented as part of Birmingham 2022 Festival.

  • The Field Commission: Reabsorption by Asad Raza

    5 January – 31 March 2023

    See website for further details.

Ikon Gallery

1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, B1 2HS

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

Ikon Gallery
  • Horror in the Modernist Block

    25 November 2022 – 1 May 2023

    New and recent work by 20 contemporary artists exploring the relationship between architectural modernism and horror.

  • Foka Wolf: Why Are We Stuck in Hospital?

    7 – 19 March 2023

    Birmingham-based artist and activist Foka Wolf creates a gallery installation and billboard campaign.

Midlands Arts Centre – MAC

Cannon Hill Park, B12 9QH

First Floor Gallery Tue–Sun 11am–5pm Arena and Community Galleries Mon–Sun 9am–late
Tel. 0121-446-3232

Midlands Arts Centre – MAC
  • Craftspace: {Queer} + {Metals}

    12 November 2022 – 2 April 2023

    Community Gallery, Free.

  • Grayson’s Art Club: The Exhibition

    2 December 2022 – 23 April 2023

    First Floor Gallery, 10am-4pm, Booking Essential, Pay What You Choose.

RBSA Gallery

4 Brook Street, B3 1SA

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

RBSA Gallery
  • RBSA Friends Exhibition

    12 January – 11 February 2023

    Work from Friends of the gallery.

  • RBSA New Acquisitions

    12 January – 11 February 2023

    Recent additions to the RBSA Permanent Collection.

  • Vital Signs

    14 January – 25 February 2023

    Solo exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Judith Alder.

  • RBSA Photography Prize

    2 March – 8 April 2023

    Biennial photography prize exhibition.


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

Opening times vary, see website/facebook for details.

    • See website for programme details

Vivid Projects

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

Opening times vary, see website for listings details.

Vivid Projects
  • Staying with the Trouble

    14 – 26 January 2023

    A programme of events with Black Hole Club

    14/01 3-4:30pm Rosa Postlethwaite: Writing With Other Than Human. Workshop.

    19/01 5:30-7:30pm Sahjan Kooner: Celestial Futures. Workshop.

    26/01 2-4pm melissandre varin: Together In The Mud. Workshop.