Summer 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.

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TS

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

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
  • To Have and to Hold

    27 May – 18 September 2022

    Portrait miniature jewellery from the 16th to the 19th century

  • Dürer: The Making of a Renaissance Master

    17 June – 25 September 2022

    Iconic paintings, drawings and prints from the Royal Collection

  • Paying Respects

    8 July 2022 – 25 June 2023

BOM (Birmingham Open Media)

1 Dudley Street, Birmingham, B5 4EG

Gallery & Café Wed–Sat 11am-4pm
Tel. 0121-517-0421
bom.org.uk

BOM (Birmingham Open Media)
  • Joy Sticks

    11 May – 27 August 2022

    With work by Robin Price and We Throw Switches, inspired by sport and movement and the story of ‘Birmingham’s Baton’, Baton made for the Commonwealth Games 2022

  • Seeing Air

    20 June – 9 July 2022

    Artist Robin Price in Residency at BOM

Centrala

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

Open Wed–Sat 12–6pm and open late for events.
centrala-space.org.uk

Centrala
  • Print Matters

    1 – 22 July 2022

    Supersonic Festival showcases the power of DIY publishing, ft. Black Lodge Press, Foka Wolf and others

  • Re-Worlding

    4 – 6 August 2022

    Punch presents an immersive exhibition inspired by Birmingham’s history, exploring Environmentalism and well-being

Digbeth Art Space

Digbeth Art Space, Zellig Building, Gibb Street, B9 4AT

Mon–Sun 9am–5pm
digbethartspace.com

Digbeth Art Space
  • FINDING MY TEEF

    Date TBC

    Tempo33 Exhibition

  • In Flux

    11 June – 11 July 2022

    Imogen Morris Exhibition

  • Soul Weekender

    22 – 24 July 2022

    Ray Richardson Exhibition

  • Love

    5 August – 3 September 2022

    lKoo Arts Exhibition

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Digbeth First Friday

Various Locations

Opening times vary
digbethfirstfriday.com

  • 1 July, 8 August and 2 September, 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 and more.

    Opening times vary, check our website for details

Eastside Projects

86 Heath Mill Lane, B9 4AR

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

Eastside Projects
  • Rajni Perera: Travellers

    4 June – 6 August 2022

    Exhibition of paintings and sculpture exploring the future of humanity, migration and climate crisis. For Birmingham 2022 Festival.

  • Bijan Moosavi: Disco Islam – Future Phantasmagoria

    4 June – 6 August 2022

    Immersive film installation by London based Iranian artist.

  • Looty Goes to Heaven: Amy Ching-Yan Lam

    1 – 30 July 2022

    Animation and publication. For Birmingham 2022 Festival.

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
  • Sweet Sugar Rage

    1–2 July 2022 and 8–9 July 2022, 12–5pm

    Sistren Theatre Collective

  • Congregation (Creating Dangerously Remix) Film launch

    1 September 2022, 5–7pm at Birmingham Cathedral

  • Congregation (Creating Dangerously Remix)

    6 May – 30 September 2022

    Bothy at the Minerva Apothecary Garden for Birmingham 2022 Festival

Ikon Gallery

1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, B1 2HS

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

Ikon Gallery
  • Arrivals

    10 June – 29 July 2022

    Work by five artists concerned with identity and migration: Haffendi Anuar, Abdulrazaq Awofeso, Yhonnie Scarce, Salote Tawale and Osman Yousefzada

  • Abdulrazaq Awofeso: OUT OF FRAME

    10 June – 29 July 2022

    A solo Exhibition by Abdulrazaq Awofeso

The Lombard Method

68a Lombard Street, Digbeth, B12 0QR

Opening times vary.
thelombardmethod.org

The Lombard Method
  • Cheap Cheap + The New Happiness

    See Instagram for programme details

    The Lombard Method is a studio complex. Housed inside are two artist-led spaces: Cheap Cheap and the new happiness

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
macbirmingham.co.uk/

Midlands Arts Centre – MAC
  • Mixed Rage Collective: Unapologetically Other

    15 April – 14 August 2022

    Group exhibition

  • Bristol Archives: Empire through the Lens

    9 July – 11 September 2022

    Objects from the British Empire and Commonwealth Collection at Bristol Archives

  • Adeela Suleman: Allegory of War

    16 July – 9 October 2022

    Solo exhibition of Karachi-based artist Adeela Suleman

RBSA Gallery

4 Brook Street, B3 1SA

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

RBSA Gallery
  • RBSA Members & Associates Exhibition

    21 June – 23 July 2022

    The first Members and Associates exhibition in our refurbished Gallery

  • RBSA Friends Exhibition

    21 June – 23 July 2022

    The annual RBSA Friends Exhibition

  • Summer Workshops

    26 July – 20 August 2022

    Varied workshops

  • RBSA Collection Women Artists 1884-2012

    26 July – 27 August 2022

    Celebrates the 70th anniversary of the first woman Member and Vice President of the RBSA, Teresa Clarke in 1952

Stryx

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

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

Stryx
  • Fragments

    1 July 2022, 5–9pm and 2 July 11am–4pm

    Group exhibition exploring fragility and isolation

  • Strength Strings

    5 – 19 August 2022

    Collaborative workshops between Stryx and Queen Alexandra College Community Hub, Magdalena Jasiak and Hira Butt, as part of Birmingham Festival 2022

  • 1 – 30 September 2022

    See website for details

Vivid Projects

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

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

Vivid Projects
  • Down The Cake Hole

    1 July 2022, 6–8pm

    Beverley Riviera & friends present a performative evening of cake

  • (Algo | Afro) Futures

    7 August 2022, 6–8pm

    Live coding, visuals & music from new artists

  • Dorothy Towers

    23 – 24 September 2022

    Sean Burns’ screening of a new film presented within an installation designed by Intervention Architects