Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery will be celebrating its 130th Birthday this Saturday, and they have lots of festivities in store. From 11am-4pm there will be live entertainment, a chance to dress in historic costume and have photographs taken, meet Queen Victoria, enjoy bake sale treats, birthday cake, a raffle, and special tours revealing the … [Read more…]
The Hubb was a pioneering arts centre which was open from 2010-2013 in Sparkbrook. It hosted artists, academics and community activists from around the world, and provided a space for local communities to come together and be inspired by art and culture. The Hubb closed its doors in the summer of 2013 as a result … [Read more…]
Part of their This Mortal Coil season, Vivid Projects will be hosting a rather morbid drawing class later this month. On Friday 27 November London’s Art Macabre, purveyors of ‘death drawing’, will inject a lethal dose of theatricality, curiosity and playfulness into the art of drawing from life. Create your own ‘memento mori’ designs with … [Read more…]
Organised by New Art WM, SALON is an exhibition showcasing work by 80 artists from the West Midlands and beyond. Taking place from 13 November to 23 December 2015 at The Waterhall Gallery, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, work includes paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, book and film. All works in the exhibition are available to … [Read more…]
This morning we received an important and timely message from mac birmingham: With 1 million visits each year to mac alone, we know that art and culture is hugely important to the people of Birmingham. We believe art transforms lives. It helps us share and express thoughts, experiences, feelings and ideas. The rich diversity of … [Read more…]
The Sunday Bootsale at Birmingham Wholesale markets is something which is unknown to many Birmingham residents, but a vital part of the week’s activity for some of its poorest. The Council is preparing its current site for redevelopment and the future of the bootsale is uncertain. To archive and celebrate what is for many a … [Read more…]
Hinterland is an exhibition of ten Birmingham-based painters, all members of Birmingham Artspace, an independent studio group based in the Telsen Centre, Aston. The exhibition aims to raise awareness of the strength and diversity of painting in the city. Hinterland is open from Thursday 5 – Sunday 8 November 2015.