Exquisite Corpse Workshop by Antonio Roberts at BOM


19th November 6-9pm, FREE A workshop inspired by the Exquisite Corpse surrealist storytelling technique. Participants are invited to co-create an artwork re-mixing archive images and other materials to be exhibited at the University of Birmingham. Following this a discussion will be held questioning authorship and ownership of the collaboratively created artworks. Participants need only bring … [Read more…]

Birmingham Printmakers Exhibition


Birmingham Printmakers invite you to join them at their opening evening, Friday 20th November  7pm -9pm. The exhibition shows a wide variety of original printmaking methods and themes from 11 members of Birmingham Printmakers.

Pecha Kucha Birmingham is BACK!


Pecha Kucha Birmingham is back! Join them on December 8th for the first of many PK nights featuring passionate people talking about interesting things. The only constraint is they have 20 slides and each slide only lasts for 20 seconds. Brevity and clarity are key! Hosting Pecha Kucha Birmingham is BOM (Birmingham Open Media) right by the … [Read more…]

Art Macabre

Art macabre

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…]

Takeover Day at Library of Birmingham


Priority Five members are hosting a Takeover Day at Library of Birmingham in partnership with the Library of Birmingham and Looked After Children’s Education Services. The activity ties in with the National Takeover Day and builds on a pilot takeover in 2014. The aim is to allow young people to take ownership of aspects of The Library … [Read more…]


emily sparkes

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…]

Speak up for Culture

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…]