Category Visual Art

SHOUT: Festival of Queer Arts & Culture Birmingham

SHOUT Festival of queer arts and culture brings the best in queer and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans* (LGBT) artists, work, and culture from across the UK and beyond to Birmingham SHOUT is the West Midlands’ only combined festival of queer arts and culture, returning each November delivering a ten-day festival between Nov 10th – 20th […]

My Style Club

A free, open and inclusive Arts Award Club at the Library of Birmingham, ensuring that young people aged 5-25 have the opportunity to engage with the Arts Award. An opportunity to part in activities, and to discover skills and interests that will explore and develop creativity for children and young people.  Each term there will […]

The Big Read 2016

The Big Read is a Wild in Art creative education event brought to you by presenting partners The Schools of King Edward VI and Wesleyan, in association with the National Literacy Trust and Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity. The Event is Free and all are welcome no prior booking needed. Schools and community groups have decorated benches shaped as […]

TILT FESTIVAL 2016

TILT 16 is a 5-day Aerial & Physical Theatre Festival led by Rogue Play Theatre  18th – 24th July that celebrates high quality teaching and performance from national and international circus artists. There is a comprehensive master class programme catering for beginners to professional performers, free outdoor aerial shows, young people’s work and family friendly performances. There […]

New Club Event: Glitter Sh*t

The  new club night Glitter Sh*t is 18+ event is self described as glitter, freaks and 90’s beats. The Bi monthly event plays hosts to the underground culture of drag queens, club kids and creative minds alike. Since it’s inception in November the event has raised money for various charities and gives back to the community. Glitter […]

Gallery 37 summer camp of creativity!

Gallery 37 is a Summer of creative fun. A week’s long art camp in September. Learning skills whilst making new work to be presented at high profile event at Millennium Point alongside a headline Act. The week long programme will have some social night’s outs, networking with industry professionals and training to advance your creative career and profile. […]

On the Road to Belonging: a ‘Work In Progress’ event

Work in Progress, an arts organisation that aims to give children a voice through Arts and Heritage, are hosting ‘On the Road to Belonging’ at the mac, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B19 9QH. The event will take place from 12-8pm on Wednesday 1st June, and will help children and young people explore the theme of Belonging. On […]

In:Site Festival – 5th to 9th September

In:Site, a is a festival  celebrating the work of craft  graduates from across the UK . Over the week, each graduate has a day to make their creative piece on-site, turning the making process into a performance. The public will be able to contribute to the making of some of the artworks, which will be […]

Exhibition: Kern Baby – 11th March to 7th June

Check out a new exhibition at the Library of Birmingham, launched earlier this month. ‘Kern Baby’ is a 5 metre high corn dolly, created by artist Faye Claridge, who uses archives, folklore and reminiscence to examine our past relationships and our current sense of national and personal identity in her work. She also made a series of […]

Exhibition: Varna Road at Ikon Gallery – 27th Jan to 3rd April

Ikon Gallery are currently hosting the largest exhibition to date of photographs by Janet Mendelsohn. As part of a ‘photo-essay’ created when she was studying at the University of Birmingham (1967-69), the photographs show life in inner-city Balsall Heath and Mendelsohn provides a unique insight into the community by using photography as ‘a tool for […]