Birmingham, UK: A Guide for Art Lovers

Birmingham, UK: A Guide for Art Lovers, Birmingham, England (B)

Where can you see great art in Birmingham, UK? Birmingham has some great things to offer to art lovers: museums, galleries, street art and a lively creative scene.

I took a short trip to Birmingham from London and visited as many art spaces as I could in a couple of days.

There’s plenty of art and culture in Birmingham, from classical fine art to contemporary and experimental projects.

A famous contemporary art gallery in the Brindleyplace district of Birmingham. This one is a must-visit.

Ikon exhibits both local and international programmes. Its temporary exhibitions include sculpture, photography, film, installation and sound.

Ikon was founded back in 1965 by creatives at Birmingham School of Art as a venue for encouraging engagement with modern art.

The gallery’s activities are designed to educate and give the public a better understanding of art. 

The two floor gallery is housed in a beautiful neo gothic building built in 1877 and now listed as a Grade II building. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Birmingham, UK: A Guide for Art Lovers
Guide Location: England » Birmingham
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tal Hayoun
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Ikon Gallery – Contemporary art
  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
  • Library of Birmingham
  • Gibb Street
  • Floodgate Street
  • Heath Mill Lane
  • Fazeley Street
  • Bordesley Street
  • art gallery Grand Union
  • Royal Birmingham Society of Artists
  • ibis Styles Birmingham Centre
  • Staybridge Suites Birmingham
  • The Grand Hotel Birmingham