Our venues


Photo bmag

World class museum in the heart of Birmingham city centre.

Chamberlain Square

Birmingham, B3 3DH

0121 348 8038

Photo thinktank

Award-winning science museum for fun-packed family days out.

Millennium Point, Curzon Street

Birmingham, B4 7XG

0121 348 8000

Photo aston

Explore the splendour of one of the last great houses built in the Jacobean style.

Trinity Road, Aston

Birmingham, B6 6JD

0121 348 8100

Photo blakesley

Discover a fine Tudor house and beautiful gardens just a few miles from the heart of the city.

Blakesley Road

Birmingham, B25 8RN

0121 348 8120

Photo jewellery

A perfectly preserved workshop in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

75-80 Vyse Street

Birmingham, B18 6HA

0121 348 8140

Photo sarehole

A 250 year old working watermill famous for its association with author J.R.R Tolkien.

Cole Bank Road

Birmingham, B13 0BD

0121 348 8160

Photo soho

Georgian home of the Birmingham industrialist, Matthew Boulton.

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road)

Birmingham, B18 5LB

0121 348 8150

Photo weoley

The ruins of an exquisite fortified manor house built 750 years ago.

Alwold Road

Birmingham, B29

0121 348 8160


An exhibition showcasing 19 international artists whose work was recently collected as part of the Art Fund International scheme. 

The scheme was launched in 2007 to enable five regional partnerships to collect international contemporary art, including the West Midlands partnership of Birmingham Museums, New Art Gallery Walsall and Ikon.

David Elliott, a curator of international stature, was invited to curate a personal selection from the collections and has discovered common themes, bringing together key works from the participating museums and galleries.

The exhibition considers themes of global change, postcolonial experiences and failed utopias.

Exhibition open 10.00am – 5.00pm Tuesday to Saturday except Fridays 10.30am - 5.00pm. Closed Sunday and Monday. 

In the Waterhall Gallery. Free.

A Hayward Touring exhibition supported by the Art Fund.

Image credit: World Map of Social Networks, 2007 by Aleksandra Mir © the artist / Birmingham Museums Trust.