Christmas may feel a little different this year, but we can still spread some joy through thoughtful gift giving.
It’s Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG), but not quite as you know it! You can now curate your own exhibitions in a virtual BMAG from the comfort of your own home, as Birmingham Museums Trust has embarked on a collaboration with the new online game Occupy White Walls (OWW), making it the first official museum to partner with the AI-driven art platform that allows users to explore a growing fantasy world of art.
Birmingham Museums is bringing together some of the city’s best independent businesses and makers for The Virtual Birmingham Christmas Gifts Market, encouraging shoppers to browse stalls from the comfort of their own home and discover unique, locally sourced gifts at a time when small businesses need support more than ever.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year has arrived in Birmingham and is open from Saturday 17 October 2020 to Sunday 7 February 2021 at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery (BMAG), with the chance to see the newly crowned winning competition image.
• Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery opens to the public after nearly seven months • Cold War Steve’s major Birmingham collage – Benny’s Babbies – can now be seen • See a portrait of Malala Yousafzai by Shirin Neshat which has never been on public display before • Timed tickets must be pre-booked at www.
Birmingham Museums Trust, one of the UK’s largest independent museum trusts, has appointed Sara Wajid and Zak Mensah as joint CEOs.