Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Birmingham Museums Trust awarded major grant towards acquisition of portrait of Erasmus Darwin by Joseph Wright of Derby
6th March 2013
Birmingham Museums Trust has been awarded a grant of £75,000 from the Art Fund towards the acquisition of a superb portrait of Erasmus Darwin by Joseph Wright of Derby.
15th February 2013
This February half-term, museums across Birmingham are offering visitors a whole host of inspiring events and fun workshops to keep all the family entertained all day. From the exciting new We Made It gallery at Thinktank, through to a Staffordshire Hoard Family Day at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and Animalmania at Blakesley Hall, there is something to satisfy curious and creative minds of all ages.
25th January 2013
One of the most famous and popular paintings at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Ford Madox Brown’s The Last of England, is back on display in Birmingham after a triumphant showing at Tate Britain.
16th January 2013
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery presents Metropolis: Reflections on the modern city, a major showcase of international contemporary artwork jointly collected by BMAG and the New Art Gallery, Walsall and developed in partnership with Ikon Gallery, as part of the £1 million Art Fund International Prize. Now shown together for the first time, these works represent an ambitious and nationally-significant new collection for Birmingham and the West Midlands.
New Art West Midlands - The best of the region’s emerging artists selected for exhibition next month
16th January 2013
The work of more than 20 recent visual arts graduates from the West Midlands’ five university ‘art schools’ has been selected for a multi-sited exhibition in Birmingham next month, designed to showcase high quality, innovative work by the best new talent in the region.
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