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  • Grayson Perry Tapestries at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

    Grayson Perry Tapestries at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

    10th December 2013

    Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery is proud to be the first venue in the Midlands to present ‘The Vanity of Small Differences’ by Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry. The exhibition, open 14 February – 11 May 2014 is comprised of a series of six large tapestries (2m x 4m) which tell the story of class mobility and the influence social class has on our aesthetic taste.

  • Getting Young People into Birmingham Culture

    Getting Young People into Birmingham Culture

    6th December 2013

    15 of Birmingham’s arts and cultural organisations including Birmingham Museums, have joined forces with Creative Alliance to offer 30 paid creative apprenticeships and internships for unemployed young people from the city.

  • Flog It! comes to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

    Flog It! comes to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

    28th November 2013

    The popular BBC One antiques programme Flog It! presented by Paul Martin, is coming to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery on Thursday 16 January 2014.

  • Festive fun at Birmingham Museums

    Festive fun at Birmingham Museums

    15th November 2013

    This Christmas, Birmingham Museums presents a sleigh-load of festive fun events and activities including family workshops, music performances and unique gift ideas.

  • Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery wins 2014 Conservation and Heritage Management Award

    Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery wins 2014 Conservation and Heritage Management Award

    11th November 2013

    The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) names Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery as the 2014 recipient of the AIA Conservation and Heritage Management (CHM) Award for excellence in the conservation of archaeological artefacts and the public education of archaeological conservation is the Staffordshire Hoard Conservation Project (SHCP) for its work on the conservation of the spectacular Anglo-Saxon artefacts found in Staffordshire.

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