Forward is an exhibition of photographic work by Irish artist Gwen Wilkinson which is inspired by Birmingham’s industrial, political and social history.
Despite working until recently about a five minute walk away from RBSA I’ve not really spent much time at this gallery as there never seemed to be enough time in my lunch break to really take in the exhibitions. So when I had some free time a couple of weeks ago I went to see
The Paper Museum: The Curious Eye Of Cassiano Dal Pozzo is the latest pop up exhibition at the Barber Institute. Co curated by MA Art History and Curating students, it’s the second exhibition in the partnership between the Royal Collection Trust and the Barber.
To commemorate the bicentenary this year of the death of world renowned inventor James Watt an exhibition celebrating his life is now on show in the third floor gallery at Library of Birmingham.
Wonder (noun) – A feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable or unfamiliar. The latest exhibition at Coventry’s Herbert Museum is entitled Wonder – Where Reality and Imaginary Collide. Comprising of works by Antonio Roberts, Ben Javens, Edie Jo Murray, Julia Snowdin, Lucy McLauchlan and Davy & Kristin McGuire the exhibition includes augmented reality, a light pavillion and urban landscapes.
Ikon’s latest exhibition The Aerodrome – An exhibition dedicated to the memory of Michael Stanley sees the work of over 40 artists sprawled throughout the building with art on show even before you reach the galleries.
The RA Summer Exhibition is the largest open submission exhibition in the world. Each year sees the gallery jam packed with contemporary art by world renowned artists and emerging new talent.
When it comes to Heavy Metal there is only one city that can claim to be it’s birthplace and that’s Birmingham. Noting the lack of plaques or shrines honouring our city’s musical claim to fame in 2011 Capsule curated a series of exhibitions and events under the banner Home of Metal.
Following on from my partner Martin and I’s recent visit to RAF Museum, London our next aviation themed trip together was to Imperial War Museum Duxford.