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.
During a recent visit to see my partner Martin who lives in London we were trawling through the listings on the Londonist site to find something fun to do that would appeal to both of us and we stumbled across an entry for the Hendon Pageant at the RAF Museum London.
Blast! Festival has been produced by Multistory with and for local people. The festival takes place over six weeks in each of Sandwell’s six district towns: West Bromwich, Tipton, Rowley Regis, Oldbury, Smethwick and Wednesbury.
To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Lunar Society Igers Birmingham held an instameet at Soho House which was the home of the industrialist and entrepreneur Matthew Boulton from 1766 to 1809.
You can probably tell from my posts so far I have a passion for discovering new things and for Heritage so when I found out via Twitter that Drinks Thing was coming to Birmingham and their first event would be held at Newman Brothers Coffin Works I couldn’t sign up fast enough!
Today’s Instameet was a little different to normal as we were set a theme, taking inspiration from The Barber Institute’s current exhibition Chance Order Change we were asked to experiment with abstract photography.
New Art West Midlands features work by 43 graduates at BA, MA and PhD levels who studied at the five university art schools based in the West Midlands: Birmingham City, Coventry, Staffordshire, Wolverhampton and Worcester. The New Art West Midlands 2016 exhibition was selected by Sonia Boyce, John Stezaker and Katharine Stout. The exhibition takes