‘The Space Between Gender’: in conversation with the artist

  As part of the University of Birmingham’s CAL PGT Research Placement Scheme 2018 , I have had the wonderful opportunity to get involved with the Midlands Art Papers and the various cultural institutions across the Midlands. Part of this research placement involves the publication of an article in the upcoming second volume of MAP. … Continue reading “‘The Space Between Gender’: in conversation with the artist”

‘Artist In Focus: Frank Brangwyn’ Exhibition At The Dudley Museum

The Dudley Museum is currently showcasing a selection of works by Anglo-Welsh artist, Sir Frank-Brangwyn (1867-1956), focusing on his drawings and sketches. The exhibition was curated by University of Birmingham student Tess Madden, who was on a placement at the Dudley Museum during her MA studies in International Heritage. It will be on display until … Continue reading “‘Artist In Focus: Frank Brangwyn’ Exhibition At The Dudley Museum”

Melanie Tomlinson at the Wolverhampton Museum and Art Gallery

The Wolverhampton Museum and Art Gallery are currently showing works by Birmingham based artist Melanie Tomlinson in an exhibition titled ‘Melanie Tomlinson: Ghost Horses and Guns’. The artist has also worked with the Hope Community Project who are based in the Heath Town area of Wolverhampton to create a second exhibition titled ‘Reflections of Hope: … Continue reading “Melanie Tomlinson at the Wolverhampton Museum and Art Gallery”

‘Artists in Focus: Celebrating Museums and Wellbeing’ at The New Art Gallery, Walsall

Until the 2nd December 2018 The New Art Gallery, Walsall will be celebrating wellbeing in museums, through their ‘Artists in Focus’ display. Having opened in Museums and Wellbeing Week, the gallery’s annual rehang this year, focuses on placing individual contemporary artists in themed rooms. These are presented amongst highlights from the renowned Garman Ryan Collection. … Continue reading “‘Artists in Focus: Celebrating Museums and Wellbeing’ at The New Art Gallery, Walsall”

‘Drawn to Perfection’ on display at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Currently on display at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts until 23rd September 2018 is a noteworthy exhibition, titled ‘Drawn To Perfection: Masterworks on Paper from the Royal Collection’. ‘Drawn to Perfection’ is the first exhibition of a new partnership between The Royal Collection Trust and the Barber Institute, which includes works from both collections. … Continue reading “‘Drawn to Perfection’ on display at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts”

‘Fevral – A Folklore’ Exhibition with the art of Stewart Francis Easton at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry

On display at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry is the ‘Fevral – A Folklore’ exhibition containing works by artist Stewart Francis Easton. This engaging and intriguing exhibition is open until 2nd September 2018. Fevral – A Folklore The Fevral – A Folklore exhibition is the artist’s exploration into the creation and development of … Continue reading “‘Fevral – A Folklore’ Exhibition with the art of Stewart Francis Easton at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry”

On Display At The RBSA: Gabrielle Roberts-Dalton

Currently on show at the RBSA Gallery is an exhibition by artist Gabrielle Roberts-Dalton titled Menopause: A Change In Life. Gabby, as the artist likes to be known, explores the emotional and physical challenges of the menopause through self-portraits in oil, Indian ink and prints. Her work will be on display until the 4th August … Continue reading “On Display At The RBSA: Gabrielle Roberts-Dalton”

Sculpture at University of Birmingham’s Campus!

University of Birmingham has a great collection of public sculptures which are dotted around campus. A sculpture trail is available on the UoB website and gives further detail about the sculptures, as well as where they can be found. Follow this link to find out more: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/Documents/culture/Sculpture-Trail-2012.pdf Here’s a few sculptures which can be spotted … Continue reading “Sculpture at University of Birmingham’s Campus!”

New Acquisition and Loan at the Barber Institute

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts have recently acquired Naum Gabo’s Linear Construction in Space No. 1 (1942/3), made during the wartime period spent in St Ives. Sculptural abstraction is evoked through the thermoplastic properties of the perspex used to create the work, a new form of plastic provided by a chemist friend. This was … Continue reading “New Acquisition and Loan at the Barber Institute”

‘Beyond the Battlefields’ at University of Birmingham and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

University of Birmingham Research and Cultural Collections and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery are showing exhibitions focusing on the work of amateur photographer Käthe Buchler. The exhibitions have been organised by The Voices of War & Peace WW1 Engagement Centre and the photos are from the collection of the Museum of Photography in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony. … Continue reading “‘Beyond the Battlefields’ at University of Birmingham and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery”