Ikon Gallery

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Ikon Gallery
1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2HS
  • Telephone 0121 248 0708
  • Opening times Tue–Sun 11am–5pm. Closed Mon.
  • Email
  • Website www.ikon-gallery.co.uk
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Ikon Gallery

Contemporary art gallery in central Birmingham. An educational charity, Ikon has free entry.

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Events at this venue

There are 6 events at this location

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Abdulrazaq Awofeso: OUT OF FRAME

Commissioned by Ikon, this solo exhibition by Nigerian artist Abdulrazaq Awofeso features all new work. It includes a multitude of figurative sculptures made from discarded wooden pallets – utilised to transport goods around the world, this widely used material forms a metaphor of human migration. Awofeso, recently…

Tue 16 Aug

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Aug

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Thu 18 Aug

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 9 more dates until 28 Aug

Arrivals

This exhibition at Ikon Gallery brings together work by five artists: Haffendi Anuar, Abdulrazaq Awofeso, Yhonnie Scarce, Salote Tawale and Osman Yousefzada. Each is a participant in Ikon’s Arrivals programme, concerned with the international movement of people and ideas and organised to coincide with the Birmingham 2022…

Tue 16 Aug

Times to be confirmed / 0121 248 0708

Wed 17 Aug

Times to be confirmed / 0121 248 0708

Thu 18 Aug

Times to be confirmed / 0121 248 0708

…and 9 more dates until 28 Aug

Edward Lear: Moment to Moment

Ikon presents Edward Lear: Moment to Moment, the first exhibition dedicated solely to Edward Lear’s landscape sketches. It comprises 63 works - many exhibited for the first time - borrowed from various private and public collections, including the Yale Center for British Art, Houghton Library at Harvard, Tate, the…

Fri 9 Sep

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 10 Sep

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 Sep

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 63 more dates until 13 Nov

Farwa Moledina: Women of Paradise

Ikon shows a new work, Women of Paradise (2022) by Birmingham-based artist Farwa Moledina. It is a study of the four women promised paradise in Islamic tradition, including Maryam (a.s), mother of Isa (a.s), otherwise known as Mary, mother of Jesus. Farwa Moledina’s work is often a study of female Muslim identity. She is…

Fri 9 Sep

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 10 Sep

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 Sep

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 63 more dates until 13 Nov

horror in the Modernist Block

Modern architecture is often associated with the horror genre. In fiction and film, high-rise towers and concrete buildings form the backdrop to terrifying stories of dystopias. Ikon presents new and recent work by 20 UK and international contemporary artists exploring the relationship between the aesthetics of…

Fri 25 Nov

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Nov

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Nov

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 155 more dates until 1 May 2023

Mayunkiki: Siknure – Let me live

Ikon presents Siknure - Let me live by Ainu artist and musician Mayunkiki. It is the first solo exhibition by an Ainu artist in the UK. Born in 1980 in Asahikawa, on the island of Hokkaidō in Japan, Mayunkiki's artistic practice arises from her Indigenous identity. Through a variety of works, this exhibition conveys the…

Fri 9 Sep

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 10 Sep

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 Sep

Free / 0121 248 0708

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 54 more dates until 13 Nov