Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
Moment to Moment
Edward Lear
Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
Siknure – Let me live
Mayunkiki
Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
Women of Paradise
Farwa Moledina
Event07.10.2022 / 6.00pm7.15pm
Towards a liveable world: Learning from Ainu culture
Panel discussion
Event01.10.2022 / 11.00am3.00pm
Family Saturday
Inspired by Mayunkiki's exhibition
Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
Moment to Moment
Edward Lear
Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
Siknure – Let me live
Mayunkiki
Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
Women of Paradise
Farwa Moledina
Event07.10.2022 / 6.00pm7.15pm
Towards a liveable world: Learning from Ainu culture
Panel discussion
Event01.10.2022 / 11.00am3.00pm
Family Saturday
Inspired by Mayunkiki's exhibition
Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
Moment to Moment
Edward Lear
Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
Siknure – Let me live
Mayunkiki
Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
Women of Paradise
Farwa Moledina
Event07.10.2022 / 6.00pm7.15pm
Towards a liveable world: Learning from Ainu culture
Panel discussion
Event01.10.2022 / 11.00am3.00pm
Family Saturday
Inspired by Mayunkiki's exhibition

Ikon is an internationally acclaimed contemporary art venue located in Birmingham, UK. Free entry.

MADE IN BIRMINGHAM/MADE IN SYDNEY

Made in Birmingham/ Made in Sydney is a digital collaboration between the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and Ikon, featuring two new commissioned artworks by Salote Tawale and Osman Yousefzada.

ART AT HMP GRENDON

Funded by the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust

Ikon Youth Programme

IKON YOUTH PROGRAMME

Funded by Freelands Foundation

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Current Exhibitions

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Exhibition15.07.202228.10.2022
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Home is Unspent
George Shaw and Thomas Bewick
For this exhibition Turner Prize nominated artist George Shaw presents new paintings at the National Trust property Cherryburn in Northumberland, birthplace of celebrated 19th century artist and engraver Thomas Bewick.
Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
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Siknure - Let me live
Mayunkiki
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.
Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
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Women of Paradise
Farwa Moledina
This new work by Birmingham-based artist Farwa Moledina is a study of the four women promised paradise in Islamic tradition. One of these is Maryam (a.s.), mother of Isa, otherwise known as Mary, mother of Jesus.
Exhibition09.09.202213.11.2022
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Moment to Moment
Edward Lear 
Ikon’s exhibition is the first solely devoted to Lear’s sketches and landscape drawings from across the entire span of his career.

Upcoming Exhibitions

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Exhibition25.11.202201.05.2023
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Horror in the Modernist Block
Ikon presents new and recent work by 20 contemporary artists exploring the relationship between the aesthetics of architectural modernism and horror.

Latest News

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Ikon Youth Programme12.08.2022
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IYP Journal - Photo Walk with Tom Hicks
Recently, Ikon Youth Programme (IYP) have been fortunate enough to join the artist Tom Hicks on photo walks around Black Country areas. Find out how they got on.
News04.08.2022
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Aaron Williamson: Hiding in 3D
For one day, 31 d/Deaf, disabled and neurodivergent artists staged Dada inspired interventions in museums and galleries across the Plus Tate network as part of We Are Invisible We Are Visible (WAIWAV). British artist Aaron Williamson performed Hiding in 3D at Ikon. Find out more.
Ikon Shop27.07.2022
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New Limited Edition
Abdulrazaq Awofeso
These beautiful limited edition artworks accompany Ikon’s current exhibition by Nigerian artist Abdulrazaq Awofeso. Available in two designs, in a limited edition of 15, each artwork is forged in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter by A Wardle & Co.
Events20.07.2022
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Migrant Festival 2022
Some of the highlights from The Migrant Festival 2022 (14-17 July). The festival celebrated the contribution made by refugees and migrants to Birmingham and the UK, and highlighted the migrant stories of artists in Ikon’s programme, including Abdulrazaq Awofeso and Osman Yousefzada.
Ikon Youth Programme04.07.2022
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IYP Journal - Boat Redesign
Over the last few months, IYP collaborated with artist Betsy Bradley and designer Laura Jaunzems to reimagine Slow Boat as an alternative art school.

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