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Off-site

Ikon has developed an off-site programme to engage with people of all ages and abilities from communities in Birmingham and beyond.

Artist in Residence at HMP Grendon (2019-2022)

Read all Art at HMP Grendon blog posts here.  Dean Kelland is Ikon’s artist in residence at HMP Grendon, Buckinghamshire. Funded by the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust, the focus of the residency is towards the development of artistic practice at HMP Grendon – that of Kelland and of the prison’s communities. For Kelland, the relationship between… Read more »

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Ikon Slow Boat

For ten years Ikon Youth Programme (IYP) has navigated Slow Boat around the waterways of the West Midlands and beyond. A converted narrow boat, Slow Boat is a unique floating space for IYP, local communities and artists to make and experience art in a stimulating and creative environment. Ikon is delighted to announce the support of Freelands Foundation in… Read more »

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Ikon Youth Programme

Ikon Youth Programme (IYP) is for young people who share an interest in visual art. Meeting regularly at Ikon Gallery participants aged 16-21 years old are encouraged to devise creative projects, establish networks with other youth groups and share their thoughts and opinions about a range of topics.

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