Ikon is an internationally acclaimed art gallery situated in central Birmingham.

Housed in a magnificent Grade II listed neo-gothic school building, the gallery features temporary exhibitions over two floors, alongside Ikon Shop and Café.

IKON GALLERY

Entry to Ikon is free. The gallery shows work by artists from around the world and a variety of media is represented, including sound, film, mixed media, photography, painting, sculpture and installation. Donations welcome.

OPENING TIMES
Tuesday to Sunday*
11am – 5pm

*From Monday 13 February, Ikon Gallery will be open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am – 5pm, and closed on Monday and Tuesday.

PHONE
0121 248 0708

Ikon shop interior

IKON SHOP

Ikon Shop is Birmingham’s only specialist art bookshop, stocking a range of books, cards, artists’ limited editions and gifts. All profits support Ikon’s charitable artistic and educational programme. Shop online.

OPENING TIMES
Tuesday to Sunday*
10.30am – 5pm

*From Monday 13 February, Ikon Shop will be open Wednesday to Sunday, 10.30am – 5pm, and closed on Monday and Tuesday.

PHONE
0121 248 0711

Yorks Cafe at Ikon

Yorks Café at Ikon

Visit our café and enjoy all day brunch and speciality coffee inside or or out on the large terrace area. Yorks offers a wide range of house-baked cakes, loose leaf teas, craft beers and wine.

OPENING TIMES
Yorks Café is closed for work to take place and will reopen at the end of February. We apologise for any inconvenience.

PHONE
0121 828 5060

ACCESS & SAFETY

Ikon is fully accessible with a range of facilities to make your visit enjoyable.  We have guidelines for all our activities to ensure a safe experience for everyone who visits, offering hand sanitisers throughout and enhanced cleaning of the building.

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WANT TO HIRE IKON?

Ikon has versatile spaces, accommodating up to five hundred guests. Get in touch today to discuss your event with a member of our team.

CURRENT 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 architectural modernism and horror.
Exhibition08.12.202228.02.2023
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Dreamday, Bangkok
Mit Jai Inn
Jim Thompson Art Center presents Dreamday, a solo exhibition by Mit Jai Inn (b.1960, Chiang Mai). A leading figure of contemporary art in Thailand, Mit is renowned for his colourful artworks that merge painting and sculpture.
Exhibition16.12.202231.03.2023
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A Gift to Birmingham
Vanley Burke
Ikon tours A Gift to Birmingham by Vanley Burke to Handsworth Library. The exhibition features seventeen portraits of members of Migrant Voice, a migrant-led national organisation with a hub in Birmingham. Each image tells a story of migration, either recent or long past, with subjects accompanied or alone.

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IKON GALLERY
1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace
Birmingham, B1 2HS

GALLERY: +44 (0)121 248 0708
SHOP: +44 (0)121 248 0711

Copyright © 2023 IKON. All rights reserved. Registered charity no. 528892