Ikon Summer Events

Screen shot 2014-07-25 at 10.12.05There are plenty of things to keep you busy at the Ikon over the summer with creative workshops, walking tours and family activities…

Plastic Fantastic
Saturday 26 July, various times – £15 per person
Make your own 80s-inspired jewellery at a special workshop led by Birmingham jewellers Working Clasp.

Black Country Voyages
Join the tour of Ikon’s own canal boat around the Black Country this summer:
Saturday 26 July
 – Saltwells Nature Reserve, Dudley
Tuesday 29 July & Friday 1 August – 
Birmingham Canal, Tipton
Wednesday 13 August
 – Windmill End, Netherton


Friday 22 August
 – The Red House Glass Cone, Stourbridge

Ikon Traces walking tour
Sunday 27 July, 2-4pm – £5 per person
Take a guided tour with photographer Pete Ashton, inspired by Ikon’s venues, artists and off-site activities. Organised as part of the Still Walking Festival 2014.

Art Explorer Fridays

Throughout August, 1-4pm – FREE
Drop in, collect an Art Explorer bag and take a trail around the exhibitions.

Story Time Tuesdays

Throughout August, 11-11.30am – FREE
Story-telling in the galleries, inspired by the exhibitions

Painting Workshop with Juneau Projects (pictured)
Thursday 7 August, 2-4.30pm – £4 per person
Enjoy a trip on the canal boat and take part in a practical painting session led by Midlands based artists Juneau Projects.

See the Ikon Gallery website for booking details and further information.

Image courtesy of Ikon Gallery.

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