True to Life? @bm_ag until 2 November

CIS:E.359-2010This exciting new exhibition of photography explores life in the Middle East but also the notion of photography itself. It examines the ideas of real, staged or imaginary documentary photography with visitors being challenged to question whether what they are seeing is real or not. Continue reading

John Myatt – Master of Disguise

Infamous for his part in one of the most sensational art cons of the 20th century that earned him a 12 month jail sentence for fraud and a Sky Arts TV show, John Myatt, the artist known as the ‘convicted forger made good’, brings his largest personal exhibition to the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery from the 29th September-14th October.

Continue reading

Diamond Jubilee Events

As The Queen celebrates 60 years as Monarch we’ve compiled some of our favourite events to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee in the West Midlands. We’re in for a bumper bank holiday weekend so here’s our pick of events to make you feel all patriotic. Continue reading