Visitor's Choice of the Week

27 July 2013

Visitor's Choice of the Week

Our Summer School volunteer, Faith Whitehouse, picked Merrie Curtiss-Fuller's oil painting, 'Self-Portrait (submerged)', in the Portrait Prize exhibition. Faith said 'What is striking about this work are the colours. I love the various hues of blue and turquoise that contrast with the figure's light...

Portrait Prize 2013 - People's Choice

20 July 2013

Portrait Prize 2013 - People's Choice

We asked attendees at the Portrait Prize Private View on Thursday to select their favourite works. The votes have been counted and these are the results. Come along to the exhibition to pick your favourite (continues until Sat 24 August). First Place - Eileen Bunn, Isobel, Oil Runner-up:...

Prizewinners of the Portrait Prize 2013

19 July 2013

Prizewinners of the Portrait Prize 2013

The prizewinners were selected by Nicola Kalinsky, Director of The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham. First Prize of £1,000 - John Williams, Love All - Serve All, Rita, Oil Second Prize of £300 - Robert Neil PRBSA , The Jeweller, Oil Third Prize of £100 -...

A38 Tunnels closures - Important information to help you plan your journey.

15 July 2013

The tunnels at St Chad's and Queensway will be completely closed to all traffic from 19 July to 2 September 2013. Please visit www.brumtunnels.co.uk to find out more and plan your journey into Birmingham.

Summer School - A Conversation with David Walton RBSA

13 July 2013

Summer School - A Conversation with David Walton RBSA

David Walton RBSA is running a Forming the Figure workshop on Saturday 27 July. Here, he talks to one our Volunteer Gallery Assistants, Becky Sexton, about his plans for the day. What or who influences your workshop techniques?For the students on this course there are three people we shall consider:...