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Karl Fritsch Ring 2006 Whitegold, Plastic Pearl Spinell Acquired through the Northern Rock Foundation Craft Acquisition Scheme Image courtesy of the artist

mima collection selected works

Middlesbrough’s impressive collection is brought together under one roof for the first time at mima. The collection, which includes fine art and craft from the early 20th century to the…


mimaLIVE #2

mima continues from the success of mimaLIVE #1 by hosting mimaLIVE #2 on 28th September. mimaLIVE #2 will feature music from The Lake Poets, Pellethead and Tissue Culture. Ticketed, FREE. Tickets: Middlesbrough…


Mima Live #2

mimaLIVE #3

This month’s mimaLIVE has a Teesside Festival theme, acts to be announced. For news on upcoming mimaLIVE events follow on twitter @mima_live or find us at facebook.com/mimaliveboro. Ticketed, £5. Tickets:…


October Half Term: Draw Explore

Draw and Explore as part of half term fun to celebrate the national Big Draw.


image copyright Eve Photography

Four Modern Viewpoints: William Tillyer

One in a series of lively talks that explore the work of artists in mima’s exhibition programme and the wider worlds of the artists in focus. This talk will discuss…


image copyright Mike Kipling

Art in Public Places with Peter Murray

Join Middlesbrough-born founder and executive director of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Peter Murray, to discuss the 20th anniversary of Claes Oldenburg’s Bottle of Notes, its impact on Middlesbrough and influence…


Vintage Fair and Tea Party

On Saturday 9th November, mima’s Vintage Fair & Tea Party returns after a fantastic first event in August. There will be a range of stalls, with products and prices to…


William Tillyer, North Yorkshire Landscape, 1991, image courtesy Bernard Jacobson Gallery

A Closer Look at Painting..

Explore William Tillyer’s work and practice, using the local landscape as your inspiration. Experiment with painting techniques and find out more about the artist with tutor / artist Ian Lightfoot….


12 days of Christmas Shopping – Day 1

10% off Christmas cards & wrapping in mima shop. Whilst stocks last.  No cash alternative available.


#DESIREDFUTURES 6: The Role of the Curator

Discuss and challenge the perceptions of the role of the curator at Platform A Gallery. FREE, booking required. Please note, this event will be held at Platform A Gallery. For…



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