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Past exhibitions

Margaret Harrison: Accumulations

23 October 2015 - 24 January 2016

Yorkshire born Margaret Harrison is one of today’s most significant artists. For over 50 years, she has been challenging the establishment with a humorous, feminist, subversive and immensely skilful practice that has…

SELFHOODS – Gilkes Street Artists

6 - 27 November 2015

Constantine Gallery, Teesside University SELFHOODS is an exhibition of new work by members of Gilkes Street Artists, a Middlesbrough-based studio group. The featured pieces explore what is familiar to each artist,…

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Using Our Collection

11 August 2015 - 11 October 2015

Using our Collection is an exhibition that experiments with new ways to put our collection to use through the lens of our new vision as a useful museum. It is…

Art from Elsewhere

19 June 2015 - 27 September 2015

‘Art from Elsewhere’ is an exhibition that explores different realities of profound global change. It brings together some of the most important artists working today both based in the West and in…

Pia Camil, Pablo Helguera, Pedro Reyes

5 June 2015 - 6 August 2015

  This exhibition brings together three Mexican artists: Pia Camil, Pablo Helguera and Pedro Reyes. Addressing concepts of well-being, community empowerment and political landscapes, each artist is interested in social reform,…


12 March 2015 - 28 June 2015

mima and artists Derek Eland and Deb Covell have been working with five Teesside artists to try new ways of using our spaces and collections and to create a place…

Stephen McKenna: Perspectives of Europe 1980 – 2014

6 February 2015 - 7 June 2015

Perspectives of Europe 1980 – 2014 is Stephen McKenna’s largest museum solo presentation of his landscapes in over a decade. The exhibition takes you through his responses to living and travelling…

Georgina Starr: I, Cave

7 April 2015 - 28 May 2015

I, Cave is a new solo exhibition from British artist Georgina Starr. Starr’s early works brought her to international attention in the 1990s, and since then she has developed a distinct…

Derek Eland: Diary Rooms

11 November 2014 - 3 May 2015

Due to popularity, Derek Eland: Diary Rooms has been extended until 3 May 2015. Derek Eland is a multi-media artist whose work is primarily focused on engaging with people about what it…

David Lynch Naming

12 December 2014 - 26 March 2015

David Lynch – probably best known as a film and television director – originally studied painting at the Boston Museum School and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He has…

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