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Past exhibitions

Photo: Hans Engels, Ring Housing Estate, Siemensstadt in Berlin, 1929, Architect: Fred Forbat

Angelus Novus Hans Engels

23 November 2007 - 17 February 2008

Bauhaus architecture developed in Germany in the 1920s and later in the USA, in the 1930s, with architect Walter Gropius as its founding father. In 2001, Hans Engels documented all…

Photo: Lucia Moholy, Paul Klee in his atelier at his Masters House in Dessau, 1927. Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin.

Bauhaus Reviewed 1919-1933 & Film -Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

23 November 2007 - 17 February 2008

Bauhaus Reviewed 1919-1933 mima: sound space, third floor, roof terrace. A unique selection of recordings from the early 20th century goes deep into the myths surrounding the Bauhaus school and…

Edmund de Waal

Edmund de Waal at mima

10 August 2007 - 11 November 2007

Edmund de Waal at mima is the most sustained exploration of the artist’s work to date. Stemming from an interest in the relationship between ceramics and architecture, de Waal’s work…

(c) Gijs Bakker

Contemporary Jewellery from mima’s collection

12 August 2007 - 11 November 2007

This exhibition presents pieces drawn from mima’s pre-eminent collection of contemporary jewellery. The collection charts jewellery design from the inception of the New Jewellery Movement of the 1960’s to the…

Barbara Hepworth

Modern British Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection 1913-1966

10 August 2007 - 11 November 2007

Featuring work by some of the most influential sculptors of the early 20th Century, the exhibition demonstrates changes in sculptural practice through the inter-war years to the post-war period. Artists…

Juneau Projects Aggressive Localism

Juneau Projects: Aggressive Localism

29 July 2007 - 28 October 2007

The ghille suit is a type of camouflage clothing designed to resemble heavy underbush. The suits made by shredding picture tea-towels, newspapers and fabric, are displayed alongside images of skateboarders…

(c) Bob and Roberta Smith

The Really Super Market

22 September 2007

There were over 70 Stallholders including artists and makers, galleries, arts organisations and anyone interested in the arts. The Really Super Market was be a fun contest in which visitors…

Juneau Projects Aggressive Localism

Among the Living

4 August 2007

Ten artists have made a new work to be reproduced as the graphic on a skateboard. These have been exhibited at events across UK skateparks. The day at Prissick is…

(c) David Shrigley

mima collection selected works

4 May 2007 - 29 July 2007

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…

Image: Pablo Picasso, The Kiss 1967, (c) Tate


27 January 2007 - 22 April 2007

mima’s opening exhibition presented drawing by some of the most significant artists of the 20th century in relationship to works by a number of outstanding contemporary artists. Picasso – Chantal…

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