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Situation Unit

1 May 2015 - 24 September 2015

Across the summer of 2015 three artists have been commissioned to question the gallery as a site for learning through artistic practice. Using their practice they will produce a site…


1 October 2015 - 23 October 2015

To celebrate Black History Month, we are presenting Displaced by artist Richard Henderson at the Constantine Gallery at Teesside University. This exhibition features an installation exploring the artist’s own identity as a…

Where is the line? – Drawings from mima’s collection

Until 24 January 2016

‘Where is the line?’ brings together artworks from Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima) that explore how artists use drawing and mark making as tool to document and interpret their…

Artists at mima for Voiceover, Corners of Europe

9 December 2015 9:00 am - 9 December 2015 6:00 pm

This December, three European artists will be at mima in Middlesbrough to develop their project Voiceover, a part of our CORNERS programme. Voiceover is a collaboration between artists Julie Myers…

New Boosbeck Industries

Ongoing project

Teesside-based artist Adam Clarke is developing New Boosbeck Industries, a project that draws on a moment of deprivation and production in 1930s Teesside and uses new technologies to work with…

New Linthorpe

Ongoing project

In 1879 John Harrison and Christopher Dresser launched Linthorpe Art Pottery on the site occupied by the Sun Brick Works in Middlesbrough. This enterprise aimed to tackle the town’s unemployment, while…

Isabel Lima Broken Chords Can Sing a Little – Episode 1: The Birds

Saturday 11 June - Sunday 18 September

Newcastle-based artist Isabel Lima’s Broken Chords Can Sing a Little – Episode 1: The Birds is a film addressing the ‘migration crisis’ in general and the experience of displacement by…

New Linthorpe: The Coffee House


The Coffee House is a mobile workspace for ceramic production devised by artist Emily Hesse and built in collaboration with Rory Hartley, a staff member  here at Middlesbrough Institute of…


2 January 2017 10:00 pm - 31 December 2017 4:00 pm

  Artists Katie Schwab, Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan, and New Boosbeck Industries are rethinking our atrium. This project begins with a redesign of our shop and evolves across 2017.

New Boosbeck Industry – Shop Fittings

2 March 2017 2:00 pm - 28 December 2017 4:00 pm

Social enterprise New Boosbeck Industries was initiated by Middlesbrough-based artist Adam Clarke, who is working with people to share new skills in design, technology and furniture making. It draws on…

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