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New Mappings of Europe

Two year long project ending September 2019

New Mappings of Europe is a two-year collaborative project of four different art and cultural institutions from Serbia, Slovenia, Austria and the United Kingdom, which will generate knowledge about the…

Middlesbrough Settlement

On-going until 2020

Middlesbrough Settlement We are working with residents and local organisations in North Ormesby to make creative projects that address the needs of the community on their terms. By drawing on…

Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan – A Proposal To Ask Where Does A Threshold Begin & End

19 July 2018 11:00 am - 31 March 2019 4:00 pm

Artist-duo Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan, known for their cartoon-faced, large ‘beast-like’ sculptures, were commissioned by Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA) for an artwork, A Proposal to Ask Where…

Making, A Life The Peter Hodgson Retrospective, with Peter and friends

20 October 2018 10:00 am - 3 February 2019 4:00 pm

A touring exhibition: Opening at: The Coniston Institute, with Grizedale Arts, Lake District, Cumbria, LA21 8DU: 26 October – 19 November 2017 Weekend launch events, workshops and dinner, 28 October…

Community Safety Hub Commission


Artist David Lisser has been working with young people to imagine future foods and environments. A new work will be sited in pubic spaces at the Community Safety Hub.

Creative Age Tile Installation


Our ceramic tile installation was designed by Creative Age with contributions from Mini MIMA, mounted in situ by the group during Dementia Action Week. Every tile is a unique collage…

Creative Job Studio Tees Valley

October 2019 - February 2020

Together, MIMA and Creative Society are working with Tees Valley’s young people, in and out of employment and education, to map out a new programme that brings visibility to the…

New Mappings of Europe

7 November 2019 11:30 am - 7 November 2019 12:30 pm

New Mappings of Europe is a two-year collaborative project between four cultural institutions from Austria, Serbia, Slovenia and the United Kingdom, and funded with support from the European Commission. Through…

Community Campus Learning Garden

Thursdays from 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Image credit: Jason Hynes Photography We work with experts, students and artists who are passionate about the environment.  Come along to learn about food, ecology, horticulture and to share skills…

Celebrating Age


Celebrating Age is a programme of creative engagement with the over 55s. Through it we cultivate new ways of thinking about ageing and work with a range of partners to make Middlesbrough a…

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