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What's on Wednesday 6th May 2020


Middlesbrough Collection, Why Are We Here? With Black Artists & Modernism


Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art’s (MIMA)  year-long Middlesbrough Collection display reveals new narratives within the institute’s collection. Through a collaboration with research group Black Artists & Modernism, the collection is…


Foundation Press, Notes On The Black Path


Artists Foundation Press have spent the past year working with people in South Bank, Middlesbrough. Their artwork ‘Notes On The Black Path’, located along the public footpath off Old Station Road, is…


Otobong Nkanga: From Where I Stand


Image credit: Otobong Nkanga The Weight of Scars 2015 Woven textile and Photography, inkjet print on viscose, wool, mohair, bio cotton and laser cut forex 10 plates 253 x 612…


ARTIST CALL OUT: Can’t Come to Us? We’ll Come to You Through the Power of a Virtual Studio Visit


MIMA is committed to supporting the ideas, practices and careers of artists and arts practitioners and our team have a range of skills and experiences that we’re putting at your…


Photographed from above, a fresh pineapple lies in pieces, as though smashed on the concrete ground.

Hearing From Artists: Zina Saro-Wiwa


Image caption:  Still from Pineapple Suicide, 2016, courtesy Zina Saro-Wiwa.   In the first of our series of Hearing From Artists where at this time of uncertainty, we are listening…


MIMA Making


MIMA making is a series of fun adventures for all the family to enjoy inspired by objects from the Middlesbrough Collection in partnership with artist Katie Chappell. Weeks one’s adventure…


MIMAZINA with Foundation Press


Together with artist group Foundation Press, we are launching MIMAZINA, the hot new Community Journal that brings together voices of communities & artists from the Tees Valley.  This online publication…


Hearing From Artists: David Lisser


Image: David Lissar, Protomould no1 2019, Stainless steel, polyurethane rubber and acrylic   Hearing from Artists: no.2 out now. David Lisser talks with MIMA’s Olivia Heron about working with young…


MIMAZINA – Issue #1 April 14


Our first edition of MIMAZINA made with artist group Foundation Press is out now!  MIMAZINA is a digital community journal that shares ideas, stories and voices from the Tees Valley…


Hearing From Artists: Lisette Auton


Photo: PaperBoat Photography by Laura Tindall In the third of our series of Hearing From Artists, Kate Moses our Public Programmes Assistant Curator is in conversation with artist Lisette Auton….



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