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Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima), is one of the UK’s leading galleries for modern and contemporary art and craft.

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Mima Building Exterior

Opening times

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10.00am – 4.30pm

Thursday 10.00am – 7.00pm
Sunday 12.00pm – 4.00pm
Closed Monday

Reception is open during gallery opening times: 01642 931 232

Current exhibitions

Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise

6 February 2016 - 15 May 2016

Co-produced with the Institute for Human Activities. Public opening – Saturday 6 February, 10.00am – 4.30pm The Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise is a group based in the…


6 February 2016 - 6 March 2016

#weRallbananas, presents outcomes of a partnership with Middlesbrough-based film-maker Laura Degnan, who was Leverhulme Artist in Residence at the Mental Health Research Centre, Durham University throughout 2015, and mental heath group, Youth…

The Office of Useful Art

19 June 2015 - 31 December 2016

‘Arte Útil’ roughly translates as ‘useful art’. This type of practice focuses on the applied dimension of art, stressing the beneficial outcomes of projects for their users. The archive of Arte Útil…

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New Boosbeck Industries

New Boosbeck Industries is a long-term public commission supported by mima and launched as part of Localism.


Outstanding fine and applied art

For the first time mima’s entire collection is freely available online. Objects previously only seen within the gallery are now here for you to enjoy from anywhere in the world....

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