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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

 

Current exhibitions

Aikaterini Gegisian: Shifting Geographies

12 May 2016 - 5 June 2016

Shifting Geographies surveys Greek-Armenian artist Aikaterini Gegisian’s moving image practice, and launches with the premiere of My Pink City.  The programme continues with presentations of her early videos and recent…

Basil Beattie, When Now Becomes Then: Three Decades

20 February 2016 - 12 June 2016

Basil Beattie Ascent 2012  Oil and wax on canvas 244 x 366 cm Courtesy Hales Gallery, London This exhibition surveys the British, Teesside-born painter Basil Beattie’s practice from the mid-1980s…

Centre for Social Making: Middlesbrough Collection display

19 February 2016 - 31 December 2016

Art, design, craft and technology are often considered as separate disciplines. However, there is a long, alternative tradition that views them in a holistic way, both as tools for learning…

Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise

6 February 2016 - 29 May 2016

Co-produced with the Institute for Human Activities. The Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise is a group based in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa. It brings…

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…


Latest video

Basil Beattie, When Now Becomes Then: Three Decades

An exhibition that surveys Beattie’s practice from the 1980s to today.


Collection

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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